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Foes of Ortega go into hiding, vow no surrender after deadly clampdown

Jul 19, 2018

Foes of Ortega go into hiding, vow no surrender after deadly clampdown

Hundreds of opponents of Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega are in hiding in safe houses and planning their next steps to push for his resignation after Ortega loyalists, supported by police, took over a stronghold this week. Police and armed Ortega supporters stormed the Monimbo suburb ...

Nicaraguan forces violently retake protester-held symbolic city

/ Jul 18, 2018

Nicaraguan forces violently retake protester-held symbolic city

Nicaraguan police and armed pro-government civilians on Tuesday laid siege to and then retook a symbolically important neighborhood that had recently become a center of resistance to President Daniel Ortega's government. Government forces began advancing on Masaya's Monimbo neighborhood before dawn and had largely regained ...

New Nicaragua violence kills six, including American

/ Jun 3, 2018

New Nicaragua violence kills six, including American

Nicaraguan protesters fired homemade mortars to fend off a police crackdown Saturday in new unrest that left at least six people dead, including a U.S. citizen, as the opposition renewed calls for President Daniel Ortega's resignation. But Ortega, the man who has dominated the Central ...