March 5, 2020 / 7:53 PM / 24 days ago

U.S. sanctions Nicaragua's police, three individuals -Treasury

WASHINGTON, March 5 (Reuters) - The United States sanctioned the Nicaraguan National Police and three Nicaraguan men, according to a statement posted by the U.S. Treasury on Thursday.

According to the Treasury web site, the sanctions were issued against the police “for the violent abuses carried out against the people of Nicaragua.”

Reporting by Lisa Lambert Editing by Chizu Nomiyama

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