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Nicaragua orders expulsion of U.N. human rights delegation

31 Aug 2018

MANAGUA Nicaragua's government has ordered the expulsion of a United Nations human rights delegation, shortly after the body released a scathing report condemning repression and abuses committed by President Daniel Ortega's administration.

Nicaragua orders expulsion of U.N. human rights delegation

31 Aug 2018

MANAGUA Nicaragua's government has ordered the expulsion of a United Nations human rights delegation, shortly after the body released a scathing report condemning repression and abuses committed by President Daniel Ortega's administration.

Violent Nicaragua protests claim another 10 lives: rights group

16 Jul 2018

MANAGUA Nicaraguan police and paramilitary groups loyal to President Daniel Ortega killed at least 10 people on Sunday, a human rights association said, as the death toll from violent clashes in the Central American country continues to rise.

Nicaragua students freed from church after violent night; one killed

15 Jul 2018

MANAGUA Catholic bishops on Saturday secured the release of dozens of Nicaraguan student protesters trapped overnight inside in a church under a hail of gunfire from armed pro-government supporters, who killed at least one person inside, a human rights group said.

More violence rings out in Nicaragua after nation-wide strike

14 Jul 2018

MASAYA, Nicaragua Violent clashes in Nicaragua flared on Friday night at a church in the capital where several people were seriously injured, following months of unrest pitting pro-government forces against protesters that has claimed some 300 lives.

Violence flares up in Nicaragua after suspension of peace talks

20 Jun 2018

MASAYA, Nicaragua Nicaraguan police and masked gunmen clashed with anti-government protesters on Tuesday, leaving at least six dead following the suspension of peace talks to quell two months of deadly demonstrations, a human rights group said.

Deadly shoot-out, fire break Nicaragua truce; talks proceed

17 Jun 2018

MANAGUA, Nicaragua Eight people died on Saturday in a shoot-out and fire that shattered a truce struck hours earlier between President Daniel Ortega and protesters, and civic leaders condemned the violence while vowing to continue talks with the government.

Nicaragua gunfire and home blaze breaks Ortega peace truce; 8 dead

16 Jun 2018

MANAGUA, Nicaragua, June 16 A shooting and fire in Nicaragua early on Saturday left eight people dead and shattered a truce struck hours earlier between President Daniel Ortega and protesters after two months of political unrest that has caused at least 170 deaths.

Fifteen killed in Nicaragua protests, including Mother's Day march attack

01 Jun 2018

MANAGUA At least fifteen people were killed and more than 200 injured on Wednesday in one of the worst days of violence since protests against Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega began more than a month ago, police said on Thursday.

Protesters demand resignation of Nicaraguan president after unrest

24 Apr 2018

MANAGUA Thousands of demonstrators took to the streets in the capital of Nicaragua on Monday to demand the resignation of the country's president after a violent crackdown by police on protests that have left at least nine dead.

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