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News Nicaragua » Government: Five people die as anti-government protests spread across Nicaragua

News channel or source: https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/world/five-people-die-as-anti-government-protests-spread-across-nicaragua/ar-AAw825C
Publication date: Friday 20 April 2018

A protester walks between burning barricades in Managua following days of deadly protests across Nicaragua. Photograph: Alfredo Zuniga/AP Violent protests have spread across Nicaragua in response to government reforms of the social security system.

News Nicaragua » Government: At least three dead, including police officer, in Nicaragua protests

News channel or source: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-nicaragua-protests/at-least-three-dead-including-police-officer-in-nicaragua-protests-idUSKBN1HR35Q
Publication date: Friday 20 April 2018

MANAGUA (Reuters) - Protests in Nicaragua over changes to social security have led to the deaths of at least three people, including a police officer, the Red Cross said on Friday, heaping pressure on the leftist government of President Daniel Ortega.

News Nicaragua » Government: At Least 5 Dead In Violent Clashes In Nicaragua Over Social Security Changes

News channel or source: https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/3-dead-nicaragua-clashes_us_5ada893ce4b009869bf97282
Publication date: Friday 20 April 2018

(“Long live a free Nicaragua!”) But in some areas, pro-government forces clashed with protesters, police lobbed tear gas and fired rubber bullets from behind shields, and buildings were set afire. A police officer and protester were fatally shot on Th ...

News Nicaragua » Government: Nicaragua Roiled by Protests Over Social Security Benefits

News channel or source: https://www.nytimes.com/2018/04/20/world/americas/nicaragua-protests-ortega.html
Publication date: Friday 20 April 2018

MEXICO CITY — Extraordinary protests against the government of President Daniel Ortega of Nicaragua extended into a third day on Friday as thousands of demonstrators took to the streets in Managua, the capital, and other cities, clashing with government ...

News Nicaragua » Government: 2 more killed in Nicaragua social security protests: reports

News channel or source: https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/the_americas/2-more-killed-in-nicaragua-social-security-protests-reports/2018/04/20/86e68d72-4509-11e8-b2dc-b0a403e4720a_story.html
Publication date: Friday 20 April 2018

MANAGUA, Nicaragua — Two university student protesters were killed Friday in clashes over a social security reform pushed by President Daniel Ortega’s government, according to independent media reports. Police did not immediately confirm the deaths ...

News Nicaragua » Government: Nicaragua's primal scream

News channel or source: https://www.univision.com/univision-news/opinion/nicaraguas-primal-scream
Publication date: Friday 20 April 2018

There's an energy I haven't felt before. A sense of urgency. A groundswell. The people of Nicaragua aren't afraid anymore. Now the government is. I've covered a lot of ugly protests in Nicaragua over the past two decades. I've seen people fight in the ...

News Nicaragua » Government: Nicaragua: Three Killed in Social Security Reform Protests

News channel or source: https://www.telesurtv.net/english/news/Nicaragua-Three-Killed-in-Social-Security-Reform-Protests-20180420-0008.html
Publication date: Friday 20 April 2018

Supporters claim government reforms are better than proposals by the IMF and business sectors to raise the retirement age and duration of required contributions. Three people were killed in Managua, Nicaragua, Thursday whenhundreds of protesters clashed ...

News Nicaragua » Government: Three killed in Nicaragua pension protests

News channel or source: https://www.yahoo.com/news/two-killed-nicaragua-pension-protests-074708763.html
Publication date: Friday 20 April 2018

The writers group Pen Nicaragua said that at least 11 journalists were attacked ... of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights." She urged the Nicaraguan government to let its people "exercise their right to freedom of expression and to ...

News Nicaragua » Government: At Least 3 Killed, Including Police Officer, in Nicaragua Protests

News channel or source: https://www.voanews.com/a/three-killed-nicaragua-protests/4358461.html
Publication date: Friday 20 April 2018

Nicaraguans have been protesting for three straight days against government changes to social security ... a spokeswoman for the Red Cross of Nicaragua. Guido said 48 people had received medical attention on Thursday for varying injuries suffered during ...

News Nicaragua » Government: 5 things to know about the protests in Nicaragua

News channel or source: https://www.univision.com/univision-news/latin-america/5-things-to-know-about-the-protests-in-nicaragua
Publication date: Friday 20 April 2018

Fatalities so far include a police officer, a student protester, and pro-government activist, according to police. Nicaragua’s vice president, Rosario Murillo, the wife of President Daniel Ortega, downplayed the protests as “tiny groups.” But media ...