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News Nicaragua » People: 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 » People: 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 » People: 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

At least three people, including a police officer ... The protests are among the largest and most violent in Nicaragua’s recent history. They were set off by changes to the social security system approved by the Ortega administration this week, but ...

News Nicaragua » People: 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

@laprensa pic.twitter.com/yAITVPCkDy — Josué Garay (@_JosueGaray) April 21, 2018 Lisseth Guido, a spokeswoman for the Red Cross of Nicaragua, told Reuters on Friday that 48 people were treated for various injuries. The government shut down most main ...

News Nicaragua » People: 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 ... “The Nicaraguan state must fulfill its international obligations to ensure people can freely exercise their rights to freedom of expression and freedom of peaceful gathering and ...

News Nicaragua » People: 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 » People: 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

Two other civilians suffered bullet wounds, according to police. The opposition said more than 20 people were wounded. The writers group Pen Nicaragua said that at least 11 journalists were attacked while covering the demonstrations. "We call on the ...

News Nicaragua » People: 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

Three people were killed in Managua, Nicaragua, Thursday whenhundreds of protesters clashed with anti-riot police while state workers and Sandinista Youth demonstrated in support of new social security reforms. At least 33 people were also injured during ...

News Nicaragua » People: In Nicaragua, TV channels blocked, journalists injured while covering pension protests

News channel or source: https://cpj.org/2018/04/in-nicaragua-tv-channels-blocked-journalists-injur.php
Publication date: Friday 20 April 2018

New York, April 20, 2018--At least nine journalists have been injured and at least five independent television channels have been blocked in Nicaragua, as escalating protests against pension reform since April 18 have left at least three people dead ...

News Nicaragua » People: 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

Four people have died in protests over controversial reforms to the Social Security tax system and pensions. The IMF has been warning Nicaragua that its social security system is in urgent need of "comprehensive reform" to avoid running out of reserves by ...