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News Nicaragua » Social: 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

Four young protesters and a police officer were killed in increasingly violent clashes over social security cuts in Nicaragua, Associated Press reported Friday. Protests began Wednesday after a new law was signed increasing tax contributions and cutting ...

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

News channel or source: http://abcnews.go.com/International/wireStory/killed-protests-nicaraguan-social-security-reform-54620524
Publication date: Friday 20 April 2018

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, but images of the two young ...

News Nicaragua » Social: 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 » Social: 3 killed in protests over Nicaraguan social security reform

News channel or source: http://www.foxnews.com/world/2018/04/20/3-killed-in-protests-over-nicaraguan-social-security-reform.html
Publication date: Friday 20 April 2018

MANAGUA, Nicaragua – Police in Nicaragua say a police officer, protester and pro-government activist have been killed in clashes over a planned social security reform. The National Police said the officer was killed Thursday by a shotgun blast and the ...

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

News channel or source: https://www.msn.com/en-ca/news/world/at-least-three-dead-including-police-officer-in-nicaragua-protests/ar-AAw88oS
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 » Social: Nicaragua's primal scream

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

His last sighting was a week ago. 5 things to know about the protests in Nicaragua 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 ...

News Nicaragua » Social: 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 » Social: 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, signed into law earlier ... a spokeswoman for the Red Cross of Nicaragua. Guido said 48 people had received medical attention on Thursday for varying ...

News Nicaragua » Social: Nicaraguans take to streets in protest over social security changes

News channel or source: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-nicaragua-protests/nicaraguans-take-to-streets-in-protest-over-social-security-changes-idUSKBN1HR02A
Publication date: Friday 20 April 2018

Pensioners will also have 5 percent of their pension taken out to be used for medical expenses. The changes to the pension system are aimed at shoring up Nicaragua’s social security system.

News Nicaragua » Social: Social security protest leads to clashes in Nicaragua

News channel or source: http://www.foxnews.com/world/2018/04/18/social-security-protest-leads-to-clashes-in-nicaragua.html
Publication date: Wednesday 18 April 2018

MANAGUA, Nicaragua – A protest over social security changes in Nicaragua has led to clashes between opponents of the measure and government backers. Hundreds of activists, elderly people and others were demonstrating Wednesday in the capital of Managua ...