Nicaragua: peace talks with Ortega abandoned after 11 killed at protest

Country
Nicaragua (NI)
Score
15.49
Source
The Guardian
Time
2018-05-31 (UTC)
ID
11624316

Bishops said they are ending talks with Daniel Ortega after pro-Ortega forces opened fire at a Mother’s Day protest Nicaraguan bishops have announced they are abandoning peace talks with the embattled administration of president Daniel Ortega after at least 11 people were killed and 79 wounded during the latest mass protest against his rule. Tens of thousands of dissenters poured on to the streets of the capital, Managua, on Wednesday afternoon to mark Nicaragua’s Mother’s Day with a massive demonstration against Ortega’s 11-year reign. Continue reading...