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Thousands march in Nicaragua against government crackdown on doctors

Thousands marched on Saturday against President Daniel Ortega’s government and his crackdown against doctors who treated injured protestors Managua calls terrorists.
Thousands marched in support of Nicaragua's Catholic Church and its bishops [Jorge Cabrera-Reuters]

Thousands join peaceful protests in Nicaraguan capital

Thousands of Nicaraguans participated in rival marches in the capital Managua without incident amid a period of relative calm in the country's deadly political unrest.
A demonstrator holds a Nicaraguan flag during the march in cars and motorcycles from Managua to Ticuantepe, 15km south of Managua, demanding the resignation of President Daniel Ortega and the end of the state repression, on July 15, 2018. More than 280 people have been killed since the start of a popular uprising against Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega in April 18. / AFP PHOTO / MARVIN RECINOS

Daniel Ortega’s forces capture Nicaragua opposition stronghold

Nicaragua's government said Tuesday that forces loyal to President Daniel Ortega have seized control of the opposition stronghold city of Masaya, following fierce clashes with activists in the flashpoint neighborhood of Monimbo that rights groups say left at least two people dead.

Fresh protests in Nicaragua leaves 8 dead

At least eight persons including a baby were killed Saturday when pro-government forces clashed with opponents in Nicaragua, according to a rights group.

Eight dead in Nicaragua as gunfire and home blaze break truce

A shooting and fire in Nicaragua has 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.

Deadly clashes persist amid Nicaragua national strike

Activists faced off with Nicaraguan pro-government forces in hours of deadly clashes Thursday amid a nationwide strike to protest government repression of dissent that has left at least 162 dead, including an altar boy.

Nicaragua president to meet Catholic bishops for new crisis talks

President Daniel Ortega will meet Nicaragua's Catholic bishops Thursday to discuss resuming church-mediated talks on ending a political crisis and protest violence that has left more than 120 people dead, the bishops' conference said.

Six killed as protests continue in Nicaragua

At least six people have been killed in Nicaragua as political unrest that has plagued the country for more than month continued.

Five more killed in Nicaragua unrest

At least five people died Wednesday in Nicaragua at pro- and anti-government rallies in the latest spasm of violent unrest that has left dozens dead since last month, police and the opposition said.

Nicaragua’s President Ortega to allow inquiry into protest deaths

Nicaragua says it will allow an independent enquiry into the killings of dozens of anti-government demonstrators as two more people were killed in fresh clashes on Saturday.

At least 10 killed as unrest intensifies in Nicaragua

At least 10 people have been killed and dozens injured as protests in Nicaragua are expected to continue into their fifth consecutive day on Sunday.

10 killed in Nicaragua pension protest

At least 10 people have been killed in Nicaragua in three days of clashes between police and opponents of changes to the pension system.

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