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Sep 17, 2018
Thousands protest against President Daniel Ortega in Nicaragua's capital; Opposition groups demand resignationThousands of protesters assembled in Nicaragua's capital, Managua to demand President Daniel Ortega's resignation.
Aug 20, 2018
Brazil sends troops as residents of border town Pacaraima attack Venezuelan migrants, drive them outThe move comes after residents in the border town of Pacaraima clashed violently with Venezuelan migrants, driving them out of makeshift camps. Temer held the meeting on Sunday at his presidential palace in Brasilia with key ministers, including those of defence, public security and foreign affairs, but no further details were being disclosed.
Jul 31, 2018
Nicaragua unrest: Daniel Ortega defends parapolice violence against anti-government protestors as US issues warningNicaragua leader Daniel Ortega described armed and masked paramilitaries seen cooperating closely with his security forces against the protesters as "volunteer police."
Jul 25, 2018
Brazilian student, 3 others killed in Nicaragua amid unrest; US calls on Daniel Ortega government to end violenceThe Brazil government urged Nicaragua to punish those responsible for the killing and also "to guarantee the free exercise of individual rights and public liberties.
Jul 22, 2018
Nicaragua unrest: Hundreds march towards Managua, protest to defy president Daniel Ortega's crackdown on dissentHundreds of protests have converged in the Nicaragua's capital city of Managua to defy president Daniel Ortega's crackdown on dissent
Jul 18, 2018
Nicaragua unrest: Firefight erupts as security forces move into Masaya's Monimbo; neighbourhood is centre of resistance against govtGangs of armed men dressed as civilians appear to be working in coordination with police to remove roadblocks set up by the opposition that has snarled the country's traffic for months.
Jul 16, 2018
Nicaragua unrest: 10 dead, 20 injured after pro-govt forces launch operation to quell protests in Masaya, says human rights groupNicaragua's pro-government forces launched an operation in the country's south that left at least 10 people dead and around 20 injured on Sunday, a human rights group said.
Jul 13, 2018
Nicaragua unrest: Four police officers, one protester killed; death toll climbs to 260 in four months of anti-govt protestsMovement leader Francisca Ramirez, said the protesters — some of whom were armed — were "attacked by agents and paramilitaries," and responded with gunfire in Nicaragua
Jul 12, 2018
Nicaragua unrest: Toll from four-month crackdown on anti-government protests reaches 264, claims human rights bodyThe known death toll from a four-month crackdown on anti-government protests in Nicaragua has risen to 264, the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights said Wednesday.
Jul 09, 2018
Nicaragua: 10 protesters, one parliamentarian among 14 killed in anti-govt protests after president Daniel Ortega rules out early electionsA raid by pro-government forces on Sunday left at least 14 people dead in Nicaragua, where hundreds have been killed since unrest broke out in April, a rights group said.