Dialogue struggles forward, protests continue in Nicaragua

May 15, 2018

A local man collects sheets and beams from the Town Hall in Masaya, son 40 km from Managua, Nicaragua, on May 14, 2018. The building was set on fire during recent protests.

Nicaragua’s powerful Roman Catholic bishops announced they are engaging in talks to resolve a crisis that has left at least 51 people dead in the wake of a crackdown on anti-government protests, initially over proposed cuts to social security benefits that have since been scrapped.

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