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Two dead and over fifty injured in new protests in Nicaragua

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In Nicaragua are Wednesday, at least two dead and 54 wounded cases in confrontations between antiregeringsbetogers and supporters of president Daniel Ortega. The violence flares up again, the day after the jump off of the dialogue between the protestleiders and civil society organisations and the government.

The protests in Nicaragua vomiting on 18 april in several cities, including in the capital Managua. The demonstrators kantten initially against a planned reform of the pensions and social security, but demanded the resignation of Ortega. The student-led actions ontaardden in violence between the police and activists, which according to human rights organisations, at least 76 people were killed and over 800 others were injured.

That balance doesn’t take into account the violence that Wednesday occurred in the city of Leon, 90 kilometers northwest of Managua. According to the Red Cross fell in the skirmishes between opponents and supporters of Ortega two dead and 54 wounded.

Tuesday was the consultation between the government and the protestleiders spoke, and the conference of bishops of Nicaragua as a mediator talks postponed. The opponents demanded more early presidential election this year, but Ortega has no ears to.

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