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Nicaragua Hits Boiling Point

10 May 2018

The turbulent administration of President Daniel Ortega has been shaken after hundreds of thousands of demonstrators marched nationwide to demand his resignation. Protests broke out in mid-April after the government approved reforms to the country’s pension system amid a complete overhaul to the debt-ridden Instituto Nicaraguense de Seguridad Social (INSS). Although the parliament later agreed to scrap the reforms, violent levels of unrest persist.

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