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Criminalization of Dissent in Nicaragua

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson STATEMENT BY HEATHER NAUERT, SPOKESPERSON September 7, 2018 Criminalization of Dissent in Nicaragua The United States condemns the Ortega government’s recent arbitrary detention of six prominent student members of the National Dialogue.  These students are the latest example of the thousands of citizens who are peacefully and democratically ...
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Demonstration Alert: U. S. Embassy Managua, Nicaragua (September 6, 2018)

Location:  Announced locations of upcoming protests and demonstrations are: A nationwide national strike (all day Friday, September 7) A pro-Ortega march from Jean Paul Genie Rotonda to Hugo Chavez Rotonda (3:00 p.m. Saturday, September 8) Event:  The U.S. Embassy has instructed non-essential personnel to remain home tomorrow, September 7, due to a national strike.  On ...
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Demonstration Alert: U. S. Embassy Managua, Nicaragua (September 5, 2018)

Location:  Announced locations of today’s demonstrations are: A pro-Ortega march from Jean Paul Genie Rotonda to Hugo Chavez Rotonda (3:00 p.m.) A pro-democracy protest in front of the Pellas Building (4:00 p.m.) Event:  The Embassy will dismiss non-essential personnel at 1:00 p.m. today due to demonstrations that may cause traffic disruptions during the afternoon.  The ...
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