2018 Nicaraguan protests

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2018 Nicaraguan protests
Pairt o 2014–2018 Nicaraguan protests
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A wumman haudin a Nicaraguan banner near a birnin barricade.
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A caunlelicht vigil held in respect tae thae killt.
Date18 Apryle 2018 – ongaein
Caused biSocial siccarity reform an corruption
  • Cancellation o social reforms
  • Release o 200 preesoners
  • Investigation intae daiths in protests
  • Truth commission
  • Resignation o Naitional Polis chief
Pairties tae the ceevil conflict


  • Opposeetion students
    • Movimiento 19 de Abril
  • Paisant muivement
Lead feegurs

Govrenment o Nicaragua


Hunders o thoosands[3]

  • 250,000+ (23 April)[4]
  • 150,000+ (28 April)[5]
Tens o thoosands[5]

On 18 Apryle 2018, demonstrators in several ceeties o Nicaragua begoud protests against Preses Daniel Ortega's decree o social siccarity reforms that increased taxes an decreased benefits. Efter five days o unrest in that nearly 30 fowk war killed, Ortega annoonced the cancellation o the reforms. Houiver, the opposeetion haes growed tae denoonce Ortega an demand his resignation, acomin ane o the lairgest protests in his govrenment's history[10] an the deidliest ceevil conflict syne the end o the Nicaraguan Revolution.[11]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Solano, Jacqueline (24 Apryle 2018). "PUSC solicita renuncia de Ortega y Rosario Murillo" (in Spanish). El Diario Extra. Retrieved 8 Mey 2018.CS1 maint: unrecognised leid (link)
  2. "Nicaragua pide la renuncia de Daniel Ortega" (in Spanish). Honduras: La Prensa. 28 Apryle 2018. Retrieved 8 Mey 2018.CS1 maint: unrecognised leid (link)
  3. Salinas, Carlos (29 Apryle 2018). "Nicaragua se vuelca en una gigantesca marcha contra Ortega". El País (in Spaingie). Retrieved 29 Apryle 2018. Convened by the Catholic Church, hundreds of thousands of Nicaraguans take to the streets of the country demanding peace and the end of the regime. The bishops warn Ortega that there can be no dialogue without guarantees
  4. René Vargas, Oscar. "Nicaragua amanece con una nueva correlación de fuerzas sociales: se produjo un giro político". Aporrea.org (in Spaingie). Retrieved 30 Apryle 2018.
  5. a b Garvin, Glenn (30 Apryle 2018). "Rally for embattled Nicaraguan president shows he still has lots of support". The Miami Herald (in Inglis). Retrieved 3 Mey 2018.
  6. a b Garvin, Glenn (2 Mey 2018). "In Nicaragua, the political battle is moving from the streets to the negotiating table". The Miami Herald (in Inglis). Retrieved 3 Mey 2018.
  7. "Crece a 45 la cifra de muertos durante las protestas contra el Gobierno de Nicaragua". EFE (in Spaingie). 2018. Retrieved 4 Mey 2018.
  8. "CPDH asegura que protestas en Nicaragua dejan 63 muertos y 15 desaparecidos". El Nuevo Diario (in Spaingie). 26 Apryle 2018. Retrieved 26 Apryle 2018.
  9. "Crisis en Nicaragua: los estudiantes formaron una coalición para unificar propuestas de cara al diálogo con el régimen de Daniel Ortega". Infobae (in Spaingie). 6 Mey 2018. Retrieved 6 Mey 2018.
  10. "Thousands protest against Nicaragua government, urge calm". ABC News (in Inglis). Retrieved 24 Apryle 2018.
  11. Robles, Frances (4 Mey 2018). "As Nicaragua Death Toll Grows, Support for Ortega Slips". The New York Times (in Inglis). ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 5 Mey 2018.