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20 Photos of the Crisis in Nicaragua

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20 Photos of the Crisis in Nicaragua

On 08.08.18 01:23 PM posted by Jeremiah Poff

Anti-government protests across the Central American country of Nicaragua have left several dead and hundreds injured. Demonstrators are calling for the ouster of President Daniel Ortega.

Here is a glimpse into the crisis this small Central American nation is facing:

A demonstrator with a mask of Nicaragua’s President Daniel Ortega takes part in a march in support of the Catholic Church in Leon, Nicaragua, on July 28. (Photo: Oswaldo Rivas/Reuters/Newscom)


On July 26, a woman and her son walk along a path at the Penas Blancas border between Nicaragua and Costa Rica as they leave due to unrest in their country, Nicaragua. (Photo: Oswaldo Rivas/ Reuters/Newscom)


Dozens of protestors participate in a rally to commemorate the 100th day of anti-government protests, in Managua, Nicaragua, on July 26. (Photo: Esteban Biba/EFE/Newscom)


In this July 26 photo, a demonstrator poses for a picture with a homemade weapon during a gathering to mark 100 days of anti-government protests aimed to oust Nicaragua’s President Daniel Ortega, in Managua, Nicaragua. (Photo: Jorge Cabrera/Reuters/Newscom)


Relatives attend the wake of Leyling Ezequiel Chavarria in Jinotega, Nicaragua, in this July photo. A Brazilian student, three anti-government protesters, and three Sandinistas died in new violent events that took place in the context of the sociopolitical crisis suffered by Nicaragua, which today also left five policemen injured. (Photo: Rodrigo Sura/EFE/Newscom)


Policemen patrol at the Sandino neighborhood in Jinotega, Nicaragua, on July 24. (Photo: Rodrigo Sura/EFE/Newscom)


A demonstrator wearing a traditional mask takes part in a march to demand the release of the political prisoners arrested during recent protests against Nicaragua’s President Daniel Ortega’s government in Managua, Nicaragua, on July 21. (Photo: Oswaldo Rivas/Reuters/Newscom)


A masked demonstrator holds a homemade mortar with a flower during a march to demand the release of the political prisoners arrested during recent protests against Ortega’s government in Managua, Nicaragua. (Photo: Oswaldo Rivas/Reuters/Newscom)


Masked and armed men gesture the victory sign in Masaya, Nicaragua, on July 18. (Photo: Carlos Herrera/dpa/picture-alliance/Newscom)


A group of people run from the explosion of a mortar during a protest against Ortega’s government in Leon, Nicaragua, on July 30. (Photo: Esteban Biba/EFE/Newscom)


In this July 14 photo, relatives embrace a university student who was freed after being trapped overnight in Divine Mercy Catholic Church where they took shelter as pro-government gunmen shot at them at the National Autonomous University of Nicaragua in Managua, Nicaragua. (Photo: Oswaldo Rivas/Reuters/Newscom)


Members of Nicaragua’s special forces run during clashes with anti-government protesters in the indigenous community of Monimbo in Masaya, Nicaragua, on July 13. (Photo: Oswaldo Rivas/Reuters/Newscom)


Demonstrators stand behind a barricade in the indigenous community of Monimbo in Masaya, Nicaragua. (Photo: Oswaldo Rivas/Reuters/Newscom)


A demonstrator fires a makeshift mortar in a barricade in the indigenous community of Monimbo in Masaya, Nicaragua, on July 11. (Photo: Oswaldo Rivas/Reuters/Newscom)


In this July 5 photo, a woman walks past a cross where a man died during clashes in Leon, Nicaragua. (Photo: Jorge Cabrera/Reuters/Newscom)


Women sell vegetables near a barricade in the indigenous community of Monimbo in Masaya, Nicaragua, on July 6. (Photo: Oswaldo Rivas/Reuters/Newscom)


A man’s face is bloodied as thousands of people gather for the March of Flowers in Managua, Nicaragua, on June 30. (Photo: Cristobal Venegas Vasquez/CrowdSpark/Newscom)


Commuters travel in a bus along a street in Managua, Nicaragua. The graffiti on the bus reads: “Go out Daniel [Ortega] and you Chayo [Rosario Murillo].” (Photo: Andres Martinez Casares/Reuters/Newscom)


University students burn tires during a rally in front of the Central American University in Managua, Nicaragua, in this Aug. 2 photo. (Photo: Esteban Biba/EFE/Newscom)


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