ADAt least 325 people were killed in those demonstrations, mostly protesters, according to international human rights groups. Nicaragua’s human rights record has been repeatedly criticized by the Trump administration, which has targeted several officials with sanctions. Police were outside the door, he said, along with relatives of the hunger strikers who had been intimidated into joining them. In Managua, too, the hunger strikers were isolated. He lost reelection in 1990 but came back to power after improving his relations with the Catholic Church and business community.
Source: Washington Post November 19, 2019 08:48 UTC