Nicaragua releases prisoners, national dialog starts

Relatives react after a bus transporting opposition supporters, considered political prisoners, left La Modelo prison hours before government and opposition leaders were due to restart talks, in Managua, Nicaragua February 27, 2019. REUTERS/Stringer

MANAGUA (Reuters) – The Nicaraguan government on Wednesday released dozens of people the opposition considers political prisoners, a human rights group said, hours before government and opposition leaders were due to restart talks aimed at ending a national crisis. Pablo Cuevas, an attorney for the Permanent Commission of Human Rights, a non-governmental organization, said the […]

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