Nicaraguan government says to release 100 political prisoners

Maria Adilia Peralta, who according to local media was arrested for participating in a protest against Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega's government, embraces a relative after being released from La Esperanza Prison, in Masaya, Nicaragua May 20, 2019.REUTERS/Oswaldo Rivas

MANAGUA (Reuters) – The Nicaraguan government said on Monday it had begun the process of freeing another 100 political prisoners after threats from the opposition it could abandon talks aimed at ending a political crisis and push for a general strike. The government said the release was part of a plan to free almost 300 […]

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