U.S. warns of regional crisis if Nicaragua unrest goes on

FILE PHOTO: United States ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley listens as actor Cate Blanchett speaks during a United Nations Security Council meeting about Myanmar at United Nations Headquarters in New York City, New York, U.S., August 28, 2018. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

(Reuters) – The United States on Wednesday called on Nicaragua to release all detained students and political prisoners, declaring the country’s five months of civil unrest a threat to the region’s security. More than 300 people have been killed and 2,000 injured in crackdowns by Nicaraguan police and armed groups in protests that began in […]

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