OAS Peace Mission To Nicaragua Says Denied Entry By Ortega Government

www.oann.com | 7/19/2019 | Staff
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MANAGUA (Reuters) – A commission from the Organization of American States seeking to help broker an end to a political crisis in Nicaragua said on Sunday the government of President Daniel Ortega had barred its entry into the Central American country.

In a statement, the OAS said the delegation made up of representatives from the United States, Canada, Argentina, Paraguay and Jamaica had been informed by Nicaragua’s migration authorities that it would not be allowed into the country.

Nicaragua - Crisis - Demonstrations - Ortega - Government

Nicaragua has been gripped by its worst political crisis since demonstrations broke out against the Ortega government in April 2018 over planned cuts to welfare benefits.

The demonstrations spread into broader protests against Ortega, and subsequent clashes between pro-government forces and protesters have claimed more than 300 lives and prompted thousands of Nicaraguans to go...
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