Tuesday, April 20

In Nicaragua, Sandinistas accused of terrorism

By Tim Rogers - Nica Times Staff - trogers@ticotimes.net
The Nicaraguan-American Chamber of Commerce (AMCHAM) is accusing the Sandinistas of promoting “terrorism” after a mob of President Daniel Ortega's supporters attacked the Holiday Inn yesterday with rocks and improvised explosives fired from homemade mortars.

The Sandinista mob blocked off the street and fired explosives at the Holiday Inn Tuesday morning in protest of what they claim was an “illegal” congressional session convoked inside the hotel by opposition lawmakers.  Read more