Thursday, April 22

Protestors block Nicaragua parliament for second day

Source: - (AFP) – MANAGUA — Pro-government protestors rallied outside parliament here for a second day on Wednesday, blocking access to the building to opposition lawmakers seeking to overturn a decree by President Daniel Ortega.

Masked demonstrators threw firecrackers at the building a day and blocked access roads with buses after similar protests a day earlier that left three opposition lawmakers with light injuries.  Read more