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The Protests in Nicaragua Are Bad for the President, Worse for Business

Jun 25, 2018 | 15:54 GMT
A protester with the April 19th movement in Masaya, Nicaragua, fires a homemade mortar into the air on June 18, 2018.

A protester in Masaya, Nicaragua, fires a homemade mortar into the air on June 18, 2018. Members of the uprising, which began in April, have seized territory across the country, including parts of the capital, Managua.

(MARVIN RECINOS/AFP/Getty Images)

In Nicaragua, there's probably no going back to the way things were. A two-month uprising has severely damaged President Daniel Ortega's standing with the private sector and with the country's voters. Almost 200 people have died since protests first broke out across the country in mid-April in response to a...

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