Bishops to mediate talks
Managua: Nicaragua’s Roman
Catholic bishops said yesterday they would mediate a new round of talks this week between the Government and civil society groups following deadly protests against President Daniel Ortega.
AntiGovernment protests began in midApril after a controversial social security overhaul. The demonstrations quickly snowballed into the biggest crisis Ortega has faced in his 10 years as president.
At least 147 people have been killed, most of them students. — Reuters