The Nicaraguan regime of former Sandinista leader Daniel Ortega Sunday announced the delegation of the Organization of American States (OAS) had been stripped of its diplomatic credentials and thus expelled from the country.
Nicaragua's Foreign Minister Denis Moncada Friday announced his country has started procedures to withdraw from the Organization of American States (OAS), because it does not respond to the interests of their respective peoples.
United States declared Nicaragua’s civil unrest a threat to the region’s security, saying government repression of protests risked creating an overwhelming displacement of people akin to Venezuela or Syria. More than 300 people have been killed and 2,000 injured in crackdowns by Nicaraguan police and armed groups in protests that began in April over an abortive plan by leftist President Daniel Ortega’s government to reduce welfare benefits.
At least two people were killed and 50 wounded as clashes flared in Nicaragua after peace talks between the government and opposition collapsed, the Red Cross and victims' relatives said on Thursday.