White House condemns violence in Nicaragua
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House is condemning months of violent conflict in Nicaragua that has left hundreds dead.
Spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders says in a statement that President Daniel Ortega and his vice president are "ultimately responsible for the pro-government parapolice that have brutalized their own people." She adds that the United States supports efforts by the Roman Catholic Church to mediate.
The administration has imposed sanctions on three Nicaraguans, including the national police commissioner, for human rights abuses and corruption. Sanders said "these... read more
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