By NAN Travel Editor
News Americas, WASHINGTON, D.C., Weds. June 13, 2018: The U.S. government is warning Americans against travel to the Central American nation of Nicaragua as the death toll from protests there moved to 146.
The U.S. State Department on Monday, June 10th, says nationals should “reconsider travel to Nicaragua due to crime, civil unrest, and limited healthcare availability.”
Many of the 146 have been killed in the socio-political crisis in Nicaragua that began the 55 days ago in protest against President Daniel Ortega, according to the Nicaraguan Center for Human Rights (Cenidh).
Rallies and demonstrations are widespread and occur daily with little notice,” the US State Department OSCAC stated Monday. “In many instances the government responds using tear gas, pepper spray, rubber bullets, and live ammunition, leading to significant numbers of deaths and injuries.”…Click Here To Keep Reading