Nicaragua: Funeral Mass for student killed in Managua violent unrest

Mourners gathered in Managua on Saturday to pay their respects to Alvaro Manuel Conrado Davila, a 15-year-old student who was killed on Friday during protests near the Centro Americana University (UCA). Davila was killed upon being hit in the neck by a police bullet. Disputes over a new Nicaraguan pension law resulted in violent protests in Managua on Thursday, which lasted through the night... Еще and into Friday. The protests allegedly began in response to the new law which was signed earlier this week, in which employees will have to contribute a larger amount of their pay checks to the pension scheme, while simultaneously taking a 5 percent cut to be used for medical expenses.

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