Nicaragua: Looting erupts in Managua amid deadly protests

Nicaragua's capital Managua was in chaos as shops and markets were looted on Sunday in the aftermath of deadly clashes between protesters and police. Unlike previous days which saw a heavy crackdown on angry protesters by the police, officers were seen watching by as shops were emptied and goods were carried off by trucks and trollies. «This is a stop, this is a stop, because those who are... Еще looting, are the same people that goes with the government… at our expense: the people,» a resident said as a group guarded a supermarket against looters. In the most recent development, President of Nicaragua Daniel Ortega overturned the new set of reforms that had sparked the unrest. According to the now-obsolete reforms, employees would have to contribute a larger amount of their paychecks to the pension scheme, while simultaneously taking a 5 percent cut to be used for medical expenses.

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