Nicaragua: Mass Independence Day protest slams Ortega in Managua

Protesters took to the streets of Managua on Saturday to denounce Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega on the country's Independence Day. United under the slogan «Together we are homeland», protesters marched the eastern neighbourhoods of the capital city. «We want a free country, where there will be no dictator,» said a protester. At least two protesters were left injured by gunshots... Еще allegedly fired by motorcyclists. The protest comes amid ongoing anti-government action in Nicaragua, which had initially begun as a series of demonstrations over reforms to the welfare system, however, many protesters are now calling for an end to Ortega's government. September 15 marks the Independence Day for many Latin American countries, celebrating their independence from the rule of Spain in 1821.

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