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  1. #1 U.S. orders non-emergency government personnel to leave Nicaragua 
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    The U.S. government on Friday ordered non-emergency government personnel to leave Nicaragua and advised travelers to reconsider going to the country. A State Department travel advisory that was updated Friday said U.S. government personnel in the country must stay in their homes and "avoid unnecessary travel between sundown and sunrise."

    Nicaragua has been rocked by protests and a violent crackdown by authorities since April, when demonstrations began demanding President Daniel Ortega's exit from office. Ortega's government has likened such demands to an attempted coup. A report last month from a team of independent investigators said at least 212 people have been killed in clashes.

    Talks aimed at resolving the crisis have repeatedly broken down.
    U.S. citizen killed in Nicaragua amid violence and social unrest

    The U.S. State Department says heavily armed, government-controlled paramilitary forces operate in areas of the country including in its capital, Managua. "These groups are attacking blockades, kidnapping and detaining individuals, taking over privately owned land, and committing other crimes," says the travel advisory
    Another third world s---hole.
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    That would be the same Daniel Ortega worshiped by the American left since the 80's, right? Yet another socialist paradise goes down in flames.
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