Waving flags of Nicaragua, thousands of opponents marched on Thursday in Managua to demand the departure of President Daniel Ortega, defying fears after an upsurge in violence that left more than 300 dead in three months of protests.
“Not a step back!”, “Justice!”, “Go away!” Chanted the blue and white crowd, who walked calmly 7 km through strategic roads southeast of the capital, without the luwiness that He fell for a while, shooing them away.
Carolina Aguilar, 52, said she was “fed up with a government that kills with impunity. We can not live with a murderer, with a scorpion that is killing us every day. I would give my blood as long as this is over. If it is what you want: kill me! but I already let the people free,” she told AFP.