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Nicaragua Invites Human Rights Body to Visit Amid Violent Protests

The Nicaraguan government has invited the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights to visit the country for a fact-finding mission, the Washington-based agency said on Monday, after deadly protests against President Daniel Ortega. The anti-government protests began in mid-April following a controversial social security overhaul and have left dozens dead, mostly students. Protesters have also called for the resignation of Ortega, a former Marxist guerrilla accused of seeking to...

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