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Nicaragua: Anti-govt. Protests Caused $1B in Economic Damages

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Nicaragua's government said on Monday that the economic damages from protests against President Daniel Ortega between April and July amounted to almost $1 billion and that some 120,000 jobs were lost during the period. The transportation sector faced losses of $525 million, the tourism industry lost $231 million the public sector $205 million, for a total of $961 million, Nicaragua's Foreign Ministry said in a statement. "The people of Nicaragua were subjected to an...

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