Anti-Government Protests Continue in Nicaragua

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Students march demanding the resignation of Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega and his wife, Vice-President Rosario Murillo, in Managua on July 23, 2018. (Marvin Recinos/AFP/Getty Images)

Protests against Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega continue to rock the country. Clashes between demonstrators and the government and its supporters have claimed the lives of around 300 people since April. We discuss the historical context of these conflicts and whether the violence could lead to a new refugee crisis.