Two dead in Nicaragua protest violence as Ortega calls for ‘peace’

Nicaraguan forces on Friday attacked a university in Managua and a neighborhood in opposition bastion Masaya, killing two in the latest violence to convulse the Central American country hit by months of unrest.
Political tensions have soared since protests against a now-aborted pension reform began on April 18 and mushroomed into general opposition to President Daniel Ortega and his government.
Friday’s attacks came as Ortega called for peace during a day of strikes, it was his second call

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