Day 58

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The board of directors of the Nicaraguan Council for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (Conimipyme), ensures that the statements of its president, Leonardo Torres, do not correspond to the feel of the entire organization.

The self convocated residents throughout the country reinforce the blocked roads as support to the national strike.

Young people released from the cells of the Judicial Assistance Department (DAJ) denounce physical and psychological abuse by police officers.

Luis Carrión, one of the commanders of the Sandinista revolution in 1979, declares that the army must disarm the paramilitaries.

Enrique Egloff, President of the Chamber of Industries of Costa Rica (ICRC), says that the obstruction of the free movement of goods affects sensibly the exports in the region.

Víctor Cuadras, one of the representatives of the University Coalition of Nicaragua, assures that it is unacceptable that President Daniel Ortega pretends to remain in power.

Major financial institutions in the country announce that their branches will be closed today because there will be no security conditions for their clients and collaborators.

Security experts believe that Ortega’s «horror strategy» cannot crush citizen resistance in Nicaragua.

Luis Morales, director of the Nicaraguan Institute of Culture, denounces damage to the country’s cultural heritage. He said that people who have destroyed it «do not have a love for culture, do not have a love for the country’s identity».

At least US $ 537.1 million have come out of deposits in the National Financial System as a result of the crisis in Nicaragua.

More than one hundred barricades in León to defend the University City from attacks by para police groups.

Let’s make Democracy proposes that the first subject during the resumption of the dialogue should be the dismantling of repression groups and the democratization and justice agenda.

One dead person in Tipitapa by Orteguists mobs and anti-riot who attacked the road blockages in Tipitapa.

Autonomous Regions of the Caribbean Coast are added to the national strike.

More than 150 companies join the national strike

UN human rights experts call for an immediate end to violence and repression in Nicaragua.

Republican Senator Marco Rubio calls for a referendum on the management of Daniel Ortega and advance the elections in Nicaragua in early 2019.

Congresswoman IleanaRos-Lehtinen supports the national strike convocated in Nicaragua to demand the end to repression and the return of the democratic order.

A woman gave birth last night in a blockage road in Jinotepe, Carazo, in the midle of heavy fighting. The mother and the baby were attended by volunteer doctors who were in the blockage road of the San José school.

According to Francisca Ramirez, leader of the Countrymen Movement, there are more than 140 blockage road and more than 720 barricades throughout the country.

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Nicaragua expresses its rejection to the recent communication from the IACHR for containing information that is «biased and lacking in objectivity when pointing out to the State facts that it has not committed.»

Cosep denies rumors of resignation of its president José Adán Aguerri and the vote against the national strike.

A 15-year-old altar boy is killed in the Cathedral Basilica of León. According to the residents, a sniper shot him in the chest.

Clashes continue between residents and paramilitary groups in Nagarote, León. One dead person is reported by a shot in the chest.

In her noon appearance, Vice President Rosario Murillo informs that a government commission will be present at the dialogue that resumes tomorrow.

Juan Sebastian Chamorro, Executive Director of Funides in interview with Univisión, assures that the national strike in Nicaragua, the first one to be held in 40 years, has been a success in all the provinces of the country, despite the regrettable acts of repression and death in the country.

Civic Alliance for Democracy and Justice thanks all those who joined the national strike despite the threats and attacks that have increased in recent days, an at the same time reiterate that the National Dialogue is the peaceful way out of the civic fight.

Para Police groups intimidate residents and business owners who joined the national strike.

Father Jesus Silva, Parish priest of Santa Ana Parish in Nindirí denounces that anti-riot police and parapolice groups kidnapped 13 people who provided humanitarian assistance in the church.

Anti riot go over the streets of Nindirí and indiscriminately shoot their inhabitants.

PEN Nicaragua sympathizes with journalists attacked in Nindirí and calls for an immediate cease of the violence.

Monsignor Silvio Báez, Auxiliary Bishop of the Archdiocese of Managua clarifies the slanders that unscrupulous people make against the bishops of Diriamba.

Civil Society of Leon informs that they have had to raise barricades in almost all the streets to protect their lives, demand resignation of the mayor of León, of the political secretary of FSLN and of the chief of police.

The board of directors of the Nicaraguan Council for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (Conimipyme) decides to temporally suspend from his duties its president Leonardo Torres.

Mike Pence, vice president of the United States, affirms that «the time has come to put an end to the attacks against peaceful demonstrators. The time has come to give the Nicaraguan people the future of freedom they deserve. «[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]

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