Begins the Flower March. One month after the massacre of Mothers’ Day, Managua returns to the streets to honor the memory of the children and young people murdered by the Ortega and Murillo regime repression. The march ends with a shooting; they report one dead person and ten are injured.
National Police gives a shot with a bullet in the head of a 20-year-old youngster who guarded a barricade in the UNAN Managua.
Elea Valle, mother of two children killed in an operation of the Nicaraguan Army last year joins the Flowers March in solidarity with the mothers whom have lost their children.
IACHR receives reports of attacks in The Flowers March and urges the State of Nicaragua to guarantee the life and integrity of all the demonstrators.
The departments of Matagalpa, Estelí, Jinotega, Granada and Bluefields join The Flowers March.
Ethic and Transparency joins the clamor for free and fair elections, within nine months, to get out of the humanitarian crisis the country is living in.
Two UN officials from the UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights denounce that Nicaragua human rights violation in are “very grave” and “unacceptable.”
SICA in a special declaration on Nicaragua makes an urgent call for the cessation of violence that is causing insecurity, death and destruction. They trust that dialogue is the way to build and preserve peace.
The Private Entities Federation of Central America, Panama and the Dominican Republic (Fedepricap) indicates that the crisis in Nicaragua affects regional commerce he country does not have economic stability.
The Nicaraguan Union of Agricultural Producers (Upanic) indicates that land invasions “correspond with the government’s intention to create chaos” to intimidate the private sector.
Mothers get chained to the gates of El Chipote to demand the release of their relatives, illegally detained for participating in protests.
They freed ten people, mostly young people illegally detained in El Chipote cells. The Episcopate and the IACHR accompanied the mediation.
SOS Nicaragua Global highlights that the objective of the World Vigil is for Nicaraguan citizens abroad to raise their voices in the face of the massacre that the country is living in so that the international community has a strong overwhelming stance that helps stop repression in the country.
Citizens around the world join the vigil to honor the victims of repression in Nicaragua in different Latin American cities, Europe and the United States.
Miami is one of the 78 cities in Latin America, Europe and the United States that today joined the world vigil.
Carlos Alvarado, President of Costa Rica during the SICA Summit, demands to take an active role in the crisis in Nicaragua.
The report of the Monthly Index of Economic Activity (IMAE), published by the Central Bank of Nicaragua (BCN), indicates that in April construction registered a fall of 10.7 percent.
Human Rights UN calls on the government to comply with its international human rights obligations and to respect the right to demonstrate peacefully.
Cardinal Leopoldo Brenes, Archbishop of Managua and president of the Episcopal Conference of Nicaragua (CEN), indicates that Pope Francis is concerned about the situation in Nicaragua.
Civil community, police and municipal authorities of Estelí agree to stop repression in that city.
Embassy of the United States, due to the violent acts that occurred in Managua, asks its citizens in Nicaragua to take refuge in safe places until further notice.
The Coen Group reports that three of its properties have been invaded by armed groups and that in one of them they detained relatives of one of their collaborators.
The Hosanna Family Renewal Community laments the attacks on participants in The Flowers March and rejects the accusations that they closed the doors of the church at the moment of the clashes.
Central American university students denounce Ortega’s massacre and point out that the Central American universities have not reacted to the massacre of students. “Our universities should not be silent about something that threatens its very essence.”
Former Peruvian Foreign Minister Rafael Roncagliolo assures that “the crimes being carried out by the current government of Daniel Ortega and his wife emulate the somocismo and are literally dreadful.”
Sadiel Eugarrios, a seminarian from Matagalpa, denounces intimidation and death threats from armed individuals.
Five youngsters from the 19 of April Movement of Matagalpa, unjustly accused in the Courts of Managua for robbery, kidnapping and organized crime.
The massacre of children during Ortega’s repression. Since the beginning of the crisis, 21 children have been cruelly assassinated by the regime of Daniel Ortega.
Countryman from the Matagalpa road blockages dies due to beating by the police.
Monsignor Silvio Báez, Auxiliary Bishop of the Archdiocese of Managua, in an interview with the newspaper Dagens Nyheter, the newspaper with the largest circulation in Sweden, points out that “he hopes that through Sweden, the eyes of the world can turn towards Nicaragua”.
Amilcar Kraudy, a Nicaraguan Christian leader, believes that the Evangelical Church has lacked a leading role in the current crisis.