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Nicaragua cathedral firebombed

The apparent attack comes after tensions between some Catholics and supporters of President Daniel Ortega, who previously led the country for over a decade after the Sandinistas’ 1979 ouster of the Somoza dictatorship. Ortega has again been president of Nicaragua since 2007, and oversaw the abolition of presidential term limits in 2014. Ortega’s government has accused many bishops and priests of siding with his opposition.

 

 

 

 



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