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Clashes erupt at Nicaragua electoral reform protests

Riot police have clashed with protesters in Nicaragua who are demanding fair elections ahead of the 2016 ballot which is expected to return Daniel

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Clashes erupt at Nicaragua electoral reform protests

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Riot police have clashed with protesters in Nicaragua who are demanding fair elections ahead of the 2016 ballot which is expected to return Daniel Ortega for a third term.

The violence erupted in the capital Managua as activists were attending a weekly demo to call for a change in electoral rules they say favours Ortega’s Sandinista party.