Violentas protestas dejan 10 muertos en Nicaragua

A riot policeman fires rubber bullets during clashes with university students protesting over a controversial reform to the pension plans of the Nicaraguan Social Security Institute (INSS) in Managua, Nicaragua April 20, 2018. REUTERS/Oswaldo Rivas TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
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Las violentas protestas contra la reforma al sistema de pensiones dejan al menos 10 muertos en Nicaragua, informó este viernes la vicepresidenta Rosario Murillo.

Precisó que entre jueves y viernes “al menos 10 hermanos han fallecido” durante jornadas de protesta que calificó de “asonadas” y “asedio” de parte de personas interesadas en “romper la paz y la armonía”.

Murillo adelantó que el gobierno está dispuesto a dialogar con los manifestantes sobre la propuesta de aumentar las contribuciones de trabajadores y patronos al sistema estatal de pensiones, que desató la ola de protestas iniciada el miércoles.

El presidente Daniel Ortega está “en disposición de acoger el llamado de la empresa privada y retomar ese diálogo abierto, franco y darle continuidad a ese modelo de consenso que en Nicaragua ha dado tanto fruto”, dijo Murillo.

Ortega tiene previsto anunciar el sábado el llamado al diálogo y pondrá “sobre la mesa todos los temas, incluso el de la seguridad social (…) porque no son propuestas concluidas”, dijo Murillo.

El gobierno acogió la propuesta del sector privado de dialogar para evitar que se siga “derramando sangre”, dijo.

AFP

A riot policeman holds his weapon during clashes with university students protesting over a controversial reform to the pension plans of the Nicaraguan Social Security Institute (INSS) in Managua, Nicaragua April 20, 2018. REUTERS/Oswaldo Rivas
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A riot policeman looks on during clashes with university students protesting over a controversial reform to the pension plans of the Nicaraguan Social Security Institute (INSS) in Managua, Nicaragua April 20, 2018. REUTERS/Oswaldo Rivas
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Demonstrators are seen amid tear gas during a protest over a controversial reform to the pension plans of the Nicaraguan Social Security Institute (INSS) in Managua, Nicaragua April 20, 2018. REUTERS/Oswaldo Rivas
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A demonstrator reacts to a tear gas canister during a protest over a controversial reform to the pension plans of the Nicaraguan Social Security Institute (INSS) in Managua, Nicaragua April 20, 2018. REUTERS/Oswaldo Rivas
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Charred police motorcycles vandalised by demonstrators are seen during a protest over a controversial reform to the pension plans of the Nicaraguan Social Security Institute (INSS) in Managua, Nicaragua April 20, 2018. REUTERS/Oswaldo Rivas
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A demonstrator stands next to the 'Tree of Life' metal sculpture, toppled by demonstrators during a protest over a controversial reform to the pension plans of the Nicaraguan Social Security Institute (INSS), in Managua, Nicaragua April 20, 2018. REUTERS/Oswaldo Rivas
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A demonstrator uses a slingshot to hurl stones against riot police during a protest over a controversial reform to the pension plans of the Nicaraguan Social Security Institute (INSS) in Managua, Nicaragua April 20, 2018. REUTERS/Oswaldo Rivas
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A demonstrator fires a homemade mortar towards riot police during a protest over a controversial reform to the pension plans of the Nicaraguan Social Security Institute (INSS) in Managua, Nicaragua April 20, 2018. REUTERS/Oswaldo Rivas
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