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Nicaragua crisis: Truce agreed after weeks of deadly violence

Nicaragua’s government and opposition groups have agreed a ceasefire after weeks of violence that has left about 170 people dead.

  • BBC

A truth commission will also be established and international investigators allowed into the country.

Fust 1aFriday’s peace talks in Managua were brokered by the Roman Catholic Church.

The protests began on 19 April after President Daniel Ortega’s government imposed cuts to pension and social security programmes.

The cuts were…

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