Death toll in Nicaragua protests rises to six

MANAGUA – At least six people have died in violent protests in Nicaragua over changes to social security, the Red Cross said on Saturday, as pressure increased on the government of President Daniel Ortega to halt the bloodshed. Nicaraguans have been protesting since Wednesday against the changes that increase worker contributions and lower pensions, sparking one of the biggest crises in the administration of Ortega, a former Marxist guerrilla. Lissett Guido, a spokeswoman for the…

"Death toll in Nicaragua protests rises to six"