Latin America

7. BARRICADES: The rebellion of the Sandinista's grandchildren

In some Nicaraguan cities, such as Masaya, the barricades protect residents, their businesses and homes from looting and arson attacks at night by government supporters in order to create chaos and fear. This was the situation in the city in mid-June when it was protected by hundreds of roadblocks erected by residents using paving stones ripped up from the streets. (Read the complete text)
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