These are serious and troubling times in Nicaragua. Protests since April have left hundreds dead and many more incarcerated or missing. Where will the turmoil end and how?
Decades after Nicaragua's revolution, the country's revolutionaries and their supporters find themselves divided -- between those who support Daniel Ortega's government and those who oppose it.
To better understand present-day events in Nicaragua, we need to revisit the 1979 Sandinista Revolution and the agrarian reform which was to have lifted the poorest citizens out of poverty.
The 1980s were an incredible time of change, challenge and hope in Nicaragua after the 1979 Sandinista Revolution. Now many are questioning the source of the violence that's erupted in the country.