"the Nicaraguan president Daniel Ortega calls for negotiations with the opposition to resolve a prolonged political conflict that began with protests against the Ortega government, and where at least 320 people have been killed as a result of harsh reprisals from the government."
"According to the president, the government aims to bring about the negotiations on Wednesday next week. The opposition has previously called for Ortega's resignation."
"Förhandlingsinbjudan will at the same time as the government faces an economic crisis and a deficit in the treasury the equivalent of nearly 3 billion crowns after not having received the loans and grants they would otherwise normally received from international organizations."
"The dissident protests started in april last year and was originally targeted against a planned pension reform, which was later withdrawn."
"the Opposition is accusing the former gerillaledaren Ortega to be a corrupt dictator who controls the country after their sole discretion, together with his wife Rosario Murillo, who is also vice-president."