Nicaraguans trying to flee the continuing violence

Parents want their children far away from Nicaragua until the political crisis is resolved.

    Many Nicaraguans have been applying for passports, hoping to escape the continuing political crisis.

    Anti-government demonstrators and government forces have been in confrontations for weeks as peaceful demonstrations are met with violence.

    Now, church officials are putting themselves in the line of fire to prevent further bloodshed.

    The Catholic Church has also been moderating peace talks between the two sides.

     

    Al Jazeera's Manuel Rapalo reports from Managua.


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    Interactive: Coding like a girl

    Interactive: Coding like a girl

    What obstacles do young women in technology have to overcome to achieve their dreams? Play this retro game to find out.

    Heron Gate mass eviction: 'We never expected this in Canada'

    Hundreds face mass eviction in Canada's capital

    About 150 homes in one of Ottawa's most diverse and affordable communities are expected to be torn down in coming months

    I remember the day … I designed the Nigerian flag

    I remember the day … I designed the Nigerian flag

    In 1959, a year before Nigeria's independence, a 23-year-old student helped colour the country's identity.