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Relatives and friends attend the burial of teenager Matt Romero in Managua, Nicaragua, last September. He was shot dead during clashes between anti-government protesters and riot police and paramilitaries. Inti Ocon/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Stay Or Go? Ortega's Crackdown Pushes Nicaraguans To Make Hard Choices

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Journalists And NGOs Face Shutdowns, Beatings As Nicaragua Stifles Dissent

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Anti-government demonstrators protest in Granada, Nicaragua. Hundreds of people have been killed in the government's brutal suppression of protests that erupted in April. Alfredo Zuniga/AP hide caption

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A student who had taken refuge at the Church of the Divine Mercy amid a barrage of armed attacks is embraced by a relative on Saturday after he was transported to the Managua Metropolitan Cathedral. Cristobal Venegas/AP hide caption

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Students with homemade mortars stand guard behind makeshift shields and barricades Tuesday at the National University in Managua, which has been occupied by protesters for more than a month. Inti Ocon/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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