Sweetwater, FL – Members of the Nicaraguan community gathered today near the Sweetwater city limits on the edge of Ruben Dario Park to protest against the government of Nicaragua. Roughly 50 protesters holding signs, and Nicaraguan and American flags, voiced their opposition to the government of Daniel Ortega, a longtime leader of the Central American government frequently criticized for human rights violations.

The protest took place on Flagler street and roughly 98 avenue near the entrance of Ruben Dario Park.

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