Some of the 6,000 international cargo trucks trapped along the Pan-American Highway in central Nicaragua. The trucks are trapped by makeshift roadblocks built by Nicaraguans demanding the resignation of President Daniel Ortega, and their inability to move is battering the Nicaraguan economy.
Some of the 6,000 international cargo trucks trapped along the Pan-American Highway in central Nicaragua. The trucks are trapped by makeshift roadblocks built by Nicaraguans demanding the resignation of President Daniel Ortega, and their inability to move is battering the Nicaraguan economy. Francisco Aguirre Courtesy
Some of the 6,000 international cargo trucks trapped along the Pan-American Highway in central Nicaragua. The trucks are trapped by makeshift roadblocks built by Nicaraguans demanding the resignation of President Daniel Ortega, and their inability to move is battering the Nicaraguan economy. Francisco Aguirre Courtesy

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