Arnaldo Arita and Jorge Cabrera, correspondents for the Reuters international news agency in Nicaragua, denounced the robbery and the aggressions suffered by hooded men and protected by the Policía Nacional (National Police), while covering the attack on the protesters who remained on the barricades on Monday in the Managua neighborhood, El Edén.
Arnoldo Arita, Reuters news correspoindent in Managua
Both reporters were robbed of their cameras, chargers, cell phones, computers, photographic lenses, backpacks, money and personal documents.
The reporters arrived at El Edén bridge sector, while the police, accompanied by hooded and armed individuals, dismantled the barricades located in the sector and fired on civilians.
“When I arrived at the place, one of the policemen beckoned to the hooded men and they let six hooded and armed men approach