The Nicaraguan government has said that it will release all political protesters arrested over the past year within the next 90 days, according to two independent officials who are monitoring talks aimed at resolving the country's political standoff.
The Nicaraguan government said on Wednesday it would release within 90 days all people arrested during several months of protests against President Daniel Ortega, as a step to restarting dialogue with opposition groups.
Nicaragua's opposition says it will not return to talks on the country's political standoff until the government shows "signs of goodwill" on demands such as the full release of hundreds considered political prisoners.
Protesters targeting Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega took to the streets on Saturday, demanding the release of all political prisoners and turning up the heat on the political crisis that has consumed the country since last year.
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