Nicaraguan Police Arrest Bishop Critical of Ortega Regime

MEXICO CITY—Nicaraguan police on Friday detained a Roman Catholic bishop who’s an outspoken critic of President Daniel Ortega together with a number of clergymen and seminarians within the newest transfer in opposition to opponents of his authorities.

Riot police raided the residence of Bishop Rolando Álvarez in Matagalpa, one among Nicaragua’s most important cities within the north of the nation, at round 3 a.m. native time, the Matagalpa diocese and Catholic clergymen stated. Police knocked down the door and took the boys in separate automobiles, native media reported.