U.S. citizen arrested during protests in Nicaragua killed in prison shooting


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The prisoner, Eddy Montes, was a U.S. citizen, his cousin Paola Montenegro told Reuters, after Nicaraguan media published photos of what appeared to be his U.S. passport. The U.S. embassy in Nicaragua condemned the use of lethal force against Montes, calling him a political prisoner in a post on social media. The Nicaraguan interior ministry had said in an earlier statement Montes had family who were of foreign nationality but gave no further detail.