Brazil Seeks Answers to Student’s Death in Nicaragua

Ambassadors from both countries have been called to Brasilia to relay information involving Brazilian medical student killed in Managua on Monday.

By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Brazil’s government has called back Brazilian ambassador to Nicaragua, Luís Cláudio Villafañe Gomes Santos, one day after Brazilian university student was killed in the Central American country’s capital, Managua. Nicaragua’s ambassador in Brasilia was also called into the Itamaraty (Brazil’s Foreign Ministry) to explain what happened to the student.

"The Brazilian woman was hit by shots in circumstances in which [the Brazilian government] is seeking clarification from the Nicaraguan government," said Itamaraty in a press release.

According to Universidad Americana (UAM) president, Ernesto . . .

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