09 Jun '18, 3pm

Cup of Excellence Relocating Winning Coffees Amid Strife in Nicaragua

Cup of Excellence Relocating Winning Coffees Amid Strife in Nicaragua

A press release issued Thursday by ACE summarizes the recent events: “The week after the 2018 Nicaraguan Cup of Excellence in Matagalpa, April 18, a number of protesting students were killed by Nicaraguan authorities in Managua. Since then, the situation in Nicaragua has escalated. Over 120 people have been killed and the country is experiencing a national catastrophe. Food shortages, road blockades, and overall political strife have surfaced throughout the entire country. There have been multiple human rights violations and the country has nearly come to a total standstill, according to multiple reports close to the situation.”

Full article: http://www.baristamagazine.com/cup-of-excellence-moves-aw...

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