Protesters in Nicaragua have been demonstrating against President Daniel Ortega since April.
"With each passing day, Nicaragua travels down a familiar path. It is a path that Syria has taken, it is a path that Venezuela has taken," said U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley.
News agency EFE spoke with the leader of Nicaragua, a nation embroiled in a socio-political crisis.
President Carlos Alvarado's statement came one day after hundreds of Costa Ricans held a protest in San Jose against Nicaraguan immigrants. The demonstration turned violent.
Several reporters have been captured and assaulted during the protests in Nicaragua, in which, to date, 317 to 448 people have lost their lives.
During the march on Saturday, which had been called by the government to demand justice for the victims of the crisis over the past three months, protesters expressed their backing for what they are calling a "revolutionary process headed by Comandante Daniel Ortega."
The Central American nation is in a prolonged political crisis that has so far claimed between 277 and 351 lives in three months.
Nicaragua's Attorney General's Office has leveled charges against farm leader Medardo Mairena, who is representing an opposition alliance in a national dialogue process.
Human rights organizations say that at 351 people have died in unrest that began in mid-April with protests against a government proposal - since withdrawn - to make changes to the pension system.
President Daniel Ortega says Nicaragua's constitution does not allow for the 2021 elections to be held early.
Since Apr. 18, Nicaragua has been steeped in its worst socio-political crisis since 1980.
Nicaragua a is mired in a socio-political crisis that has resulted in between 178-200 deaths since mid-April, according to humanitarian organizations, making it the country's bloodiest crisis since the 1980s.
Since mid-April, the Central American country has suffered violence and repression at the hands of security agents of President Daniel Ortega’s administration.
Desde mediados de abril, el país centroamericano sufre violentas jornadas de represión a manos de agentes de seguridad del Gobierno de Daniel Ortega.
Nicaragua has been experiencing a new wave of violence in its streets for several weeks, fueled by the reform promoted by the current government of Daniel Ortega.
Desde hace varias semanas, Nicaragua vive una nueva oleada de violencia en sus calles, alimentada por la reforma impulsada por el gobierno actual de Daniel Ortega que incluye un aumento de contribuciones individuales en el sistema de pensiones.
Students of Nicaragua's oldest university, hiding behind masks for their safety, stated that they "do not agree" with the national peace talks, adding they cannot resume their academic activities "because the national situation does not allow it."
On Saturday, protesters gathered in Niquinohomo, Nicaragua, calling for justice for those who have died in the country's protests since April 18.
At least 30 people were killed in the protests, 428 were injured and some 200 were arrested.
The election is due to be held on May 27.
El autor se convierte así en el primer escritor centroamericano en ganar el prestigioso galardón. Ramírez fue un revolucionario sandinista y vicepresidente de Nicaragua entre 1985 y 1990.
The Department of Homeland Security has ended the Temporary Protection Status (TPS) for 2,500 Nicaraguans on Monday.
El Departamento de Seguridad Nacional ha cancelado el pasado lunes el Estatus de Protección Temporal (TPS) para 2.500 nicaragüenses.
Last Friday, the Nicaraguan flag was raised for the first time in history in Philadelphia’s City Hall, within the framework of the 196th anniversary of the independence of the Central American country.
El pasado viernes, la bandera de Nicaragua fue izada por primera vez en la historia en la alcaldía de Filadelfia, en el marco del 196 aniversario de la Independencia del país centroamericano.