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Fears rise in Nicaragua over new social security overhaul

In this Feb. 8, 2019 photo, a Sandinista National Liberation Front ruling party banner and a national flag fly outside the Social Security Institute, in Managua, Nicaragua. A new plan to cut pension payments and raise payroll taxes is taking effect in the Central American country. Economists and businesspeople are warning that it threatens to have even more severe effects for Nicaraguans and plunge the country into deeper recession and unemployment. (AP Photo/Alfredo Zuniga)

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