Argentina play Colombia in Salvador before taking on Paraguay and Asian champions Qatar in Group B.
An American citizen arrested last year during months of anti-government protests was killed in a shooting at the prison where he was being held.
Caravans from Central America have inflamed the debate over US immigration policy, with US President Donald Trump using the migrants to try secure backing for his plan to build a border wall on the frontier with Mexico.
Every day, about 5,000 Venezuelans leave home in one of the biggest exodus of people in modern South American history.
Nicaragua has been roiled by unrest since demonstrations began against planned welfare cuts by Ortega's government in April, which then spiralled into a wider protest against him.
The demonstration shows defiance over a law passed last month that threatens protesters with terrorism charges carrying up to 20 years behind bars.
The staff members were fired because they were deemed to support the protesters by treating them.
A survey by aid agency Oxfam, interviewed 4,731 men and women aged 15 to 25 in Bolivia, Cuba, Colombia, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua and the Dominican Republic, showed violence against women is seen as normal.
According to the Nicaraguan Association for Human Rights, the Nicaraguan police and paramilitary groups loyal to President Daniel Ortega committed the killings.
The students took refuge inside the Divine Mercy Catholic Church on Friday after gunmen loyal to President Daniel Ortega began shooting at them.
Incoming Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said in a radio interview on Monday that Mexico would now adopt a hands-off policy toward other nations.
A raid by pro-government forces Sunday left at least 14 people dead in Nicaragua, where hundreds have been killed since unrest broke out in April.
Francisco Javier Díaz Madriz, Fidel Antonio Moreno Briones, and José Francisco López Centeno have had sanctions imposed upon them by the US for human rights abuses and corruption.
CPDH rights group leader Marcos Carmona said the 23-year-old man was a street peddler who was shot in the head when some of the marchers strayed off the scheduled route.
According to CENIDH, the people killed were all either in Managua or Masaya.
Nicaraguan bishops met embattled president Daniel Ortega on Thursday, presenting a proposal for what they called "democratization" of the country after weeks of protests.
The Nicaraguan Center for Human Rights (CENIDH) said another 1,300 people have been wounded in the protests, which have met with a violent crackdown from the government.
A total of 92 people have now died in the ongoing unrest.
Manuel Chevez and Luis Díaz were killed in clashes in León.
The talks involved representatives of university students who are leading the protests against Ortega as well as some from business groups and unions.
The protesters were demanding justice over the deaths of 43 people in anti-government unrest.
Although President Daniel Ortega's Sandinista party has historically been well-supported in León, such is no longer the case.
On Sunday night, in an effort to calm the streets, Ortega said he had cancelled the welfare-overhaul initiative.
But the Nicaraguan Center for Human Rights says it is still trying to verify figures.
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