Security Alert: Anniversary of the Sandinista Revolution on Thursday, July 19 (July 15)

Location: Plaza la Fe, Managua Event: On Thursday, July 19, the celebration of the Sandinista Revolution will take place in Managua. The event is scheduled to take place at 2:00 p.m. at Plaza la Fe, although attendees will likely gather before noon. U.S. Government personnel have been advised to remain in their neighborhoods during the ...
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Security Alert: Possible Violence and Traffic Disruptions between Managua and Masaya (July 15)

Location:  Managua to Masaya, Carretera Masaya Event:  There are calls for a caravan today, July 15, beginning at Rotonda Metrocentro and moving toward Masaya down Carretera Masaya. U.S. government personnel have been advised to avoid Carretera Masaya from Rotonda Metrocentro south toward Pricesmart. U.S. citizens should monitor local media, including social media, for planned routes and ...
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Managua, Nicaragua (July 11, 2018)

Location:  Managua and surrounding areas Event:  There are potentially large marches and a national strike currently announced for July 12 and 13, respectively. There is a potential for violence and transportation disruptions. The July 12th march route in Managua has been announced as beginning at 10:00 a.m. at Rotonda Cristo Rey, moving on to the Auto ...
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U.S. Embassy Managua Update on Available Consular Services (July 8)

Routine Message — U.S. Embassy Managua Update on Available Consular Services On July 6, 2018, the U.S. government ordered the departure of non-emergency U.S. government personnel from Nicaragua. U.S. Embassy Managua’s Consular Section will be open only for emergency U.S. citizen services and diplomatic, official, and life-or-death nonimmigrant visa requests. U.S. citizens and visa applicants ...
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Alert: March and Concert in Managua on July 7-8, 2018

Event:  March and Concert in Managua  Location:  Managua, between the Plaza Las Victorias and Hugo Chavez Rotonda, and in the lot next to Managua Cathedral. The Government of Nicaragua has called for a march on July 7, 2018 beginning at 3:00 p.m. at Plaza Las Victorias and ending at approximately 6:00 p.m. at Hugo Chavez Rotonda, as ...
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Updated Travel Advisory: Nicaragua – Level 3: Reconsider Travel (July 6)

The Department of State updated its Travel Advisory for Nicaragua on July 6, 2018.  It was updated to inform U.S. citizens that the U.S. government ordered the departure of non-emergency U.S. government personnel. The Department continues to advise travelers to reconsider travel to Nicaragua.  This replaces the previous Travel Advisory issued on June 8, 2018. ...
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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Managua, Nicaragua (July 3, 2018)

Event:  Demonstration in Managua  Location:  Managua, between the Metro-Centro Rotonda and Jean Paul Jean Paul Genie Rotonda. A demonstration is currently scheduled to take place on July 4, 2018 beginning at 11:00 a.m. ending at 1:00p.m.U.S.   Government personnel have been advised to avoid the affected areas while the demonstration is ongoing.  A demonstration along the same ...
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Managua, Nicaragua (July 3, 2018)

Location: Managua and surrounding areas Event: There are potentially large marches currently announced for July 4 and 7, as well as possible activities on July 5 and 6. There is a potential for violence and transportation disruptions. The U.S. Embassy will be closed to the public July 4 – July 6, 2018. The U.S. Embassy ...
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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Managua, Nicaragua – Violence in Managua (June 30, 2018)

Location: Managua Event:  U.S. Government personnel have been advised to shelter in place until further notice due to violent events occurring in areas of Managua on June 30, 2018. Events over the past several weeks in Nicaragua have shown that locations, routes, times, sizes, and possible violence at demonstrations, roadblocks, and downtown areas of various cities throughout ...
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Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy Managua, Nicaragua (June 29)

Location:  Managua, Monumento Alexis (Plaza de Las Victorias) to Jean Paul Genie Rotonda Event: A march is currently scheduled to take place on June 30, 2018 at 10:00 a.m.  The route is expected to begin at Monumento Alexis (Plaza de Las Victorias) and end at Jean Paul Genie Rotonda. U.S. Government personnel have been advised to ...
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Demonstration Alert – U. S. Embassy Managua, Nicaragua (June 22, 2018)

Location: Monumento Alexis (Plaza de Las Victorias), to Jean Paul Genie Rotonda Event: A march is currently scheduled to take place on June 23, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. The route is expected to begin at Monumento Alexis (Plaza de Las Victorias) and end at Jean Paul Genie Rotonda. U.S. Government personnel have been advised to avoid this ...
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Demonstration Alert – U. S. Embassy Managua, Nicaragua (June 21, 2018)

Location: Rotonda Jean Paul Genie Event: Demonstrations are currently scheduled at Jean Paul Genie Rotonda on June 21, 2018 at 9:00 a.m. U.S. Government personnel have been advised to avoid this area while demonstrations are ongoing. The U.S. Embassy has also received reports that Government of Nicaragua security forces are stationed along Carretera Massaya. U.S. government personnel ...
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Managua, Nicaragua (June 13, 2018)

Location:  Throughout Nicaragua  Event:  Civil unrest throughout Nicaragua continues to impact U.S. Embassy operations and hours. The U.S. Embassy in Managua will be closed to the public on June 14, 2018 due to anticipated transport disruptions throughout the country associated with the planned national work stoppage (Paro).  The U.S. Embassy will provide limited emergency consular ...
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Travel Advisory – Nicaragua – Level 3: Reconsider Travel

Reconsider travel to Nicaragua due to crime, civil unrest and limited healthcare availability. On April 23, 2018, the U.S. government ordered the departure of U.S. government family members and authorized the voluntary departure of U.S. government personnel. Rallies and demonstrations are widespread and occur daily with little notice. In many instances the government responds using tear ...
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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Managua, Nicaragua (June 7, 2018)

Location: Managua International Airport Event: Demonstrations are currently scheduled at the airport on June 11, 2018 at 12:00 p.m. U.S. Government personnel have been advised to avoid the airport on this day, and reschedule flights if necessary. Events over the past several weeks in Nicaragua have shown that locations, routes, times, sizes, and possible violence ...
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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Managua, June 5, 2018

Location:  Throughout Nicaragua Event:  Continued civil unrest throughout Nicaragua impacts U.S. Embassy operations The U.S. Embassy in Managua will announce future closures to the public on our webpage ( https://ni.usembassy.gov/u-s-citizen-services/embassy-operating-status/ ) and on our Facebook page, as well as via a Security Alert email to U.S. citizens enrolled with the Embassy. Please check the above webpage to ensure ...
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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Managua, May 31, 2018

Location:  Throughout Nicaragua Event:  Continued civil unrest throughout Nicaragua impacts U.S. Embassy operations The U.S. Embassy in Managua will be closed to the public on June 1, 2018 due to widespread, unpredictable violence and traffic disruptions on May 29-31. The U.S. Embassy will provide limited emergency consular services by telephone only. Regular appointments will be rescheduled as ...
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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Managua, May 30, 2018

Location:  Throughout Nicaragua Event:  Continued civil unrest throughout Nicaragua impacts U.S. Embassy operations. The U.S. Embassy in Managua will be closed to the public on May 31, 2018 due to widespread, unpredictable violence and traffic disruptions on May 29-30. The U.S. Embassy will provide limited emergency consular services by telephone only. Regular appointments will be rescheduled as ...
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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Managua, May 29, 2018

Location: Throughout Nicaragua Event: Continued civil unrest throughout Nicaragua impacts U.S. Embassy operations The U.S. Embassy in Managua will be closed to the public on May 30, 2018 due to large anticipated demonstrations in Managua on that day and associated traffic disruptions. The U.S. Embassy will provide limited emergency consular services by telephone only. Regular ...
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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Managua, May 28, 2018

Location:  Throughout Nicaragua Event:  Continued civil unrest throughout Nicaragua The U.S. Embassy in Managua will be closed to the public on May 29, 2018 due to anticipated demonstrations and traffic disruptions. The U.S. Embassy will provide limited emergency consular services by telephone only. Regular appointments will be rescheduled as quickly as possible. The U.S. Embassy ...
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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Managua, May 25, 2018

Location:  Throughout Nicaragua Event:  Continued civil unrest throughout Nicaragua expected during the weekend of May 25-27, 2018 Demonstrations are expected to take place the evening of May 25, 2018, and there is a strong possibility of continued civil unrest throughout the weekend across the country. The U.S. Embassy in Managua reminds U.S. citizens in Nicaragua ...
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Managua, Nicaragua (May 22, 2018)

Location:  Throughout Nicaragua Event:  Civil unrest throughout Nicaragua continues to impact U.S. Embassy operations and hours. The U.S. Embassy in Managua will be closed to the public on May 23, 2018 due to anticipated demonstrations and traffic disruptions at the Enacal intersection near the U.S. Embassy. The U.S. Embassy will provide limited emergency consular services ...
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Managua, Nicaragua (May 16, 2018)

Location:  Throughout Nicaragua  Event:  Civil unrest throughout Nicaragua continues to impact U.S. Embassy operations and hours. The U.S. Embassy in Managua will be closed to the public on May 16, 2018 due to anticipated demonstrations and traffic disruptions at the Enacal intersection near the U.S. Embassy. The U.S. Embassy will provide limited emergency consular services ...
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Managua, Nicaragua (May 15, 2018)

Location:  Throughout Nicaragua Event:  Civil unrest throughout Nicaragua continues to impact U.S. Embassy operations and hours. Demonstrations are planned in Managua today, May 15, 2018 with advertised start times of 4:00 p.m.  The marches will start at individual schools, and will all end at Jean Paul Genie Rotonda.  However, recent days’ events have shown that ...
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Managua, Nicaragua (May 13, 2018)

Location:  Throughout Nicaragua Event: Civil unrest throughout Nicaragua continues to affect U.S. Embassy operations and hours. The Embassy will resume operations on Monday, May 14, and the Consular Section will assist individuals who already have a scheduled appointment. American citizens who have emergency needs for U.S. travel documents and do not have a scheduled appointment may ...
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Security Alert — U.S. Embassy Managua, Nicaragua (May 11, 2018)

Location: Throughout Nicaragua Event: The U.S. Embassy in Managua will be closed to the public on May 11, 2018 due to demonstrations planned for May 11, 2018 in various locations throughout Nicaragua. Recent days’ events have shown that locations, routes, times, sizes, and possible violence of demonstrations are all unpredictable. The U.S. Embassy will provide ...
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Security Alert — U.S. Embassy Managua, Nicaragua (May 9, 2018)

Location:  Throughout Nicaragua Event:  Civil unrest throughout Nicaragua continues to affect U.S. Embassy operations and hours.  Demonstrations are planned in Managua today, May 9, 2018 with advertised start times of 2:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m.  However, recent days’ events have shown that locations, routes, times, sizes, and possible violence of demonstrations are all unpredictable.  Due to the planned ...
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Managua, Nicaragua (May 8, 2018)

Location:  Throughout Nicaragua Event:  Civil unrest throughout Nicaragua continues to affect U.S. Embassy operations and hours.  The Embassy is aware of demonstrations planned for May 9, 2018 in Managua with advertised start times of 2:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m.  However, recent days’ events have shown that locations, routes, times, sizes, and possible violence of demonstrations are all ...
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Managua, Nicaragua (May 8, 2018)

Location:  Throughout Nicaragua Event:  Civil unrest throughout Nicaragua continues to affect U.S. Embassy operations and hours.  The Embassy is aware of demonstrations planned for May 9, 2018 in Managua with advertised start times of 2:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m.  However, recent days’ events have shown that locations, routes, times, sizes, and possible violence of demonstrations are all ...
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Managua, Nicaragua (May 4, 2018)

Location:  Throughout Nicaragua Event:  Civil unrest throughout Nicaragua continues to affect U.S. Embassy operations and hours.  Until further notice: All routine American citizen services (U.S. passports, reports of births abroad, notarials, etc.) are available now by appointment only at https://evisaforms.state.gov . American citizens needing emergency U.S. travel documents (for imminent travel only) may visit the Embassy ...
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Managua, Nicaragua (May 2, 2018)

Location:  Throughout Nicaragua Event: Civil unrest throughout Nicaragua continues to affect U.S. Embassy operations and hours. Until further notice: All routine American citizen services (U.S. passports, reports of births abroad, notarials, etc.) are available now by appointment only at https://evisaforms.state.gov . American citizens needing emergency U.S. travel documents (for imminent travel only) may visit the Embassy ...
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Managua, Nicaragua (April 29, 2018)

Location:  Throughout Nicaragua  Event: Civil unrest throughout Nicaragua continues to affect normal Embassy operations.  Until further notice, travel by U.S. government personnel within Nicaragua is restricted to the hours between 5:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., with restrictions on driving on Carretera Masaya North from rotunda Centroamerica and near all universities. A demonstration is expected near ...
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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Managua, Nicaragua (April 27, 2018)

Location:  Managua Event:  A demonstration is expected to take place today, Friday, April 27 beginning at 5:00 p.m. at Rotunda Jean Paul Genie with a possible route northward along Carretera Masaya.  Another demonstration is expected tomorrow, Saturday, April 28 beginning at 2:00 p.m. in different parts of Managua, especially in areas around the Catedral de Managua. ...
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Managua, Nicaragua (April 26, 2018)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Managua, Nicaragua (April 26, 2018) Location:  Throughout Nicaragua Event: Civil unrest throughout Nicaragua continues to affect normal Embassy operations. On Friday, April 27, the Embassy will open for limited operations, and the Consular Section will continue to assist only American citizens with emergency needs for U.S. travel documents from 8:00 a.m. ...
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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Managua, Nicaragua (April 25, 2018)

Location:  Managua  Event: Demonstrations are expected to take place today, Wednesday, April 25 beginning at 3:00 p.m. in different parts of Managua. Until further notice, travel by U.S. government personnel within Nicaragua is restricted to the hours between 5:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., with restrictions on driving on Carretera Masaya North from rotunda Centroamerica and ...
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Managua, Nicaragua (April 24, 2018)

Civil unrest throughout Nicaragua continues to affect normal Embassy operations, and the Embassy is currently available by phone for emergencies only. Until further notice, travel by U.S. government personnel within Nicaragua is restricted to the hours between 5:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., with restrictions on driving on Carretera Masaya North from rotunda Centroamerica and near all ...
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Message to U.S. Citizens – April 23, 2018: Demonstration Alert

A large demonstration is expected to take place on April 23 beginning at 3:00 p.m. near the Metrocentro rotunda in Managua. The demonstration may attract violence and elicit a police response. Travel by U.S. government personnel within Nicaragua is restricted, and additional restrictions on movements by U.S. government personnel outside of U.S. diplomatic facilities may ...
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Message to U.S. Citizens – April 23, 2018: Reconsider travel to Nicaragua due to crime and civil unrest

Reconsider travel to Nicaragua due to crime and civil unrest. On April 23, 2018, the U.S. government ordered the departure of U.S. government family members and authorized the departure of U.S. government personnel. Political rallies and demonstrations are occurring daily, often with little notice or predictability.  Some protests result in injuries and deaths.  Demonstrations typically ...
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Message to U.S. Citizens: Demonstration Alert Update – U.S. Embassy Managua (April 21, 2018)

Demonstration Alert Update – U.S. Embassy Managua (April 21, 2018) Location:  Managua, Nicaragua Event:  Demonstrations continue in response to a recent policy change regarding the Nicaraguan Social Security Institute (INSS).  Demonstrations continue to involve violence.  Locations and times of demonstrations are unpredictable and often occur spontaneously in multiple locations throughout Managua and all of Nicaragua.  ...
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Message to U.S. Citizens (April 21): Travel Advisory: Nicaragua – Level 3: Reconsider travel

Political rallies and demonstrations are occurring daily, often with little notice or predictability.  Some protests result in injuries and deaths.  Demonstrations typically elicit a strong response that includes the use of tear gas, pepper spray, rubber bullets, and live ammunition against participants and occasionally devolve into looting, vandalism, and acts of arson.  Both the Government of Nicaragua ...
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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Managua (April 19, 2018)

Location: Multiple locations throughout Nicaragua; especially around rotundas and universities in major cities. Event: Demonstrations continue in response to a recent policy change regarding the Nicaraguan Social Security Institute (INSS). Demonstrations at various locations on April 18 and 19, 2018 involved violence. Locations and times of upcoming demonstrations may change last minute and may impact ...
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Message to U.S. Citizens: Update on demonstrations

UPDATE: Demonstrations continue in response to a recent policy change regarding the Nicaraguan Social Security Institute (INSS). Demonstrations at various locations on April 18 and 19, 2018 have involved violence. Locations and times of upcoming demonstrations may change last minute and may impact traffic in these areas. Due to ongoing traffic disturbances, limited public transportation, ...
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Demonstration Alert – U. S. Embassy Managua (April 18, 2018)

Location: Multiple locations throughout Nicaragua; most likely around rotundas and universities in major cities. Event: Demonstrations scheduled as early as today, April 18 at 5:00 p.m. and as late as April 30. Participants intend to organize in response to a recent policy change regarding the Nicaraguan Social Security Institute (INSS). Locations and times of demonstrations ...
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Demonstration Alert – U. S. Embassy Managua (April 12, 2018)

Location: Announced gathering point is in Managua around UNI university and to continue in the areas around UCA university, Plaza Inter Rotunda, and the National Assembly. Event: Demonstrations expected to take place today, April 12, beginning at 10:00 a.m. Participants intend to organize in response to the on-going forest fire in the Indio Maiz Nature ...
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Demonstration Alert – U. S. Embassy Managua (April 10, 2018)

Location: Announced gathering point is in Managua on Masaya Highway in front of the Hilton Hotel. Event: Demonstrations expected to take place today, April 10, beginning at 5:00 p.m. Participants intend to organize in response to the on-going forest fire in the Indio Maiz Nature Reserve. This event could impact traffic in the area during ...
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Alert: Upcoming Event Alert – U. S. Embassy Managua (March 14, 2018)

Upcoming Event Alert – U. S. Embassy Managua (March 14, 2018) Location:  Managua Event:  The Nicaraguan government has scheduled a national drill for natural disasters for 11:00 a.m. today, Wednesday, March 14, 2018.  The drill may affect the normal operations of public institutions such as MINREX, MAGFOR, the National Police, Hospitals, and nearby neighborhoods.  Traffic around ...
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Alert: Demonstration Alert – U. S. Embassy Managua, Nicaragua (March 8, 2018)

Demonstration Alert – U. S. Embassy Managua, Nicaragua (March 8, 2018) Location: The area in Managua between Rotunda Centro America and Metro Centro Event: A demonstration is currently taking place in recognition of International Women’s Day. Actions to Take: Avoid the areas of the demonstration. Exercise caution if unexpectedly in the vicinity of large gatherings ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens: Visit of the Regional Federal Benefits Office to Nicaragua

The Regional Federal Benefits Office (RFBO) will visit the U.S. Embassy in Managua to provide services related to U.S. Social Security Benefits, Medicare, Railroad Retirement Board, Office of Personnel Management, and Veteran’s benefits. The RFBO will provide the following services: Collect Social Security Number (SSN) card applications; Complete federal benefits applications; Collect and certify documents ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens: Town Hall in Estelí with Ambassador Dogu on Tuesday, March 6, 2018

The U.S. Embassy invites U.S. citizens in Nicaragua to attend a Town Hall hosted by Ambassador Dogu on Tuesday, March 6, 2018 from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.  The event will take place at Hotel Los Arcos (de Catedral ½ Cuadra al norte) in Estelí. The program will include remarks by the Ambassador, as well ...
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