Travel Advisory: Nicaragua – Level 4: Do Not Travel (August 06, 2020)

Location: Nicaragua Event: The U.S. Department of State updated the Travel Advisory for Nicaragua on August 6, 2020.  Do not travel to Nicaragua due to COVID-19. Reconsider travel to Nicaragua due to civil unrest, crime, limited healthcare availability, and arbitrary enforcement of laws. Read the Department of State’s  COVID-19 page  before you plan any international travel. The Centers for Disease …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: Update: Additional August 15 Aeromexico Charter (August 05, 2020)

Location: Nicaragua Event: Aeromexico is arranging an additional repatriation charter flight from Managua to Mexico City on Saturday, August 15, 2020.  This flight is open to U.S. citizens.  Aeromexico currently flies from Mexico City to Houston, New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, San Antonio, Miami, and Orlando. Tickets for this flight must be purchased by August …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: Update: Suspension of Commercial Airline Service (July 24, 2020)

Location: Nicaragua Event: Most airlines serving Managua have delayed the resumption of regular service to and from the United States until September 2020.  The following dates of suspension are subject to change: Aeromexico service suspended until September 01, 2020 United Airlines service suspended until September 02, 2020 Avianca Airlines service suspended until September 02, 2020 …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: Update: Additional July 22 Aeromexico Charter (July 10, 2020)

Location: Nicaragua Event: Aeromexico and the Embassy of Mexico are arranging an additional repatriation charter flight from Managua to Mexico City on Wednesday, July 22, 2020. This flight is open to U.S. citizens. Aeromexico currently flies from Mexico City to Houston, New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, San Antonio, Miami, and Orlando. Tickets for this flight …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: July 17 AeroMexico Charter (July 3, 2020)

Location: Nicaragua Event: AeroMexico and the Embassy of Mexico are arranging a repatriation charter flight from Managua to Mexico City on Friday, July 17, 2020. This flight is open to U.S. citizens. AeroMexico currently flies from Mexico City to Houston, New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, San Antonio, Miami, and Orlando. Tickets for this flight must be purchased …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: Update: Suspension of Commercial Airline Service (June 29, 2020)

Location: Nicaragua Event: All airlines serving Managua have delayed the resumption of regular service to and from the United States until August 2020.  The following dates of suspension are subject to change: Aeromexico service suspended until August 01, 2020 United Airlines service suspended until August 03, 2020 Avianca Airlines service suspended until August 06, 2020 …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: Immediate Availability: Eastern Airlines Flights June 11 and 12

Location: Managua Event: Eastern Airlines has confirmed direct flights from Managua (MGA) to Miami (MIA) on June 11 and 12, 2020.  These flights are scheduled to depart Managua at 11:00 a.m. and arrive in Miami at 3:30 p.m. These are commercial flights.  Tickets cannot be purchased at the airport and must be purchased online directly …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: Possible Eastern Airlines Flights Next Week

Location: Managua Event: Eastern Airlines may offer two additional direct flights from Managua to Miami on June 11 and 12, 2020.  These flights are not confirmed, and dates and availability could change.  The Embassy will send an additional message with information on how to purchase a ticket once flights are confirmed. The Embassy strongly encourages …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: Update: Commercial Airline Service (June 03, 2020)

Location: Nicaragua Event: Most airlines serving Managua have delayed the resumption of regular service from Managua to the United States until July 2020.  The following information is the most current available as of today’s date, but is subject to change: Aeromexico service suspended until July 04, 2020 United Airlines service suspended until June 21, 2020 …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Managua, Nicaragua (June 02, 2020)

Location: Nicaragua Event: As of June 1, 2020, the government of Nicaragua has reported 759 cases of COVID-19, including cases of community transmission.  Independent health monitors estimate the actual number of cases is even higher and will continue to rise quickly.  To combat the spread of the virus, Nicaraguan medical associations have urged the public …

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Customer Service Announcement: Suspension of Visa Services (May 26, 2020)

Location: Nicaragua Event: Due to the ongoing COVID-19 crisis, the U.S. Embassy has extended the suspension of routine visa appointments until further notice. This suspension includes appointments for immigrant and non-immigrant visa applications. Emergency visa applications will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Services for U.S. citizens are not affected by this suspension. Actions to …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: Immediate Availability: Eastern Airlines Flight Tomorrow

Location: Managua Event: Eastern Airlines has confirmed a direct flight from Managua (MGA) to Miami (MIA) on Thursday, May 21, 2020. This flight departs Managua at 10:00 a.m. and arrives in Miami at 2:30 p.m.  This is a commercial flight.  Tickets cannot be purchased at the airport and must be purchased online directly from Eastern …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: Immediate Availability: Eastern Airlines Flight Tomorrow

Location: Managua Event: Eastern Airlines has confirmed a direct flight from Managua (MGA) to Miami (MIA) on Wednesday, May 20, 2020. This flight departs Managua at 10:00 a.m. and arrives in Miami at 2:30 p.m. Tickets can be purchased online directly from Eastern Airlines at https://goeasternair.com/ (Note: pick “one way” as the option). The Embassy strongly …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: Update: Commercial Airline Service (May 16, 2020)

Location: Nicaragua Event: American Airlines has extended suspension of regular service from Managua to the United States through July 7, 2020.  Several other airlines have also changed dates for resumption of service to and from Nicaragua: Aeromexico service suspended until June 04, 2020 United Airlines service suspended until June 04, 2020 Avianca Airlines service suspended …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: Status of Land Borders (May 14, 2020)

Location: Nicaragua Event: The Costa Rican government has announced the closure of its border until at least June 15.  The Honduran border remains closed until further notice. Visit Ready.gov for tips to prepare yourselves and your family in the event of an emergency.  U.S. citizens remaining in Nicaragua should ensure they have an adequate supply of …

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Health Alert; U.S. Embassy Managua, Nicaragua (May 14, 2020)

Location: Nicaragua Event: As of May 14, the Government of Nicaragua has reported 25 cases of COVID-19, including cases transmitted through community spread. Independent health monitors report the actual number of cases is likely much higher. Independent reporting also suggests the spread of COVID may be impacting the ability of the medical system in areas …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: Update: Commercial Airline Service (April 28, 2020)

Location: Nicaragua Event: Several airlines have extended their suspension of regular service between Nicaragua and the United States. The following dates for resumption of service are current as of April 28, 2020 but could change: Aeromexico service suspended until June 01, 2020 United Airlines service suspended until June 04, 2020 Avianca Airlines service suspended until …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: Update: Suspension of Commercial Airline Service (April 22, 2020)

Location: Nicaragua Event: Several airlines have extended their suspension of regular service between Nicaragua and the United States. The following dates for resumption of service are current as of April 22, 2020 but could change: Aeromexico service suspended until May 02, 2020 United Airlines service suspended until June 04, 2020 Avianca Airlines service suspended until …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: Unannounced Border and Airport Closures (April 20, 2020)

Location: Nicaragua Event: While the Nicaraguan government has not officially announced border restrictions, U.S. citizens in Nicaragua should be prepared for closures of land borders and airports with no warning and with indefinite duration.  All commercial air service from Nicaragua to the United States remains suspended until at least early May.  U.S. citizens in Nicaragua …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: Update: Commercial Airline Service (April 17, 2020)

Location: Nicaragua Event: Several airlines have extended their suspension of regular service between Nicaragua and the United States. The following dates for resumption of service are current as of April 17, 2020 but could change: Aeromexico service suspended until May 02, 2020 United Airlines service suspended until May 20, 2020 Avianca Airlines service suspended until …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: Update: No Commercial Airline Service (April 09, 2020)

Location: Nicaragua Event: As of April 9, all commercial airline service between Nicaragua and the United States has been suspended until at least early May.  U.S. citizens still in Nicaragua should be prepared to shelter in place.  The Embassy encourages U.S. citizens in Nicaragua to follow guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and limit non-essential travel during …

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Customer Service Announcement: Current Status of Passport Operations for Overseas Posts (April 08, 2020)

Location: Nicaragua Event: Because of public health measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19, effective March 20, 2020, the U.S. Department of State began limiting its domestic passport operations.  Effective April 2, U.S. passport agencies have further limited their ability to offer routine passport and citizenship services overseas. In an emergency, the Embassy can assist …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: Update: Suspension of All Commercial Airline Services (April 06, 2020)

Location: Nicaragua Event: Aeromexico will suspend service to Managua starting April 9, 2020.  After the final April 9 Aeromexico flight, there will be no commercial flights between Nicaragua and the United States until at least early May.  U.S. citizens in Nicaragua who wish to return to the United States should take advantage of this final …

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Customer Service Announcement: Suspension of Visa Services (April 06, 2020)

Location: Nicaragua Event: Due to the ongoing COVID-19 crisis, the U.S. Embassy has suspended routine visa services through April 30, 2020.  This suspension includes appointments for immigrant and non-immigrant visa applications.  Emergency visa applications will be considered on a case-by-case basis.  Services for U.S. citizens are not affected by this suspension. There are still commercial …

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Customer Service Announcement: Suspension of Visa Services (April 06, 2020)

Location: Nicaragua Event: Due to the ongoing COVID-19 crisis, the U.S. Embassy has suspended routine visa services through April 30, 2020.  This suspension includes appointments for immigrant and non-immigrant visa applications.  Emergency visa applications will be considered on a case-by-case basis.  Services for U.S. citizens are not affected by this suspension. There are still commercial …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Managua, Nicaragua (April 2, 2020)

Location: Nicaragua Event: International commercial flight options currently exist in Nicaragua.  U.S. citizens who wish to return to the United States should make commercial arrangements as soon as possible unless they are prepared to remain abroad for an indefinite period.  The U.S. government does not anticipate arranging repatriation flights in Nicaragua at this time. Actions to Take: …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: Additional United Airlines Flight Options (March 31, 2020)

Location: Nicaragua Event: United Airlines has confirmed two additional direct flights from Managua (MGA) to Houston (IAH) on April 1 and April 2. These flights depart Managua at 1:15 p.m. and arrive in Houston at 5:36 p.m. The one-way cost is $805 per person. Tickets can be purchased at united.com or through your travel agent …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: Update: AeroMexico Flight Options (March 29, 2020)

Location: Nicaragua Event: As of April 1, AeroMexico will be the only international carrier that has not suspended service from Nicaragua. AeroMexico does not have direct flights from Managua to the United States but does fly five times per week from Managua to Mexico City. From Mexico City, U.S.-based airlines connect to many U.S. cities, …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: Update: Potential Flights for U.S. Citizens (March 27, 2020)

Location: Nicaragua Event: The U.S. Embassy in Managua is coordinating a potential flight for U.S. citizens to the United States on Wednesday, April 1, which would land at Alexandria International Airport (AEX) in Alexandria, LA. U.S. citizens wishing to be included on a list of passengers for this potential flight must fill out this online form . You should fill out …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Managua, Nicaragua (March 26, 2020)

Location: Nicaragua Event: On March 26, Nicaragua’s Health Ministry confirmed Nicaragua’s first death due to COVID-19. The Nicaraguan government has yet to impose any travel restrictions or national quarantine policies. The Department of State has issued a Global Level 4 Health Travel Advisory for COVID-19. The Embassy strongly encourages U.S. citizen travelers to advance their departure plans from Nicaragua before the …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: Potential Flights for U.S. Citizens (March 26, 2020)

Location:  Nicaragua Event:  As of March 26, 2020, seats remain available on AeroMexico flights from Managua to Mexico City, with connections to many destinations in the United States.  However, other international airlines have suspended service from Managua or will soon do so.  For more information on the expected suspension dates of these airlines, you can review …

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Update: Suspension of Several Airline Services (March 25, 2020)

Location: Nicaragua Event: As of March 25, 2020, AeroMexico is the only international carrier serving Nicaragua that has not announced plans to suspend service.  AeroMexico does not have direct flights to the United States from Nicaragua, but does fly five times per week from Managua to Mexico City with connecting service to Miami, Florida and …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: Suspension of Several Airline Services (March 22, 2020)

Location:  Nicaragua Event:  American Airlines plans to suspend flights to and from Managua beginning March 27, 2020; Spirit Airlines will do the same beginning March 24, 2020; and United Airlines beginning April 1, 2020. With the outbreak of COVID-19, other airlines have suspended or may soon suspend service from Nicaragua.  U.S. citizens planning to leave Nicaragua …

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Travel Advisory: Global Level 4 Health Advisory for COVID-19 – Do Not Travel (March 19, 2020)

The Department of State advises U.S. citizens to avoid all international travel due to the global impact of COVID-19.  In countries where commercial departure options remain available, U.S. citizens who live in the United States should arrange for immediate return to the United States, unless they are prepared to remain abroad for an indefinite period.  …

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Global Level 3 Health Advisory – Reconsider Travel

The Department of State advises U.S. citizens to reconsider travel abroad due to the global impact of COVID-19. Many areas throughout the world are now experiencing COVID-19 outbreaks and taking action that may limit traveler mobility, including quarantines and border restrictions. Even countries, jurisdictions, or areas where cases have not been reported may restrict travel …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Managua, Nicaragua (March 19, 2020) 

Location:  Nicaragua   Event:  On March 18, Nicaragua’s Health Ministry confirmed the first case of COVID-19 within the country’s borders.  As of March 19, the Nicaraguan government has not imposed any travel restrictions or national quarantine policies.  Please visit  Nicaragua’s Health Ministry website  for updates on Nicaragua’s response to the spread of COVID-19. On March 14, the Department of State authorized the departure of U.S. …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Managua, Nicaragua (March 17, 2020)

Location:  Nicaragua  Event:  The Department of State has issued a  Global Level 3 Health Advisory  for the Coronavirus (COVID-19).  The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has also issued a  Level 2 Global COVID-19 Outbreak Notice . As of March 17, the Government of Nicaragua has not confirmed cases of COVID-19 within the country’s borders.  Nicaragua’s Health Ministry continues to report that they are monitoring the situation.  The Nicaraguan government has not imposed any …

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COVID-19 Information

August 15, 2020 Country-Specific Information: On August 11, Nicaragua’s Health Ministry confirmed Nicaragua’s 128rd death due to COVID-19. The Nicaraguan government has yet to officially impose any domestic travel restrictions or national quarantine policies. If you are a U.S. citizen interested in being added to a list for any potential U.S. government-organized flight, please submit …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Managua (March 10, 2020)

Location:  Nicaragua Event:  There is an ongoing multinational outbreak of novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) first identified in Wuhan, China.  The global public health threat posed by COVID-19 is high, with more than 115,000 reported cases worldwide.  As of March 10, Nicaragua has no confirmed cases of COVID-19 within its borders. Nicaragua’s Health Ministry is monitoring the …

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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Managua, Nicaragua (March 5, 2020)

Location:  Managua, Countrywide Event:  Due to recent policy announcements, U.S. Embassy personnel and temporary duty visitors require special permission to travel outside of their residential neighborhoods and hotels for the next 72 hours.  Embassy personnel are not permitted to travel outside of Managua during this period.  The Embassy reminds U.S. citizens that demonstrations may occur …

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Customer Service Announcement: U.S. Embassy Managua, Nicaragua (March 5, 2020)

Location:  Managua, Countrywide Event:  The Embassy’s consular section will be closed to the public for the remainder of Thursday, March 5, and all day Friday, March 6, 2020.  Regular customer service hours will resume Monday, March 9, 2020. Actions to Take:  Please follow the links or call the numbers below for additional service-related information.   …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: Registering to Vote and Submitting an Overseas Ballot

Registering to Vote and submitting a ballot is fast, easy, and can be done from anywhere in the world! Start by confirming your voter registration with your state.  Some states require absentee voters to register annually so you may need to re-register.  Go to FVAP.gov to connect to your state’s voter portal to register to vote, …

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Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy Managua, Nicaragua (February 25, 2020)

Location:  Managua Event:  The Embassy has advised personnel of potential traffic disruption and strong police presence due to a possible pro-democracy protest march starting at 1:00 p.m. Tuesday, February 25, from the National Cathedral to the Central American University.  Additional demonstrations may occur in Managua or elsewhere in Nicaragua with little or no notice.  Please …

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Presidential Proclamation

Entry of aliens who were present in China, excluding the Special Autonomous Regions of Hong Kong and Macau, within 14 days prior to their arrival at the port of entry in the United States is suspended, per Presidential Proclamation.  If you reside in China, have traveled to China recently, or intend to travel to China …

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U.S. Social Security Services and other Federal Benefits Nicaragua – January 28-30, 2020

The U.S. Embassy in Nicaragua is pleased to announce that representatives from the Regional Federal Benefits Unit located in the U.S. Embassy in Costa Rica will visit Managua to offer services for beneficiaries or individuals with questions about U.S. Social Security and other federal benefits. Where:  Consular Section U.S. Embassy Managua –kilometer 5 ½ (5.5) …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: Town Hall Meeting in Managua with Ambassador Sullivan on January 31, 2020

The U.S. Embassy invites U.S. citizens in Nicaragua to attend a Town Hall hosted by Ambassador Sullivan on Friday, January 31, 2020 from 9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. The event will take place in Casa Grande at the U.S. Embassy compound, located at Kilometer 5.5 Carretera Sur, Managua. The program will include remarks by the …

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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Managua (January 8, 2020)

Location: Nicaragua Event: Heightened Middle East Tensions There is heightened tension in the Middle East that may result in security risks to U.S. citizens abroad. The Embassy will continue to review the security situation and will provide additional information as needed. Actions to Take: Keep a low profile. Be aware of your surroundings. Stay alert …

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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Festival of Santo Domingo Celebrations July 31 to August 10, 2019

Location:  Managua Event:  On July 31, celebrations commemorating the festival of Santo Domingo, the patron saint of Managua, will begin.  Road closures, traffic disturbances, and fireworks are expected throughout the city, especially in the immediate vicinity of parade routes.  The festival features massive gatherings on August 1 and 10 throughout the Santo Domingo neighborhood and …

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Demonstration Alert: Student Day Protest March (July 25)

Location:  Managua Event:  The Embassy has directed personnel to avoid Masaya Highway between Jean Paul Genie traffic circle and Centroamerica traffic circle starting at 2:00 p.m. July 25 due to a planned protest in commemoration of Nicaraguan Student’s Day.  A strong police presence is already noted along this route, and other locations in Managua.  Additional …

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Alert: Revolution 40th Anniversary Celebrations (July 17-19, 2019)

Location:  Managua Event: The Embassy has directed personnel to avoid celebrations related to the 40th anniversary of the Revolution, July 17-19, including possible vigils July 18 on Simón Bolívar Avenue between Rotunda Hugo Chávez, Plaza de la Revolución, Plaza la Fe Juan Pablo II and the Malecón area; and celebrations July 19 in the same …

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Alert: Annual Repliegue March Saturday, July 6

Location:  Managua/Masaya Event: The Embassy has directed personnel to avoid the Masaya Highway Saturday, July 6 due to the FSLN’s annual Repliegue procession.  The Repliegue is scheduled to begin at 10:00 a.m. with a rally at Plaza de Las Victorias and end in the early afternoon with another rally in Masaya.  Expect major traffic congestion …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: Hurricane and Typhoon Season 2019

The Embassy of the United States reminds U.S. citizens in Nicaragua that hurricane season lasts from June 1 to November 30, with peak season from mid-August to late October.  The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Climate Prediction Center predicts a near-normal hurricane season this year in the Atlantic, with a 70 percent likelihood of 9-15 named storms, 4-8 hurricanes, and 2-4 major hurricanes.  …

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Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy Managua, Nicaragua (May 26, 2019)

Location:  Managua Event:  A pro-democracy march is expected to occur in Managua at 10:00 a.m. Sunday, May 26, 2019 between the Embassy of Mexico and Metrocentro traffic circle.  The Embassy has directed personnel to temporarily avoid this area.  Additional demonstrations may occur with little or no notice.  Please monitor local media for updates, and remember …

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Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy Managua, Nicaragua (April 17, 2019)

Location:  Managua Event:  The Embassy has directed personnel to avoid the Masaya highway in Managua (NIC-4) from Centroamérica traffic circle to Plaza de las Victorias due to a planned pro-democracy march at 2:00 p.m. today, April 17, 2019.  In addition, due to the one year anniversary of the commencement of sociopolitical unrest in Nicaragua, and …

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Customer Service Announcement: U.S. Embassy Managua, Nicaragua (April 17, 2019)

Location:  Managua, Nicaragua Event: The Embassy will be closed to the public from 12:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 17, to 7:15 a.m. on Monday, April 22, 2019.  During this time, only emergency services for U.S. citizens will be available. Actions to Take: Please follow the links or call the numbers below for additional service-related information. …

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Demonstration Alert: U. S. Embassy Managua, Nicaragua (March 30, 2019)

Location:  Managua Event:  The Embassy has directed personnel to avoid Metrocentro mall, Metrocentro traffic circle, and the surrounding areas until further notice due to reports of protests, strong police presence, and road blocks.  Additional demonstrations may occur in Managua or elsewhere in Nicaragua with little or no notice.  Please monitor local media for updates, and …

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Customer Service Announcement: U.S. Embassy Managua, Nicaragua (December 4, 2018)

Location:  Worldwide Event:  As the United States mourns the loss of President George H. W. Bush, the Embassy will be closed to the public on Wednesday, December 5.  The consular section will resume its regular schedule on Thursday, December 6. Actions to Take:  If you had an appointment scheduled for December 5, please check your …

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Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy Managua, Nicaragua (November 27, 2018)

Location:  Nicaragua, countrywide Event:  Recent public announcements have heightened the risk of demonstrations against the U.S., and, as a precautionary measure, Embassy personnel have been instructed to limit their activities until further notice. Actions to Take: Avoid demonstrations and leave the area immediately if unexpectedly in the vicinity of large gatherings or protests. Do not …

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Weather Alert: U. S. Embassy Managua, Nicaragua (October 18, 2018)

Location:  Throughout the country Event:  A tropical depression is currently affecting several regions in Nicaragua.  Heavy rain is expected throughout the country until October 21, 2018, likely causing flash floods and mudslides.  SINAPRED has declared a red alert for Boaco, Chinandega, Granada (Malacatoya), Jinotega, Leon, Managua, Matagalpa, Nueva Segovia, North Caribbean Autonomous Regions (Triangulo Minero) …

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Weather Alert: U. S. Embassy Managua, Nicaragua (October 18, 2018)

Location:  Throughout the country Event:  A tropical depression is currently affecting several regions in Nicaragua.  Heavy rain is expected throughout the country until October 21, 2018, likely causing flash floods and mudslides.  SINAPRED has declared a red alert for Boaco, Chinandega, Granada (Malacatoya), Jinotega, Leon, Managua, Matagalpa, Nueva Segovia, North Caribbean Autonomous Regions (Triangulo Minero) …

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Demonstration Alert: U. S. Embassy Managua, Nicaragua (Weekend of October 13-14, 2018)

Locations: Saturday, October 13 – Pro-Ortega march at 3:00 p.m. As in previous pro-Ortega marches, supporters and heavy police presence may appear as early as 10:00 a.m. at major traffic circles throughout  Managua.  The announced route is Jean Paul Genie Rotunda to Hugo Chavez Rotunda. Pro-Ortega caravans may be seen throughout the city. Sunday, October …

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Demonstration Alert: U. S. Embassy Managua, Nicaragua (October 05, 2018)

Locations: Saturday, October 6, 3:00 p.m.: Jean Paul Genie traffic circle (rotonda) to the Hugo Chavez Rotonda (pro-Ortega). Sunday, October 7, 10:00 a.m.: Rotonda Jean Paul Genie to Rotonda Metrocentro (pro-democracy) Sunday, October 7, 3:00 p.m.: Jean Paul Genie traffic circle (rotonda) to the Hugo Chavez Rotonda (pro-Ortega). Event: For the pro-Ortega marches, supporters and …

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Demonstration Alert: U. S. Embassy Managua, Nicaragua (October 03, 2018)

Location:  Rotonda Jean Paul Genie to Rotonda Hugo Chavez Event:  There is a pro-Ortega march scheduled to occur today, October 3, at 3:00 p.m. from the Jean Paul Genie traffic circle (rotonda) to the Hugo Chavez Rotonda.  Supporters and heavy police presence may appear as early as 10:00 a.m. at major traffic circles throughout Managua.  …

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Demonstration Alert: U. S. Embassy Managua, Nicaragua (September 30, 2018)

Location: Rotonda Universitaria Event: There is a static pro-democracy protest (plantón) scheduled to occur tomorrow, October 1, at 8:00 a.m. at Universitaria traffic circle (rotonda), next to the National Autonomous University of Nicaragua (UNAN).   Participants may start gathering up to one hour before the start of the demonstration. Embassy personnel have been cautioned to avoid …

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Demonstration Alert: U. S. Embassy Managua, Nicaragua (September 29, 2018)

Location: Announced locations of demonstrations for this weekend are: Pro-democracy march at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, September 29. Starting point is Cristo Rey Rotonda (the Cristo Rey traffic circle). Pro-Ortega march at 3:00 p.m., Saturday, September 29. The announced route is Jean Paul Genie Rotonda to Hugo Chavez Rotonda. Pro-democracy march at 10:00 a.m., Sunday, September …

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Demonstration Alert: U. S. Embassy Managua, Nicaragua (September 26, 2018)

Location:  Announced locations of demonstrations for Wednesday, September 26, are: Pro-democracy static protest beginning at 10:00 a.m. in front of the Courts of Managua. Pro-democracy march at 2:00 p.m. Participants will gather at Universidad Centroamericana (UCA) and head toward the UN building. Pro-Ortega march at 3:00 p.m. The announced route is Jean Paul Genie Rotonda …

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Demonstration Alert: U. S. Embassy Managua, Nicaragua (September 6, 2018)

Location:  Announced locations of upcoming protests and demonstrations are: A nationwide national strike (all day Friday, September 7) A pro-Ortega march from Jean Paul Genie Rotonda to Hugo Chavez Rotonda (3:00 p.m. Saturday, September 8) Event:  The U.S. Embassy has instructed non-essential personnel to remain home tomorrow, September 7, due to a national strike.  On …

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Demonstration Alert: U. S. Embassy Managua, Nicaragua (September 5, 2018)

Location:  Announced locations of today’s demonstrations are: A pro-Ortega march from Jean Paul Genie Rotonda to Hugo Chavez Rotonda (3:00 p.m.) A pro-democracy protest in front of the Pellas Building (4:00 p.m.) Event:  The Embassy will dismiss non-essential personnel at 1:00 p.m. today due to demonstrations that may cause traffic disruptions during the afternoon.  The …

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Demonstration Alert: U. S. Embassy Managua, Nicaragua (September 2, 2018)

Location: Galerias Mall, and the area of Carretera Masaya between Camino al Oriente and Jean Paul Genie Rotonda. Event: There are unconfirmed reports of two protesters shot in the vicinity of Camino al Oriente. U.S. Government personnel have been directed to avoid Galerias Mall, and the area between Camino al Oriente and Jean Paul Genie …

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Demonstration Alert: U. S. Embassy Managua, Nicaragua (August 31, 2018)

Location:  Announced locations of demonstrations today through Sunday are: Universidad Centroamericana (Friday, 4:00 p.m.) Holiday Inn near Periodista Rotonda (Saturday, 7:00 a.m.) March from Centroamerica Rotonda to Metrocentro Rotonda to Chavez Rotonda (Saturday, 3:00 p.m.) March from Cristo Rey Rotonda to Metrocentro Rotonda to Periodista Rotonda (Sunday, 10:00 a.m.) Event:  A pro-democracy protest will take …

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Demonstration Alert – U. S. Embassy Managua, Nicaragua (August 30, 2018)

Location:  Metrocentro Rotonda to the Universidad Centroamericana Event:  A pro-democracy protest is scheduled to occur today, August 30, at 12:00 p.m.  Participants will create a human chain from Metrocentro to the Universidad Centroamericana.  U.S. Government personnel have been advised to avoid the affected area.  Violence may break out at any demonstration.  Police, parapolice and other …

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Demonstration Alert – U. S. Embassy Managua, Nicaragua (August 29, 2018)

Location:  Plaza las Victorias, to Metrocentro Rotonda, to Hugo Chavez Event:  A pro-Ortega march is scheduled to occur today, August 29, at 3:00 p.m.  It will start at Plaza las Victorias, go to Metrocentro Rotonda, and end at Hugo Chavez.  U.S. Government personnel have been advised to avoid the affected area.  Violence may break out …

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Alert: Protest on August 28th

Location:  Camino Oriente, Managua, near the Centroamerica Rotonda Event:  A protest is scheduled to occur today, August 28, beginning at 5:00 p.m., at Camino Oriente.  U.S. Government personnel have been advised to avoid the affected area. Events over the past several months in Nicaragua have shown that locations, routes, times, sizes, and possible violence at …

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Alert: Demonstrations on Saturday, August 25 (August 24)

Location: From Jean Paul Genie Circle in Managua to Granada; Plaza las Victorias to Rotonda Hugo Chavez. Event: We have received reports of two demonstrations on Saturday, August 25. The first is a pro-democracy caravan leaving from Jean Paul Genie Circle in Managua at 11:00 a.m. and proceeding to Granada. The second is a pro-Ortega …

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Alert: “Grand National March” on Wednesday, August 15 (August 15)

Location:  Cristo Rey Rotonda to La Virgen Rotonda, Managua Event:  We have received reports of a march sponsored by the civic alliance focused on political prisoners that is scheduled to take begin on August 15th at 10:00 a.m. The march will start at Cristo Rey Rotonda and end at La Virgen Rotonda.  U.S. Government personnel …

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Alert: Multiple Protests on Saturday, July 28 (July 27)

Location: Jean Paul Genie-Managua Cathedral, and TBD Event: We have received reports of an anti-government march that is scheduled to take place on Saturday, July 28th at 10:00 a.m.  The march will start at Jean Paul Genie Rotonda, and will end at the Managua Cathedral. U.S. Government personnel have been advised to avoid Jean Paul …

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Alert: Multiple Protests on Monday, July 23 (July 23)

Location: Multiple, all passing near UCA Event: On Monday, July 23, three student marches are planned in Managua, with routes that may converge or intersect. Due to these demonstrations, the U.S. Embassy is closing today at 12:15 p.m. Two of the planned demonstrations are protesting the government and will begin at 2:00 p.m.: one from …

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Demonstration Alert: Planned Demonstrations in Managua (July 21)

Location:    Managua Rubenia Rotonda to Jean Paul Genie Rotonda Plaza de las Victorias to Jean Paul Genie Rotonda Event:  There are calls for two demonstrations to take place today, July 21.  The first march is expected to start at Rubenia Rotonda at 9:00 a.m.  The second march is scheduled to start at 10:00 a.m. …

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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 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 the Embassy …

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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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