Alumni Reunion of the Certificate in Leadership and Political Management (CLPM) program

Remarks by U.S. Ambassador to Nicaragua, Laura F. Dogu Managua, March 23, 2018 Good morning.  Last week I gave a speech at an event titled “The Way towards 2030 Starts Today.”  In my speech, I asked about the Nicaragua that you want to see in 2030.  In my opinion, you are the young leaders, who ...
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Inauguration of the CCNN Radio Station

Remarks by U.S. Ambassador to Nicaragua, Laura F. Dogu Managua, March 16, 2018 Good afternoon everyone.  Thank you Maria (CCNN Executive Director) for inviting me and to you all for being here with us. Who doesn’t listen to the radio these days?  I listen to the radio almost every day, in the car, at home, ...
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RENET Forum

Remarks by U.S. Ambassador to Nicaragua, Laura F. Dogu Managua, February 27, 2018 Good morning. “This is the first time I’ve had a fixed job, with an eight hour Schedule.” These are the words of Sheira Richardson Natan, a 28-year-old young woman from Corn Island.  “I’ve learned to make my own decisions, to solve problems, ...
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Inauguration of the seventh Wisconsin-Lions Mission – Nicaragua 2018

Remarks by U.S. Ambassador to Nicaragua, Laura F. Dogu Chinandega, February 18, 2018 Estoy muy contenta de estar aquí nuevamente y me alegra ver caras familiares. Muchas gracias por invitarme nuevamente. Good morning. It’s wonderful to be here today again with so many familiar faces. Thank you for inviting me to join you again. I’d ...
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Closing Ceremony of Access camp

Remarks by U.S. Ambassador to Nicaragua, Laura F. Dogu December 22, 2017 Have you enjoyed your week here? I meet with many Access students and they always tell me that Access camp was one of the best parts of the entire program. While everyone practiced English, what they really talked about was the friendships they ...
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Lion’s Club 75th Anniversary

Remarks by U.S. Ambassador to Nicaragua, Laura F. Dogu Managua, December 15, 2017 ¡Muy buenas noches! Al hablar esta noche con ustedes voy a estar cambiando entre español e Inglés ya que sé que no todos los presentes son bilingües. Good evening! As I deliver a few remarks this evening I will switch between Spanish ...
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PFC Suarez Memorial Service

Remarks by U.S. Ambassador to Nicaragua, Laura F. Dogu Boaco, December 7, 2017 Good morning. It is an honor for me to be here to remember Private First Class Róger Alfonso Suarez González in commemoration of the eleventh anniversary of his sacrifice. Please join me in a moment of silence in his memory. I would ...
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World AIDS Day

Remarks by U.S. Ambassador to Nicaragua, Laura F. Dogu Managua, November 29, 2017 On World AIDS Day, we especially commemorate the right to health that people at risk of getting the disease and those that already live with it have.  All people, regardless of age, sexual orientation, origin, and socioeconomic status have the right to ...
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Swearing Ceremony of Peace Corps Volunteers

Remarks by U.S. Ambassador to Nicaragua, Laura F. Dogu Managua, November 9, 2017 Good morning. The Peace Corps Swearing Ceremony is one of my favorite activities because it shows the collaboration between our countries and the commitment to work. Working together, Peace Corps volunteers and their Nicaraguan counterparts are examples of our common qualities of ...
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Conference Rule of Law and Economic Growth

Palabras de la Embajadora de los Estados Unidos, Laura F. Dogu Managua, 9 de noviembre del 2017 Good Morning. The theme, “Rule of Law and Economic Growth”, is very relevant for countries that want to be more competitive.  During my career as a diplomat in many different countries, in different parts of the world, the ...
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Food Safety Modernization Act Workshop

Remarks by U.S. Ambassador to Nicaragua, Laura F. Dogu Managua, October 24, 2017 Good morning. The Nicaraguan and Central American producers and business owners can compete in the world market with quality products and fulfill all of the requirements required by the United States and other markets. From 2012 to 2016, Nicaraguan exports of agricultural ...
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International Coastal Cleanup

Remarks by U.S. Ambassador to Nicaragua, Laura F. Dogu Managua, September 23 2017 Good thing that we are all here in the beautiful beach of Casares to celebrate the World Day of the Coastal Cleaning. I want to thank Paso Pacifico and especially  Liza González, for your unconditional support for the organization of this event. ...
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EducationUSA Luncheon

Remarks by U.S. Ambassador to Nicaragua, Laura F. Dogu Managua, September 21, 2017 The United States has some of the best universities in the world. We are also Nicaragua’s most important business partner. But there are not sufficient ties between the universities in the United States and Nicaragua. We want to see more Nicaraguans studying ...
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EducationUSA Graduate Fair at CCNN

Remarks by U.S. Ambassador to Nicaragua, Laura F. Dogu Thursday, September 21, 2017 Hello everyone. The United States has some of the best universities in the world. Also, we are the most important business partner in Nicaragua. And English is the language of global business and the internet. Choosing a study program in the U.S. ...
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Appreciation Cocktail for Partners

Remarks by U.S. Ambassador to Nicaragua, Laura F. Dogu September 19, 2017 Good evening. Thank you so much for all of the effort and work that you do hand in hand with us. You all are our friends that collaborate with our cultural section programs. The activities and programs that we do together contribute to ...
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9th International Congress of the Academic Network of International Business and Commerce (RACNI) at Universidad Americana (UAM)

Remarks by U.S. Ambassador to Nicaragua, Laura F. Dogu Managua, September 6, 2017 Good morning to all. It is a pleasure to be here with you. Allow me to congratulate the American University and the International Congress of the Academic Network of Commerce and Business for organizing this conference. Before entering my diplomatic career, I ...
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Fifth Amcham Job Fair

Remarks by U.S. Ambassador to Nicaragua, Laura F. Dogu Managua, September 5, 2017 Congratulations to AmCham and Jeanette Duque Estrada for organizing this event. The principal mission of AmCham is to promote trade and investment between the United States and Nicaragua through free trade, the free market, and free enterprise. Here we see a manifestation ...
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TGI Fridays Reopening

Remarks by U.S. Ambassador to Nicaragua, Laura F. Dogu Managua, August 18, 2016 I congratulate TGI Fridays for the reopening of this beautiful restaurant. I know this place, with such cool design and tasty menu options, it will be a great attraction for many Nicaraguans.  It is the ideal option to go with work colleagues ...
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Food Show 2017

Remarks by U.S. Ambassador to Nicaragua, Laura F. Dogu August 16, 2017 Food Service – Café Soluble has organized an extraordinary Food Show and I’m sure it will also be delicious. I am happy to know that the Food Show theme is Food Trucks, because they are part of the culinary culture of the U.S. ...
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Cargill’s CSR Report

Remarks by U.S. Ambassador to Nicaragua, Laura F. Dogu Managua, July 24, 2017 Congratulations to Cargill for their excellence in demonstrating corporate social responsibility or CSR in Nicaragua and throughout the region. In Nicaragua, many companies and entrepreneurs have a charitable foundation. And they have a positive impact. But many people confuse charity with CSR. ...
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Access Managua Graduation Ceremony

Remarks by U.S. Ambassador to Nicaragua, Laura F. Dogu Managua, July 21, 2017 Good afternoon Eddy Alvarado, Access Program Coordinator; María Jiménez, director of the Nicaraguan North-American Cultural Center; parents; students; invitees; and all who are present. I recently participated in the opening ceremony of a national conference for English teachers known as ANPI NicaTESOL ...
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Access Graduation Ceremony

Remarks by U.S. Ambassador to Nicaragua, Laura F. Dogu Granada, July 14, 2017 Good afternoon, Last week, I participated in the opening ceremony of the national conference for English teachers known as ANPI NicaTESOL, where more than 600 English teachers particiapted from all over Nicaragua. I was pleased to hear that several participants graduated from ...
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Photography Exhibition “We want them alive: testimonies of violence against women in Nicaragua’s South Caribbean”

Remarks by U.S. Ambassador to Nicaragua, Laura F. Dogu Managua, Wednesday July 5, 2017 Good afternoon. The victims of femicide are not only statistics, they are women with stories. They have children, fathers and mothers, siblings, friends, coworkers, and neighbors. They are us and we are them. The photography exhibition “We want them alive: testimonies ...
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July 4th Celebration at the CCNN

Good evening everyone – Happy Fourth of July! I am happy to be part of this celebration.  Thank you, María Jiménez and CNN, for inviting me. Fourth of July marks the celebration of the United States Independence Day.  Our founding fathers signed the Declaration of Independence in 1776.  This is a day of celebration for ...
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ACCESS Ceremony at UNICIT

Remarks by U.S. Ambassador to Nicaragua, Laura F. Dogu May 31, 2017 Thank you so much for inviting me to be here today at UNICIT! Thank you to the students, fathers and mothers, and their English instructors. We also thank the host insitution, UNICIT, represented by its Vice Rector, engineer Hector Lacayo, and also the ...
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Ambassador Dogu Closes Project for the Preservation of Ancient Petroglyphs

Ambassador Dogu and members of the Council of the Monimbó community’s “Alcaldía de Vara” closed out the Ambassador’s Fund for Cultural Preservation Project that restored and inventoried petroglyphs in the Cailagua section of the city of Masaya. The Ambassador’s Fund for Cultural Preservation funded the $65,000 project to restore and preserve a 164 feet long ...
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Int’l Jazz Festival

Remarks by U.S. Ambassador to Nicaragua, Laura F. Dogu Managua, April 29, 2017 Congratulations Rodney and TrumboJazz! Rodney is my colleague in the embassy.  What a pleasure!  Good evening everyone.  Architect Luis Morales, Director of the Institute of Culture, Maestro Ramai Das, Director of the Nicaragua International Jazz Festival, Organizers of the Nicaragua International Jazz ...
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Jazz Concert at CCNN

Remarks by U.S. Ambassador to Nicaragua, Laura F. Dogu Managua, April 28, 2017 Good afternoon boys, girls, and young musicians of Music in the Neighborhoods, Music for Life, and the Maragarita Navarro Youth Orchestra.  It’s so good to see so many youth and so many talented people sharing an afternoon of learning with 4 masters ...
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NASA Space Apps Challenge UAM

Remarks by U.S. Ambassador to Nicaragua, Laura F. Dogu Managua, April 22, 2017 Good morning to all. It is a pleasure to accompany you here today at this inaugural ceremony of the NASA Space Apps Challenge, Hackathon Nicaragua 2017. Thank you UAM and Dr. Ernesto Medina for the invitation.  I love this type of event. ...
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Event “Business Connections INDE 2017”

Remarks by Ambassador Dogu April 6, 2017 Thank you for inviting me to participate in this very special program with you today. I am always pleased to have the chance to participate in the events which INDE organizes. Since 1963, INDE has been dedicated to promoting and defending the economic and social importance of private ...
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UNICIT Calendar Year Inauguration

Good morning, everyone. It is an honor to be here today to deliver this inaugural lecture. Thank you, UNICIT, for the invitation.   It is really quite impressive what you’ve accomplished– to have started only in 1995 and now have 2,000 students, seventeen undergraduate courses of study, and the only on-line business administration program in ...
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Statement to the Press at AmCham – uniRSE Event

Ambassador Dogu’s Statement to the Press during AmCham – uniRSE Event March 20, 2017 I am very pleased to be with these two distinguished organizations and presidents to highlight the importance of corporate social responsibility for sustainable development. It is natural that the AmCham and uniRSE are working together to highlight best CSR practices by ...
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Opening of REN Forum

Remarks by Ambassador Laura F. Dogu Managua, March 8, 2017 Thank you for inviting me to celebrate International Women’s Day. Nicaragua needs empowered women in positions of leadership. This is what the Red de Empresarias de Nicaragua is all about. As you lead, you will likely encounter unconscious bias and sexism. This refers to prejudices ...
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Thriive Social Entrepreneur of the Year Award

Remarks by Ambassador Laura F. Dogu Managua, February 28, 2017 Thank you for inviting me to participate in this very special program with you today. I am always pleased to have the chance to meet Thriive’s entrepreneurs who have the perfect combination of innovation, determination to build new businesses, and compassion for their communities. All ...
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Lions Club of Leon

Remarks by Ambassador Dogu Leon, February 12, 2017 Estoy muy contenta de estar aquí nuevamente. Debido a que hay personas que no hablan español, voy a hablar en los dos idiomas. I am very happy to be here today. Because there are people here who only speak English or Spanish, I will speak in both ...
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Opening Ceremony Nicaragua Technology Summit 2017

Remarks by Ambassador Dogu Managua, January 21, 2017 Welcome all to the Nicaragua Technology Summit 2017. This summit is an exciting and unique platform and addresses a crucial topic. To advance, we all must embrace technology. I look forward to hearing from a distinguished lineup of speakers and panelists, both from the United States, Nicaragua, ...
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Firefighters Visit Embassy

January 14, 2017 Ambassador Dogu met with a group of firefighters from San Francisco, California and Bend, Oregon, in Nicaragua, donating their time during vacations, to train Nicaraguan firefighters on extraction techniques, trauma evaluation and water rescue. Since 2007, these group of men and women have been coming to Nicaragua during vacation time to train ...
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Intensive Access English Language Camp Closing Ceremony

Remarks by Ambassador December 19, 2016 Good morning special guests, Access camp counselors from Nicaragua and from the United States, teachers and staff, and Access students. Welcome to the closing ceremony of the seventh edition of the English Access Camp in Nicaragua. I’d like to thank all the different organizations and individuals who supported this ...
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WTC Miami Export Seminar

Remarks by Ambassador Dogu Managua, December 5,  2016 Alvaro Baltodano, Delegado Presidencial PRO-Nicaragua; Orlando Solorzano, Ministro de Fomento, Industria y Comercio; Edward Centeno, Ministro Agricultura y Ganadería; Fernando Melo, Chairman, World Trade Center Miami; Guillermo Jacoby, Presidente APEN; Mario Arana, Director Ejecutivo de APEN; Roberto Sansón, Presidente de AMCHAM; Y distinguidos invitados. I am pleased ...
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Subgrant Signing Ceremony for USAID’s PrevenSida Project on World AIDS Day

Remarks by Ambassador Laura F. Dogu December 1, 2016, Managua Good morning. 35 years ago the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in the United States reported the first case of HIV in the world. Today we celebrate World AIDS Day in a context of a better answer to combat the disease. However, stigma and ...
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Lunch with Nicaraguan Women Entrepreneur Network

Remarks by Ambassador Managua, November 18, 2016 I am honored to speak to you today, and pleased that you have welcomed me back for a second year to celebrate Women’s Entrepreneurship Day with you.  I am so impressed by your dedication, determination, and persistence to build your businesses, create new opportunities, and realize your potential ...
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Leadership Workshop with Participants of the Variable Payment Obligation Program (VPO) in Global Entrepreneurship Week

Remarks by Ambassador Dogu November 14, 2016 Thank you for inviting me to participate in this leadership workshop. I am very impressed by your talent, ideas, and passion. As you know, the entrepreneurial spirit is vital for the economy of a nation. It requires much strength and support to start and grow a business. I ...
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Election Night at the CCNN

Remarks by Ambassador Laura F. Dogu Managua, November 8, 2016 Good afternoon everyone. I’m very pleased to be here with you all on U.S. Election Day! U.S. presidential elections only come once every four years and it is always an exciting time for U.S. democracy. The American democratic process is one of the most transparent ...
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1 Year Anniv Press Conference

Remarks by U.S. Ambassador to Nicaragua, Laura F. Dogu Managua, October 3, 2016 During the first year since my arrival in Nicaragua, I have had the pleasure of knowing a good part of this beautiful country and many of its talented compatriots.  Through our programs, I have had the opportunity to work with people from ...
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Closing of Livestock Enterprise Project

Good morning everyone. To you all, the farmers and entrepreneurs that are inspiring us with your stories full of positive energy, hope and perseverance this morning. Thank you for coming from so far away to celebrate the changes you are making. The people and the government of the United States of America are pleased to ...
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PROGRESA Program Closing Ceremony

Remarks by U.S. Ambassador to Nicaragua, Laura F. Dogu Managua, September 7, 2016 It is a pleasure to be with you today in this celebration for all the results achieved by the Rural Business, Health and Environment Management Program (PROGRESA) that benefited more than 4,800 producers in the north of the country. PROGRESA is part ...
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Eco Efficiency Business Forum

Remarks by U.S. Ambassador to Nicaragua, Laura F. Dogu Managua, August 25, 2017 I am very grateful for the opportunity that you all have provided me to express my support for the efforts that you carry out in order to raise the population’s awareness about recycling in Nicaragua. It is important to influence a true ...
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Entrepreneurship Night

Remarks by Ambassador Laura F. Dogu Managua, July 29, 2016 The word entrepreneur comes from French and its original meaning was akin to “adventurer.” Entrepreneurs truly are adventurers, explorers building products and services never before seen, creating new companies in uncertain environments, and pushing the boundaries of what we thought possible. There is often little ...
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VI Access English Microscholarship, Managua Program Graduation

Remarks by Ambassador Laura F. Dogu July 15, 2016 – 10:00am Centro Cultural Nicaragüense Norteamericano Que alegría estar aquí con ustedes en este día tan especial. Es un honor estar con estos estudiantes sobresalientes, los docentes, y la institución anfitriona del programa Access, y muy especialmente con las familias de estos estudiantes. He estado en ...
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240th Anniversary of the Independence of the United States

Remarks by Ambassador Laura F. Dogu Managua, July 30, 2016 Good evening. Thank you for joining us tonight to celebrate the 240th anniversary of the United States.  I want to especially thank all of our sponsors, and the Managua municipal band for welcoming us in tonight!  We generally celebrate the Fourth of July with baseball ...
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Meeting of Initial Evaluation of the Pacific Disaster Center

Remarks by U.S. Ambassador to Nicaragua, Laura F. Dogu Managua, June 22, 2016 I am very happy that the internationally recognized Pacific Disaster Center, an applied research center of the University of Hawaii, is here to work closely with our Nicaraguan partners, particularly SINAPRED and Civil Defense, to carry out this project.  This meeting and ...
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Peace Corps Volunteers Ceremony

Remarks by U.S. Ambassador to Nicaragua, Laura F. Dogu Managua, June 3, 2016 Good Morning, I have served in many countries around the world and I am always happy when I am assigned to a country that has a Peace Corps Program. Volunteers are such interesting people – after all, they have made the decision ...
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Earth Day Summit with Access Students

Remarks by U.S. Ambassador to Nicaragua, Laura F. Dogu Managua, April 22, 2016 Welcome to the Access English Earth Day Summit! Thank you for coming to represent your class at today’s event.  I know that many of your classmates are watching back home through our webchat, and I welcome all of you to our conversation ...
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MOU Signing Ceremony for USAID’s Variable Payment Obligation (VPO) Program

Remarks by U.S. Ambassador to Nicaragua, Laura F. Dogu Managua, April 7, 2016 It is a great pleasure to be here today for the signing of the U.S. Agency for International Development’s (USAID) new initiative.  The objective is to accelerate entrepreneurship and catalyze private sector investment in businesses that are in their nascent stages.  This ...
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IBEX Global Opening

Remarks by U.S. Ambassador to Nicaragua, Laura F. Dogu April 4, 2016 I am grateful to be able to participate in this important event for IBEX Global and for all of Nicaragua. For more than 12 years, IBEX Global has been an important client service provider in the United States and currently has 20 contact ...
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Launching of the Project “Quality Technical Education for the Caribbean Coast”

Remarks by U.S. Ambassador to Nicaragua, Laura F. Dogu Managua, March 7, 2016 Good morning to all. Thank you for inviting me to the launch of the Quality Technical Education for the Caribbean Coast project, which is part of a Global Alliance between the U.S. Government and the private sector to promote vocational technical education ...
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International Women’s Day Reception

Remarks by U.S. Ambassador to Nicaragua, Laura F. Dogu Managua, March 3, 2016, 6:30 pm Good evening. Thank you for being with us tonight to commemorate International Women’s Day. As President Obama said, and I have repeated several times, no country can reach all its potential if half of its population cannot reach it. The ...
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Launch of the Gender-Based Violence Observatory Website

Remarks by U.S. Ambassador to Nicaragua, Laura F. Dogu Managua, February 10, 2016 Good morning. It is an honor for me to participate in the launch of the Gender-Based Violence Observatory Website, “Voices against Violence,” and to meet with such a committed, inspiring, and diverse group. Violence against women and girls crosses all ethnic, socioeconomic, ...
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English for Journalists Program’s Third Graduation

Discurso de la Embajadora Laura F. Dogu Managua, 9 de febrero del 2016 Felicidades graduados. Y felicitaciones también a los familiares y amigos de los graduandos, quienes han trabajado tan arduamente para culminar este entrenamiento. Como ellos han estado estudiando inglés, espero que no les importe que cambie de idioma por un rato. It is ...
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Thriive Awards Reception

Remarks by Ambassador Laura F. Dogu Managua, February 4, 2016 We are so grateful for the opportunity to help sponsor this event with Thriive in honor of the social entrepreneurs and innovators here in Nicaragua. And while tonight we will especially recognize one person who has provided a particularly meaningful and innovative impact to Nicaraguan ...
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Launch of the Gender-Based Violence Observatory Website

Remarks by U.S. Ambassador to Nicaragua, Laura F. Dogu Bluefields, January 12, 2016 It is an honor for me to participate in the launch of the Gender-Based Violence Observatory Website, “Voices against Violence,” and to meet with such a committed, inspiring and diverse group. Violence against women and girls crosses all ethnic, socioeconomic and geographical ...
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Cargill Inauguration

Remarks by U.S. Ambassador to Nicaragua, Laura F. Dogu Managua, December 16, 2015 Good afternoon. I feel very grateful to be part of this exciting moment for Cargill, for Managua, and for the entire country. For 15 years, this company has been operating in Nicaragua and its brands Tip Top, Pipasa, Cainsa, among others, are ...
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Delta Airlines 10th Anniversary Celebration

Remarks by U.S. Ambassador to Nicaragua, Laura F. Dogu Managua, December 15, 2015 It is a great pleasure to be with you tonight to celebrate the tenth anniversary of Delta Airlines in Nicaragua. On behalf of the United States Embassy, ​​I am honored to congratulate all Delta Airlines staff on this achievement. In the last ...
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Closing of NicaTESOL Conference

Good afternoon all. Thank you Chris and Franklin for the introduction, and congratulations to you all for another successful  NicaTESOL. It seems that NicaTESOL, through the efforts of ANPI and a group of committed volunteers, grows stronger each year. Congratulations also to you all on the ANPI election that you went through yesterday.  It is ...
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Food Safety Congress

Managua, December 10, 2015 Good morning. I am pleased to see our countries work together to improve Nicaragua’s competiveness and its economy as part of our commitment to assist Nicaragua engage in the global economy and benefit from the CAFTA-DR trade agreement. The purpose of this workshop is to address the recent rules of the ...
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Denton Flight Donation

Remarks by U.S. Ambassador to Nicaragua, Laura F. Dogu Managua, December 5, 2015 I am very proud to witness the generous donation from the organization, Wisconsin-Nicaragua Partners. These seven ambulances are the result of the collection of funds that U.S. citizens attained in their communities for the acquisition of these vehicles and the coordinated effort ...
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Welcome Reception

Remarks by U.S. Ambassador to Nicaragua, Laura F. Dogu December 1, 2015 It is an honor and a pleasure to welcome you. My husband and I arrived in Managua about two months ago; in spite of the short time, we have enjoyed it to the maximum, getting to know, little by little, Nicaragua and Nicaraguans. ...
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CHOP IX Signing Ceremony

I am delighted to be here today to sign, together with Fr. Idiáquez, the ninth agreement for the College Horizons Outreach Program in Nicaragua. This week is International Education Week and I can think of no better way to mark this occasion than by celebrating our joint commitment to preparing underserved Nicaraguans for higher education. ...
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Thanksgiving Lunch with Journalists

Remarks by U.S. Ambassador to Nicaragua, Laura F. Dogu November 18, 2015 Welcome to my house for lunch to celebrate Thanksgiving Day. It is an honor to have you here with us. As I said before, I hope to have open and frequent communication with the media during my time in this country as Ambassador. ...
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Young Entrepreneurs and Leaders Congress

Remarks by U.S. Ambassador to Nicaragua, Laura F. Dogu Managua, November 16, 2015 Good afternoon entrepreneurs, friends and honored invitees. It is my pleasure to be here today at this important event. It is always invigorating to be surrounded by young people full of enthusiasm, creativity, and positive energy. I have been looking forward to ...
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Cacao Forum

In my first month in Nicaragua, I have met with many political leaders, business executives, educators, and civil society groups.  They have told me about Nicaragua’s challenges and opportunities for development.  But I have been looking forward especially to being with this audience today and having the opportunity to share my thoughts and learn from ...
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Subgrants Signing Ceremony for the USAID/PrevenSida Projects

It is a pleasure for me to be here with you today to learn about the great work achieved by civil society organizations working with key populations on HIV/AIDS and to participate in the signing of the Sixth Round of Grants. For the past five years, civil society organizations in Nicaragua have received financial support ...
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International Day of the Girl Celebration

Good morning, everyone. Thank you for joining us here today to celebrate International Day of the Girl Child. The United States Government is committed to promote and encourage girls’ empowerment in all the development work we do. The United Nations’ theme for 2015 is “The Power of the Adolescent Girl: Vision for 2030”. This event ...
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Statement to the Press

Good afternoon everyone. Thank you for coming here today for my first press conference in Nicaragua.   It is an honor and a pleasure to be here.  I hope to have frequent and open communication with the media during my tenure as ambassador, and I look forward to seeing you often. My husband and I arrived ...
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