Demonstration Alert: U. S. Embassy Managua, Nicaragua (September 21)

Location:  Managua Event:  The Embassy has directed personnel to avoid the area around Centroamerica traffic circle on Saturday, September 21 due to a planned protest.  Other cities with a possibility of protests and strong police presence include Masaya, Leon, Matagalpa, Chinandega, Carazo, and Boaco.  The Embassy has directed personnel to avoid all major thoroughfares in Managua between 10 a.m. and 12 …

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Demonstration Alert: U. S. Embassy Managua, Nicaragua (September 13)

Location:  Managua Event:  The Embassy has advised personnel of potential traffic disruption and strong police presence due to a possible protest march by the Movimiento Campesino starting at 10:00 a.m. Friday, September 13 on Masaya Highway between John Paul Genie traffic circle and Central American University.  Additional demonstrations may occur in Managua or elsewhere in …

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Demonstration Alert: U. S. Embassy Managua, Nicaragua (September 9-11)

Location:  Managua Event:  The Embassy has advised personnel of potential traffic disruption and strong police presence due to possible protest marches September 9-11.  On September 9, Movimiento Defensa Estudiantil announced an intended march between Plaza de las Victorias and Central American University (UCA), at an unspecified time.  Movimiento Defensa Estudiantil has also requested police permission to …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: Dengue fever cases in Nicaragua

Nicaragua is reporting twice as many dengue fever cases as this time last year. The latest numbers from the Ministry of Health (MINSA), current through July, are 39,390 suspected cases, 1,316 lab-confirmed cases, and eight deaths.  The majority of cases have been reported in Masaya, Managua and Carazo. Dengue fever is a virus spread through …

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Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy Managua, Nicaragua (August 3, 2019)

Location:  Managua Event:  Healthcare workers have called for a protest at 9:00 a.m. on Saturday, August 3, 2019 in front of the Centro Pellas corporate complex next to the Masaya Highway (Nic. 4) in Managua.  The Embassy has directed personnel to temporarily avoid this area.  Additional demonstrations may occur with little or no notice.  Please …

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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: 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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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 (June 11, 2019)

Location:  Managua Event: The Embassy has directed personnel to avoid the Managua Cathedral and surrounding areas due to a planned pro-democracy protest at 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, June 11.  Strong police presence and traffic congestion is expected in the area.  Additional demonstrations may occur in Managua or elsewhere in Nicaragua with little or no notice.  Please …

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

Location:  Managua Event: A pro-democracy march may occur in Managua at 2:00 p.m. today, May 30, 2019 from Kilometer 4.5 North Highway (airport road) to the El Dorado traffic lights.  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, …

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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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Customer Service Announcement: U.S. Embassy Managua, Nicaragua (May 23, 2019)

Location:  Managua, Countrywide Event:  Due to anticipated traffic disruptions associated with a nationwide strike tomorrow, the Embassy’s consular section will be closed to the public on Thursday, May 23, 2019, and movement of Embassy personnel has been temporarily restricted.  Regular customer service hours will resume Friday, May 24, 2019. Actions to Take:  Please follow the …

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Town Hall in Managua with Ambassador Sullivan on May 22, 2019

Update: Town Hall in Managua with Ambassador Sullivan on May 22, 2019 has been postponed to a later date. We apologize for any inconvenience and will update the U.S. citizen community when a future date has been chosen. If you have additional questions, please call the U.S. Embassy Managua Consular Section at 2252-7100. Inquires may …

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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 (April 6, 2019)

Location:  Managua Event:  The Embassy has directed personnel to avoid the Masaya highway between Centroamerica traffic circle and Plaza Alexis Arguello starting at 1:00 p.m. Saturday, April 6, due to a planned pro-democracy march at 2:00 p.m.  There have also been calls on social media for pro-Ortega rallies at the Galerías and Metrocentro malls at …

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MEDIA NOTE: Nicaragua: Travel Advisory Remains Level 3 – Reconsider Travel

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson For Immediate Release MEDIA NOTE April 03, 2019 Nicaragua: Travel Advisory Remains Level 3 – Reconsider Travel The Department of State renewed its Travel Advisory for Nicaragua on April 03, 2019.  The Department continues to advise travelers to reconsider travel to Nicaragua.  This replaces the previous Travel …

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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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Demonstration Alert: U. S. Embassy Managua, Nicaragua (March 23, 2019)

Location:  Managua, countrywide Event:  In response to a pro-democracy protest planned in Managua at 2:00 p.m. March 23, the Embassy has directed personnel to temporarily avoid the Masaya Highway from Jean Paul Genie Rotonda to Rotonda El Güegüense.  Additional demonstrations may occur in Managua or elsewhere in Nicaragua with little or no notice.  Please monitor …

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Demonstration Alert: U. S. Embassy Managua, Nicaragua (March 16, 2019)

Location: Managua, countrywide Event: Police responded with force and arrests to disperse a pro-democracy protest in Managua today, which caused the Embassy to temporarily restrict the movement of its personnel.  Additional demonstrations may occur in Managua or elsewhere in Nicaragua with little or no notice.  Please monitor local media for updates, and remember that violence …

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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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Customer Service Announcement: U.S. Embassy Managua, Nicaragua (November 29, 2018)

Location:  Managua Event: A ceremony will be held this afternoon to celebrate the opening of a highway overpass near the Embassy.  Due to anticipated road closures and traffic congestion associated with the ceremony, the Embassy will limit routine consular services for the remainder of the day today.  Regular customer service hours will resume November 30. …

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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 (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 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 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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The Embassy will close at 12:00pm on Friday, December 22, 2017

The U.S. Embassy in Nicaragua informs U.S. citizens that the Embassy will close at 12:00pm on Friday, December 22 due to Government of Nicaragua closure and disruption of public transportation. For further information about contacting the Embassy or about security in Nicaragua: • See the State Department’s travel website for the Worldwide Caution, Travel Warnings, …

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