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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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: 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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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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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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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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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: 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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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 (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 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 (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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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 (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 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 – 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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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 – 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, 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 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 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 (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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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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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Civil Unrest in Caribbean Coast

The U.S. Embassy in Nicaragua informs U.S. citizens that local news have reported some cities in the Northern and Southern Autonomous Regions are experiencing incidents of civil unrest following last weekend’s municipal elections. The Embassy’s Regional Security Office has restricted the travel of Embassy personnel to the following areas until November 13, 2017 when the situation …

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