Celebrating Independence Day

Marine Color Guard during the ceremony

On July 2nd., embassy officials commemorated the 243rd. birthday of the United States. Guests included Government of Nicaragua officials, Civic Alliance, Church, the Military, student leaders, media, academics, private sector, and cultural communities.

We celebrate the basic principles of our country among them a government of the people, by the people and for the people. In his address, Ambassador Sullivan remarked that in its revolutionary founding, the United States encouraged the fight for democracy in other countries in the Americas, including Nicaragua, which declared its independence from Colonial powers.