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Message for U.S. Citizens: Hurricane Season 2022

Hurricane Season in the Atlantic begins June 1 and runs through November 30. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) Climate Prediction Center expects the 2022 season to be above average. NOAA forecasters predict a 65% chance of an above-normal season, potentially producing: 14-21 named storms 6-10 expected hurricanes 3-6 expected major hurricanes What can ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens: Coming Soon: Online Fee Payment for Adult Passport Renewals

Pre-Announcement of Pay.gov DS-82 Program Launch Currently, all U.S. passport applicants in Nicaragua must arrange for in-person payment of their passport renewal fee at the U.S. Embassy in Managua. We understand that this situation is inconvenient for U.S. citizens residing outside Managua and have been working on a solution. The Department of State is pleased ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens: Earthquake Preparedness

Nicaragua is prone to natural disasters, such as earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, and hurricanes. The U.S. Mission in Nicaragua reminds U.S. citizens of the importance of preparing for potential crises before they occur and offers the following suggestions to ensure you and your family are ready. Before an Earthquake: Be Prepared Stock your home with supplies ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens: Social Security and other Federal Benefits – Nicaragua (May 23-26, 2022)

U.S. Social Security Services and other Federal Benefits Nicaragua – May 23-26, 2022 The U.S. Embassy in Nicaragua is pleased to announce that representatives from the Regional Federal Benefits Unit located in the U.S. Embassy in Costa Rica will visit Nicaragua to offer services for beneficiaries or individuals with questions about U.S. Social Security and ...
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2021 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices: Nicaragua

This is the Nicaragua portion of the report. For the full report please go to the original on the  State Department website . EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Nicaragua has a highly centralized, authoritarian political system dominated by President Daniel Ortega Saavedra and his wife, Vice President Rosario Murillo Zambrana. Ortega’s Sandinista National Liberation Front party exercises total control over the ...
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