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Repression of Civil Society, Human Rights Defenders, and Independent Media in Nicaragua

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson For Immediate Release STATEMENT BY ROBERT PALLADINO, DEPUTY SPOKESPERSON December 13, 2018 Repression of Civil Society, Human Rights Defenders, and Independent Media in Nicaragua The Nicaraguan regime’s recent actions to strip legal status from non-governmental organizations, including groups monitoring human rights, reveal President Ortega’s and Vice President ...
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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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The United States Sanctions Two Close Associates of Nicaraguan President Ortega

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson MEDIA NOTE November 27, 2018 The United States Sanctions Two Close Associates of Nicaraguan President Ortega Today, President Trump signed an Executive Order (E.O.) designed to counter the worst abuses of the Ortega regime in Nicaragua, including its dismantling of democratic institutions and serious human rights violations ...
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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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