News & Events

Alert: Annual Repliegue March Saturday, July 6

Location:  Managua/Masaya Event: The Embassy has directed personnel to avoid the Masaya Highway Saturday, July 6 due to the FSLN’s annual Repliegue procession.  The Repliegue is scheduled to begin at 10:00 a.m. with a rally at Plaza de Las Victorias and end in the early afternoon with another rally in Masaya.  Expect major traffic congestion ...
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Celebrating Independence Day

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. ...
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United States and Canada Announce Financial Sanctions to Address the Ongoing Repression in Nicaragua

MEDIA NOTE OFFICE OF THE SPOKESPERSON JUNE 21, 2019 Today, the United States further affirms its commitment to use all economic and diplomatic tools to promote accountability for the Ortega regime and to support the Nicaraguan people through the announcement of new targeted sanctions actions against regime figures. Canada’s sanctions actions today illustrate the international commitment to Nicaraguans’ cause, ...
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2018 Report on International Religious Freedom: Nicaragua

Executive Summary The constitution prohibits discrimination based on religion; provides for freedom of belief, religion, and worship; and states no one “shall be obligated by coercive measures to declare his or her ideology or beliefs.”  The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) reported “serious human rights violations in the context of social protests in Nicaragua” ...
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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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