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Repression of Human Rights in Nicaragua

Press Statement Robert Palladino Deputy Spokesperson Washington, DC March 18, 2019 The United States condemns the Ortega regime’s continued violence and repression toward the Nicaraguan people, including the arbitrary detention of hundreds of peaceful protestors and violence against independent media on March 16. The United States will continue to urge accountability for those who have ...
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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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Nicaragua: Country Reports on Human Rights Practices for 2018

Below the executive summary of the Nicaragua specific part of the report. To view the complete section on Nicaragua, please go to the original here . 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 (FSLN) party ...
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Global Entrepreneurship Summit

Calling all Entrepreneurs. Applications for the Global Entrepreneurship Summit are now available online at www.GES2019.org . The deadline has been extended to March 1. The United States and the Netherlands will co-host the ninth Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES), June 4-5, 2019, in The Hague, Netherlands. GES is the preeminent annual gathering that convenes entrepreneurs, investors, and ...
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