News & Events

Treasury Sanctions Senior Nicaraguan Government Officials, Increasing Pressure on President Ortega’s Regime

U.S Department of the Treasury Press Releases May 22, 2020 WASHINGTON – Today, the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) designated two senior Nicaraguan government officials, Julio Cesar Aviles Castillo and Ivan Adolfo Acosta Montalvan for supporting the corrupt Ortega regime. Since April 2018, the Ortega regime has cracked down ...
Read More»

Message for U.S. Citizens: Immediate Availability: Eastern Airlines Flight Tomorrow

Location: Managua Event: Eastern Airlines has confirmed a direct flight from Managua (MGA) to Miami (MIA) on Thursday, May 21, 2020. This flight departs Managua at 10:00 a.m. and arrives in Miami at 2:30 p.m.  This is a commercial flight.  Tickets cannot be purchased at the airport and must be purchased online directly from Eastern ...
Read More»

Message for U.S. Citizens: Immediate Availability: Eastern Airlines Flight Tomorrow

Location: Managua Event: Eastern Airlines has confirmed a direct flight from Managua (MGA) to Miami (MIA) on Wednesday, May 20, 2020. This flight departs Managua at 10:00 a.m. and arrives in Miami at 2:30 p.m. Tickets can be purchased online directly from Eastern Airlines at https://goeasternair.com/ (Note: pick “one way” as the option). The Embassy strongly ...
Read More»

Message for U.S. Citizens: Update: Commercial Airline Service (May 16, 2020)

Location: Nicaragua Event: American Airlines has extended suspension of regular service from Managua to the United States through July 7, 2020.  Several other airlines have also changed dates for resumption of service to and from Nicaragua: Aeromexico service suspended until June 04, 2020 United Airlines service suspended until June 04, 2020 Avianca Airlines service suspended ...
Read More»

Message for U.S. Citizens: Status of Land Borders (May 14, 2020)

Location: Nicaragua Event: The Costa Rican government has announced the closure of its border until at least June 15.  The Honduran border remains closed until further notice. Visit Ready.gov for tips to prepare yourselves and your family in the event of an emergency.  U.S. citizens remaining in Nicaragua should ensure they have an adequate supply of ...
Read More»