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New Sanctions Following Sham Elections in Nicaragua

PRESS STATEMENT ANTONY J. BLINKEN, SECRETARY OF STATE NOVEMBER 15, 2021 The United States is acting to promote accountability for Nicaraguan officials in the wake of the November sham election in Nicaragua.  Today, the Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control imposed sanctions against the Nicaraguan Public Ministry and nine Nicaraguan government officials. ...
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Treasury Sanctions Public Ministry of Nicaragua and Nine Government Officials Following Sham November Elections

November 15, 2021 WASHINGTON — Today, the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) designated the Public Ministry of Nicaragua (Ministerio Publico de Nicaragua) as well as nine officials of the Government of Nicaragua in response to the sham national elections orchestrated by President Daniel Ortega (Ortega) and Vice President Rosario ...
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Nicaragua’s Undemocratic Election

PRESS STATEMENT ANTONY J. BLINKEN, SECRETARY OF STATE NOVEMBER 8, 2021 Nicaraguan President Ortega and Vice President Murillo have declared themselves the winners of national elections whose outcome has long been a foregone conclusion.  The Ortega-Murillo government has deprived Nicaraguans of any real choice by dissolving all genuine opposition parties and imprisoning all the principal ...
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Statement by President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. on Nicaragua’s Sham Elections

November 7, 2021 What Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega and his wife, Vice President Rosario Murillo, orchestrated today was a pantomime election that was neither free nor fair, and most certainly not democratic.  The arbitrary imprisonment of nearly 40 opposition figures since May, including seven potential presidential candidates, and the blocking of political parties from participation rigged ...
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Health Alert: U.S. Embassy Managua, Nicaragua (November 2, 2021)

Location: Worldwide Event: On October 25, President Biden announced the United States will adopt a global air travel policy. This policy prioritizes public health, protecting U.S. citizens and residents as well as those who come to visit us. Effective November 8 all non-citizen, nonimmigrant (not a U.S. citizen, U.S. national, lawful permanent resident, or traveling ...
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