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Capacity Building for Community Leadership in Bilwi and Siuna

With the support of the U.S. Embassy – Managua, the Institute for Strategic Studies and Public Policy (IEEPP), in partnership with the University of the Autonomous Regions of the Nicaraguan Caribbean Coast (URACCAN), continues to strengthen local capacity for governance and community leadership in Bilwi and Siuna.  Since April 27, 2015, fifty community leaders have ...
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You’re invited: American Town Hall Meeting in Managua: July 6, 2015 – RSVP required!

The U.S. Embassy will be holding an Independence Day Town Hall meeting at the U.S. Embassy in Managua on July 6, 2015, from 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM.  All U.S citizens, including children, who RSVP by June 25th are invited to attend this event hosted by Ambassador Phyllis M. Powers. Representatives from the Consular Section ...
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Possible Volcanic Activity – Volcán Concepción, Ometepe

The U.S. Embassy alerts U.S. citizens that the Nicaraguan Institute of Territorial Studies (INETER) recommends against any attempt to climb Concepción volcano in Nicaragua, due to recent increased emissions of gases and volcanic material that could pose a danger.  Due to the unpredictable nature of volcanoes, we urge U.S. citizens to avoid hiking or climbing ...
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Information on Medicare for U.S. Citizens Overseas

his message informs U.S. citizens about their Medicare benefits coverage while traveling or living overseas. U.S. citizens currently receiving Medicare benefits, or eligible to receive them, should be aware that in nearly all circumstances their coverage does not extend outside of the U.S.  Specific information on overseas coverage can be found through this official Medicare publication . Nicaraguan ...
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Dramatized Radio Series on Violence Prevention in the Caribbean Coast

The Foundation for the Autonomy and Development of the Atlantic Coast of Nicaragua (FADCANIC), with the support of the U.S. Embassy’s Office of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs, recently began the second phase of a three-year grant project titled “Prevention of Youth Violence and Drug Abuse through Mass Media”. The project aims to create ...
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