News & Events

Education Fair USA 2015

On March 20 fifteen U.S. higher education institutions visited Nicaragua to promote their academic programs for undergraduate and postgraduate studies, summer courses, English classes, and semester based exchange programs. The visiting commission highlighted their commitment to increasing international student enrollment and for furthering exchanges and alliances between Nicaraguan and U.S. universities.  Currently there are over ...
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The Embassy Hosts Regional Anti-Gang Working Group Meeting

The Embassy hosted a three day meeting to discuss anti-gang and INL programming in the region. The office of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL) hosted the other members of the Regional Anti-gang Working Group from Central America and Mexico. The workshop included a visit to the Fenix Foundation, an INL partner working with ...
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Visit of His Holiness Pope Francis

The White House Office of the Press Secretary For Immediate Release Statement by the Press Secretary on the Visit of His Holiness Pope Francis The President and the First Lady will welcome His Holiness Pope Francis to the White House on Wednesday, September 23.  During the visit, the President and the Pope will continue the ...
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Safety Precautions and Service Hours during Holy Week 2015

This message advises U.S. citizens of special conditions during the Holy Week (Semana Santa) holiday this week.  Semana Santa is a religious holiday during which thousands of people leave Managua to visit beaches and other tourist sites across Nicaragua.  During Semana Santa, the Nicaraguan National Police traditionally operate checkpoints on all major roads and intersections.  Traffic ...
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DCM Visits Nicaragua Navy Boat Repair Facility

Marta Youth, Deputy Chief of Mission, and RADM Marvin Corrales, Chief of the Nicaraguan Navy, visited the Eduardoño boat repair facility located in Managua on February 6, 2015. The facility was recently awarded a three-year contract to refurbish up to eight 38-foot Eduardoño-type boats for the Nicaraguan Navy. The NIC Navy confiscated these boats from ...
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