News & Events

Business Leaders from Bilwi Engaged to Address Citizen Security

With the support of the U.S. Embassy – Managua, the U.S. NGO Project Concern International (PCI) is implementing a comprehensive program addressing education, capacity building, and community development.  As part of their POSsibilities program (Peace, Opportunity, Security), PCI partnered with the Nicaraguan Union for Corporate Social Responsibility (uniRSE) to train PCI’ staff and a group ...
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Martin Luther King Day

The Embassy partook with 140 college students of the Universidad Evangelica Nicaraguense Martin Luther King honoring the life and achievements of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., (1929–1968). The students learned of King’s activism and how his legacy is still alive today. The audience later engaged by signing “We Shall Overcome” before visiting the school ...
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Charting a New Course on Cuba

Today, the United States is taking historic steps to chart a new course in our relations with Cuba and to further engage and empower the Cuban people. We are separated by 90 miles of water, but brought together through the relationships between the two million Cubans and Americans of Cuban descent that live in the ...
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Ambassador Powers presented the Thriive Social Impact Entrepreneur of the year award

Ambassador Powers presented the Thriive Social Impact Entrepreneur of the year award. Thriive provides micro-loans to small businesses. Unlike with traditional loans, however, entrepreneurs must repay their loan through providing a social good to their community.  As a result, those loans help small businesses grow and create jobs and strengthen their communities. Since Thriive began ...
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