These are the most important news of May 12, 2022

These are the most important news of May 12, 2022

The Foundation ANicaraguan American (ANF)), run by the Pellas family, announced the closure of its operations in the country due to the decrease in international donations. The NGO, founded in 1992, focused on programs in education, health, nutrition, housing, agriculture, water and sanitation, and humanitarian aid.

The closure of the foundation occurs after the Daniel Ortega regime attacked non-profit organizations through laws that require them to register as “foreign agents” for receiving donations from abroad, and threatens them with fines, sanctions and “confiscation” of assets.

The Society of Jesus in Central America lamented the outlawing of two of its organizations in Nicaragua: the Association Angelo Giuseppe Roncalli, formerly known as the John XXIII Institute, and the Central American Historical Institute (IHCA)dedicated to assisting the most vulnerable populations through the accompaniment of war wounded, migrants, leadership development, management in the construction of decent housing and access to health.

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The deputies before the National Assembly stripped the NGOs of their legal status, alleging that both have failed to comply with the laws. However, through a statement, the Jesuits maintained that “the ethics, professionalism and moral solvency of both institutions and the staff who collaborated with them is more than proven by the beneficiaries of their respective missions.”

The head of US diplomacy for the Americas, Brian Nichols, reiterated that respect for democracy is a “condition” to be in the Summit of the Americas.

In such a way that they would be excluding Nicaragua, Cuba and Venezuela, despite the fact that Mexico, Bolivia, Honduras, Argentina and members of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) have advocated for the inclusion of dictatorships.

The United States is the host of the ninth summit that will take place in June in the city of Los Angeles and, although the invitations have not yet been sent, the Joe Biden government official explained that, since the Third Summit in Québec, “The leaders of the region defended strict respect for democracy as an essential condition for participation in all future summits (…) Since then, any unconstitutionality or interruption of the democratic order has represented an obstacle to participation.”

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Five directors of the Masaya handicraft market were arrested on May 5 for alleged embezzlement, sources from the shopping center revealed to Article 66.

The suspects answer to the names of Rosa Elena Pavon, Osmar Pavon, in charge of market finances; Pedro Rene Gutierrezwho is under presumable house arrest due to his serious health condition, and two people identified as Comfort Y Freddy.

According to the information, the directors would have embezzled the funds destined for the rehabilitation project of the Cultural Center that was looted and burned in the context of the 2018 government repression. The detainees are accused of being sympathizers of the Sandinista Front government party.

Illegitimate president Daniel Ortega continues to remove his diplomats in record time for unknown reasons. Through a presidential agreement, Ortega canceled the appointment of his fourth ambassador to Cuba Wilfredo Jeronimo Jarquin Langwho lasted less than five months in the post.

The Presidency also appointed a new ambassador in Venezuela, it is about Maria Isabel Martinez Chavarria, a former employee of state institutions. The regime has not yet reported on the new diplomatic function of Orlando Jose Gomezwho is the current ambassador to the regime of Nicolás Maduro.

This day was also published the dismissal of the Infantry Colonel José Joaquín Valle Gutiérrez in the position of military attaché at the Nicaraguan Embassy in Honduras, who was replaced by the Infantry Lieutenant Colonel Leonardo Joaquín Hernández Cisne.



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