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Nicaragua Atlantic Coast elections, March 1, 1998

International Republican Institute.

Nicaragua Atlantic Coast elections, March 1, 1998

observation report.

by International Republican Institute.

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Published by International Republican Institute in Washington, DC .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Nicaragua,
  • Atlantic Coast Region.
    • Subjects:
    • Elections -- Nicaragua -- Atlantic Coast Region.,
    • Election monitoring -- Nicaragua -- Atlantic Coast Region.

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsJL1619.A8 N53 1998
      The Physical Object
      Pagination23 p. ;
      Number of Pages23
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL471174M
      LC Control Number98194190


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Nicaraguans in the North and South Autonomous Regions of the Atlantic Coast - known as the RAAN and the RAAS - elected their member Regional Councils on March 1, Ballots were cast by 86, citizens, representing 57 percent of the Atlantic Coast’s accredited voters. Nicaragua's Atlantic Coast Regional Council Elections | Election Observation & Assessment Reports | March 1, Nicaragua's Presidential, Parliamentary and Local Elections | Election Observation & Assessment Reports | October 1, Costeño Democratic Alliance (ADECO) - 1 seat (RAAN: 0, RAAS: 1) Sources: With an abstention of 40%, the inhabitants of the Atlantic Coast elected the 45 Regional Council members in what is officially called the North Atlantic Autonomous Region (RAAN) and the 45 in the South Atlantic Autonomous Region (RAAS) on March 1.

Octo Original: Spanish Electoral Observation in the Autonomous Regions of the Atlantic Coast Nicaragua General Secretariat Organization of American States Washington.

Mar 1, Low turnout by indigenous voters in regional elections was blamed on the high perception of the governments as corrupt and useless.

However, because the 1998 book government expected violence, 3, troops were deployed to the autonomous coastal areas a week before the elections. (Inter Press Service 2/26/98) The Battle for Miskitia Part Two: Nicaragua's new autonomy struggle centers on biodiversity By Bill Weinberg, Toward Freedom, August In the s, the Indians of the rainforest and Caribbean coastal plains in Nicaragua - a region collectively known as Miskitia - took up arms against the central government of Managua to secure constitutional guarantees of their autonomy.

The New Nicaragua: Lessons in Development, Democracy, the Atlantic Coast regional election in Marchthe Organization of American States engages in August, the election and its aftermath in November, the new Ortega administration begins to show its stripes in Februaryand toward sustainability in counterweights and democracy in 5/5(1).

Two attachments provide information on the results of the Atlantic coast elections (Central America Report 4 Mar.7; La Jornada 27 Feb.

The two documents report that the largest number of seats in the autonomous councils of the northern and southern Atlantic coast regions were won by the Sandinista Front (FSLN) and the PLC.

black community land rights on Nicaragua ’s Atlantic Coast’, H uman Organization, vol. 62, no. 4, pp. – Hale, C. () Resistance and Contradiction: Miskito I ndians and the. It surface area issq km. It has a population of approximately 5 and a half million people. Managua is the capital of the country.

Spanish is the official language, although diverse dialects are spoken in the Atlantic Coast. The Constitution. The Political Constitution of Nicaragua is the supreme law of the country. 1 Cultural Geographies of Grievance and War: Nicaragua’s Atlantic Coast Region in the First Sandinista Revolution, Article published in Dialectical Anthropology 36 (December ), Michael J.

Schroeder Department of History & Political Science Lebanon Valley College North College Ave, Annville PA “A must-read for anyone interested in Nicaragua—or in the overall issue of social change.”—Margaret Randall, author of SANDINO'S DAUGHTERS and SANDINO'S DAUGHTERS REVISITED.

Sandinista is the first English-language biography of Carlos Fonseca Amador, the legendary leader of the Sandinista National Liberation Front of Nicaragua (the FSLN) and the most important and influential figure Cited by: Its surface area is ofsq.

It has a population of approximately 5 and a half million people. Managua is the capital of the country. Spanish is the official language, although diverse dialects are spoken in the Atlantic Coast.

The Constitution The Political Constitution of Nicaragua is the supreme law of the country. consequences of these limitations Nicaragua Atlantic Coast elections the effect they had on the March 3, Atlantic Coast Elections.

(See Appendix III for further details.) Reflecting on the findings of IRI missions deployed to observe Nicaraguan elections in,andthe delegation noted a marked improvement in several key areas of the electoral process.

Nicaragua (/ ˌ n ɪ k ə ˈ r ɑː ɡ w ə,-ˈ r æ ɡ-,-ɡ j u ə / (); Spanish: [nikaˈɾaɣwa] ()), officially the Republic of Nicaragua (Spanish: República de Nicaragua (help info)), is the largest country in the Central American isthmus, bordered by Honduras to the northwest, the Caribbean to the east, Costa Rica to the south, and the Pacific Ocean to the g code: + The Nicaraguan Revolution (Spanish: Revolución Nicaragüense or Revolución Popular Sandinista) encompassed the rising opposition to the Somoza dictatorship in the s and s, the violent campaign led by the Sandinista National Liberation Front (FSLN) to oust the dictatorship in –79, the subsequent efforts of the FSLN to govern Nicaragua from toand the Contra War, which Location: Nicaragua.

The people of Nicaragua claimed their independence from Spain on Septem Inthe country became an independent republic. In the early 19th century the British Empire occupied the country's Caribbean coast. Through the passing years, the Nicaraguan government eventually grew stronger and British influence faded.

Daniel Ortega. FSLN. A general election was held in Nicaragua on November 4,to elect a president and parliament. Approximately million Nicaraguans voted, representing a 75% turnout, with 94% of eligible voters registered. On the east coast of Nicaragua, the USS Tacoma (CL) (a protected cruiser from the American North Atlantic Fleet) was ordered to Bluefields, Nicaragua, where she arrived on August 6 and landed a force of 50 men to protect American lives and on: Nicaragua.

Most recently, the OAS observed general elections in Honduras in November and was on hand in Nicaragua on two separate occasions: the November general elections and the March electoral contest in that country's Atlantic Coast Region.

In more than two million Nicaraguans were left homeless due to hurricane Mitch, as a result many Nicaraguans received permanent residence or temporary protected status (TPS) in the late s.

[11]Costa Rica: ,–,   Mr. Aguilar, an English-speaking former National Guard captain from Nicaragua's Atlantic Coast, is one of the most famous of all Guard prisoners, known. Cease-Fire Begins in Nicaragua As the Contras Agree to Disarm at noon today and the truce with Miskito Indian units in Nicaragua's Atlantic coast region was scheduled to begin at midnight.

Nica-Net. "Report of the Indigenous Rights Delegation to Nicaragua, August" Perry, Pamela. "The politics of identity: community and ethnicity in a pro-Sandinista enclave on Nicaragua's Atlantic Coast." Berkeley Journal of Sociology U.S.

State Department. Country Reports on Human Rights Practices: Nicaragua. Turnover in Nicaragua; The Parties That Beat the Sandinistas. See the article in its original context from March 1, a Moskito Indian movement in Nicaragua's Atlantic coast.

2 Nuns, One From U.S., Are Slain By Gunmen in Nicaragua Ambush. By Mark A. Uhlig, Special To the New York Times Under the terms of a cease-fire agreement reached in March. On March 7,during a summit meeting in the Dominican Republic, the leaders of Colombia, Ecuador, Venezuela, and Nicaragua ended their diplomatic dispute over Colombia's raid into Ecuador that occurred on March 1, Ortega Wins Controversial Reelection In NovemberPresident Daniel Ortega was re-elected in a landslide victory.

Nicaragua held a general election on November 5, The country's voters went to the polls to elect a new President of the Republic and 90 members of the National Assembly, all of whom will serve five-year terms. Daniel Ortega (FSLN) won the race with % of the vote, Eduardo Montealegre (ALN) trailing with %, José Rizo (PLC) with %, Edmundo Jarquín (MRS) with %, and Edén.

The Americans donated $m in aid after Hurricane Felix ravaged Nicaragua's Atlantic coast in September, and American troops shuttled in supplies by helicopter and aeroplane. Although the American embassy protested when the government seized tanks from a local subsidiary of Exxon Mobil to store Venezuelan petrol, the dispute has been settled.

Diplomats in San Jose and Costa Rican Government officials are aware of the increase in the number of people coming from Nicaragua's Atlantic coast but have not been able to. election process beginning in Januaryproceed-ing through the March regional elections on the Atlantic Coast, the verification of the voter list in June, the campaigning that began in August, and the November elections.

It highlights the work of our long-term regional coordinators and election. Nicaragua: The Election of Daniel Ortega and Issues in U.S. Relations Summary Sandinista leader and former President Daniel Ortega was inaugurated to a five- year term as President on Janu Three elements were key to Ortega’s victory in the November presidential election: a change in Nicaraguan electoral law, an effective political machine, and a divided opposition.

There are no fields, blue or otherwise, near steamy BLUEFIELDS, the only town of any size on the country’s southern Atlantic acquired its name from a Dutch pirate, Abraham Blauvelt, who holed up here regularly in the seventeenth century, and it still has something of the fugitive charm of a pirate town, perched on the side of a lagoon at the mouth of the Río Escondido, though this.

The US owes a moral debt to Nicaragua, due to the war it waged against the country, the long-time support for the former dictator Somoza, and the promises made leading up to the elections. Seen in that light, US aid to Nicaragua is a pittance.

Managua is the country´s capital, with a population of just over million. Beautiful beaches along the Pacific coast are an hour´s drive from Managua. Northern Nicaragua is mountainous and contains the largest intact rain forest in Central America.

The Atlantic coast, accessible only by air, is home to several ethnic and indigenous groups. Nicaragua has been a victim of its geography ever since.

In to protect its interests on the Atlantic Coast Britain occupied San Juan de Nicaragua, declaring it Greytown after the governor of Jamaica. Britain and the United States divvied up their interests in Nicaragua.

Leaving government service after the elections of turned out the Sandinista Party, Campbell focused on human rights and the development of his native Atlantic coast region. Inhe was a founder of the Foundation for the Autonomy and Development of the Atlantic Coast of Nicaragua, with which he has been involved ever date:   The Pacific coast of Nicaragua was settled as a Spanish colony from Panama in the early 16th century.

Free elections in, and. 1 World Bank, World Development Report, and “Nicaragua Country Brief,”December Order Code RS Ma Nicaragua: Political Situation and U.S. Relations Clare Ribando Seelke Analyst in Latin American Affairs Foreign Affairs, Defense, and Trade DivisionFile Size: 73KB.

This book's title, After Revolution, reflects its central focus on the years following the victory of the Nicaraguan revolution in and, particularly, following the Sandinista decade that ended with the elections of My research was carried out through the s, a period of transition which saw the rolling back, or unmaking, of the.

Nicaragua is an electoral democracy. The constitution provides for a directly elected president and a member unicameral National Assembly.

Two seats in the legislature are reserved for the previous president and the runner-up in the most recent presidential election.

Garcia said the reason the government wanted to freeze Yatama out of the election was the likelihood that the party would win in Bonanza, Prinzapolka, Puerto Cabezas, Waspam, and other towns.

The boycott in the Atlantic Coast region drastically reduced voting. .The lure of a canal began long before the modern state of Nicaragua was born. As the conquistadors plundered the New World, they ferried gold to the Atlantic Coast across the narrow Isthmus of.