Consulate Of Nicaragua
Embassy in Washington, DC
UNTIL the late 1970's, Nicaragua had one of the most dynamic economies of Central America, despite the dictatorship which prevailed in the county for more than forty years. In 1979, the revolutionary government of the Sandinistas took power. The state intervention in the economy, the restrictions of this government on the free economy and politics, and the civil war lead the country into a profound economic and social crisis. After the elections of 1990, the presidency of the Republic was assumed by Mrs.