Last Updated: July 17, 2024

Nicaraguan Institute of Telecommunications and Postal Services


Nicaraguanisches Institut für Telekommunikation und Postdienste; Det nicaraguanske institut for telekommunikations- og posttjenester; Nikaragujský institut pro telekomunikace a poštovní služby; Instituto Nicaragüense de Telecomunicaciones y Correos; Никарагуански институт по телекомуникации и пощенски услуги; Institut nicaraguayen des télécomm...


Avenida Bolívar, Esquina diagonal al edifico de la Cancillería, Aptdo 2664, 10000, Managua, Nicaragua, WEB[]

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The Nicaraguan Institute of Telecommunications and Postal Services (TELCOR) is the regulatory entity for telecommunications and postal services. It has been used by the Nicaraguan authorities to silence independent media, including three news organisations since 2018, during the repression of 2018 and after the general elections of 2021. During the...

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(Date of UN designation: 2022-01-10)

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Restrictive measures in view of the situation in Nicaragua


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Asset freeze and prohibition to make funds available, Restrictions on admission

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- All assets of the listed persons and entities should be frozen. It is also prohibited to make any funds or assets directly or indirectly available to them. - Member States shall enforce travel restrictions on persons listed in the Annex of Council Decision (CFSP) 2019/1720.

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At the European Council on 21 January 2019, EU Member States condemned the muzzling of political opponents, independent media and civil society, and the use of anti-terrorist laws to repress dissenting opinions in the Republic of Nicaragua. In view of the continuing violations of human rights and civil liberties in the Republic of Nicaragua and to...

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