Nicaragua is subject to financial sanctions imposed by the European Union (EU).
These sanctions were introduced by the EU on 14 October 2019, and in force in the UK from 6 November 2019.
Sanctions are imposed against certain persons, entities or bodies responsible for serious human rights violations or the repression of civil society in Nicaragua.
Council Regulation (EU) 2019/1716 .
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