Financial sanctions, Nicaragua

Nicaragua is currently subject to UK financial sanctions. This document contains a current list of designated persons.


Current list of designated persons: Nicaragua

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The Nicaragua (Sanctions) (EU Exit) Regulations 2020 ensure sanctions for Nicaragua are implemented effectively after the UK leaves the EU.


The Nicaragua (Sanctions) (EU Exit) Regulations 2020 put in place sanctions measures to encourage the government of Nicaragua to:

  • respect democratic principles and institutions, the separation of powers and the rule of law in Nicaragua

  • refrain from actions, policies and activities which repress civil society in Nicaragua

  • comply with international human rights law and to respect human rights

UK regulations

EU regulations (applicable prior to 11:00pm, 31 November, 2020)

Council Regulation (EU) 2019/1716 .

Find out more about UK sanctions on Nicaragua

Published 17 October 2019
Last updated 31 December 2020 + show all updates
  1. Updated to reflect regime coming into force under the Sanctions Act

  2. Updated with 'Latest HM Treasury notice, 05/05/2020, Nicaragua (Reg 2020/606)' and 'Current list of designated persons: Nicaragua'

  3. First published.