President Carlos Alvarado will use the meeting with the Secretary of the United Nations (UN) at the Presidential House to talk about the resurgence of violence in Nicaragua and his concern about the crisis in the country neighbor
In addition, Vice President and Chancellor of the Republic, Epsy Campbell, will ask for an early reaction from the international community, during the Celac-EU Summit, which will take place next week in Brussels.
The Costa Rican government condemns the use of lethal force against students and civilians at the National Autonomous University of Nicaragua (UNAN). It also regrets that access to medical assistance or international organizations for the protection of human rights has not been allowed.
For decades, Costa Rica has been promoting peace, freedom, democracy, and development, so it cannot be silent in the face of the violence and repression that occurs in Nicaragua, which has claimed more than three hundred victims and a high number of wounded people,”
said the General Chancellery of the Republic.
Enforced disappearances, arbitrary arrests, intimidation against demonstrators, media, students, human rights defenders and members of the Catholic Church are unacceptable actions, which should end as soon as possible,”
added the Chancellor.
According to the Costa Rican government, what happens in Nicaragua directly affects the entire region in migratory, social, economic, and humanitarian aspects, for which Costa Rica demands a prompt reaction to address this dramatic crisis.
Costa Rica has urged the government of Nicaragua to immediately cease fire and abide by the recommendations of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR), during the General Assembly of the Organization of American States (OAS), as well the recommendations from two sessions of the Permanent Council, in Washington.