US renews Nicaragua sanctions for 1 year

In 2018, the US adopted Executive Order 13851, which declared a national emergency in respect of the Nicaraguan government’s “systematic dismantling and undermining of democratic institutions and the rule of law, its use of indiscriminate violence and repressive tactics against civilians, as well as its corruption”. President Trump has now extended the national emergency as declared, which renews the sanctions on …

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About Maya Lester QC

Maya Lester QC

Maya Lester QC is a senior barrister (Queen’s Counsel) at Brick Court Chambers with a wide-ranging practice in public law, European law, competition law, international law, human rights & civil liberties. She has a particular expertise in sanctions. The legal directories say she is the...

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