RepúBlica de Nicaragua
  • J. Scott Keltie
Part of the The Statesman’s Yearbook book series (SYBK)


The new Constitution of the Republic of Nicaragua was proclaimed on July 4, 1894 and amended December 10, 1896. It vests the legislative power in a Congress of one House. The Legislature is elected by universal suffrage, the term being two years, and the number of representatives 40. The executive power is with a President elected for four years.


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Statistical and other Books of Reference concerning Nicaragua

1. Official Publications

  1. Foreign Office Reports. Annual Series. No. 2585. London, 1891.Google Scholar
  2. Nicaragua. No. 51 of the Bulletins of the Bureau of the American Republics. Washington, 1892.Google Scholar
  3. United States Consular Reports, and the Bulletins of the International Bureau of the American Republics. Washington.Google Scholar

2. Non-Official Publications

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  3. Belt (Thomas), The Naturalist in Nicaragua: a Narrative of a Residence at the Gold Mines of Chontales, &c. 8. London, 1873.Google Scholar
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  7. Corporation of Foreign Bondholders, Report of Committee. Appendix. London, 1903.Google Scholar
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