(República de Nicaragua.)
  • John Scott Keltie
  • M. Epstein
Part of the The Statesman’s Yearbook book series (SYBK)


The Constitution of the Republic of Nicaragua is that which came into operation on April 5th, 1913. This is the same as was promulgated on March 12, 1912, with the exception of Articles 168 and 170. Previous constitution was that of March 30, 1905. It vests the legislative power in a Congress of two houses consisting of 40 deputies, elected for 4 years by universal suffrage, and 13 Senators elected for 6 years. The Executive power is with a President appointed for 4 years.


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Statistical and other Books of Reference concerning Nicaragua

1. Official Publications

  1. Foreign Office Reports. Annual Series. London.Google Scholar
  2. Nicaragua. Bulletins of the Bureau of the American Republics. Washington.Google Scholar
  3. Boletin de Estadistica de la Republica de Nicaragua. Managua, 1908.Google Scholar
  4. Constitucion Politica de la Republica de Nicaragua (10 Dec., 1893). Managua.Google Scholar

2. Non-Official Publications

  1. Bell (C. N.), Tangweera: Life and Adventures among the Gentle Indians. (Mosquito Coast.) London, 1899.Google Scholar
  2. Belt (Thomas), The Naturalist in Nicaragua: a Narrative of a Residence at the Gold Mines of Chontales, &c. London, 1873.Google Scholar
  3. Colquhoun (A. R.), The Key of the Pacific. London, 1895.Google Scholar
  4. Corporation of Foreign Bondholders, Report of Committee. Appendix. London, 1904.Google Scholar
  5. Levy (P.), Notas geográficas y económicas sobre la república de Nicaragua. Paris, 1873.Google Scholar
  6. Niederlein, (G.), The State of Nicaragua. Philadelphia, 1898.Google Scholar
  7. Palmer (F.), Central America and its Problems. New York, 1910.Google Scholar
  8. Pector (Desiré), Étude Economique sur la République de Nicaragua. Neuchatel, 1893.—Les Richesses de l’Amérique Centrale. Paris, 1909.Google Scholar
  9. Portas (S. J. Bernardo), Compendio de la historia de Nicaragua. Managua, 1918.Google Scholar
  10. Squier (E. G.), Nicaragua, its People, Scenery, Monuments, and the proposed Interoceanic Canal. 2 vols. London, 1852.Google Scholar

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  • M. Epstein

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