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


The new Constitution of the Republic of Nicaragua came into operation on March 22, 1939. It vests the legislative power in a Congress of two houses consisting of 45 deputies, elected for 6 years, and 15 Senators (plus ex-Prefeidents of the Republic, who are appointed for life) selected for 6 years, all by popular vote. The President is elected for 6 years.


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Books of Reference

Statistical and other Books of Reference concerning Nicaragua: 1. Official Publications

  1. Department of Overseas Trade 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. Annual.Google Scholar
  4. Cumberland (W. W.), Nicaragua : An Economic and Financial Survey. Report to U.S. State Department. Washington, 1928.Google Scholar
  5. Report of the Collector-General of Customs and Iligh Commission. Managua, Annual.Google Scholar

2. Non-Official Publications

  1. Corporation of Foreign Bondholders. London, Annual.Google Scholar
  2. Bell (C. N.), Tangweera : Life and Adventures among the Gentle Indians. (Mosquite Coast.) London, 1890.Google Scholar
  3. Colquhoun (A. R.), The Key of the Pacific. London, 1895.Google Scholar
  4. Gámez (José D.), Historia de Nicaragua. Managua, 1889.Google Scholar
  5. Levy (P.), Notas geográficas y económicas sobre la repüblica de Nicaragua. Paris, 1873.Google Scholar
  6. Nogales (R. de), The Looting of Nicaragua. (A vigorous Latin-American attack, by a Venezuelan general, on American intervention.) New York, 1928Google Scholar
  7. Niederlein (G.), The State of Nicaragua. Philadelphia, 1898.Google Scholar
  8. Portas (S. J. Bernardo), Compendio de la historia de Nicaragua. Managua, 1918.Google Scholar
  9. Stimson (H. L.), American Policy in Nicaragua. New York, 1927.Google Scholar

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