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


The Constitution of the Republic of Nicaragua came into operation on April 5, 1913. It vests the legislative power in a Congress of two houses consisting of 45 deputies, elected for 4 years, and 25 Senator selected for 6 years, all by popular vote. The President is elected for 4 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. Nicaragua. Bulletins of the Bureau of the American Republics. Washington. Boletin de Estadistica de la Republïca de Nicaragua. Managua, 1919. Gonstitucion Politica de la Republica de Nicaragua (10 Dec, 1893). Managua Cumberland (W. W.), Nicaragua: An Economic and Financial Survey. Report to U.S. State Department. Washington, 1928.Google Scholar
  2. Report of the Collector-Gen trai of Customs and High Commission, Managua. Annual.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. London, Annual.Google Scholar
  5. Gàmez (José D.), Historia de Nicaragua. Managua, 1889.Google Scholar
  6. Levy (P.), Notas geográficas y económicas sobre la república de Nicaragua. Paris, 1873.Google Scholar
  7. Nogales (R. de), The Looting of Nicaraeua. (A vigorous Latin-American attack, by a Venezuelan general, on American intervention.) New York, 1928.Google Scholar
  8. Niederlein (G.), The State of Nicaragua. Philadelphia, 1898.Google Scholar
  9. Palmer (F.), Central America and its Problems. New York, 1910.Google Scholar
  10. Pector (Desiré), Étude Economique surla République de Nicaragua. Neuchatel, 1893.Google Scholar
  11. — Les Richesses de l’Amérique Centrale. Paris, 1909.Google Scholar
  12. Portas (S. J. Bernardo), Compendio de la historia de Nicaragua. Managua, 1918.Google Scholar
  13. Roberts (Orlando W.), Narrative of Voyages and Excursions. Edinburgh, 1827.Google Scholar
  14. Stimson (H. L.), American Policy in Nicaragua. New York, 1927.Google Scholar

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