Diario Extra – The United States accuses Nicaragua of dealing with immigration

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Alert airlines

Joe Biden is trying to address the migration crisis and Nicaragua is one of the battle fronts

AndUnited State. (AFP) – On Wednesday, the United States imposed a series of sanctions on Nicaragua, which it accuses of dealing with migrants, and issued an alert warning airlines to avoid complicity “in exploiting migrants.”

With the presidential election less than six months away, President Joe Biden is trying to address the migration crisis on all fronts, and Nicaragua is one of them.

Migrants are increasingly crossing the region, using Managua as a landing point to continue the journey north by land.

This has prompted the Biden administration to issue an alert notifying airlines, flight operators, travel agents and service providers about the ways in which migrant smuggling networks exploit transportation services to facilitate irregular migration.

In a statement, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs accused President Daniel Ortega, his wife, and his vice president, Rosario Murillo, of establishing “permissive immigration policies” that made it easier for networks to “exploit migrants with financial fines and encourage dangerous irregular journeys for migrants.” The southwestern border of the United States” with Mexico.

“Very sarcastic”

Washington published a series of measures that airlines must take to avoid collusion.

We recommend that you monitor high-risk routes, report suspicious travel agencies, exercise caution when dealing with obscure intermediary companies, and pass advance information on passengers.

A US official, who requested anonymity, explained in a telephone press conference that the Ortega government is “very cynical” in selling visas “that require people to leave within 96 hours.”

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