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Statement of the High Level OAS Commission on Nicaragua

  October 2, 2019

The High Level Commission of the Organization of American States (OAS) on Nicaragua visited El Salvador on October 1 and 2 to meet with representatives of Nicaraguan civil and political society with the objective of reaching a democratic, peaceful and effective solution to the political and social crisis in the Central American country.

The Commission makes public its concern for the safety of the people who were interviewed during their stay and urges the Nicaraguan government to protect the safety of these people on their return to the country.

The Commission holds the government of Managua responsible for the safety of all the people who traveled to El Salvador to give their testimonies.

The Commission will continue working to achieve democracy, human rights, peace, truth and justice for Nicaragua.

Reference: E-076/19