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Ethnic cleansing: Nicaraguan government creates commission to expel Mestizos

A indigenous Nicaraguan deputy said that in three months will start working the Comisión Interinstitucional para la Defensa de la Madre Tierra, which have the purpose of seeking “saneamiento” of the lands inhabited by Mestizos and claimed exclusively by Indians.
The lawmaker said the committee will be chaired by the Procuraduría General de la República (PGR) and should seek land to Mestizo “settlers” that inhabit lands titled to indigenous peoples.
The decree issued by President Daniel Ortega was published in La Gaceta, March 7, and states that the committee shall be made by the PGR, Corte Suprema de Justicia (CSJ), Secretaría de la Costa Caribe, Comisión de Asuntos Étnicos de la Asamblea Nacional, Ministerio del Ambiente y los Recursos Naturales (Marena), Ministerio de la Familia, Consejo y Coordinación de los Gobiernos Autónomos, Policía Nacional, e Ejército de Nicaragua.  There is no reference to representation of the Mestizo people of Nicaragua in committee.

A indigenous Nicaraguan deputy said that in three months will start working the Comisión Interinstitucional para la Defensa de la Madre Tierra, which have the purpose of seeking “saneamiento” of the lands inhabited by Mestizos and claimed exclusively by Indians.

The lawmaker said the committee will be chaired by the Procuraduría General de la República (PGR) and should seek land to Mestizo “settlers” that inhabit lands titled to indigenous peoples.

The decree issued by President Daniel Ortega was published in La Gaceta, March 7, and states that the committee shall be made by the PGR, Corte Suprema de Justicia (CSJ), Secretaría de la Costa Caribe, Comisión de Asuntos Étnicos de la Asamblea Nacional, Ministerio del Ambiente y los Recursos Naturales (Marena), Ministerio de la Familia, Consejo y Coordinación de los Gobiernos Autónomos, Policía Nacional, e Ejército de Nicaragua.  There is no reference to representation of the Mestizo people of Nicaragua in committee.

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