Public Ministry of Nicaragua

The Public Ministry of Nicaragua ensures effective criminal prosecution. Established in 2000, the ministry exercises vigilance and protection of society and victims of crime by promoting the investigation of criminal acts and criminal actions against offenders of the law that violate public order and security. It is an independent institution that operates via a functional and administrative organic autonomy and is subordinated only to the Political Constitution of the Republic and the laws. The Attorney General of the Republic heads the ministry.[1][2]

List of attorneys general (2000-present)*Edit

  • Julio Centeno Gomez[3] (2000-2001)
  • Oscar Herdocia Lacayo (2002-2004)
  • Victor Manuel Talavera (2004-2007)
  • Hernan Estrada Santamaria[4][5] (2007-2018)
  • Ana Julia Guido Ochoa[5][6][7] (2014–present) [1st female]

*The listing only shows the Attorneys General that served from 2000 and onward since the ministry's establishment.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Reseña Histórica - Ministerio Público de Nicaragua". Ministerio Público de Nicaragua (in European Spanish). Retrieved 2018-07-18.
  2. ^ Hendrix, Steven E. (2009). The New Nicaragua: Lessons in Development, Democracy, and Nation-building for the United States. ABC-CLIO. ISBN 9780313379581.
  3. ^ "Chiefs of State and Cabinet members of foreign governments / National Foreign Assessment Center. Oct-Dec 2000". HathiTrust. Retrieved 2018-07-18.
  4. ^ "Hernán Estrada, el procurador que legaliza las tropelías de Daniel Ortega". La Prensa (in European Spanish). 2018-06-06. Retrieved 2018-07-18.
  5. ^ a b "El Director Ejecutivo de UNODC visita Nicaragua para consolidar la cooperación en la lucha contra las drogas y la delincuencia organizada". www.unodc.org. Retrieved 2018-07-18.
  6. ^ "Electa una mujer como Fiscal General de la República - LVDS". La Voz del Sandinismo (in European Spanish). 2014-04-10. Retrieved 2018-07-18.
  7. ^ "Fiscal General de la República - Ministerio Público de Nicaragua". Ministerio Público de Nicaragua (in European Spanish). Retrieved 2018-07-18.