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FreedomNow
5/25/2022 13:16 EST

Just wondering how restrictive Nicaragua was/is when it comes to masks, vaccinations, and lockdowns. I currently live in a rural area in Alberta and it hasn't been too bad here (still some common sense) but we are now currently the only country in the world where we are not allowed to get on a flight without the experimental mRNA jab and I anticipate that it may get worse here fairly soon. We have a dictator running this country and we are in a position to leave and retire early in a less expensive country. Looking for a place where we can be free to travel and not be treated like second class citizens if we are not jabbed. Currently looking at Nicaragua, Paraguay, Panama and maybe Uruguay.

Dough
5/28/2022 11:51 EST

this is an interesting forum. People love to respond - but they don't actually answer questions with useful information in many cases. It's full of interesting rants but not very rich on information

Entry into Nicaragua requires a PCR covid test, negative, made within 72 hours of your arrival. They do not require vaccination to enter the country.

The rate of vaccination in Nicaragua is difficult to determine, because the authorities are a little bit loosey-goosey about reporting covid numbers, vaccination rates, and similar.

However when I travel to Nicaragua I made sure I was fully vaccinated because it is likely that all variants of the covid virus are circulating in the community. What you do with your own health is your choice.

The test must be PCR test no other tests are accepted. Nicaragua is extremely strict about this. If you are flying to nicaragua, it must be reported to the authorities 24 hours before your flight. Once you make your reservations for a flight to nicaragua, be very careful to read the emails you get from the airline, they will show you how to proceed to enter your covid test result.

Once you leave the United States returning to the United States without having been fully vaccinated will be difficult. Right now I believe they are requiring travelers to the United States to be fully vaccinated and show a rapid test result that is negative 24 hours before the flight. These requirements change from time to time and the government's website will have the latest information.

And yes, they have bananas.

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Melvinkelvin
5/28/2022 11:08 EST

Are you aware that Nicaragua declares itself a socialist nation? You will see billboards stating such and the Black/Red banner of the FSLN most everywhere you go in the country. I mention it because you don't sound like the liberal type and may not be comfortable with this.

mikee2
5/28/2022 10:57 EST

Your Canada has a dictator?, does the name Ortega ring a bell in the dictatorship of the world. Hellooooo?
Panama seems to have the best government for what you are looking for. I don't like Panama, I play golf in a yearly tourney down there once a year, it's to hot and humid and the women are not good looking, I'd call it ugly. That's my opinion. I am used to the good looking girls here and Costa Rica.

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