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NICARAGUA
Asamblea Nacional (National Assembly)

GENERAL INFORMATION ABOUT THE PARLIAMENT

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Parliament name (generic / translated) Asamblea Nacional / National Assembly Parliamentary building
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Structure of parliament Unicameral
Affiliation to the IPU Yes
Affiliation date(s) 1965 - 1979
1981 -
LEADERSHIP
President

Santos René Núñez Téllez (M) 

Notes Re-elected on 9 Jan. 2011, 9 Jan 2012 and 9 Jan. 2014.
Secretary General Ramón Eduardo Cabrales Aráuz (M) 
COMPOSITION
Members (statutory / current number) 92 / 92
PERCENTAGE OF WOMEN

Percentage of women
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Women (current number) 39 (42.39%)
Mode of designation directly elected 90
other 2
Notes Other: the runner-up in the presidential election and the immediate past vice-president.
Term 5 years
Last renewal dates 6 November 2011
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CONTACT INFORMATION
Address Asamblea Nacional
MANAGUA
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Phone (5052) 276 84 72
276 84 82
Fax (5052) 228 10 21
E-mail forouip@asamblea.gob.ni
Website http://www.asamblea.gob.ni

This page was last updated on 24 April 2014
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