Visits By Foreign Leaders of Nicaragua

Visitor Description Date
President Somoza At the invitation of President Roosevelt. In U.S. May 1–June 1. Addressed U.S. Congress May 8. Also visited New Orleans (Louisiana), New York City, Philadelphia (Pennsylvania), and San Francisco. May 5–11, 1939
President Somoza Unofficial visit to Washington. Afterwards visited Boston (Massachusetts) and New York City. Departed U.S. July 5. May 1–6, 1952
President-elect Anastasio Somoza Debayle Informal visit. Arrived in U.S. March 18; visited New York City. April 6, 1967
President Anastasio Somoza Debayle Attended White House dinner on 25th Anniversary of the U.N October 24, 1970
President Anastasio Somoza Debayle Private visit. June 2, 1971
Junta Member Daniel Ortega Private visit to Washington en route to U.N. General Assembly session. September 24, 1979
President Violeta Barrios de Chamorro Met with President Bush at the U.N. General Assembly. September 29, 1990
President Violeta Barrios de Chamorro State Visit. Afterwards visited Miami. April 15–18, 1991
President Violeta Barrios de Chamorro Met with President Bush during a private visit. April 9–10, 1992
President Violeta Barrios de Chamorro Attended working brunch with President Clinton. November 30, 1993
President Violeta Barrios de Chamorro Attended the Summit of the Americas in Miami, Florida. December 9–11, 1994
President Arnoldo Aleman Attended conference on Central American reconstruction at the Inter-American Development Bank. Private visit with President Clinton December 11. December 9–11, 1998
President Enrique Bolonas Working visit. Discussed negotiations for a Central American free trade agreement. April 10, 2003
President Enrique Bolanos Working visit. Discussed Central American and Dominican Republic Free Trade Agreement. May 10–12, 2005