Certification Pursuant To Section 6(a) Of the Nicaragua Human Rights and Anticorruption Act Of 2018, 31844 [2020-11380]

Download as PDF 31844 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 102 / Wednesday, May 27, 2020 / Notices on the Commission’s website at www.sec.gov. STATUS: The meeting will begin at 9:30 a.m. and will be open to the public via webcast. The Sunshine Act notice is being issued because a majority of the Commission may attend the meeting. MATTERS TO BE CONSIDERED: On May 8, 2020, the Commission issued notice of the Committee meeting (Release No. 34– 88842), indicating that the meeting is open to the public and inviting the public to submit written comments to the Committee. The agenda for the meeting will include panel discussions and potential recommendations from the subcommittees, including potential recommendations concerning internal fund crosses and credit ratings, as well as a panel discussing the role of bond pricing services. CONTACT PERSON FOR MORE INFORMATION: For further information, please contact Vanessa A. Countryman from the Office of the Secretary at (202) 551–5400. Dated: May 21, 2020. Vanessa A. Countryman, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2020–11411 Filed 5–22–20; 11:15 am] BILLING CODE 8011–01–P SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION [Disaster Declaration #16412 and #16413; Oregon Disaster Number OR–00100] Presidential Declaration Amendment of a Major Disaster for the State of Oregon U.S. Small Business Administration. ACTION: Amendment 1. AGENCY: This is an amendment of the Presidential declaration of a major disaster for the State of OREGON (FEMA–4519–DR), dated 04/03/2020. Incident: Severe Storms, Flooding, Landslides, and Mudslides. Incident Period: 02/05/2020 through 02/09/2020. DATES: Issued on 05/14/2020. Physical Loan Application Deadline Date: 07/02/2020. Economic Injury (EIDL) Loan Application Deadline Date: 01/04/2021. ADDRESSES: Submit completed loan applications to: U.S. Small Business Administration, Processing and Disbursement Center, 14925 Kingsport Road, Fort Worth, TX 76155. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: A. Escobar, Office of Disaster Assistance, U.S. Small Business Administration, 409 3rd Street SW, Suite 6050, Washington, DC 20416, (202) 205–6734. jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:59 May 26, 2020 Jkt 250001 The notice of the President’s major disaster declaration for the State of OREGON, dated 04/03/2020, is hereby amended to extend the deadline for filing applications for physical damages as a result of this disaster to 07/02/2020. All other information in the original declaration remains unchanged. DEPARTMENT OF STATE (Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number 59008) Pursuant to section 7045(a)(1)(B) and section 7045(a)(2)(A) of the Department of State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs Appropriations Act, 2020 (Div. G, Pub. L. 116–94) and Delegation of Authority 245–2, I hereby certify that the central government of El Salvador is: (a) Combating corruption and impunity, including prosecuting corrupt government officials; (b) Implementing reforms, policies, and programs to increase transparency and strengthen public institutions; (c) Protecting the rights of civil society, opposition political parties, and the independence of the media; (d) Providing effective and accountable law enforcement and security for its citizens, and upholding due process of law; (e) Implementing policies to reduce poverty and promote equitable economic growth and opportunity; (f) Supporting the independence of the judiciary and of electoral institutions; (g) Improving border security; (h) Combating human smuggling and trafficking and countering the activities of criminal gangs, drug traffickers, and transnational criminal organizations; and (i) Informing its citizens of the dangers of the journey to the southwest border of the United States. This certification shall be published in the Federal Register and, along with the accompanying Memorandum of Justification, shall be reported to Congress. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Cynthia Pitts, Acting Associate Administrator for Disaster Assistance. [FR Doc. 2020–11308 Filed 5–26–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8026–03–P DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice: 11126] Certification Pursuant To Section 6(a) Of the Nicaragua Human Rights and Anticorruption Act Of 2018 By virtue of the authority vested in me as the Deputy Secretary of State, and pursuant to section 6(a) of the Nicaragua Human Rights and Anticorruption Act of 2018 (Pub. L. 115–335) and Department of State Delegation of Authority 245–2, I hereby certify that the Government of Nicaragua is not taking effective steps to: (a) Strengthen the rule of law and democratic governance, including the independence of the judicial system and electoral council; (b) Combat corruption, including by investigating and prosecuting cases of public corruption; (c) Protect civil and political rights, including the rights of freedom of the press, speech, and association, for all people of Nicaragua, including political opposition parties, journalists, trade unionists, human rights defenders, indigenous peoples, and other civil society activists; (d) Investigate and hold accountable officials of the Government of Nicaragua and other persons responsible for the killings of individuals associated with the protests in Nicaragua that began on April 18, 2018; or to (e) Hold free and fair elections overseen by credible domestic and international observers. This determination shall be published in the Federal Register and, along with the accompanying report, shall be submitted to Congress. Dated May 12, 2020. Stephen E. Biegun, Deputy Secretary of State. [FR Doc. 2020–11380 Filed 5–22–20; 4:15 pm] BILLING CODE 4710–29–P PO 00000 Frm 00109 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 [Public Notice: 11127] Certification Pursuant to Sections 7045(a)(1)(B) and 7045(a)(2)(A) of the Department of State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs Appropriations Act, 2020 Dated May 14, 2020. Stephen E. Biegun, Deputy Secretary of State. [FR Doc. 2020–11379 Filed 5–22–20; 4:15 pm] BILLING CODE 4710–29–P DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice: 11124] Certification Pursuant to Sections 70454(a)(1)(B) and 7045(a)(2)(A) of the Department of State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs Appropriations Act, 2020 Pursuant to section 7045(a)(1)(B) and section 7045(a)(2)(A) of the Department E:\FR\FM\27MYN1.SGM 27MYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 85, Number 102 (Wednesday, May 27, 2020)]
[Notices]
[Page 31844]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2020-11380]


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DEPARTMENT OF STATE

[Public Notice: 11126]


Certification Pursuant To Section 6(a) Of the Nicaragua Human 
Rights and Anticorruption Act Of 2018

    By virtue of the authority vested in me as the Deputy Secretary of 
State, and pursuant to section 6(a) of the Nicaragua Human Rights and 
Anticorruption Act of 2018 (Pub. L. 115-335) and Department of State 
Delegation of Authority 245-2, I hereby certify that the Government of 
Nicaragua is not taking effective steps to:
    (a) Strengthen the rule of law and democratic governance, including 
the independence of the judicial system and electoral council;
    (b) Combat corruption, including by investigating and prosecuting 
cases of public corruption;
    (c) Protect civil and political rights, including the rights of 
freedom of the press, speech, and association, for all people of 
Nicaragua, including political opposition parties, journalists, trade 
unionists, human rights defenders, indigenous peoples, and other civil 
society activists;
    (d) Investigate and hold accountable officials of the Government of 
Nicaragua and other persons responsible for the killings of individuals 
associated with the protests in Nicaragua that began on April 18, 2018; 
or to
    (e) Hold free and fair elections overseen by credible domestic and 
international observers.
    This determination shall be published in the Federal Register and, 
along with the accompanying report, shall be submitted to Congress.

    Dated May 12, 2020.
Stephen E. Biegun,
Deputy Secretary of State.
[FR Doc. 2020-11380 Filed 5-22-20; 4:15 pm]
BILLING CODE 4710-29-P