The Nicaraguan regime restricted the entry of cameras and TV to tourists
The traveler may only introduce as part of his luggage, a photographic device and a long-sighted glass, according to a document issued by the General Directorate of Customs Services
The Nicaraguan regime restricted the entry of cameras and TV to tourists who wish to visit the country.
The repressive dictatorship of Daniel Ortega, through the The General Directorate of Customs Services (DGA) of Nicaragua, informed this Wednesday that the entry into the country of photographic cameras or television, digital or video cameras is restricted. under the traveling regime.
Through a circular addressed to customs officials and users in general, the general director of the DGA, Eddy Medrano, indicated that passengers must obtain a guarantee from the National Cinematheque, “the one that will present to the Nicaraguan customs authority.”
“The customs authority will proceed to register the entry of this type of merchandise into the regime of temporary importswith re-export in the same state of the customs computer system”, explained the official in the document.
The traveler, at the time of his entry into Nicaragua, can only enter as part of his luggage , a photographic device and a long-sighted glass, in accordance with the circular.
“Amounts greater than those allowed will be subject to compliance of the applicable tax obligations”, he noted.
Likewise,The DGA prohibited the entry into national territory of night vision binoculars, “since they are for the exclusive use of the Nicaraguan Army and the National Police,” in accordance with the Special Law for the Control and Regulation of Firearms , Ammunition, Explosives and other related materials.
The traveler, upon entering Nicaragua , you can only introduce as part of your baggage, a photographic device and a long-sighted glass, in accordance with the circular. (EFE)
When the traveler brings “binoculars of any kind” with him or in his luggage, the administration or customs delegation will carry out, in coordination with the National Police, the due “certificate of non-regulation”, with which the entry of the binoculars would be released when they are not night vision, explained the DGA.
In the case of tourists, when the traveler brings night vision binoculars with them or in their luggage, the customs administration or delegation, in coordination with the National Police, will hold said merchandise.
The traveler may subsequently request the removal of the retained merchandise , with the presentation of the “withholding form” at the time of your departure through the same checkpoint where you entered, according to the information.
“Binoculars that do not obtain the certificate of non-regulation by the National Police and that are not withdrawn by the traveler within three months after the retention made, will be issued by means of a certificate of delivery to the higher authority of the National Police,” the DGA warned.
In the case of tourists, when the traveler If you bring night vision binoculars with you or in your luggage, the customs administration or delegation, in coordination with the National Police, will hold said merchandise.
The prohibition of technologies seems to worry totalitarian regimes in Latin America , as happened in Venezuela, where the Nicolás Maduro regime restricted the flight of drones.
A misuse of remotely piloted aircraft, as they are known in the Caribbean country, it can lead to arrest by security officials.
(With information from EFE)