Nicaraguan Parliament Begins Sessions

Managua, Jan 23. -The National Assembly of Nicaragua will begin its sessions on Monday, when it will debate possible reforms to the Childhood and Adolescence Code, the law on violence against women and the Family Code.The Parliament will also discuss the suspension of legal personalities and will assess the approval of 11 pardons recently passed, according to First Secretary Alba Palacios, quoted by La Prensa newspaper.

The agenda includes decreeing amendments and additions to the migration laws and the approval on visas and passports with Taiwan, the deputy noted.

The National Assembly that will legislate from 2012 to 2016 was constituted on January 9, 2012, as a result of the November 6, 2011, general elections.

The alliance, headed by the ruling Sandinista National Liberation Front (FSLN), won the general elections with 62,5 percent of the votes. (Prensa Latina)