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Memorandum on Determination to Authorize Assistance Through the Organization of American States for Nicaragua

May 19, 1990

Presidential Determination No. 90-20

Memorandum for the Secretary of State

By virtue of the authority vested in me by Section 451 of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, as amended, 22 U.S.C. 2261, I hereby authorize the use of up to $1.25 million in funds to be made available under Chapter 3 of Part I of the Act in Fiscal Year 1990 for emergency assistance through the Organization of American States to Nicaragua notwithstanding any other provision of law. The assistance is provided in order to care for and feed members of the Nicaraguan Resistance who are located in designated security zones under appropriate agreements with the Government of Nicaragua for their demobilization and resettlement.

You are authorized and directed to report this determination to the Speaker of the House of Representatives, the House Appropriations Committee, and the Senate Committees on Foreign Relations and Appropriations immediately, and to publish it in the Federal Register.


GEORGE BUSH

THE WHITE HOUSE,

Washington, May 19, 1990.

George Bush, Memorandum on Determination to Authorize Assistance Through the Organization of American States for Nicaragua Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/323808

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