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Nicaragua has one of the safest passports in the world

By Guy José Bendaña-Guerrero & Asociados - 14/06/2017
Nicaragua has one of the safest passports in the world

Lifestyle travel magazine Condé Nast Traveler highlighted the safety of the Nicaraguan passport, identifying the document as one of the safest, according to a report by El Nuevo Diario. The magazine carried out an investigation into all passports of the world, highlighting "best and worst", "most beautiful", "cheapest", "most coveted" and "difficulty of falsification".

"In order to avoid falsification, passports depend on their ink, and above all, the complex of the designs in their pages, usually a small work of art", states the article according to El Nuevo Diario. "Passports like the Nicaraguan, that have 89 different forms of security, make them impossible to fake", it adds.

Arton Capital's Passport Index, an interactive tool which yearly collects and ranks all passports of the world, ranks Nicaragua in the 43º position with 104 points, which equals the number of countries Nicaraguan citizens can visit without a visa.  

By Guy José Bendaña-Guerrero & Asociados - 14/06/2017
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The Law Firm, specialized in the field of Intellectual Property, formerly known as Henry Caldera & Henry Caldera-Pallais, was founded in 1907 by Mr. Henry Caldera, as part of a three-way operation consisting also of the import and retail of goods. With time, these three operations became separate enterprises. That same year, and through the efforts of Mr. Caldera, Nicaragua had its first Trademark Law.

In the late 1930’s, Mr. Caldera’s older son, Henry Caldera-Pallais, after obtaining a Law degree in Nicaragua, furthered his studies in the University of Michigan, where he graduated to become a U.S. Registered Patent Agent. During his stay in the United States, he gained experience working with the New York firm of Lagner, Parry, Card and Largner. In the late 1940’s, Mr. Caldera-Pallais returned to Nicaragua to take charge of the Law Firm, which became known as Henry Caldera & Henry Caldera-Pallais.