Posts Tagged ‘nicaragua’

Nicaragua Attacked For Using Same US Policies Against Foreign Meddling

Above photo: Rosa Poser, from US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo launched another attack on Nicaragua’s Sandinista government last month, accusing President Daniel Ortega of being a “dictator” who is “doubling down on repression and refusing to honor the democratic aspirations of the Nicaraguan people.”[1] The State Department openly supports what it calls “a return to democracy in […]

The Economy Of Sharing Is Alive during Nicaragua’s Independence Celebration

Above photo: Pinterest. Note: AFGJ’s NicaNotes hosted a Webinar on Sept. 13 entitled The Smoking Gun: Recent Revelations about U.S. Destabilization Efforts in Nicaragua with Magda Lanuza, Coleen Littlejohn, Brian Willson and Nan McCurdy about current US intervention in Nicaragua. You can see the one-hour webinar here. This week is very important in Central America, especially in Nicaragua. […]

Canada’s Regime Change Efforts In Nicaragua Rife With Hypocrisy

Above photo: A woman stands near a burning barricade holding Nicaraguan flag, April 2018. Canada is supporting US efforts to overthrow Nicaragua’s government. A recently leaked USAID document highlights “the breadth and complexity of the US government’s plan to interfere in Nicaragua’s internal affairs up to and after its presidential election in 2021.” The stated aim is […]

Coronavirus Is Being Tackled By Nicaragua’s Community-Based Health System

By Kevin Zeese and John Perry, Popular Resistance. August 8, 2020 | Educate! Above photo: Nicaraguan community health center from “Strengthening the Family and Community Health Care Model in Nicaragua,” the World Bank. Nicaragua’s Sandinista government is – like every other government – engaged in a struggle to limit the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic on its […]

US Contracts Out Its Regime Change Operation In Nicaragua

Above photo: Mass rally in support of the Sandinista Revolution in Nicaragua from Eyes on Latin America. NOTE: We are posting several articles on this topic because it ought to be major news but the regime change-friendly US media aren’t talking about it or that a sitting senator criticized President Trump for failing to overthrow […]

Document Exposes US Plot To Overthrow Nicaragua’s Elected Government

A disturbing new document outlines plans for a US regime-change scheme against Nicaragua’s elected leftist government, overseen by USAID, to bring about a “market economy” and a purge of Sandinistas. A newly released document exposes a US government operation to overthrow the democratically elected socialist government in Nicaragua. The plot is administered by the United States […]

Nicaragua Targeted For US Overthrow In 2020-21

By S. Brian Willson, Popular Resistance. August 2, 2020 | Educate! Above photo: Kevin K. Sullivan. The USA failed State continues to seek destruction of NICARAGUA (among other nations such as Venezuela, Cuba, Syria and Iran, who refuse to obey US demands for neoliberal privatization that enrich the already rich. George Washington, who waged scorched […]

Human Rights Fraud From Ukraine To Nicaragua

Current Western human rights industry practice has nothing to do with establishing the truth. Increasingly in recent years, US and allied elites have sought to legitimize illegal aggression by exploiting human rights motifs in their attempts to recolonize the majority world. In any given crisis, human rights NGOs funded by the US and allied corporate […]

US Latin American Regime-Change Tour Now Playing Nicaragua

MANAGUA, NICARAGUA – For over seven weeks, events in Nicaragua have devolved into an increasingly common scenario for leaders who find themselves at odds with Washington: the country’s president, Daniel Ortega, stands accused of “killing his own people” after authorities have used “lethal force” in quelling recent protests. The unrest, which has resulted in the […]

Nicaragua,Venezuela: One Enemy, One Fight For Democracy

Bolivia, Cuba, Nicaragua and Venezuela are all targets of the U.S. government because they challenge control of Latin America and the Caribbean by Western corporate elites and their local allies. By means of soft coups these interests have – at least for now – taken power in Brazil and Argentina, hijacked the government in Ecuador […]

Statement In Support Of Nicaragua

Statement In Support Of Nicaragua Above photo: Thirty Second Anniversary of the Sandinista Revolution in Managua, Nicaragua, July 19, 2011Photo:EFE For more than a decade, Nicaragua has been an example for Latin America and the Caribbean in the development of peace, equality, inclusion, security and significant social advances for its people. Commander Daniel Ortega, who has historically […]

Nicaragua Regains Its Balance After Social Reform Protests

Recent disturbances in Nicaragua have served as a kind of who’s who, separating anti-imperialists from cynical phonies both inside and outside the country. The tsunami of disinformation has swamped the usual suspect mainstream corporate media outlets and their alternative accomplices, but also other news sites that are generally anti-imperialist on issues such as Syria and Palestine, Russia and Iran. […]

Unrest In Nicaragua: Time For Dialogue And Reconciliation Free Of Outside Interference

Unrest In Nicaragua: Time For Dialogue And Reconciliation Free Of Outside Interference Above Photo: Johanna Barton/Flickr Before I get into analysis of the current crisis and unrest in Nicaragua, it is apparent from some of the emails we’ve been getting that there are plenty of people who do not understand the role of Nicaragua Network/Alliance for […]

Nicaragua Strives To Cope With Protest On Social Security Reform

Nicaragua Strives To Cope With Protest On Social Security Reform Above Photo: From Al Jazeera reports that protesters are demanding President Ortega step down. Ortega is in his third term “and has been accused of nepotism – his wife Rosario Murillo is the vice president – and for undermining democratic institutions to tighten his […]

Is Nicaragua Next in Line for NATO-Style Regime Change?

Events in Nicaragua over the past week are clearly modeled on the kind of U.S.-led, NATO-driven regime change that succeeded in Libya, Ivory Coast and Ukraine, but has so far failed in Thailand, Syria and Venezuela. At a national level, the protests have been led by the private sector business classes defending their rate of profit against socialist policies in defense of low-income workers and […]

Padre Miguel d’Escoto: Nicaragua’s Chancellor of Peace and Dignity

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U.S. House passes Iran sanctions, financial services measures

The U.S. House of Representatives passed two pieces of legislation linked to the international nuclear agreement with Iran on Thursday, one year after the landmark pact was announced, defying President Barack Obama’s veto threat. Voting largely along party lines, the Republican-controlled House voted 246 to 179 to pass a new set of sanctions on Iran, […]

Hague Rules Against Beijing on South China Sea Claims

Hague Rules Against Beijing on South China Sea Claims July 12th, 2016 …China throws toys. Via: Guardian: China has lost a key international legal case over strategic reefs and atolls that it claims would give it control over disputed waters of the South China […]

There Are Now More Bureaucrats With Guns Than U.S. Marines

There are now more non-military government employees who carry guns than there are U.S. Marines, according to a new report. Open the Books, a taxpayer watchdog group, released a study Wednesday that finds domestic government agencies continue to grow their stockpiles of military-style weapons, as Democrats sat on the House floor calling […]

You’re so vain: Diva Bibi Netanyahu spent $3350 on hair and makeup for UN trip – total was $1.7 million of taxpayer money

     The expenses of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s trip to New York for the UN General Assembly last fall totaled more than $1.7 million, including hairstyling that cost Israel $1,600, and make-up $1,750, Israeli newspaper Haaretz reported on Thursday. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is under pressure after revelations that Israeli taxpayers footed a […]

Obama Agrees To Expand US Airstrikes Against Taliban In Afghanistan

The US are expanding airstrikes in Afghanistan due to a rebounding Taliban insurgency, senior U.S. and defense officials have said. The White House has agreed the plan for more air strikes, which will likely affect the timeline of withdrawal for the 9,800 US troops currently stationed there. Despite his claims to reduce the American military […]

Power failure disrupts Brussels Airport departure area (PHOTOS)

Power failure in several airport areas. We’re working hard on solving this asap. Sorry for the inconvenience, we’ll keep you posted. — Brussels Airport (@BrusselsAirport) June 10, 2016 Update: we’ve detected the cause of the power failure & are now fixing this. It may take some time before all systems are up and running. — […]

New info on ‘crater-hole’ in Siberia: ‘Explosion’ and ‘glow in sky’ witnessed 100 km away

     Startling new details emerge of the most mysterious of Siberia’s newly created giant permafrost holes. First accounts of the gaping fissure in the earth – found by reindeer herders, who were almost swallowed up by the crater – reported that it was around 4 metres in width and ‘about 100 metres’ deep. Scattered over […]

Magnitude 5.8 earthquake hits off Ecuador’s northwestern coast

     A 5.8-magnitude earthquake has struck off the coast of Ecuador, about 16 miles west of Muisne, a town in the northwestern Esmeraldas province, the US Geological Survey (USGS) reports. The earthquake occurred at 01:24 GMT on Saturday (20:24 p.m. local time on Friday). There were no immediate reports of damages or casualties. On April […]

Selected Articles: “When Terrorism Becomes Counter-Terrorism”

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Resultados en Venezuela: Sistema Electoral y la Democracia

El 6 de diciembre de 2015 las elecciones dieron lugar a una clara victoria de la oposición sobre la alianza bolivariana liderada por el Partido Socialista Unido de Venezuela (PSUV). La oposición ganó 112 escaños con 58% de los cerca de 74% del electorado que votó. La coalición Bolivariana ganó 55 escaños y obtuvo 42% […]

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