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Statement Of The International Delegation To Nicaragua

Statement of the International Delegation to Nicaragua, July 18-25 2021. An international delegation released this statement supporting the rights of the Nicaraguan people to live free of U.S. interference. We have come to Nicaragua this week to see for ourselves the lived reality of the Nicaraguan people. We are here from the United States, Brazil, […]

Nicaragua: The Right To Live In Peace

“Sovereignty is not argued aboutIt is defended”– Cesar Augusto Sandino It is an irrefutable fact that the United States orchestrated, financed and unleashed the violent coup attempt in 2018 against the democratically elected FSLN government. Spokespeople of the U.S. establishment, from former president Trump, extreme right-wing senators and deputies, all the way down the food […]

How Did Nicaragua Reduce Hunger And Malnutrition?

 Despite crippling, unilateral sanctions and globally rising food prices, hunger levels in Nicaragua have been falling. How has this been achieved? Despite crippling, unilateral sanctions and globally rising food prices, hunger levels in Nicaragua have been falling. The Sandinista government has been able to ensure people’s food needs are met through its focus on […]

Nicaragua’s Sandinistas Battle ‘Diabolical’ US Empire And Poverty

The Grayzone Reports From Nicaragua On The 42nd Anniversary Of The Sandinista Revolution. Nicaraguans Discuss Their Improved Quality Of Life, President Ortega Condemns The Dictatorial US “Empire That Wants To Dominate All Countries,” And Vice President Murillo Declares Poverty An Imperialist “Crime Against Humanity.” Managua, Nicaragua – 42 years after the victory of the Sandinista […]

Nicaragua: CIA Attempting A Coup Through US Agencies And Foundations

By Nan McCurdy, Popular Resistance. June 16, 2021 | Educate! Above photo: Getty images. USAID Does not provide aid – it Carries out Coups. Since the Sandinistas won the 2006 election their anti-poverty policies have had enormous success. The country is 90% self-sufficient in food. 99% of the population have electricity in their homes that […]

The US Stake In Nicaragua And Honduras’s 2021 Elections

Both Honduras and Nicaragua hold presidential elections in November 2021 and the US government has a strong interest in both, although for rather different reasons. Both have incumbent presidents who will either stand again or, in the case of Honduras, more likely be replaced as candidate by a successor seen as reliably committed to the […]

How USAID Created Nicaragua’s Anti-Sandinista Media Apparatus

Now under money laundering investigation. With tens of millions of dollars over years of work, CIA front USAID helped create and train Nicaragua’s anti-Sandinista opposition. At the center of its operations is the elite Chamorro Foundation, which stands accused of money laundering. The US government has spent years cultivating a ring of right-wing media outlets […]

Nicaragua: Scary Covid Projections Are More Newsworthy Than Hopeful Results

Above photo: Guardian Nicaragua poster. One year ago, as both the Trump administration in the US and the Johnson government in the UK responded fitfully to the growing pandemic, the international media were looking for whipping boys: other countries whose response to the virus was even worse. There were some cases of obvious neglect—Brazil was […]

Peace Delegation Visits Nicaragua To Explore Impact Of US Sanctions

By Margaret Flowers, Popular Resistance. March 15, 2021 | Newsletter For the next two weeks, I am in Nicaragua on the first delegation organized by the Sanctions Kill coalition and the Friends of the ATC (Asociacion de Trabajadores del Campo – Association of Rural Workers) to study the impact of sanctions imposed by the United […]

Hurricane Eta: Nicaragua Prioritizes Saving And Improving Lives

Above photo: From Twitter. How is it that there were only two lives lost during a level 4 Hurricane that affected Nicaragua beginning Nov. 2 on the Caribbean Coast? Nicaragua is constantly preparing and training people to save lives in disasters: thousands of people have participated in simulations for hurricanes, earthquakes, volcanic eruptions and more, […]

Testimonies From The Gloria Quintanilla Women’s Cooperative Of Nicaragua

Above photo: From July 11–21, 2019, the Friends of the ATC and the ATC hosted their “Solidarity with Nicaragua” delegation. Friends of the ATC. “The Land is Our Mother” When a group of campesinas in the community of Santa Julia, Nicaragua founded the Gloria Quintanilla Cooperative in 2008 with the Rural Workers’ Association (Asociación de […]

Nicaragua Attacked For Using Same US Policies Against Foreign Meddling

Above photo: Rosa Poser, from Flickr.com. 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 Afgj.org 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 […]

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