Fr. Miguel D’Escoto Dies

Fr. Miguel D’Escoto, former foreign minister, former UN General Assembly President, and in general the representative of the courage, honor, humility,…

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Fr. Miguel D’Escoto Dies

Fr. Miguel D’Escoto, former foreign minister, former UN General Assembly President, and in general the representative of the courage, honor, humility, and humane face of Revolutionary Nicaragua, died on June 8. Fr. Miguel was well known to the international solidarity movement. His fast against the contra war was mirrored by solidarity fasts throughout the world. Nicaragua’s victory against the…

Political Prisoners in the USA

This is a list of individuals who are currently incarcerated in the U.S, are targets because of their actions threatening US imperial power, and who were imprisoned for their political activity. AfGJ considers them political prisoners and “Prisoners of Empire”. Please see the notes at the bottom of the page regarding Guantanamo Bay, immigrant detention, and mass…

Trump’s Budget Would Cut Aid; Nicaraguan Leaders Aren’t Concerned

About       Subscribe       Contact Economic sector leaders recently spoke out unanimously that Trump’s proposed budget cuts in foreign aid will not affect Nicaragua. The threat of the NICA Act, though, does continue to look malignantly over the horizon, so let’s explore this week where economic relations stand between Washington and Managua. In the US system, presidents…

Join AFGJ’s First Paraguay Delegation

Paraguay: Land of Inequality & Food Insecurity August 4-14 Novelist Augusto Roa Bastos once described his native and insular Paraguay as “an island surrounded by land”. AfGJ Board Member John Ocampo will lead this first-time AfGJ delegation to Paraguay, a little-known country to US solidarity activists, students, and Latin American Studies departments. Paraguay has the most unequal…