Why is Nicaragua so Much Safer than the Northern Triangle Countries of Honduras, El Salvador and Guatemala?

By John Kotula To a large extent, the United States’ policy toward Central America attempts to address the intertwined problems of immigration, drug trafficking, organized criminal gangs, political corruption, and societal violence. Given these priorities, you would think that Nicaragua would be the US’s best friend, since relatively few Nicaraguans emigrate north, Nicaragua’s role in the international movement of…

Support the People’s Caravan against Border Walls!

Resilience and Resistance from Oaxaca: People’s Unity Against the Walls of Infamy Please Donate to Support the Cost of the Historic Caravan Against Border Walls! From its base in Oaxaca, the People’s Human Rights Observatory (Observatorio de Derechos Humanos de los Pueblos) is forging new paths of solidarity. Whether standing in the way of paramilitary…

Nicanotes: Of 9/11, Beethoven, and Mother Earth

By Paul Baker Hernandez “When Americans are in need. Americans pull together and we are one country.” President Trump’s words ‘honoring’ victims of September 11, 2001, and the lashings of Irma and Harvey, have all the tawdry familiarity of last year’s Halloween costume. You have to feel for comfy politicians faced with yet another random…

Prisioneros Políticos de los Estados Unidos

Esta es una lista de individuos que están actualmente encarcelados en los Estados Unidos debido a su actividad política y acciones que amenazan al poder imperialista de EE.UU. AfGJ los considera prisioneros políticos y “Prisioneros del Imperio”. Por favor, miren las notas al pie de la página con respecto a Guantánamo, la detención de inmigrantes…

International Declaration of Solidarity with Popular Movements of the United States in Resistance

The People’s Human Rights Observatory (Observatorio de Derechos Humanos de los Pueblos) energetically rejects the interventionist, repressive, fascist, and racist policies of the government of Donald Trump that makes attempts against the sovereignty and dignity of the peoples of the world. 1) In its own territory, this government is threatening and violently attacking African Americans,…