NicaNotes: Nicaraguan President Considers Returning to the International Court of Justice

By Nan McCurdy On October 5, the 107th anniversary of the assassination of Nicaraguan Hero Benjamin Zeledon by collaborators with US Marines invited in by Nicaraguans who wanted uncontested power, President Daniel Ortega said Nicaragua is considering the possibility of returning to the International Court of Justice. He revealed that the government has documented the…

Venezuela-ALBA Weekly 10.4.2019 Leading ALBA Country Speeches to UN; US attempted coup against Venezuela suffers new Defeats

Speech by Venezuela Vice-President Delcy Rodriguez  to the United Nations General Assembly, September 27, 2019 The Venezuelan model of inclusion, justice and social protection has been determined as an objective to be destroyed by the government of the United States of America; it is the real threat to its model of capitalist supremacy. The urgent…

NicaNotes: Nicaragua’s Joys and Sorrow: the Coup that Failed

This page-turner summarizes the irregular coup-attempt that struck Nicaragua in 2018, claiming 253 lives.  Longtime columnist Kathryn Albrecht’s succinct and compelling overview first appeared in four parts, May to June 2019, in west-central New Mexico’s historical paper-of-record, El Defensor Chieftain.  She conducted interviews in southern Nicaragua in March and visited northern communities in July of 2019. Albrecht…

Venezuela ALBA Weekly 9.27.2019 Refuting Smears on Venezuela and Bolivia

Refute the constant anti-Venezuela propaganda, which even Bernie Sanders repeats: the actual Report of The Council of Electoral Experts of Latin America (CEELA) on the legitimacy and freeness of the May 20, 2018 Venezuelan presidential election Bolivia President Evo Morales speech to the United Nations General Assembly, September 24, 2019 Transnational companies control food, water,…