Nicaragua Strives to Cope with Protest on Social Security Reform

By Chuck Kaufman Nicaragua underwent an unprecedented spasm of violence over the past week that was sparked by the government announcement of increased social security withholding rates for business, workers, and a larger government contribution but reductions in pension amounts for some recipients. The protests, which started peacefully, turned violent and some police are accused…

NicaNotes: David and Goliath in Texas

By John Kotula Editor’s Note: The opinions expressed here are entirely those of the author and do not represent in any form the position of the Nicaragua Network/Alliance for Global Justice. Nicanet/AFGJ has for 39 years opposed the bipartisan US policy of militarism and intervention in Nicaragua and other countries regardless of the relative political…

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Venezuela – ALBA Weekly 4.13.2018: Venezuela Condemns US Attack on Lula; Bolivia “Attack on Syria Would be Attack on Entire UN System”

The News This Week “The aggression against the former Brazilian leader is a continental movement directed by the intelligence services of the United States to criminalize social movements against the expansion of the North American empire,” ‘Attack on Syria Would be Attack on Entire UN system’ – Bolivia’s UN envoy Venezuela Embassy; Venezuela Briefing April…