Nicanotes

This blogger could not think of anything to write about this week, but I do want to offer up the…

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Nicanotes: A Very Strange Nomination from an Irish Human Rights Group

The Irish human rights organization, Front Line Defenders, has named Nicaraguan indigenous anti-canal activist Francisca Ramirez Torres as one of its five finalists for the 2017 Front Line Defenders Award for Human Rights Defenders at Risk. She joins four other finalists from Ukraine, Vietnam, South Africa and Kuwait as a finalist for the award from…

Nicanotes

This blogger could not think of anything to write about this week, but I do want to offer up the following brief summaries of news from Nicaragua that I think is important or at least interesting to international solidarity activists. BRIEFS Informe Pastran pointed out that the omnibus spending bill passed by the US Congress to…

Take Action! Dialogue, Not US Interference in Venezuela – No to S-1018

Click Here to Take Action! The United States government is orchestrating an attempt at anti-democratic regime change in Venezuela in order to bring the extreme right into power. Venezuela does not need more US interference in its internal and electoral affairs. What it needs is for the opposition and their Washington DC backers to recognize, respect and answer affirmatively…