Yes to the Plebiscite, Yes to Peace!

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The Alliance for Global Justice is in Colombia for the historic signing of the Peace Accords and for the referendum vote on October 2. The delegation will be in four areas of the country to provide international accompaniment on voting day at the request of National Unitary Federation of Agricultural Workers Unions (Fensuagro) and the…

The World Changes, But Not US Foreign Policy

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Special thanks to Informe Pastran for pulling together a number of sources about the efforts of Cuban gusanos in the US Congress to impose sanctions on Nicaragua and to report the State Department and USAID responses which are just about as bad. The quotes I use below were first made in English then translated into…

National Assembly President and Long-time FSLN Leader René Núñez Dies After Long Illness

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Former Nicaragua Network/AfGJ National Co-Coordinator Kathy Hoyt contributes an obituary lamenting the loss Sandinista National Assembly President and revolutionary, Rene Nuñez. The Nicaragua Network is saddened by the loss of Nuñez and sends our condolences to his family and the people of Nicaragua. Last week’s NicaNotes guest blog on US volunteers in Nicaragua in the…