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NicaNotes: Right-wing Nicaraguan opposition boasts of support from US and EU in campaign to oust Sandinista gov’t

The US embassy and European Union are meeting with right-wing Nicaraguan opposition leaders and pressuring them to unite against elected leftist President Daniel Ortega in the lead-up to the 2021 election. By Ben Norton, reprinted from Grayzone Project February 7, 2020 A far-right opposition figure in Nicaragua has boasted that the country’s unpopular opposition forces are meeting…

Venezuela-ALBA Weekly 2.7.2020 Setback at Embassy Protectors Trial; Dan Kovalik film on Nicaragua; new delegations

DefendEmbassyProtectors: Embassy Protectors Will Not Be Able to Tell Jury Guaido Is Not President, or Mention International Law On February 4, the judge ruled the courtroom cannot state that Nicolas Maduro is the lawful president of Venezuela, not the coup leader Juan Guaido. Even though everyone, including the judge and prosecutors, knows that Guaido has…

Venezuela & ALBA Weekly 1.24.2020 Nicaragua Advances: 13th Anniversary of Daniel Ortega’s Leadership: Venezuela, Cuba, Bolivia

Nicaragua Chuck Kaufman: Poll Shows Nicaraguans Have Consigned the Coup to the Dustbin of History The latest poll covering the last quarter of 2019, shows that less than two years after the failed coup attempt of April-July, 2018, the Sandinista government, led by President Daniel Ortega is more popular than ever and all but a…

NicaNotes: The Revolution has transformed the lives of Nicaragua’s Caribbean peoples

Translated by tortilla on 11/01/2020 http://www.tortillaconsal.com/tortilla/node/8429 Adolfo Pastrán Arancibia, Informe Pastrán, in Radio La Primerísima, January 10th 2020 http://www.radiolaprimerisima.com/noticias/general/276706/la-revolucion… On January 10th this year, the government of President Daniel Ortega completed thirteen years in office. Many things have changed in the country in political, social and economic terms, with great strides in competitiveness, human development and poverty…

NicaNotes: Nicaragua’s Message at the COP 25

By Dr. Paul Oquist Translated by Tortillaconsal.com [Editor’s Note: Nicaragua’s message to the Nov. 11-22, 2019 UN Climate Change Conference, COP25, seems particularly relevant as our first blog of 2020 due to the fires still raging in Australia, Time Magazine’s naming of young climate change activist Greta Thunberg as the Person of the Year, and…

Sandino Vive! Delegation to Nicaragua February 13-23, 2020

Join our solidarity delegation to Nicaragua, the beautiful Central American nation known as the “land of lakes and volcanoes.” Named by former U.S. NSA Security Advisor John Bolton as part of the “troika of tyranny” alongside Cuba and Venezuela, Nicaragua was subjected to an attempted coup d’etat in 2018 that left the international community wondering…

NicaNotes: Nicaragua in 2019 Would Make Anyone Proud

By Nan McCurdy Carlos Fonseca Amador, the founder of the Sandinista Front for National Liberation would have a lot to be proud of in 2019, 43 years after he died in battle with the Somoza National Guard. Nicaragua continues to be a country in solidarity with others as it showed November 6 at the United…

NicaNotes: Nicaraguan Opposition Praises Bolivian Coup

Nicaraguan Opposition Praises Bolivian Coup By Chuck Kaufman Anyone who remains under the illusion that the opposition behind the 2018 failed coup in Nicaragua was rising up from the Left should wake up and smell the coffee as the groups representing the coup mongers fall over themselves to praise the ultra-right, anti-indigenous coup in Bolivia.…