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Emergency Alert – Immediate Action Needed Demand Democracy Now interview Camilo Mejia and Brian Willson to balance their Nicaragua coverage

Emergency Alert – Immediate Action Needed Demand Democracy Now interview Camilo Mejia and Brian Willson to balance their Nicaragua coverage Democracy Now! Has joined the corporate media and much of the liberal media in providing misleading, one-sided coverage of the tragic violence and social unrest in Nicaragua. We demand a higher standard from Democracy Now!…

Struggle and defiance at Colombia’s Feast of Pestilence

by James Patrick Jordan …After many visits to Colombia, both as a delegation leader, and individually, I can say that I have never experienced such an intense trip as this one. We arrived in Cali, which was our base, just after an attack had occurred on a progressive legislator who, thankfully, survived. From Cali, each…

Free Webinar: How do the Venezuela Elections Change the Political Landscape?

Venezuela Monthly Webinar Series

Free Webinar: How do the Venezuela elections change the political landscape? Webinar Invitation Tuesday, May 29, 2018 8:00-9:00pm EDT / 5:00-6:00pm PDT   Venezuela is holding early presidential elections on May 20, 2018 in an effort to find solutions to the country’s political and economic crises. A delegation organized by Intrepid News Fund and Venezuelanalysis will have just…

NicaNotes: The Peace Corps and Nicaragua

By John Kotula One aspect of the current situation in Nicaragua that hasn’t been discussed much is the evacuation of more than 160 Peace Corps volunteers. (Jesuit volunteers and Canadian volunteers have also been pulled out of the country.) Compared with the deaths of dozens of mostly young Nicaraguans, this exit of foreign service providers may seem relatively unimportant. However, it…

Cinco Demandas por la Paz en Colombia – Carta Abierta por Defensores de Derechos Humanos Internacionales

Incluyen sus nombres y organizaciones con Noam Chomsky, Adolfo Pérez Ezquivel (ganador del Premio Nobel de la Paz), y Piedad Córdoba, vocera de Colombianas y Colombianos por la paz, y muchas organizaciones internacionales en defensa de los derechos humanos. Envía una carta a James@AFGJ.org para incluir su organización como aprobador esta carta y sus cinco…

Five Demands for Peace in Colombia – Open Letter by International Human Rights Defenders

Join Noam Chomsky, Nobel Peace Prize Winner Adolfo Perez Ezquivel, Colombians for Peace founder Piedad Córdoba, and many international human rights and solidarity organizations in taking a stand for peace in Colombia. Endorse this sign-on letter and its five demands. You may also sign as an individual, along with your organizational affiliation (for identification purposes…

Nicanotes: Internationalists, What Exactly are We Supporting?

By Chuck Kaufman As the whole bewildering situation in Nicaragua has unfolded since April 18, I have been struck repeatedly by the reaction of internationalists who ignore or discount the gains accomplished by the Sandinista Revolution since Daniel Ortega was returned to the presidency in 2007 through democratic elections. Why, I ask myself, do so…