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Nicanotes: New “Lies, Damned Lies, and Statistics” about Nicaragua from Human Rights NGOs

Fake News from Amnesty International and Global Witness By Chuck Kaufman The past month has seen a new round of attacks against Nicaragua from US-European professional human rights NGOs. Global Witness continues against all reason and evidence to claim that Nicaragua is one of the “most dangerous countries in the world for environmental defenders” in…

Nicanotes: Guest Post: Gaspar Garcia Laviana (Comandante Martin): Revolutionary Priest

Guest Post by David Gullette David Gullette is vice-president of the Newton (MA)/San Juan del Sur Sister City Project which has worked since 1988 on programs in health, appropriate technology and education in rural and urban parts of the township. See His books about Nicaragua include “Nicaraguan Peasant Poetry From Soletiname”, “!GASPAR! A Spanish…