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NicaNotes is a blog for Nicaragua activists and those interested in Nicaragua, published by the Nicaragua Network/Alliance for Global Justice. You can read more about the history of the blog on the About page.

NicaNotes: Nicaraguans Lose TPS: Outrageous and Yet a Back-Handed Compliment

By Chuck Kaufman A couple of weeks ago, the Trump administration announced that Nicaraguans in the US would no longer have Temporary Protected Status (TPS) allowing them to stay legally and to work in the US. First extended when Hurricane Mitch devastated Nicaragua, Honduras, and El Salvador in 1998, Nicaragua was the first country to lose TPS status during an overall review…

Nicanotes: Sandinistas Sweep Nicaragua Municipal Elections

By Katherine Hoyt Katherine Hoyt is the former National Coordinator of the Nicaragua Network/Alliance for Global Justice. The results of Nicaragua Municipal Elections on Sunday affirmed that voters credit the Sandinista party for the country’s stability and economic progress. The elections were accompanied by two different international teams of observers and over 5,000 internal monitors.…