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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: We are all Nicaragua: The Sexual Diversity Community

By Becca Renk (Becca Renk has lived in Ciudad Sandino, Nicaragua, for more than 20 years, working in sustainable community development with the Jubilee House Community and its project, the Center for Development in Central America. Becca coordinates the Casa Benjamin Linder solidarity project in Managua.) The Story of Julia Chinamo “I realized when I was nine years old…

NicaNotes: “If the US Invades Central America, We Pledge to Resist:” 2024 Marks the 40th Anniversary of the Pledge of Resistance

By Katherine Hoyt (Katherine Hoyt lived in Nicaragua for 16 years. She is a retired Co-Coordinator of the Nicaragua Network/Alliance for Global Justice and a current board member. She holds a Ph.D. in Political Science and is the author of The Many Faces of Sandinista Democracy among other publications.) [This article is taken from Thirty…

NicaNotes: South-South Solidarity: Nicaragua mobilizes international law to support Palestine

By Becca Renk [Originally from Idaho, Becca Renk has lived in Ciudad Sandino, Nicaragua, for more than 20 years, working in sustainable community development with the Jubilee House Community and its project, the Center for Development in Central America. Becca coordinates the Casa Benjamin Linder solidarity project in Managua.] “We see youth in North America rising up in protest,…

NicaNotes: Ben Linder: At 37 Years, Presente!

By Becca Renk (Becca Renk has lived in Ciudad Sandino, Nicaragua, for more than 20 years, working in sustainable development with the Jubilee House Community and its project, the Center for Development in Central America. Becca also coordinates the Casa Benjamin Linder solidarity project.) “I was three years old when he was killed,” says Xiomara Hernández. “My little brother…

NicaNotes: Germany Buries the Evidence of Complicity in Genocide; Nicaragua Exposes It

By John Perry (John Perry is based in Masaya, Nicaragua, and writes for the Council on Hemispheric Affairs, London Review of Books, FAIR, Covert Action Magazine and others.) [This article has been published in Anti War, Counterpunch, Dissident Voice, Resumen Latinoamericano and Tortilla con Sal as well as en español aquí.] On April 11, Dr Ghassan Abu-Sittah, the British-Palestinian war…

NicaNotes: More Sanctions on Nicaragua Will Deepen US Migration Crisis: A Conversation with Barbara Larcom and Jill Clark-Gollub

(This interview was published by OrinocoTribune.com on March 12, 2024.) For Barbara Larcom and Jill Clark-Gollub, increased US economic warfare waged against Nicaragua will only translate into a worsening of the already delicate migration problem in the US and affect supply chains for Central American and Caribbean countries that trade with Nicaragua. The two activists…