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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: NACLA’s Latest on Nicaragua: Another Shameless Apology of U.S. Imperialism

By Camilo Mejia [Link to original blog post: http://www.camiloemejia.com/?p=259] In line with previous coverage of the 2018 crisis, NACLA’s latest article, The Anti-Sandinista Youth of Nicaragua, once again provides cover and legitimacy to the fascist regime change operation financed by the U.S. via the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), the National Endowment for Democracy (NED)…

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…

NicaNotes: Reality lays bare the scam of the coup perpetrators

By Jorge Capelán A new piece of information reveals the great scam of the promoters of the “soft coup” attempted in 2018 which was presented inside and outside Nicaragua as a “student insurrection” against the Sandinista government. On Jan. 26, Vice President Rosario Murillo announced that the National Autonomous University of Nicaragua (UNAN) had the…

NicaNotes: Thirteen Years of Sandinista Government

By Gaby Ulloa Z. Translated by Nan McCurdy [Editor’s Note: The Sandinista Revolution was a revolution of young people. The guerilla fighters in the countryside were called “los muchachos” because they were so young, which is why even today Nicaragua’s voting age is 15. The universities were hotbeds of revolution in the Managua as well.…

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…

NicaNotes: Food Sovereignty Takes a Leap Forward

Trump Calls Nicaragua “a national security threat”! Tell him it’s a lie! On Nov. 25, President Trump renewed Executive Order 13851 that he issued a year ago calling “a national emergency pursuant to the International Emergency Economic Powers Act (50 U.S.C. 1701-1706) to deal with the unusual and extraordinary threat to the national security and…