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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: 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…

NicaNotes: Nicaragua in 2019 Would Make Anyone Proud

By Nan McCurdy Carlos Fonseca Amador, the founder of the Sandinista Front for National Liberation would have a lot to be proud of in 2019, 43 years after he died in battle with the Somoza National Guard. Nicaragua continues to be a country in solidarity with others as it showed November 6 at the United…

NicaNotes: Nicaraguan Opposition Praises Bolivian Coup

Nicaraguan Opposition Praises Bolivian Coup By Chuck Kaufman Anyone who remains under the illusion that the opposition behind the 2018 failed coup in Nicaragua was rising up from the Left should wake up and smell the coffee as the groups representing the coup mongers fall over themselves to praise the ultra-right, anti-indigenous coup in Bolivia.…

NicaNotes: Bolivian Coup, Imperialist Inquisition, and Briefs

On Sunday of this publication week, the Empire succeeded in Bolivia, where it has failed in Nicaragua and Venezuela, to foment a coup against democratically-elected President Evo Morales. Morales resigned in an effort to avert further bloodshed and has been granted political asylum in Mexico. There are reports coming out of Bolivia of continued violence…

NicaNotes: The Great Hypocrisy of Our Time

By Jorge Capelán, Tortillaconsal.com October 30, 2019 (Reprinted from Tortillaconsal.com and Popular Resistance) When it is truly the people who rise up, you can tell from a mile away. When the protests are not organized by the powerful, the demonstrators do not look like soldiers or criminals. They have no mortars or home-made weapons, no contact…