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Nincanotes : A blog about nicaragua by solidarity activists

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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: Forgiveness: A Revolutionary Trait

By Chuck Kaufman The willingness of the Sandinista government to go to almost any lengths to achieve national peace and tranquility, including pardoning the crimes of those in the opposition who killed, tortured, burned homes, schools, markets, and public buildings in last year’s failed coup attempt, is consistent with their historical record. Recall that the…

NicaNotes: US Imperialism and Nicaragua

by Chuck Kaufman “US Imperialism and Nicaragua: ‘They would not let our flower blossom,’” excerpted below, is the first chapter of Live from Nicaragua: Uprising or Coup, published on April 18, 2019, the first anniversary of failed coup that rocked Nicaragua for three months last year. At over 300 pages, this free electronic book, available…

NicaNotes: Doris Tijerino and Gladys Báez — “receiving together a recognition that honors and moves us”

On April 3, 2019, Doris Tijerino and Gladys Báez received honorary doctorates from the National University of Nicaragua (UNAN-León). The following is taken from the speech by Doris Tijerino.   Here we are, Gladys Báez and I, receiving together a recognition that honors and moves us because it comes from the most prestigious and historic…

NicaNotes: Live from Nicaragua: Uprising or Coup?

The Alliance for Global Justice is the publisher of record of this important reader which tells the true story of last year’s US-funded failed coup against the Nicaraguan government. Released on April 18, 2019, the anniversary of the coup, this 324-page book is a truly collaborative effort of US and UK solidarity organizations and internationalists,…