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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: Fabricated Guardian Stories Aid Violent Failed Coup in Nicaragua

Fabricated Guardian Stories Aid Violent Failed Coup in Nicaragua By Nora McCurdy and Nan McCurdy Reprinted from Popular Resistance / November 9, 2018 “Cathedral protests highlight Ortega’s broken Alliance with Nicaragua’s church” an article in today’s [British liberal newspaper The] Guardian by Toby Stirling has no true facts – this has become typical of The…

Refugee Caravan: Where are the Nicaraguans?

By Chuck Kaufman By the time this blog is published, the results of the US midterm elections will be known. I’m willing to bet now that if the Democrats hoped-for “Blue Wave” does not materialize, their number one scapegoat will be the caravan of refugees from Central America which is slowly crossing Mexico. I have…

NicaNotes: NSCAG Statement and Briefing October 2018

This week I want to share the October briefing from the Nicaragua Solidarity Committee Action Group in the United Kingdom. NSCAG has close ties to the Trade Union movement in Great Britain. The Nicaragua Solidarity Committee and the US Nicaragua Network/Alliance for Global Justice have been strong allies for decades and are in almost daily…

NicaNotes: Humanitarian Intervention: False Doctrine

Humanitarian Intervention: False Doctrine By Chuck Kaufman I am really angry that passage of the NICA Act in its even worse form, the Nicaragua Human Rights and Anticorruption Act of 2018 (S. 3233), appears to be a fait accompli – and by unanimous consent at that! If this Act has not passed by the time you receive…

NicaNotes: Complicating the Narrative on Nicaragua

No one can accuse NACLA of being a pro-Sandinista publication. While at times we have worked with them, we have also had some major disagreements over the years. For that reason, we share this NACLA article and commend them on pointing out the nuances and contradictions at a time when the US Senate is poised to pass…

NicaNotes: NSCAG debunks Amnesty claims about political prisoners

NSCAG debunks Amnesty claims about political prisoners NSCAG News | on: Saturday, 22 September 2018 By Louise Richards, Trade Union and Communications Coordinator The Nicaragua Solidarity Campaign Action Group (NSCAG) is based in the UK and has a long history of building trade union and broader solidarity with Nicaragua. In its latest attempt to demonise Nicaragua, Amnesty International…