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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.



Right-wing Congressmembers Reintroduce the NICA Act in the House; Please Act!

Act Now! On April 5, 2017 right-wing members of Congress led by Florida Republican Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, reintroduced an even worse version of the NICA Act (Nicaraguan Investment Conditionality Act) than the one they introduced last September during both countries’ presidential election season. If the NICA Act were to pass both chambers of the US Congress…

Nicanotes

Dear Readers, This week, on the verge of my 65th birthday, I had a “senior moment.” I could have sworn that one of you sent me a guest blog that I was planning to use. I can’t remember who sent it or what the subject was, so perhaps I dreamed the whole thing because I…

NicaNotes: What Do You Think?

I’ve got nothing new to say this week as a blog post, but I have written some summaries of the news stories that I feel may be of interest to solidarity activists. As always I welcome submissions for guest blogs. Submissions should be in the 2-4 page range. Send them to Chuck@AFGJ.org. I would need…

NicaNotes: Education: A Right Recuperated

An El Nuevo Diario article on Feb. 6 reported that as of Feb. 1, over 1.5 million students were registered for public school as the new school year is about to start. The article estimated there would be 1.7 million students in the public school system by the end of February. I thought back to the state of education in Nicaragua ten…