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: Guest Post: Gaspar Garcia Laviana (Comandante Martin): Revolutionary Priest

Guest Post by David Gullette David Gullette is vice-president of the Newton (MA)/San Juan del Sur Sister City Project which has worked since 1988 on programs in health, appropriate technology and education in rural and urban parts of the township. See His books about Nicaragua include “Nicaraguan Peasant Poetry From Soletiname”, “!GASPAR! A Spanish…

NicaNotes: Hasta la Victoria Siempre!

By John Kotula From June of 2015 through June of 2017, I lived in Chinandega, Chinandega, indisputably the hottest city in Nicaragua. I was a Peace Corps volunteer. Walking around town, sweating, I often passed a statue of a revolutionary throwing a molotov cocktail: I always had the same thought, “Ah! Nicaragua! A country where…