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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.



To Hell with the Buck, the Planet Stops Here!

A Guest Blog from Paul Baker, ex-hermit monk from the UK, who has lived 20 years plus in Nicaragua as a singer-songwriter and activist. If you would like to host Paul Baker’s ‘Justice for Berta Caceres & Victor Jara’ Tour of California, Sept. 23–Oct. 9, 2016, Click Here or contact Paul directly: paulbaker2004@yahoo.com 82% approval…

Political Turmoil on the Right Gives a Pretext for the US to Question Upcoming Election

Last week the 16 members of the National Assembly loyal to veteran politician and banker Eduardo Montealegre, including Montealegre himself, were removed from the legislature and replaced by representatives who are members of the Independent Liberal Party (PLI). This move is bound to be blamed on President Daniel Ortega and the Sandinistas and used by…

Closing Remarks Made By Dr. Arnold Matlin At The Primer Congreso Internacional De Hermanamientos Managua, Nicaragua July 16, 2016

This week we have a guest blog by Dr. Arnold Matlin who gave the closing remarks at an international sister city conference in Nicaragua this month. Dr. Matlin is a long-time Nicaragua solidarity organizer and leader of the Nicaragua Network and Alliance for Global Justice.   Honored officials, activists, and friends, My name is Dr.…

From Armed Revolution to Cruise Ships

On this day in 1979 the nine commanders of the three tendencies of the Sandinista Front for National Liberation (FSLN) met for the first time amidst joyous crowds in Managua marking the official triumph of the Sandinista Revolution over the US-backed 45-year old Somoza dictatorship. Anastasio Somoza Debayle had fled two days earlier with the…

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About       Subscribe       Contact NicaNotes is a blog for Nicaragua activists and those interested in Nicaragua, published by the Nicaragua Network/Alliance for Global Justice. It provides news and analysis from the context of Nicaragua Network’s long history of struggle in solidarity with the Sandinista Revolution.     Right-wing Congressmembers Reintroduce the NICA…

Nicaragua News Bulletin: March 5, 2013

March 5, 2013 The Nicaragua Network notes with great sadness the death today of President Hugo Chavez of Venezuela. We will miss his ebullient personality, his concern for the marginalized, his commitment to grassroots democracy, and his Bolivarian dream which expanded his vision beyond Venezuela to the rest of Latin America through ALBA. We note…