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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: Fake News and False Travel Advisory: Take Action

NicaNotes: Fake News and False Travel Advisory: Take ActionNicaNotes: Fake News and False Travel Advisory: Take Action Even Scientific American has been drawn into the international attack on Nicaragua and the US-funded regime change campaign. Below, Nicaragua’s chief climate change negotiator, Dr. Paul Oquist, calls out Scientific American on its fake news. Below that is…

NicaNotes: Official Nicaragua response to UN Human Rights Report

Official Nicaragua response to UN Human Rights Report NicaNotes will not typically devote this space to official Sandinista government writings or publications. We make an exception in this instance because of the gravity of the misinformation contained in the report by the Office of the UN High Commission for Human Rights and the almost universal…

NicaNotes: Nicaragua’s Failed Coup

Nicaragua’s failed coup By Charles Redvers For three months Daniel Ortega and his government in Nicaragua were under intense pressure to resign – from protesters and opposition groups, from local media and from right-wing politicians in the US. But by mid-July it became clear that, despite persistent images of near-collapse painted by the international press,…

NicaNotes: Chomsky on Regime Change in Nicaragua

Chomsky on Regime Change in Nicaragua by ROGER HARRIS Originally published by Counterpunch on August 3, 2018 Photo by hobvias sudoneighm | CC BY 2.0 With patented angst, Noam Chomsky opined on President Daniel Ortega’s Nicaragua to an agreeing Amy Goodman: “But there’s been a lot of corruption, a lot of repression. It’s autocratic, undoubtedly.” Earlier in their DemocracyNow!…

The Case Against Daniel Ortega

By Chuck Kaufman The Nicaragua Network/Alliance for Global Justice and I have recently been called Orteguistas (Ortega supporters). We used to be called Danielistas before it became necessary to the narrative to demonize him completely by denying him the practice in some parts of Latin America of calling those you respect, like Fidel and Che,…