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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: 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…

NicaNotes: Nicaragua’s Success Threatens US Stranglehold on Latin America

Nicaragua’s Success Threatens US Stranglehold on Latin AmericaBy: Lauren Smith Published by TeleSur, Sept. 14, 2018 It’s imperative that President Ortega and Nicaragua be defended from covert imperialist aggression by the United States under its brand of fake ‘democracy,’ writes Lauren Smith. The United States’ economic and geopolitical stranglehold on Latin America is threatened and they are running scared…

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: 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!…