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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: US Imposes Sanctions on Countries for Passing Measures that Copy US Law

By John Perry (John Perry is based in Masaya, Nicaragua, and writes for the Council on Hemispheric Affairs, London Review of Books, FAIR, Covert Action Magazine and others.) [This article was first published in Covert Action Magazine.]  Politicians in the small Caucasian state of Georgia have been sanctioned by Washington for “undermining democracy” and depriving…

NicaNotes: On the 45th Anniversary of the Sandinista Revolution: Lessons from My Time in Nicaragua

By Adrienne Ayers (Adrienne is an African organizer native to Waawiyatanong land (Detroit, MI). She was recently a part of the “Women in Nicaragua: Power and Protagonism” delegation in January 2024 through Casa Ben Linder. Adrienne is a Reiki Master Teacher and operates a free reiki clinic which serves as a People’s Program for Detroit residents.…

NicaNotes: We are all Nicaragua: The Sexual Diversity Community

By Becca Renk (Becca Renk has lived in Ciudad Sandino, Nicaragua, for more than 20 years, working in sustainable community development with the Jubilee House Community and its project, the Center for Development in Central America. Becca coordinates the Casa Benjamin Linder solidarity project in Managua.) The Story of Julia Chinamo “I realized when I was nine years old…

NicaNotes: “If the US Invades Central America, We Pledge to Resist:” 2024 Marks the 40th Anniversary of the Pledge of Resistance

By Katherine Hoyt (Katherine Hoyt lived in Nicaragua for 16 years. She is a retired Co-Coordinator of the Nicaragua Network/Alliance for Global Justice and a current board member. She holds a Ph.D. in Political Science and is the author of The Many Faces of Sandinista Democracy among other publications.) [This article is taken from Thirty…

NicaNotes: South-South Solidarity: Nicaragua mobilizes international law to support Palestine

By Becca Renk [Originally from Idaho, Becca Renk has lived in Ciudad Sandino, Nicaragua, for more than 20 years, working in sustainable community development with the Jubilee House Community and its project, the Center for Development in Central America. Becca coordinates the Casa Benjamin Linder solidarity project in Managua.] “We see youth in North America rising up in protest,…