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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: Sign-on Letter: Supporting Nicaragua’s Sovereignty, Honoring Its Achievements!

[Versión en español] Dear friends, We are asking for your help to de-escalate hostility against the people of Nicaragua.  Will you endorse the statement below entitled “SUPPORTING NICARAGUA’S SOVEREIGNTY, HONORING ITS ACHIEVEMENTS,” and forward this message to friends and organizations?  To endorse, just send an email to NicaraguaAdvocacyNetwork@gmail.com , providing your full name, your organization (if…

Sign Today: Statement affirming Nicaragua’s sovereignty and achievements!

** Español abajo Dear supporters, We are asking for your help to de-escalate hostility against the people of Nicaragua.  Will you join the AFGJ – Nicaragua Network and other international organizations endorsing the following statement: “SUPPORTING NICARAGUA’S SOVEREIGNTY, HONORING ITS ACHIEVEMENTS,” and spread the word to friends and organizations? To endorse, just send an email…

NicaNotes: The Graduates

By Becca Renk [Becca Renk is originally from the U.S. but has lived and worked in Nicaragua since 2001 with the Jubilee House Community and its project the Center for Development in Central America. She and her husband Paul have two daughters who have studied in Nicaraguan public schools for 15 years.] The day I…

NicaNotes: Nicaragua’s inconvenient Covid victory: Western media covered up its success

By John Perry [John Perry is based in Masaya, Nicaragua, and writes for the Council on Hemispheric Affairs, London Review of Books, FAIR and other outlets.] (This article was first published on the UnHerd webpage at: https://unherd.com/2022/11/nicaraguas-inconvenient-covid-victory/) In Nicaragua, Latin America’s third poorest country, people who don’t work don’t eat. Three-quarters of jobs are in…

Venezuela & ALBA News 10.28.2022: Bolivia Rightwing Coup Attempt; More US Sanctions On Nicaragua

Bolivia Resumen: Elitist Coop Attempt in Santa Cruz The ultra right-wing governor of the department of Santa Cruz, Luis Fernando Camacho, and his separatist clique have been maintaining an elitist and bosses’ strike against the government of Bolivia since October 21, which has already cost one life and economic losses of tens of millions of…

NicaNotes: Witnessing the Sandinista Revolution

By Aidrean O Gallchobhair [Aidrean O Gallchobhair is an Irish Republican political activist involved in seeking the Independence and Reunification of Ireland. He also is involved in international solidarity with the struggle in Palestine and supporting the progressive governments of Latin America. In 2021 he played a small part in establishing the Cuban Solidarity Forum Ireland…

NicaNotes: Help Nicaragua Recover from Hurricane Julia!

Last week, on October 13th, we launched a campaign to raise emergency funds to support the Nicaraguan government’s efforts to rebuild damaged infrastructure and support the millions of people who have been severely affected by Hurricane Julia. You can donate to the Nicaragua Solidarity Fund “Padre Miguel D’Escoto Brockmann, a project of the Alliance for…