Nicaragua

Venezuela & ALBA News 1.14.2022: President Maduro full 2022 interview with Ignacio Ramonet; Honoring Alicia Jrapko

Venezuela President Maduro full 2022 interview with Ignacio Ramonet TeleSur: Venezuela Denounces Sabotage Against Oil Facilities The explosion occurred in the Eastern Pipeline, from which all fuel is distributed to the Eastern states of the country.”This criminal action is part of the permanent war directed by US-protected far right groups seeking to boycott the important…

NicaNotes: Legendary Sandinista Leader Inaugurated as President, Defies US & Monroe Doctrine

By Dan Kovalik (Daniel Kovalik teaches International Human Rights at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law, and is author of the recently-released No More War: How the West Violates International Law by Using “Humanitarian” Intervention to Advance Economic and Strategic Interests. Along with Margaret Kimberley, Lucille Murphey and S. Brian Willson, Kovalik was invited to be on…

Venezuela & ALBA News 1.7.2022: Venezuela Foresees More Recovery from US Economic and Political Sabotage

Liberation News: Venezuela: from resistance to recovery in production and social welfare The upward trend of our productive apparatus is due to a set of factors:In the first place, the recovery of oil production stands out. Recently, news agencies reviewed the highest oil production records in recent years, placing it at more than 900,000 barrels per…

Venezuela & ALBA News 12.31.2021: Nicaragua and Venezuela pay tribute to Chuck Kaufman

Stansfield Smith: Chuck Kaufman, A Great Man has left us Nicaragua Vice President Rosario Murillo – Remembering Chuck Kaufman Orinoco Tribune: Venezuela Mourns Death of US Activist Chuck Kaufman Chuck Kaufman: Nicaragua Three Decades Ago, Picking Coffee Changed my Life (2017) Chuck Kaufman Speaking at a press conference against the war in Iraq At minute…

NicaNotes: From Building Roads to Bamboo Handicrafts: A Story of Nicaragua’s Social Economy

An interview by Jorge Capelán (This interview was originally published by the Nicaragua Solidarity Campaign in London: https://nicaraguasc.org.uk/2021/11/from-building-roads-to-learning-the-ancient-techniques-of-bamboo-handicraft/) [Jorge Capelán is a Latin American journalist and political analyst who has worked for many years in Nicaragua. He appears weekly on news analysis programs and writes for several online news outlets.]  Construction worker Mauricio Antonio Núñez lost…

NicaNotes: Nicaragua’s Evidence-Based Democracy Threatens U.S. Oppression Domestically and Abroad

By Lauren Smith (Lauren Smith is Covert Action Magazine’s correspondent on location and serves on the editorial board of CAM. Her work has been widely published in other outlets as well.) Despite Washington’s best effort to derail Nicaragua’s electoral process through hybrid warfare, strong voter turnout resulted in a decisive victory by the Sandinista National…

Venezuela & ALBA News 12.10.2021 Venezuela Recovers Oil Production; Guaido UN support drops to 15 countries

Popular Resistance: Biden’s “Summit for Democracy” The Apex of Hypocrisy Biden’s December 9-10 “Summit for Democracy” has already stirred up a storm. The White House says the summit will have “three principal themes: defending against authoritarianism, fighting corruption, and promoting respect for human rights” – clearly targeting Washington’s chosen “autocratic states,” China, Russia, Iran, Venezuela,…

NicaNotes: Nicaragua’s Election Was Free and Fair

By Richard Kohn, Ph.D. (Rick Kohn is a Professor in the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources at the University of Maryland. He has worked on extension and research projects in the US, Nigeria, and Nicaragua. He covered the Nov. 7 general election in Nicaragua.) CNN and other mainstream media have been promoting a conspiracy…