Nicaragua

NicaNotes: Women in Nicaragua: Power and Protagonism: A virtual course with an optional in-person visit to the country

COURSE LAUNCH THIS SATURDAY, MAY 21! Have you ever missed a study delegation you would love to attend because of time, money, or family obligations? Our hybrid delegation was developed just for you! Have you ever wondered how the women from a poor, developing country—Nicaragua—have managed to be world leaders in terms of educational achievement,…

Nicanotes: Who Wove the Petate?

By Winnie Narváez Herrera [Winnie Narváez has a master’s degree in sustainable development and is studying for a doctorate in popular education at the UNAN in Estelí. She works with ÁBACOenRed / FUPEGC which is an initiative of educators who have been working with the Ministry of Education since the 1980s in teacher training.]  The…

NicaNotes: The OAS, or the “Ministry of Colonies”

By Jemima Pierre (Jemima Pierre is an editor and columnist for Black Agenda Report, the Haiti/Americas Team Co-Coordinator for the Black Alliance for Peace, and a Black Studies and anthropology professor at UCLA.) [This article was first published on April 27, 2022 in Black Agenda Report] In the wake of the expulsion of the Organization…

Venezuela & ALBA News 4.29.2022 Nicaragua Boots out OAS; June conferences against Summit of the Americas

Nicaragua Kawsachun News: Nicaragua Expels the OAS Nicaragua has announced the expulsion of representatives of the Organization of American States and the closure of its offices in the country. “We ratify our unwavering decision to leave the OAS, as expressed on 19th November, 2021, and by confirming our irrevocable denunciation and resignation, before this calamitous,…

NicaNotes: Becoming More Sovereign

By Fabrizio Casari (Fabrizio Casari is an Italian Journalist who has made multiple trips to Nicaragua since living there in the 1980s.) Nicaragua ceased to be a member of the Organization of American States (OAS) with an announcement on November 21, 2021. And on April 24, in a firm communiqué, Managua announced that to implement…

Webinar Recording: Nicaragua, Bold Leader in the Climate Crisis

Alliance for Global Justice invites you to a webinar Nicaragua:  Bold Leader in the Climate Crisis View on YouTube  –version en español AQUI–   Please join us for this 90-minute webinar about Nicaragua’s achievements in confronting the global climate crisis.  The presenters are: Javier Gutierrez, Secretary for Climate Change in the Office of the President of Nicaragua; chief…

Venezuela & ALBA News 4.22.2022: Delcy Rodriguez and Cubainformacion on NATO and Ukraine war

  CubaInformacion: Ukraine: Ministry of Truth  (English subtitles appear after about 30 seconds. And best to watch this at .75 speed). Regarding the war in Ukraine, the Western media and governments forbid us to read any other book than the one written by NATO. We are living a pure McCarthyism. A Global Dictatorship. Against which…

NicaNotes: Women’s struggle in Nicaragua: from liberation fighters to building an alternative society (Part II)

By Erika Takeo and Rohan Rice [This article was first published by the People’s Dispatch on November 04, 2021, at https://peoplesdispatch.org/2021/11/04/womens-struggle-in-nicaragua-from-liberation-fighters-to-building-an-alternative-society/ ] [Erika Takeo is a member of the International Relations Secretariat of the Rural Workers Association (ATC) and Coordinator of the Friends of the ATC. Rohan Rice is a writer, photographer, and translator from…