Nicaragua

WEBINAR Sunday, Oct. 18: Uncovered violence by the Nicaraguan Opposition

Sunday, Oct. 18:  Uncovered violence by the Nicaraguan Opposition Webinar with Stephen Sefton and John Perry, long-time investigators, writers and Nicaragua residents.   Nicaragua 2018: Uncensoring the truth—how violence during the failed coup attempt was whitewashed by the media and how its perpetrators have become “human rights defenders” This webinar will examine human rights violations in…

Power to the People! Policing & Caribbean Autonomy in Nicaragua

Power to the People! Policing and Caribbean Autonomy in Nicaragua Wednesday Oct 14, 2020 4:30pm US Pacific / 5:30pm Nicaragua / 7:30pm US Eastern When the Sandinista People’s Revolution triumphed in 1979, one of the first things the revolutionary government did was disband Somoza’s repressive military and police force and start new institutions to serve…

NicaNotes: Nicaragua 2018: Uncensoring the truth—Testimonies of victims of opposition violence during the failed coup attempt of 2018

This new e-book can be read in its entirety at https://afgj.org/nicaragua-2018-uncensoring-the-truth and http://www.tortillaconsal.com/tortilla/node/10378 Introduction By Stephen Septon A group of people in solidarity with Nicaragua’s Sandinista Revolution have recorded, transcribed and translated the testimonies of over 30 people of different backgrounds about their experience of the violent failed coup attempt in Nicaragua between April and…

Nicaragua 2018 – Uncensoring the truth

Originally published by tortilla con sal http://www.tortillaconsal.com/tortilla/node/10378   International Network in Solidarity with Nicaragua, September 28th 2020 A group of people in solidarity with Nicaragua’s Sandinista Revolution have recorded, transcribed and translated the testimonies of over 30 people of different backgrounds about their experience of the violent failed coup attempt in Nicaragua between April and…

NicaNotes: US Media Have Dismissed This Important Story: International Banks Rank Nicaragua among the Best in Services for the People, Project Execution, and Transparency

By Nan McCurdy In less than three months Nicaragua has been recognized at least ten times by the IMF, the World Bank, the International Development Bank, the Central American Bank for Economic Integration (CABEI), the UN Economic Commission on Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC), and the Central American System for Economic Integration (SIECA) for…

Major Solidarity Groups Send Open Letter on Nicaragua to the IACHR

The Alliance for Global Justice (US) and the Nicaragua Solidarity Campaign (UK) sent the following Open Letter to the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights, signed by our two organizations and a number of prominent international and Nicaraguan activists and experts. Signers include Blanca Segovia Sandino Arauz, daughter of General Augusto C. Sandino, Camilo Mejia, Human…

Tom Baker, Long-time Nicaragua Activist Dies

By Chuck Kaufman Below is the family-written remembrance of Tom Baker, well-known Chicago solidarity activist who in recent years has lived full-time in Nicaragua. I believe Tom and I started work for the Nicaragua Network at about the same time in 1987; Tom as Midwest Regional Director and me as National Fundraising Coordinator. This was…

Brilliant Interview with Nicaraguan Ambassador Francisco Campbell

Francisco Campbell, Nicaraguan Ambassador to the U.S., held a terrific and very informative conversation with Teri Mattson, who heads up Code Pink’s Latin America work. https://youtu.be/H6PzkbqqAnE   Francisco Campbell, a Creole from Nicaragua’s Caribbean coast, gives an inspiring account of the achievements of the Sandinista revolution, including for the Indigenous peoples and African descendants living…