Nicaragua

Delegations to Nicaragua and Honduras

Join the Alliance for Global Justice on delegations to Nicaragua (June 19-27, 2011) and/or Honduras (June 27-July 5, 2011). In Nicaragua, we will explore the theme of US intervention in the upcoming elections. In Honduras, we will accompany the non-violent progressive coalition, National Front for Popular Resistance, as they present their plan to restore democracy…

Foreign Influence in Elections is Wrong: Ours or Theirs

Abolish the NED and Return USAID to development: Call your elected officials and candidates! Challenge your leaders to support democracy! The political class – at least the Democrat part of it – is all aghast at the possibility that contributions by foreign corporations are tainting our electoral system. The Alliance for Global Justice Respect for…

Christian Science Monitor Attacks Ortega

On Aug. 25, The Christian Science Monitor published an article entitled, “Nicaraguans say US turns blind eye to abuses of Daniel Ortega.” As with other articles about Nicaragua published by the US corporate press over the past three decades, it would take more words than the original article to debunk all the lies, innuendos, and…

May/June Global Justice Monitor Now Available

We have just released our May/June edition of the Global Justice Monitor. It includes the following articles: Bodies of the Innocent: Mass Graves Used to Cover Up Atrocities in Colombia Report from the Left Social Forum Maternal Waiting Homes of Nicaragua Mesoamerica Project: Housing Analysis AFGJ to Support Two Anti-Militarization Meetings News from Nicaragua To…

Nicaragua Will NOT Have The Next Coup

The following is Nicaragua Network/Alliance for Global Justice’s response to the attention the possibility of a Nicaraguan coup has received in the media today. Nicaragua Will Not Be Next By Chuck Kaufman National Co-Coordinator Nicaragua Network/Alliance for Global Justice While the facts in the Prensa Latina article, “After Honduras, Nicaragua?” on April 22, 2010, and…

Nicaragua News Bulletin (February 23, 2010)

1. Special Committee of National Assembly hears from candidates for expiring posts 2. Senators visit; Nicaraguan-US Relations appear friendly 3. Julio Aviles takes command of Nicaraguan Army 4. Government releases plan to address drought 5. Europeans to observe Atlantic Coast elections on March 7 6. Ministry of Education distributes food for daily meals for one…

Colonists Threaten Indigenous Population

Ask the Nicaraguan government to protect indigenous communities and complete demarcation and titling of indigenous land. Follow the steps below to act now! Despite, or perhaps because of, the Nicaraguan government’s progress in titling and demarcating indigenous land, tensions have risen between settler and indigenous communities, reaching the point of violence. In the South Atlantic…

Nicaragua News Bulletin

1. National Assembly forms committee to nominate officials 2. Nicaragua sends assistance to Haiti; worries mount about earthquake in Nicaragua 3. Ortega government has distributed over 55,000 property titles 4. US$77 million obtained for Polaris geothermal project 5. Talks begin on free trade agreement among ALBA countries 6. Artisans improve their quality of life 7.…

Nicaragua News Bulletin

1. Ortega issues decree allowing government officials to continue in office 2. US intelligence document calls Aleman an obstacle to a united opposition 3. Battle between ENACAL and unions continues 4. Government says there is enough food in spite of El Niño 5. In one town 13% of examined workers have kidney disease; Managua encampment…