Nicaragua

NicaNotes: Doris Tijerino and Gladys Báez — “receiving together a recognition that honors and moves us”

On April 3, 2019, Doris Tijerino and Gladys Báez received honorary doctorates from the National University of Nicaragua (UNAN-León). The following is taken from the speech by Doris Tijerino.   Here we are, Gladys Báez and I, receiving together a recognition that honors and moves us because it comes from the most prestigious and historic…

NicaNotes: Live from Nicaragua: Uprising or Coup?

The Alliance for Global Justice is the publisher of record of this important reader which tells the true story of last year’s US-funded failed coup against the Nicaraguan government. Released on April 18, 2019, the anniversary of the coup, this 324-page book is a truly collaborative effort of US and UK solidarity organizations and internationalists,…

Venezuela-ALBA 4.19.2019 Escalating US Sanctions and Escalating Fightback

Venezuela Tulsi Gabbard: Trump’s Neocon Administration Want War in Venezuela Action 24/7: Protection of the DC Venezuela Embassy Sign on: Sign onto the Declaration of the Embassy Protection Collective (Colectivos por la Paz) Federico Fuentes: Who are Venezuela’s colectivos? Max Blumenthal: US Military Attack on Venezuela Mulled by Top Trump Advisors and Latin American Officials…

Solidarity with Nicaragua! Webinar Series

A webinar series for solidarity activists leading up to the July “Solidarity with Nicaragua!” delegation organized by AFGJ and the Friends of the ATC Wednesday, April 17th 3pm PST/6pm EST: Report back by delegates on the January 2019 Food Sovereignty & Agroecology delegation to Nicaragua See the recorded video and other related links HERE. Sunday, April…

NicaNotes: Briefs, Delegations, and Webinars!

BRIEFS By Chuck Kaufman Committed to negotiations for peace In a press release issued March 20, the Negotiations Round Table announced that “Thanks to the efforts of the Apostolic Nuncio, as witness and companion, and the Special Delegate of the OAS Secretary General, and taking into account the greater coinciding of positions, the negotiation process…