Nicaragua

NicaNotes: Food Sovereignty Takes a Leap Forward

Trump Calls Nicaragua “a national security threat”! Tell him it’s a lie! On Nov. 25, President Trump renewed Executive Order 13851 that he issued a year ago calling “a national emergency pursuant to the International Emergency Economic Powers Act (50 U.S.C. 1701-1706) to deal with the unusual and extraordinary threat to the national security and…

NicaNotes: ‘Human rights’ propaganda against Nicaragua out of Costa Rica

Reprinted from tortillaconsal.com , 26/10/2019 By John Perry Some of the local ‘human rights’ organisations in Nicaragua, which received foreign funding and operated as propaganda vehicles against the government, lost their legal status earlier this year. One of these was CENIDH, run by Vilma Nuñez. Several of the CENIDH staff, including Gonzalo Carrión, one of its…

NicaNotes: A year after Nicaragua’s coup, the media’s regime change deceptions are still unravelling

A deadly arson attack during last year’s regime change attempt was blamed on Nicaragua’s government by everyone from the US State Department to The New York Times.  New information has raised serious doubts about the official story, highlighting the wider campaign of misinformation waged by US and UK media. By John Perry (John Perry UK…

NicaNotes: Un gringo en la plaza: 40 años de lucha sandinista

David Archuleta Jr., Coordinador Nacional AFGJ Ni siquiera el calor de Managua, rico en mosquitos, pudo detener la avalancha de nicaragüenses de todos los departamentos del país hacia la Plaza de la Fe. Llegaron adornados con sombreros del FSLN, camisetas #danielsequeda, rojas y negras en todos los accesorios posibles. Miles vinieron en autobús, abarrotando cada…

Happy Anniversary of the Day of Happiness!

By Nan McCurdy Today, July 17 is the 40th anniversary of the Day of Happiness when the US-backed dictator Anastasio Somoza fled Nicaragua in the early morning hours. The final offensive against Somoza and the feared National Guard was led by the Sandinista Front for National Liberation (FSLN), in great measure a bunch of teenagers…

Venezuela-ALBA Weekly 7.12.2019: Taking apart the Bachelet UN Human Rights Report on Venezuela

Venezuela: Responses to Bachelet UN Human Rights Report Alfred de Zayas: UN human rights report on Venezuela fundamentally flawed and disappointing Pasqualina Curcio Curcio: Provide Evidence, Mrs. Bachelet Resumen Latinoamericano: Venezuela Urges UNHCR to Correct 70 Mistakes in its Report Statement by Venezuelan Government in Response to Bachelet’s UNHCR Report Grayzone: ‘Weaponizing human rights’: UN…

NicaNotes: The Strategic Retreat from Managua to Masaya

Demoledora demostración de fuerza sandinista By Jorge Capelan Saturday July 6, the people of Nicaragua celebrated the strategic retreat to Masaya with a mobilization that for 40 years has been characterized by two things: its massiveness and its organizational demands, given that it consists of a march or caravan of thousands and thousands of people…