Nicaragua

NicaNotes: Managua’s Missing Murals

By Becca Mohally Renk [This article was originally published on the Casa Ben Linder blog at https://www.casabenjaminlinder.org/navigatingnicaragua/tr700abwmbf4hvks4lc05u75ewin6e .] (Becca Mohally Renk is part of the Jubilee House Community, which works in sustainable development in Ciudad Sandino. The JHC also works to educate visitors to Nicaragua, including through their hospitality and solidarity cultural center at Casa…

NicaNotes: Nicaragua: the right to live in peace

Join the Nicaragua Network in our Monthly Webinar Series: Sunday, August 22: What’s at Stake in Nicaragua’s 2021 Elections 12 PM PT / 1 PM NICARAGUA / 3 PM ET / 8 PM GREENWICH, UK The national elections in Nicaragua, to be held on November 7, are caught in controversy.  This month’s webinar speaker, Sofia Clark, will address…

NicaNotes: Sanctions May Impoverish Nicaraguans, but Won’t Change Their Vote

By John Perry This article was originally published by NACLA on August 6, 2021: https://nacla.org/sanctions-may-impoverish-nicaraguans-won%27t-change-their-vote [John Perry is based in Nicaragua and writes on Central America for The Nation, The London Review of Books, openDemocracy, The Council on Hemispheric Affairs, Counterpunch and other outlets.] In 1985, when President Reagan declared Nicaragua “an unusual and extraordinary…

Venezuela & ALBA News 8.6.2021 Peru President Pedro Castillo’s Inauguration Speech and the Changing Face of Latin America

Inauguration Speech of Peru President Pedro Castillo, July 28, 2021 Mision Verdad: Perú on the Lima Group: ‘The Most Disastrous Thing We Have Done in International Politics’The so-called Lima Group and its attempts to force regime change in Venezuela seems to have now come to an end with the arrival of Pedro Castillo to the…

NicaNotes: Hands off Nicaragua!

By Arnold Matlin [This essay appeared in The Livingston County News on July 29, 2021.] (Dr. Arnold Matlin traveled to Nicaragua for the first time in 1988, and has been in solidarity with the Nicaraguan Revolution since then, receiving the Medal of the 25th Anniversary of the Revolution in 2004.  He is a member of…

Urgent Action Still Needed: No New Illegal Coercive Measures against Nicaragua

Hands off Nicaragua!

Please act to help stop new sanctions on Nicaragua. The RENACER Act is quickly moving through Congress. The RENACER Act will impose a new set of sanctions on Nicaragua (illegal coercive measures). *See talking points below for background information on the RENACER Act. CALL and EMAIL — these are two ways you can help stop the…

Venezuela & ALBA News 7.30.2021: Victory in Peru; Countering propaganda against ALBA nations; Cuba and Venezuela delegations

Documentary: Chávez  Orinoco Tribune: ‘For a Country Without Corruption and With a New Constitution’: Pedro Castillo Sworn in as the President of Peru – with  US Pushing its Destabilizing Agenda in Latin America “During four and a half millennia our ancestors found ways to live in harmony with the rich nature that providence offered us,”…

NicaNotes: Please Sign On as an Individual to the “Hands Off Nicaragua!” Solidarity Letter Calling on the US to Stop Interfering in Nicaragua!

Please sign on as an individual to the “Hands Off Nicaragua!” solidarity letter calling on the US to stop interfering in Nicaragua! Sign HERE Remembering Ben Linder’s legacy through the Ben Linder Solidarity School By Erika Takeo (Erika Takeo is a North American based in Managua, Nicaragua. She is the coordinator of the Friends of the ATC,…