Nicaragua

Webinar Recording: US Hands Off! Let the People Decide

View the Recording on YouTube HERE Featuring: Netfa Freeman, Co-host/ producer, Voices with Vision, WPFW 89.3 FM Washington, DC, and Coordinating Committee member, Black Alliance for Peace Francisco Dominguez,  Head of Research Group on Latin America, Middlesex University and Executive Committee member, Nicaragua Solidarity Campaign Action Group Sofia Clark, Political Research Analyst, Miguel d’Escoto Brockmann Center, National…

Venezuela & ALBA News 10.29.21: US Campaigns against Nicaragua election, Disrupts Venezuelan national reconciliation, Instigates rightwing protests in Cuba

Monthly Review: New Era of US Financial Warfare The recent tightening of the economic blockade on Cuba, plus the related economic sanctions directed at Venezuela, resulting in tens of thousands of deaths there, can be understood only in the context of the new era of financial warfare, which the US has unleashed on targeted countries.…

NicaNotes: Letter to UNHRC about Political Exploitation of Indigenous Communities in Nicaragua

This letter, signed by solidarity, human rights, religious, labor and other organizations, has been sent to the UN Human Rights Council and the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights. It denounces the misrepresentation and exploitation of disputes over land in Nicaragua’s autonomous Indigenous territories for political purposes by local and international organizations which claim to represent…

Venezuela & ALBA News 10.22.2021 Update on US Seizure of Alex Saab; Maduro letter to Spain condemning Spanish genocidal invasion; Bolivia, Cuba, Nicaragua

  Statement from the Free Alex Saab Committee: US Illegally Extradites Venezuelan Diplomat from Cabo Verde to the US The Venezuelan diplomat Alex Saab was renditioned, kidnapped to the US on October 16 without waiting for a final extradition decision. The action was taken in secret, without notifying his defense team and without relevant documentation.…

NicaNotes: Facebook Provoked Violence in Nicaragua, Too!

By John Perry [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.] Frances Haugen’s cutting accusations against her former employers, Facebook, on October 5 included references to how social media are used to provoke and…

NicaNotes: Vaccine Solidarity vs. Vaccine Diplomacy

By Becca Mohally Renk [Becca Mohally Renk has lived in Ciudad Sandino, Nicaragua, for 20 years, working with the Jubilee House Community and its project, the Center for Development in Central America.] This week the Nicaraguan government announced that starting on October 20th it will be vaccinating children aged two to 17 with COVID-19 vaccines…

NicaNotes: The Right to Defend Our Existence

By Aparicio Cienfuegos and William Camacaro “Every time President Daniel Ortega speaks, he emphasizes that the Nicaraguan government has a preferential option for the poor. It is a way of doing politics. Why do politics if we do not seek the welfare of our populations, of the majority of historically marginalized people who have lacked…

Webinar Recording: Gender Equality in Nicaragua

Alliance for Global Justice and the Nicaraguan Network Present the Webinar: Nicaragua’s Amazing Advances in Gender Equality   Featuring: Shaira Downs Morgan, Council President Nicaragua’s South Caribbean Coast Autonomous Region and Yorlis Gabriela Luna, popular educator and agricultural researcher Latin American Agroecological Institute, Via Campesina in Nicaragua   In this webinar, Nan McCurdy describes awards…

Venezuela & ALBA News 10.1.2021 Report: “The Impact and Consequences of US Sanctions” Speeches at UN by Bolivia and Nicaragua

Sanctions Kill Report: The Impact and Consequences of US Sanctions Table of Contents: Introduction; Findings; Conclusions; Recommendations;Voices from the Sanctioned; Impact of sanctions on specific countries; Graphics and Photos; Source of information on Sanctions / Unilateral Coercive Measures Peoples Dispatch: 18 countries issue call for defense of UN charter The group’s members currently are Algeria,…