Nicaragua

NicaNotes: Women’s struggle in Nicaragua: from liberation fighters to building an alternative society (Part II)

By Erika Takeo and Rohan Rice [This article was first published by the People’s Dispatch on November 04, 2021, at https://peoplesdispatch.org/2021/11/04/womens-struggle-in-nicaragua-from-liberation-fighters-to-building-an-alternative-society/ ] [Erika Takeo is a member of the International Relations Secretariat of the Rural Workers Association (ATC) and Coordinator of the Friends of the ATC. Rohan Rice is a writer, photographer, and translator from…

Venezuela & ALBA Weekly 4.15.2022: 20th anniversary of victory over US coup; reports on Alex Saab trial; Alex Saab webinar

Free Alex Saab Case Popular Resistance (Roger Harris): US’s Flaunting of Diplomatic Immunity for Alex Saab Challenged in Court  Transcript of April 6 Court Hearing on Alex Saab’s Diplomatic Immunity April 26: Webinar on Alex Saab case with Alfred de Zayas, Presidents of the National Lawyers Guild, Oscar Lopez Rivera and Camila Saab Venezuela Kawsachun…

Conclusion from Margaret Kimberley: Human Rights in the U.S. 2022 Report

By Margaret Kimberley (Executive Editor and Senior Columnist, Black Agenda Report) The words human rights are used quite frequently but conditions around the world prove that they are rarely taken seriously. The United States, which claims to be a protector of human rights, has more people imprisoned, some two million, than any other country on…

Venezuela & ALBA News 4.8.2022: Political Prisoner Alex Saab case in Court; Venezuela Economy Expected to Grow 20% in 2022

Free Alex Saab Case Venezuelanalysis: Alex Saab’s Lawyers Demand US Courts Uphold Diplomatic Immunity, Warn of ‘Dangerous’ Precedent As part of the defense argument, his lawyer David Rivkin asserted that Saab’s case could set a “dangerous” precedent for international diplomacy. “This is essential. If the US violates the diplomatic immunity of ambassadors and special envoys…

NicaNotes: Women’s struggle in Nicaragua: from liberation fighters to building an alternative society

NicaNotes, like most of Nicaragua, will take a vacation for Semana Santa (Holy Week). We’ll be back on April 21st. By Erika Takeo and Rohan Rice [This article was first published by the People’s Dispatch on November 04, 2021, at https://peoplesdispatch.org/2021/11/04/womens-struggle-in-nicaragua-from-liberation-fighters-to-building-an-alternative-society/ ] Erika Takeo is a member of the International Relations Secretariat of the Rural…

NicaNotes: Nicaragua Defangs US Regime Change Tactics by Renewing Partnership with China and Leaving the OAS

By Ben Gutman [This article was first published on January 20, 2022, by the Council on Hemispheric Affairs (COHA) at https://www.coha.org/nicaragua-a-renewed-partnership-with-china-defangs-us-regime-change-tactics/] (Ben Gutman is an independent writer, researcher, and organizer. He is currently working on the outsourcing of US border militarization to Guatemala in collaboration with the Guatemala Solidarity Project and the Promoters of Migrant…

Venezuela & ALBA News 3.11.2022: ALBA Countries Recognize Ukraine War as US Empire’s Attempt to Maintain its World Domination

Evo Morales remembers Hugo Chavez  We remember 9 years [died March 5, 2013] of the departure of our brother, comrade and commander, Hugo Chávez Frías, amidst the pain of millions of Venezuelans and Latin Americans who said goodbye to the great revolutionary leader who opened the path of Socialism of the XXI Century for the…