Nicaragua

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…

While Weakening OAS Institutionality, US and Right-wing Opposition Fails to Achieve Objectives.

By Chuck Kaufman (Original source material translated by Nan McCurdy) Last week’s turbulent meeting of the 49th General Assembly of the Organization of American States in Medellin, Colombia, further weakened the regional body, virtually killed Secretary General Luis Almagro’s prospects for re-election, and dealt yet another devastating blow to the Nicaraguan opposition and the Trump…

NicaNotes: Forgiveness: A Revolutionary Trait

By Chuck Kaufman The willingness of the Sandinista government to go to almost any lengths to achieve national peace and tranquility, including pardoning the crimes of those in the opposition who killed, tortured, burned homes, schools, markets, and public buildings in last year’s failed coup attempt, is consistent with their historical record. Recall that the…

NicaNotes: US Imperialism and Nicaragua

by Chuck Kaufman “US Imperialism and Nicaragua: ‘They would not let our flower blossom,’” excerpted below, is the first chapter of Live from Nicaragua: Uprising or Coup, published on April 18, 2019, the first anniversary of failed coup that rocked Nicaragua for three months last year. At over 300 pages, this free electronic book, available…