Nicaragua

NicaNotes: Guest Blog: Farmers Adapting to Climate Change and Improving Crop Yields

Today’s guest blog is a reprint of an article from Nicaragua Now (Issue 7, Fall/Winter 2016/7), the publication of our United Kingdom sister solidarity organization, Nicaragua Solidarity Campaign. The author, Liz Light , is the NSC’s staff person stationed in Nicaragua. Farmers Adapting to Climate Change and Improving Crop Yields Liz Light visited San Francisco Libre to…

NicaNotes: Humor and Irony from the United States

This week’s NicaNotes guest blog is by a long-time friend of the Nicaragua Network, Felipe Stuart. Felipe Stuart C. is a dual Nicaraguan-Canadian citizen and a longtime socialist and solidarity activist. He is a member of the Nicaraguan Frente Sandinista de Liberación Nacional (FSLN). His short commentary addresses the media hysteria about allegations that the Russian government hacked and released embarrassing emails…

Political Turmoil on the Right Gives a Pretext for the US to Question Upcoming Election

Last week the 16 members of the National Assembly loyal to veteran politician and banker Eduardo Montealegre, including Montealegre himself, were removed from the legislature and replaced by representatives who are members of the Independent Liberal Party (PLI). This move is bound to be blamed on President Daniel Ortega and the Sandinistas and used by…

Closing Remarks Made By Dr. Arnold Matlin At The Primer Congreso Internacional De Hermanamientos Managua, Nicaragua July 16, 2016

This week we have a guest blog by Dr. Arnold Matlin who gave the closing remarks at an international sister city conference in Nicaragua this month. Dr. Matlin is a long-time Nicaragua solidarity organizer and leader of the Nicaragua Network and Alliance for Global Justice.   Honored officials, activists, and friends, My name is Dr.…