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NicaNotes: We are all Nicaragua: The Sexual Diversity Community

By Becca Renk (Becca Renk has lived in Ciudad Sandino, Nicaragua, for more than 20 years, working in sustainable community development with the Jubilee House Community and its project, the Center for Development in Central America. Becca coordinates the Casa Benjamin Linder solidarity project in Managua.) The Story of Julia Chinamo “I realized when I was nine years old…

Venezuela & ALBA News 6.7.2024: Venezuela Prepares for US-Backed Opposition Violence During Presidential Election July 28; Upcoming events

Venezuela Orinoco Tribune: President Maduro on Sheinbaum’s Victory in Mexico: ‘A Great Victory for Patria Grande’ “We have seen an extraordinary demonstration of civility and democracy in Mexico this Sunday.” “I congratulate this noble people, their President-elect Claudia Sheinbaum, the Morena Party, the PT, and the social movements,” he wrote. The Venezuelan government statement said,…

NicaNotes: “If the US Invades Central America, We Pledge to Resist:” 2024 Marks the 40th Anniversary of the Pledge of Resistance

By Katherine Hoyt (Katherine Hoyt lived in Nicaragua for 16 years. She is a retired Co-Coordinator of the Nicaragua Network/Alliance for Global Justice and a current board member. She holds a Ph.D. in Political Science and is the author of The Many Faces of Sandinista Democracy among other publications.) [This article is taken from Thirty…

Venezuela & ALBA News: ALBA Countries Mourn their ally Iran President Raisi; Interview with Cuba President Diaz-Canel; President Maduro’s Economic Achievements

Venezuela Al Mayadeen: Venezuela VP Delcy Rodriguez says sanctions and war are the center of US foreign policy She stated sanctions, “along with war,” is the “central axis” of the United States’ foreign strategy. Delcy Rodriguez said that the US’ unilateral coercive steps are intended to compel Venezuela into changing its path of self-determination and…

NicaNotes: South-South Solidarity: Nicaragua mobilizes international law to support Palestine

By Becca Renk [Originally from Idaho, Becca Renk has lived in Ciudad Sandino, Nicaragua, for more than 20 years, working in sustainable community development with the Jubilee House Community and its project, the Center for Development in Central America. Becca coordinates the Casa Benjamin Linder solidarity project in Managua.] “We see youth in North America rising up in protest,…

Venezuela & ALBA News: New US Sanctions against Nicaragua; US Military in Guyana; Interview with Cuba President Diaz-Canel

Nicaragua Venezuela Denounces recent US Coercive Measures against Nicaragua; US Sanctions 250 Nicaraguan figures The recent sanctions affect two mining companies and the Training Center of the Russian Ministry of the Interior, in Managua. The mining companies, the US says, are Nicaraguan government related. Compañía Minera Internacional (COMINTSA) and Capital Mining Investment Nicaragua (Capital Mining)…

Venezuela & ALBA News: Growing US Military Presence in Latin America; Speeches by Diaz-Canel and Daniel Ortega; Delegations to Venezuela, Cuba and Nicaragua

Resumen Latinoamericano: Why Israel is not Punished but Cuba is  Cuba, a country that harms no one and sends more doctors around the world than the World Health Organization, has been harshly sanctioned for over 60 years. In contrast, the apartheid state of Israel is perpetrating genocide before our eyes and yet no economic sanctions…