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NicaNotes: UN Human Rights Council Again Supports US Regime Change Plans for Nicaragua

By Alfred de Zayas and John Perry [This article has also been published in Counterpunch, Popular Resistance, Dissident Voice, Resumen Latinoamericano, Orinoco Tribune, Black Agenda Report, and Global Research]  Alfred de Zayas is Professor of International Law at the Geneva School of Diplomacy and a former UN Independent Expert on International Order (2012-18). John Perry…

NicaNotes: The Truth Was Almost Killed in Nicaragua: Survivor of Radio Station Attack by U.S. Backed Criminals during 2018 Coup Attempt Recounts Harrowing Ordeal

By Jeremy Kuzmarov (Jeremy Kuzmarov is Managing Editor of CovertAction Magazine and is the author of five books on U.S. foreign policy. This article was published by CovertAction on March 25, 2024.) Carlos Alfaro León, 46, is a sports journalist who covers baseball and boxing matches for La Nueva Radio Ya, Nicaragua’s top rated radio station.…

NicaNotes: Climate Justice = Holistic Transformation, Not Tinkering around the Edges

By Helen Yuill Helen Yuill lives in London and works for the UK-based Nicaragua Solidarity Campaign. [This article was originally published on 29 February 2024 on the Nicaragua Solidarity Campaign web page.) ‘The climate crisis has many dimensions: social, political, economic, environmental, moral, ethical, and ideological. The way out of the crisis must address the root…

NicaNotes: The Human Rights Industry and Nicaragua

by John Perry [This article was first published in Covert Action Magazine on February 6, 2024] John Perry is based in Masaya, Nicaragua, and writes for the Council on Hemispheric Affairs, London Review of Books, FAIR and other outlets. Why do United Nations human rights bodies focus on some countries, but not others? Why do…

NicaNotes: We must stop new sanctions on Nicaragua from advancing in Congress!

By Jill Clark-Gollub Jill Clark-Gollub organizes study delegations to Nicaragua and has published in outlets including COHA, Popular Resistance, and Alliance for Global Justice The deceptively named Restoring Sovereignty and Human Rights Act is advancing through Congress. Designed to do the exact opposite of promoting sovereignty or human rights, it must be stopped. We must…