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Report-back and campaign update from Capitol Hill: lobbying against U.S. sanctions on Nicaragua

By Jill Clark-Gollub (Nicaragua Solidarity Coalition, Americas Without Sanctions Lobbying Committee) AFGJ is a founding organization of the Americas Without Sanctions campaign, which since last July has been organizing tirelessly against the most recent round of sanctions legislation proposed for Nicaragua. Read the report-back from one of our campaign volunteers and lobbying coordinators below.  On Thursday, May…

NicaNotes: Germany Buries the Evidence of Complicity in Genocide; Nicaragua Exposes It

By John Perry (John Perry is based in Masaya, Nicaragua, and writes for the Council on Hemispheric Affairs, London Review of Books, FAIR, Covert Action Magazine and others.) [This article has been published in Anti War, Counterpunch, Dissident Voice, Resumen Latinoamericano and Tortilla con Sal as well as en español aquí.] On April 11, Dr Ghassan Abu-Sittah, the British-Palestinian war…

Venezuela & ALBA News 3.15. 2024: Venezuela 2024 Presidential Election set for July 28, anniversary of Hugo Chavez’ Birthday

Cuba Granma: U.S. intelligence services operate against Cuba’s finances The maneuvers carried out to induce inflation within the Cuban market, which have been divided into four stages: shortages, induced inflation, supply boycott and financial blockade. The aims of the most recent onslaught of the CIA and associated agencies are to attack the currency, not only…

NicaNotes – Nicaragua 2023: Social Advances

By Nan McCurdy and Katherine Hoyt Just in 2023 Nicaragua has made incredible social advances to improve the well-being of the population. We will only cover a few examples here. Once again, according to the annual World Economic Forum 2023 Gender Gap Index, Nicaragua has ranked in 7th place worldwide in gender equality, and first in all of…

Venezuela & ALBA News 11.24.2023 Latin America in Solidarity with Palestine; New US Provocations against Venezuela

Latin America and Palestine Resumen Latinoamericano: Latin America Is Leading the Way in Standing Up to Israel Colombia President Petro: ““It’s called genocide, and it’s done to remove the Palestinian people from Gaza and appropriate it. The head of the government that commits this genocide is a criminal against humanity. His allies cannot speak of…

Venezuela & ALBA News 11.3.2023: UN again condemns US Blockade of Cuba; Cuba and Nicaragua Palestine statements; US-Guyana Provocations surrounding Essequibo

UN Vote on US Blockade against Cuba Radio Havana Cuba: Overwhelming United Nations condemnation of US blockade against Cuba 187 countries voted in favor. Countries voting for continuing the genocidal blockade against Cuba are the two Palestine genociders, the US and Israel. US puppet, Zelensky’s Ukraine abstained. Cuba’s Report for the UN General Assembly entitled “Necessity…