Tag Archive for Nicaragua

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: 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 Attempts at Coups in Venezuela and Bolivia; Daniel Ortega Speech; Venezuela Again Raises Minimum Income

Nicaragua Statement by the Nicaragua Government  concerning the Ruling of the ICJ on its case against Germany in the ICJ  In its application to the high court Nicaragua made essentially two requests, first, that Germany suspend its military support to Israel, and, second, that it renew its financial support to the United Nations Relief and…

NicaNotes: Ben Linder: At 37 Years, Presente!

By Becca Renk (Becca Renk has lived in Ciudad Sandino, Nicaragua, for more than 20 years, working in sustainable development with the Jubilee House Community and its project, the Center for Development in Central America. Becca also coordinates the Casa Benjamin Linder solidarity project.) “I was three years old when he was killed,” says Xiomara Hernández. “My little brother…

Venezuela & ALBA News: Reports on ALBA Countries Summit and World Gathering for a Social Alternative

Important article  – Resumen Latinoamericano: The {CIA] Managers of Chaos in Venezuela  An interview with Cuban journalist Raúl Antonio Capote, former double agent who infiltrated the CIA and author of “Guarimbas. Los gestores del caos” (Guarimbas. The managers of chaos). ”Venezuela is a classic case of how unconventional wars are really fought today… Honestly speaking,…

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 4.19.2024: Venezuela Condemns New US Sanctions; Nicaragua Presents Historic Case against Germany’s Support for Israeli Genocide

Sign Petition: Defender of Venezuela, Danny Shaw, fired from City University of NY for his opposition to Israeli genocide in Palestine These firings are part of a well-documented campaign of repression by CUNY management against faculty, staff, and students who organize against genocide and for Palestine liberation. Venezuela Orinoco Tribune: Washington Revokes Oil and Gas…

Venezuela & ALBA News: Nicaragua Takes Germany to ICJ for Support to Israeli Genocide; New Campaign of Food Aid to Cuba; US Interference in Venezuela Elections; Delegations to Venezuela, Nicaragua, Cuba

Nicaragua Internationalist360: Nicaragua’s Case against Germany at the International Court of Justice (ICJ) Nicaragua formally submitted an application at the ICJ against Germany, accusing the country of both failing to prevent a genocide of Palestinians in Gaza, but also of having “contributed to the commission of genocide”. Nicaragua asked the ICJ to declare that Germany…

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.…