Pink Tide Against US Domination Rising Again In Latin America

Once again, the left is rising in Latin America as people revolt against authoritarian regimes, many of whom were put in place by US-supported coups. These regimes have taken International [...]

Nicaragua’s Joys And Sorrow: The Coup That Failed

By Kathryn Albrecht, Heading South published by AFGJ Nica Notes -

Whose idea was this flopped coup, anyway?  Let’s follow the money back to 2010 — the year before Daniel Ortega’s first presidential reelection.  Covert Washington funding, meant to illegally [...]

The Other Nicaragua, Empire And Resistance

By Yorlis Gabriela Luna, Coha.org -

For those who live in Nicaragua, it is well known that there is a dominant narrative about the political conflict that took more than 200 lives in 2018. The hegemonic version, repeated by human [...]

Nicaragua’s Sandinista Revolution Is Still Thriving, After 40 Years

By Max Blumenthal, Thegrayzone.com -

MAX BLUMENTHAL: We’re here in Managua’s Plaza Central, where you can see behind me hundreds of thousands of people gathered to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Sandinista Front’s victory [...]

The Rise And Fall Of Nicaragua’s ‘Human Rights’ Organizations

By John Perry, Afgj.org -

When political conflict results in people being killed – especially at the hands of a government – the deaths are not just personal tragedies, they are propaganda material. This happened during [...]

Nicaraguan ‘Human Rights’ Director Accused By Staff Of Massive Theft Of US Taxpayer Money, Death Toll Inflation

By Nan McCurdy, Thegrayzone.com -

A year after a US-backed coup attempt rocked Nicaragua, a major scandal is unfolding over the alleged theft of half a million dollars in US taxpayer money by an organization at the center of the [...]

A Gringo In The Plaza: 40 Years Of Sandinista Struggle

By David Archuleta Jr., Afgj.org -

Not even the mosquito-rich Managuan heat could stop the onrush of Nicaraguans from every department in the country to the Plaza de la Fe. They came adorned with FSLN hats, #danielsequeda [...]

‘US Economic Terrorism Will Backfire’: Iranian Foreign Minister Calls For Unity In Nicaragua

By Ben Norton, Thegrayzone.com -

The Grayzone reports from Managua, the capital of Nicaragua, which just celebrated the 40th anniversary of the Sandinista Revolution that ousted a US-backed dictatorship. Iran’s foreign minister, [...]

Rising Resistance And Solidarity In The Americas

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese, Popular Resistance. -

This weekend marks the 40th anniversary of the Sandanista Revolution in Nicaragua. Hundreds of thousands of people celebrated in the streets of Managua Friday night. This past week, mass protests [...]

Nicaragua Celebrates 40th Anniversary Of Revolution Against Samoza

By Nan McCurdy, AFGJ -

Nicaragua celebrates the 40th anniversary of the Day of Happiness when the US-backed dictator Anastasio Somoza fled Nicaragua in the early morning hours. The final offensive against Somoza and [...]

A Year After Nicaragua’s Coup, The Media’s Regime-Change Deceptions Are Still Unraveling

By John Perry, Thegrayzone.com -

Last year’s failed coup in Nicaragua erupted when student protests against social security reforms quickly turned into an armed attempt to bring down the government of Daniel Ortega. The [...]

Book Review: Live From Nicaragua: Uprising Or Coup? A Reader

By Roger Stoll, Popular Resistance -

Live From Nicaragua: An Uprising Or A Coup, is a collection of writings, which the editors call a “Reader,” includes some of the most important essays, investigative journalism, interviews and [...]

NicaNotes: Live From Nicaragua – Our Continued Serialization

This week we continue our irregular serialization of Live From Nicaragua: Uprising or Coup?, the electronic coup reader Alliance for Global Justice posted in April with a lot of help from our [...]

Peace Prevails In Nicaragua

By Jorge Capelan, Tortillaconsal.com -

June 14, Nicaragua was elected member of the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations (ECOSOC). This honor was probably based on Nicaragua’s development and poverty reduction over the [...]

Nicaragua: Forgiveness A Revolutionary Trait

By Chuck Kaufman, Afgj.org -

The willingness of the Sandinista government to go to almost any lengths to achieve national peace and tranquility, including pardoning the crimes of those in the opposition who killed, tortured, [...]