Women’s Rights In Nicaragua Under Attack From An Unlikely Source

By John Perry, Popular Resistance. -

Gioconda Belli, the Nicaraguan writer perhaps best known for her autobiography The Country Under My Skin, has been described as ‘an icon of Latin American feminist literature’. She spoke recently [...]

RENACER Act: US Congress To Expand Nicaragua Sanctions

By the Alliance for Global Justice. -

Nicaragua’s Sandinista Revolution is being targeted with a new sanctions bill as retaliation for triumphing over Washington’s domination attempts and as President Daniel Ortega is anticipated to [...]

Book Review: The Revolution Won’t Be Stopped

By Roger Stoll, Alliance for Global Justice. -

Republican strategist Karl Rove often advised his clients to attack not the enemy’s weaknesses but its strengths. The bipartisan US foreign policy disinformation machine has taken Rove’s advice [...]

Nicaragua: Scary Covid Projections Are More Newsworthy Than Hopeful Results

By John Perry, Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting. -

One year ago, as both the Trump administration in the US and the Johnson government in the UK responded fitfully to the growing pandemic, the international media were looking for whipping boys: [...]

Nicaragua And The Western Human Rights Industry

By Stephen Sefton, Tortilla con Sal. -

Every area of reporting has become increasingly shaped by corporate funding either directly or else indirectly, via government bodies strongly under corporate influence. The Western intellectual [...]

Nicaragua: Building The Good Life (Buen Vivir) Through Popular Revolution

By Margaret Flowers, Popular Resistance. -

As I traveled in Nicaragua on the recent Sanctions Kill delegation, one thing was clear, social transformation (revolution) requires both political power and participation by the people. Without [...]

Nicaragua Rebuffs Attacks At Human Rights Hearing

By John Perry, Alliance for Global Justice. -

Nicaragua was one of the first countries in Latin America to give constitutional rights to its Indigenous peoples and its laws to protect their territories are justly famous (especially [...]

Nicaragua Is Teaching Us How To Put People Over Profits

By Margaret Flowers, Clearing the FOG. -

Members of the Sanctions Kill coalition are currently in Nicaragua as guests of the Friends of the ATC (the Association of Rural Workers) to learn about the Sandinista Revolution and the impacts [...]

Peace Delegation Visits Nicaragua To Explore Impact Of US Sanctions

By Margaret Flowers, Popular Resistance. -

For the next two weeks, I am in Nicaragua on the first delegation organized by the Sanctions Kill coalition and the Friends of the ATC (Asociacion de Trabajadores del Campo - Association of Rural [...]

A Conversation With Leaders Of The Mayangna Nation

By Stephen Sefton, Alliance for Global Justice. -

In November of 2020, between hurricanes Eta and Iota, Stephen Sefton interviewed Indigenous leaders and others in Nicaragua’s North Caribbean Coast Autonomous Region. The interviews mainly [...]

Justice In Nicaragua’s North Caribbean Coast

By Telesur English. -

We have prosecuted six cases of usurpation of the communal domain of Indigenous peoples, where people who are not natives of that community misappropriate land of Indigenous peoples. So, how has [...]

Infrastructure Advances Improve Lives Of All Nicaraguans

By Nan McCurdy, Alliance for Global Justice. -

During the neoliberal governments from 1990 to 2007, the Nicaraguan population suffered lack of electricity an average of five to twelve hours a day. Electricity was needed to pump water so [...]

More Money For Coup Groups From US Agency For International Development

By Nan McCurdy, AFGJ.org. -

Organizations that led the coup attempt in 2018 against the constitutional government of President Daniel Ortega, continue to receive foreign funding from the United States and some European [...]

Hurricane Eta: Nicaragua Prioritizes Saving And Improving Lives

By Nan McCurdy, The Alliance for Global Justice. -

How is it that there were only two lives lost during a level 4 Hurricane that affected Nicaragua beginning Nov. 2 on the Caribbean Coast? Nicaragua is constantly preparing and training people to [...]

Testimonies From The Gloria Quintanilla Women’s Cooperative Of Nicaragua

By Friends of the ATC. -

When a group of campesinas in the community of Santa Julia, Nicaragua founded the Gloria Quintanilla Cooperative in 2008 with the Rural Workers’ Association (Asociación de Trabajadores del Campo [...]