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 [...]

Branding Nicaraguan Meat As ‘Conflict Beef’ Is The Latest Political Attack

By John Perry, Alliance for Global Justice. -

Masaya, Nicaragua - Nicaraguan cattle ranchers, spurred by a surge in beef exports to the United States, are alleged to be attacking indigenous communities in eastern Nicaragua, destroying [...]

Nicaragua Attacked For Using Same US Policies Against Foreign Meddling

By John Perry, Council on Hemispheric Affairs. -

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo launched another attack on Nicaragua’s Sandinista government last month, accusing President Daniel Ortega of being a “dictator” who is “doubling down on [...]

Breaking With The Defunct Idea Of Development

By Daniel McCurdy, Alliance for Global Justice. -

One of the particularities of tourism in Nicaragua is its democratization. Since the Sandinista government won elections in 2006 and came to power in 2007, the promotion and expansion of the [...]

‘Political Prisoner’ Freed Under US Pressure Caught Planning Terrorism

By Ben Norton, The Grayzone. -

Managua, Nicaragua – A Nicaraguan right-wing extremist who was dubbed a “political prisoner” by a US government-funded NGO and subsequently freed under pressure by Washington has once again been [...]

COVID-19: On The Decline In Nicaragua As Its Critics Fall Silent

By John Perry, Popular Resistance. -

No country can yet claim to have defeated Covid-19, but clearly some are having more success than others. Nicaragua is one of these, and could yet be recognized as a world leader. With under [...]

The Economy Of Sharing Is Alive during Nicaragua’s Independence Celebration

By Jorge Capelán, Alliance for Global Justice. -

This week is very important in Central America, especially in Nicaragua. On September 15, the region celebrates the signing of its declaration of Independence from Spain in 1821. On September 14, [...]

Biden Amplifies Anti-Sandanista Propaganda

By Rick Kohn, Popular Resistance. -

A clever trick of propaganda is to introduce false information as a precept to an argument with what seems like a valid conclusion. Those who agree with the conclusion will likely accept the [...]

Canada’s Regime Change Efforts In Nicaragua Rife With Hypocrisy

By Yves Engler. -

A recently leaked USAID document highlights “the breadth and complexity of the US government’s plan to interfere in Nicaragua’s internal affairs up to and after its presidential election in [...]

33rd Anniversary Of Brian Willson Surviving The US Train Assault 

By S. Brian Willson, Popular Resistance. -

I am here today in front of the US Embassy in Managua to protest US intervention in Nicaragua and also to publicly deliver a letter in which I and others request a meeting with Ambassador [...]