Special Edition: Sanctioned Countries Speak Out On COVID-19

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese, Clearing the FOG. -

On May 9, 2020, the Sanctions Kill coalition based in the United States held the first in a series of webinars on the United States' illegal economic coercive measures imposed on 39 countries and [...]

Food Sovereignty Policy Prevents Hunger In Nicaragua

By Yorlis Luna, Council on Hemispheric Affairs. -

Today, thanks to our peasant families and the public policies of the Sandinista government, Nicaragua is no longer on the hunger map. Instead, we are well on the way to food sovereignty because [...]

Nicaraguan Opposition Misrepresents Government Response To COVID-19

By John Perry, Council on Hemispheric Affairs. -

The right-wing opposition in Nicaragua, having failed in their attempted coup in 2018, still looks at any potential crisis as a new opportunity to attack the Sandinista government. Their latest [...]

Nicaragua: President Ortega Declares ‘It Is Time To Swap Nuclear Weapons For Hospitals’

By Daniel Ortega, Tortilla con Sal. -

April 15, 2020 - Good afternoon, Nicaraguan sisters and brothers, Nicaraguan families. First, our Solidarity and our Condolences to all the families who are suffering from the hardships of this [...]

Nicaragua: US-Backed Opposition Exploits Pandemic To Create Chaos

By Ben Norton, The Grayzone. -

Managua, Nicaragua - The coronavirus pandemic has paralyzed the global economy, unleashing what is easily the worst crisis since the Great Recession of 2008, if not since the Great Depression of [...]

Nicaragua And Covid-19: The Secret Best Hidden By The Western Media

By Jorge Capelán, Managua con Amor. -

One of the best-hidden secrets behind the cacophony of panic and media terrorism caused by the current Covid-2019 pandemic has been the way as successful as Nicaragua, a small and poor country in [...]

Billionaire-Backed Human Rights Watch Lobbies For Lethal US Sanctions

By Ben Norton, The Grayzone. -

Human Rights Watch, the leading so-called rights organization in the United States, has actively lobbied for Washington to impose suffocating sanctions on leftist governments in Latin America. [...]

Nicaraguans In Costa Rica: A Manufactured “Refugee” Crisis

By John Perry , Coha.org -

The situation has mostly normalized in Nicaragua and yet the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) is promoting an imminent refugee crisis narrative. 80% of the recent asylum [...]

US House Rams Through Nicaragua Regime-Change Bill With Zero Opposition

By Ben Norton, Thegrayzone.com -

As the Donald Trump administration’s year-long coup attempt against Venezuela spirals out in failure, the US government has taken aim at Nicaragua with increasing ferocity, in a bid to topple [...]

International Media Uses Fake Journalist To Spread Disinformation About Nicaragua

By Nora Mitchell and Nan McCurdy, Afgj.org -

On Feb. 20, 2020, Vox.com published a piece entitled “Burnt radio stations and 18-month newsprint blockades: Inside the slow culling of Nicaragua’s free press” that has multiple problems. The [...]

With Help From US Media, Nicaragua’s Coup-Mongers Aiming For Western Hearts And Minds

By Nan McCurdy and Nora Mitchell, Popular Resistance -

With its support tanking at home, Nicaragua’s opposition is seeking to win over public opinion in the West. A factually-challenged, distortion laden article in Vox by a familiar anti-Sandinista [...]

US And OAS Lobby For Nicaraguan ‘Political Prisoners’ Who Murder

By Ben Norton, The Grayzone. -

Jinotepe, Nicaragua – “It was wrong to let him out. Because maybe if he were locked up he wouldn’t have killed my niece,” Yadira Acevedo cried out, holding back tears. “What we are asking for [...]

Sanctions Kill! End US Sanctions On Nicaragua

By Chuck Kaufman, Afgj.org  -

When we hear the word sanctions, most Latin America solidarity activists think immediately of Venezuela. But Nicaragua is also the target of unilateral coercive measures illegally imposed by the [...]

While Nicaragua returns to peace, media and international NGOs conjure epidemic of violence with dubious reporting

By John Perry, TheGrayZone.com -

After the violent attempt to overthrow the government in 2018, which cost at least 200 lives, the country has largely returned to the tranquillity it enjoyed before. This is not only the [...]

It Is Not Just Venezuela. Nicaragua Is Also An Objective Of Imperialism

By Ramon Pedregal Casanova, Pacocol.org -

The violence began with a revolt in April 2018 and at the end, the gangs supported by the gringos had left hundreds of dead and wounded, destruction of public and private goods, and demolished [...]