Nicaragua’s Sandinistas Battle ‘Diabolical’ US Empire And Poverty

By Ben Norton, The Grayzone. -

Managua, Nicaragua – 42 years after the victory of the Sandinista revolution, Nicaraguans are still celebrating the gains of the leftist movement, and hoping to take the transformative process to [...]

Why US Policy In Nicaragua Isn’t Working

By John Perry, Popular Resistance. -

After the U.S.-Russian summit in June, there was no apparent irony in President Biden’s response to a question about electoral interference. “Let’s get this straight,” he said. “How would it be [...]

The Sandinista Revolution Reaches 42 Years Of Victories

By , Telesur English. -

On Monday, Nicaragua celebrates the 42nd anniversary of the victory of the revolution led by the Sandinista National Liberation Front (FSLN), which overthrew the U.S.-backed dictatorship of [...]

As Sanctions Intensify, Organizations Tell US To Stop Interfering In Nicaragua

By Organizations, Popular Resistance. -

Thirty-five years ago, on June 27, 1986, the International Court of Justice in the Hague ruled that the United States had violated international law by supporting the contras and mining [...]

US Targets Nicaraguan Presidential Election

By Roger Harris, Popular Resistance. -

Before Henry Kissinger became a Clinton pal, liberals condemned him for saying: “I don't see why we need to stand by and watch a country go communist due to the irresponsibility of its people. [...]

Sandinista Nicaragua, More Dignified And Victorious Than Ever

By Carlos Fonseca Terán, Tortilla Con Sal. -

Nor is Nicaragua news for being the country with the highest level of direct ownership of the means of production by the working class in the Western Hemisphere (more than 50% of GDP and nearly [...]

Why Do The Media Hate Daniel Ortega?

By Gerry Condon, Popular Resistance. -

When Kamala Harris finally traveled to the U.S./Mexico border last week, she met several young women asylum seekers.  The vice president likely saw Hondurans, Salvadorans and Guatemalans who were [...]

What The Corporate-Owned Media Won’t Tell You About The Arrests In Nicaragua

By Peter Bolton, The Canary. -

Nicaragua has been under heavy fire from the corporate-owned media lately. The government of Daniel Ortega has arrested several opposition figures in the midst of an upcoming election. The US [...]

What If It Happened Like This In The US?

By Becca Mohally Renk, Popular Resistance. -

We have had a good many people to write us and ask us what in the world is going on in Nicaragua as they read all the international reporting. This is our attempt at trying to put the recent [...]

Nicaragua: CIA Attempting A Coup Through US Agencies And Foundations

By Nan McCurdy, Popular Resistance. -

Since the Sandinistas won the 2006 election their anti-poverty policies have had enormous success. The country is 90% self-sufficient in food. 99% of the population have electricity in their [...]

Truthful Accounts – A View From Nicaragua

By Stephen Sefton, Tortilla con Sal. -

Efforts to depict journalism as if it ever existed in the idealized form of its propagandists have become increasingly ridiculous. Journalism, like accountancy, is just another sub-category of [...]

US Coup Machine Unleashes New Sanctions On The Nicaraguan People

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken has announced new unilateral coercive measures, or ‘sanctions’, against members of the elected government of Nicaragua. News of the new sanctions was [...]

US Cries Foul Because Nicaragua Stops It From Buying This Year’s Elections

By Rita Jill Clark-Gollub, Popular Resistance. -

The first and most important element of context is that Nicaragua is a country under attack. Since the 2018 coup attempt, documents have come to light indicating that the leaders of the violence [...]

The US Stake In Nicaragua And Honduras’s 2021 Elections

By John Perry, Council on Hemispheric Affairs. -

The issues that concern the US in Central America are rooted in more than a century of intervention in its politics. The forms of intervention have changed, of course, but always based on the [...]

How USAID Created Nicaragua’s Anti-Sandinista Media Apparatus

By Ben Norton, The Grayzone -

The US government has spent years cultivating a ring of right-wing media outlets in Nicaragua that played a central role in a violent 2018 coup attempt. This network is now being investigated by [...]