Poll Shows Nicaraguans Have Consigned The Coup To The Dustbin Of History

By Chuck Kaufman, Afgj.org -

The latest poll by independent M&R Consultants covering the last quarter of 2019, shows that less than two years after the failed coup attempt of April-July, 2018, the Sandinista government, led [...]

The Slow Death Of Investigative Journalism

By Two Worlds. -

The title of Seymour Hersh’s memoir is simply Reporter. It’s what he did and what he does: dig out and report important facts that need to be seen in the daylight, no matter how much the CIA, a [...]

Sanctions Kill. Join AFGJ And Nicaraguan Farmers To Fight The Blockade Of Venezuela

By Chuck Kaufman, AFGJ -

The Manitos Children’s Fund raises money in North America (US and Canada) to buy food from Nicaraguan cooperatives to donate for children’s nutrition in Venezuela. But there’s a lot more to the [...]

2019 Latin America In Review: Year Of The Revolt of the Dispossessed

A year ago, John Bolton, Trump’s short-lived national security advisor, invoked the 1823 Monroe Doctrine making explicit what has long been painfully implicit: the dominions south of the Rio [...]

Nicaragua In 2019 Would Make Anyone Proud

By Nan McCurdy, Afgj.org -

Carlos Fonseca Amador, the founder of the Sandinista Front for National Liberation would have a lot to be proud of in 2019, 43 years after he died in battle with the Somoza National Guard. [...]

Why Nicaragua Is Under Attack

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

Latin America is in a revolt against neoliberalism and the austerity measures that go with it. Ecuador and Chile have had mass protests in recent weeks. Bolivia re-elected President Morales, who [...]

Nicaragua: Inside An Uprising Made In The USA

By Gabriela Luna, Afgj.org -

In 2007, the U.S. redesigned its strategy in Nicaragua, dropping its financial support for political parties that had lost significant prestige due to their high levels of corruption (one of the [...]

Pink Tide Against US Domination Rising Again In Latin America

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, Popular Resistance -

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, [...]