When ‘Karens’ Flourished

By Becca Mohally Renk, Jubilee House Community. -

In 2001, my main task in Nicaragua was to be a "Karen": the obnoxious, entitled white woman who uses her privilege to get her way. Although I was only 25, I was able to lend my white face, my [...]

Nicaragua’s New Way

By Becca Mohally Renk, Morningstar Online. -

In 1999, when I first came to Ciudad Sandino, a city of 180,000 located just outside Managua, Hurricane Mitch had recently created 2.7 million homeless people in Nicaragua and Honduras. The [...]

What Does Health Care For All Look Like?

By Becca Mohally Renk, Alliance For Global Justice. -

I’d like you to imagine for a moment that you are the parent of a child with asthma, living in Ciudad Sandino, just outside the capital of Nicaragua, in a barrio called Nueva Vida, which was [...]

United States Once Again Attacking Government Of Nicaragua

By Yader Lanuza, Popular Resistance. -

Since the house arrest of former president Violeta Barrios de Chamorro’s daughter Cristiana Chamorro for money laundering and other crimes, the US and international assault against the Sandinista [...]

Nicaragua’s Rainforest And Indigenous Peoples

By John Perry, Council on Hemispheric Affairs . -

Masaya, Nicaragua - Indigenous peoples and the rainforests that many inhabit are under threat. Everyone knows it. In Latin America especially, international NGOs like Global Witness and Frontline [...]

New Phase Of Economic Attacks And Hybrid War On Nicaragua

By Ben Norton, The Grayzone. -

The US Congress Invited Neoconservative Regime-Change Strategists To Discuss The Next Stage Of Hybrid Warfare On Nicaragua’s Sandinista Government, Which Will Likely Involve Creating An Economic [...]

Stop US-Directed Regime Change In Nicaragua; Stop The RENACER Act

By Popular Resistance. -

On Monday, September 13, solidarity activists protested outside the US Congress against the RENACER Act, which stands for the Orwellian title, "Reinforcing Nicaragua's Adherence to Conditions for [...]

Statement Of The International Delegation To Nicaragua

By International Delegation To Nicaragua, Black Agenda Report. -

We have come to Nicaragua this week to see for ourselves the lived reality of the Nicaraguan people. We are here from the United States, Brazil, Canada, and Mexico. From July 18 to July 25 our [...]

Nicaragua Launches Plan To Fight Poverty And Promote Human Development

By Teri Mattson and John Perry, Popular Resistance. -

Ivan Acosta is Nicaragua’s minister of housing and public credit, with responsibility for key aspects of government planning. In July, he presented the country’s new “National Plan for the Fight [...]

Falling In Love With Your Community

By Massiel Luna Delgado, Tortilla con Sal. -

Today's world is complex and messed up. All the suffering among the great majorities for many people is just one more number while an increasing number of human beings are or feel isolated, [...]

Women In A Housing Cooperative Build Their Own Homes

By Winnie Narváez Herrera, Tortilla con Sal. -

Like every other country, Nicaragua needs more affordable housing. To deal with the shortage, in many places it’s trying out community-based solutions, sharing responsibility between the [...]

A Meeting With Historical Combatants

By Yorlis Luna Delgado, Tortilla con Sal. -

A few days ago I had the honor of participating in a meeting of historical combatants of the Southern Front, in a community in the department of Rivas. There is so much to tell that the words [...]

Ordinary Nicaraguans Should Guide Progressive Left’s Stance

By John Perry, LA Progressive. -

Rather than acclaiming a country that is lifting itself out of poverty, it is apparently much more important to judge it against hypocritical Western standards about “democracy” and “human [...]

Nicaragua At A Revolutionary Crossroads And In Imperialist Crosshairs

By Netfa Freeman, Black Agenda Report. -

Regime change against Nicaragua, in particular, is intensifying through tightened sanctions and a pervasive disinformation campaign. Although exploiting proclivities for Black and Indigenous [...]

From Transforming Nature To Transforming Ourselves

By Nicaragua Solidarity Campaign. -

On 9 August the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) issued the starkest report ever warning of the ‘code red for humanity’ of the climate emergency. UN Secretary General António [...]