Correcting the Record: What is Really Happening in Nicaragua?

Kevin Zeese, Nils McCune There is a great deal of false and inaccurate information about Nicaragua in the media. Even on the left, some have simply repeated the dubious claims of CNN and Nicaragua’s oligarchic media to support the removal of President Ortega. The narrative of nonviolent protesters versus anti-riot squads and pro-government paramilitaries has…

Nicaragua: Terrorism as an Art of Demonstrating

Alex Anfruns For two months, Nicaragua has been through a major political crisis, fueled by clashes between law enforcement and an insurgency. Humanitarian organizations report a terrifying record of nearly 200 deaths. This violence, compromising the attempts of political negotiations, makes it necessary to understand who has an interest in paralyzing this Central American country….

Immigration: Western Wars and Imperial Exploitation Uproot Millions

James Petras Internationalist 360° Introduction “Immigration” has become the dominant issue dividing Europe and the US, yet the most important matter which is driving millions to emigrate is overlooked is wars. In this paper we will discuss the reasons behind the massification of immigration, focusing on several issues, namely (1) imperial wars (2) multi-national corporate…

Plan Colombia Version 2.0

Wayne Madsen The election of Colombian narcotics syndicate- and death squad-linked Ivan Duque as president of Colombia will herald the second run of the Pentagon’s and Central Intelligence Agency’s discredited “Plan Colombia.” Plan Colombia saw the systematic murder of farm workers, labor activists, and indigenous peoples by Colombian right-wing paramilitary units like the United Self-Defense…

Nicaragua: Imperialist Snakes in Holy Vestments

Lauren Smith Download the PDF version of this article with the complete footnotes (170Kb) According to Paul’s Letter to the Corinthians, “even Satan disguises himself as an angel of light. So it is no surprise if his servants, also, disguise themselves as servants of righteousness.”  In Nicaragua, the imperialist snake wears the vestments of cardinals,…

Facts About What is Happening in Nicaragua and a Challenge to “Left Intellectuals”

Jorge Capelán Translated by Internationalist 360° Author and Editor’s Note: The following text was originally written to counteract a propaganda campaign launched in Sweden and the rest of Scandinavian countries by toxic soft coup operators against the Sandinista Government of Nicaragua. That is why it contains several references to that reality. While this addresses the…