The US & Nicaragua: A Case Study in Historical Amnesia & Blindness

Dan Kovalik I was stunned the other day to see an opinion piece by Stephen Kinzer in The Boston Globe in which he was portraying the violent anti-government protests in Nicaragua as some kind of revolutionary insurrection.  What is surprising about Kinzer’s position is that he is the individual who wrote the wonderfulbook, All The…

Former Prisoner of Conscience Condemns Amnesty International

Camilo E. Mejia Open Letter to Amnesty International by a Former Amnesty International Prisoner of Conscience Through this letter I express my unequivocal condemnation of Amnesty International with regards to the destabilizing role it has played in Nicaragua, my country of birth. I open this letter quoting Donatella Rovera, who at the time this quote…

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…

Rebellion or Counter-Revolution? Made in USA or Nicaragua?

Achim Rödner Many wonder if the United States is involved in the student protests of the past month in Nicaragua which attempted to destabilize the country. Western media writes nothing about the issue, while at the same time similar scenarios have played out in Venezuela, Brazil, Cuba, Honduras, Bolivia and other countries in which the…

Massacres Were Indispensable to the Creation of the Israeli State

Richard Becker As Israeli leaders and the Trump regime grotesquely celebrated the moving of the U.S. embassy to Jerusalem on the 70th anniversary of Israel’s declaration of independence, May 14, just 40 miles away Israeli troops were massacring unarmed Palestinians trapped inside Gaza. At least 61 Palestinians were killed, and more than 2,700 wounded, over…

Divide and Rule: Balkanizing the Democratic Republic of Congo

Ann Garrison “The Belgians had made it clear, before independence, that they did not intend to cede control of its wealth to the Congolese.” Syria has long dominated international headlines while the big powers discuss the possibility of dividing it into smaller, more homogeneous states along ethnic or religious lines. The Democratic Republic of Congo…