The Contribution of the Sandinista People to the Peoples of the World

Jorge Capelán Photo: The Voice of Sandinismo To many it may seem a lack of modesty, but it is a reality. The Sandinista Popular Revolution has made invaluable contributions to the peoples of the world. At the end of the 1970s, it triumphed at the most difficult moment for the Latin American Left and, in…

Nicaragua and the Regional Context: 2020-2021

Stephen Sefton The fundamental factor affecting developments in Latin America and the Caribbean over the next five years, as elsewhere around the world, will be the progressive decline of US power and influence in the face of the new multipolar world led by China and Russia. Within the next two years, US power and influence…

Nicaragua Commits to Peace and Reconciliation

Yadira Cruz Valera After several months of objections and obstacles on the part of the opposition, the Government of Nicaragua is moving towards the implementation of a consensual solution in search of peace. The implementation of several agreements reached at the Negotiating Table, including the release of those arrested in the attempted coup d’état in…

Nicaragua in the Shadow of Western Fascism

Stephen Sefton In her Sorbonne University exam results, French philosopher Simone Weil scored better than Simone de Beauvoir or Jean Paul Sartre. She well understood the varieties of Western fascism and imperialism. So it’s worth paying attention to her remark that Europeans were shocked by Nazi crimes because the Nazis did to them what Europeans…

Daniel Ortega: The Blood of Augusto Sandino Runs Through Our Veins

Words of Daniel Ortega During a Ceremony in Commemoration of the 124th Birthday of the General of Free Men and Women, Augusto C. Sandino Dear Nicaraguan Sisters, Dear People of Niquinohomo, we welcome here, in the cradle of General Sandino, the Mesoamerican Sisters who are currently gathered here in our country and where the Sao…

Nicaragua: How Agroecology Promotes Economic and Social Justice

The Rural Workers Association (ATC) in Nicaragua is a member organisation of  La Via Campesina , an international movement of two million small scale farmers committed to agriculture that promotes agroecology, food sovereignty and social justice. See also : Nicaragua: agroecology and food sovereignty In this video, Marlen Sanchez and Blanca Ruiz discuss the principles…

The Microcosm of Hatred: Colonialist Sentiment Inherent in the Bourgeoisie

Jeremy Cerna As the months go by, after the failed coup attempt in Nicaragua in April 2018, one should wonder why extremist groups maintain their fallacious rhetoric against the government and people of Nicaragua. The answers are immediately obvious: they are puppets of U.S. and European imperialism, they are people lacking patriotism and without moral…

Nicaragua: The Coup Plotters and Somoza are the Same Thing

Carlos Fonseca Terán Only Sandinismo is loving, generous, tolerant and democratic, because the Sandinista Revolution occurred so that we could live in a country where peace, love, freedom and justice reigned. That is why only in the political actions of the coup right is anyone who thinks differently violently attacked, while in the actions and…

Nicaragua: Steps Towards Victory

Carlos Fonseca Terán If peace triumphs, the country’s people triumph. If the people triumph, Sandinismo triumphs. If peace triumphs, the attempted coup d’état loses. Let’s remember, there is no Revolution without Peace, and there is no Peace without Nicaraguans reaching an understanding with each other. The right wing, given its lack of popular support, has…