US Imperialism in Nicaragua and the Making of Sandino

Martin Pastor Nicaragua’s twentieth-century history cannot be told without placing the United States government as the main antagonist. It is their active interventions that have shaped the Central American country’s political, economic and social systems, but it is also the opposing forces to this imperialist aggression that has served as a counterbalance to writing the…

Nicaragua: The April Crisis & Beyond

Dan Kovalik and  Camera Viva Nicaragua: The April Crisis & Beyond is a documentary film that explores the troubling events of the summer of 2018 in which much of Nicaragua was enveloped in chaos and violence.  The film, which includes interviews with Nicaraguans from Managua, Leon, Grenada and the rural town of Santa Teresa, as…

Nicaragua: Real Politics

Moisés Absalón Pastora Cuba’s apostle José Martí, a virtuoso in Spanish-American politics and literature, once said that what is real in politics is not what we see. I understand his remark, full of absolute truth, assimilating it and embracing it more, to the extent that my experiences now permit me to make analyses that go…

Poll Shows Nicaraguans Have Consigned the Coup to the Dustbin of History

Chuck Kaufman 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 by President Daniel Ortega is more popular than ever and all but a tiny minority of Nicaraguans reject the violent tactics and…

The Revolution has Transformed the Lives of Nicaragua’s Caribbean Peoples

Adolfo Pastrán Arancibia, Informe Pastrán, Radio La Primerísima On January 10th this year, the government of President Daniel Ortega completed thirteen years in office. Many things have changed in the country in political, social and economic terms, with great strides in competitiveness, human development and poverty reduction via a welfare state. One of the historical…

The US, the EU and Klaus Barbie

Stephen Sefton In a comprehensive way, Bolivia’s coup leaders reincarnate the most sinister ghosts of Latin America and the Caribbean’s imperialist torturers and mass murderers. The religious fanaticism of coup figureheads like Camacho and Añez, abject servants of their US owners, invokes the fearsome history of colonial genocide and enslavement of indigenous populations in the…

Joint Statement by the Foreign Minister of the Russian Federation and the Foreign Minister of the Republic of Nicaragua

On December 13, 2019, Foreign Minister of the Republic of Nicaragua Denis Ronaldo Moncada Colindres made an official visit to Russia at the invitation of the Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov. The visit was timed to coincide with the 75th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Russia and Nicaragua. The ministers noted the consistent strengthening of Russian-Nicaraguan…

Diego Pary Rodríguez Plans to Continue His Tasks as Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Plurinational State of Bolivia of the Constitutional Government of Evo Morales

Bolivia’s foreign minister, Diego Pary, arrived in Managua this Wednesday and was greeted at the Agusto C. Sandino international airport by his Nicaraguan counterpart, Denis Moncada. Pary will participate in a meeting of the ALBA-TCP Political Council. Upon being received in our country, Foreign Minister Moncada said: “Nicaragua is the home of Bolivia’s Foreign Minister…

Declaration by Nicaragua in the OAS on Bolivia

STATEMENT BY THE DELEGATION OF NICARAGUA AT THE EXTRAORDINARY SESSION OF THE OAS PERMANENT COUNCIL TO CONSIDER THE SITUATION IN BOLIVIA ON NOVEMBER 12, 2019 Madam President; Members of the Council: This Meeting of the Permanent Council allows us to express our Considerations, as Sovereign Nations and Peoples, regarding the appalling rupture of the Constitutional…