Nicaragua: Sandinismo Leading the People

Carlos Fonseca Terán Two consecutive hurricanes, one after the other. First Eta, then Iota. The second is the strongest one to hit Nicaragua in 40 years. Before they both entered the country, the entire organized force of the Nicaraguan people was deployed, under the leadership of its vanguard, the FSLN, and the leading participation of…

Nicaragua, Attacked for Following the Same US Policies Against Foreign Meddling

John Perry US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo launched another attack on Nicaragua’s Sandinista government last month, accusing President Daniel Ortega of being a “dictator” who is “doubling down on repression and refusing to honor the democratic aspirations of the Nicaraguan people.”[1] The State Department openly supports what it calls “a return to democracy in…

The New War Machine Against Nicaragua: Lies and Sanctions

Edwin N. Montes In recent days, Nicaragua has been the object of arbitrary interference actions by the United States and the European Parliament in applying new political and economic sanctions, manifesting a false “concern” for the Nicaraguan government’s proposal of some bills, where – according to these Western organizations and governments – the intention is…

Nicaragua: Uncensoring the Truth

Tortilla Con Sal A group of people in solidarity with Nicaragua’s Sandinista Revolution have recorded, transcribed and translated the testimonies of over 30 people of different backgrounds about their experience of the violent failed coup attempt in Nicaragua between April and July of 2018. Nicaragua 2018 – Uncensoring the Truth (PDF4.8Mb) No human rights organization…

Nicaragua, the Country that Didn’t Swallow the Covid Blue Pill

Jorge Capelán No curfews, no lockdowns, no “stay at home”, no psychosis, no covid-calamities. There has been much talk about the Swedish corona strategy but the strategy of Nicaragua has been by far more successful, with many fewer deaths, no “economic rescue” for big banks and only limited damage to small and medium sized businesses….

COVID-19: On the Decline in Nicaragua as its Critics Fall Silent

John Perry No country can yet claim to have defeated Covid-19, but clearly some are having more success than others. Nicaragua is one of these, and could yet be recognized as a world leader. With under 5,000 Covid-19 cases since the pandemic began, according to official figures, its infection level is far below that of…

Biden Amplifies Anti-Sandinista Propaganda

Rick Kohn Above photo: Celebration of 40th anniversary of the Sandinista Revolution. Nicaragua Solidarity Campaign. This tactic was designed for those observers who are sympathetic to the plight of immigrants but know very little about Nicaragua or other Central American countries. Most Americans do not even know the intent of the argument, let alone know…

Brian Willson Denounces Ongoing US Intervention in Nicaragua

Press Statement S. Brian Willson, Managua, Nicaragua September 1, 2020, 8:45am, in front of the US embassy, Managua, Nicaragua 33 rd anniversary of Brian’s surviving the US train assault in California Buenos dias. I am here today in front of the US Embassy in Managua to protest US intervention in Nicaragua and also to publicly…

Canada’s Regime Change Efforts in Nicaragua Rife with Hypocrisy

Yves Engler Canada is supporting US efforts to overthrow Nicaragua’s government. A recently leaked USAID document highlights “the breadth and complexity of the US government’s plan to interfere in Nicaragua’s internal affairs up to and after its presidential election in 2021.” The stated aim is to replace president Daniel Ortega with “a government committed to…

The USA and Nicaragua Now: An Interview with S. Brian Willson

Tortilla con Sal Tortilla con Sal: We’re here with Brian Willson, Viet Nam veteran and onetime criminal lawyer. Brian has written extensively about US imperialism and its effects around the world and what people in Nicaragua are especially interested in right now Brian is what’s happening in the United States as a result of the…

Nicaragua Targeted for US Overthrow in 2020-21

S. Brian Willson Kevin K. Sullivan The USA failed State continues to seek destruction of NICARAGUA (among other nations such as Venezuela, Cuba, Syria and Iran, who refuse to obey US demands for neoliberal privatization that enrich the already rich. George Washington, who waged scorched Earth warfare Against the Iroquois Indigenous in the 1770s, 1780s,…