How Did Nicaragua Reduce Hunger and Malnutrition?

Despite crippling, unilateral sanctions and globally rising food prices, hunger levels in Nicaragua have been falling. The Sandinista government has been able to ensure people’s food needs are met through its focus on building food sovereignty and security. How has this been achieved? Erika Takeo from Nicaragua’s Association of Rural Workers (ATC) and Rohan Rice,…

In Nobody’s Backyard: Rejecting Geo-Political and Historical Fatalism

Gerald A. Perreira Except for the hum of US helicopters flying overhead, there was a deafening silence throughout the Caribbean region, during the recent Operation Tradewinds, Progressive and Pan-African forces did not utter a word, as soldiers from Guyana, Brazil, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Bermuda, Dominican Republic, Jamaica and Trinidad and Tobago participated in this region-wide…

Sandinista Government Will Send Ship with Nicaraguan Food to Cuba

Kawsachun News Nicaragua’s government has announced that it will send a humanitarian shipment of food to Cuba, and is preparing the Augusto C. Sandino Ship to set out for Havana in the coming days. Vice President of Nicaragua, Rosario Murllio, broke the news of the solidarity act at noon Tuesday, “In the coming days, very…

Statement of the International Delegation to Nicaragua, July 18-25 2021

We have come to Nicaragua this week to see for ourselves the lived reality of the Nicaraguan people. We are here from the United States, Brazil, Canada, and Mexico. From July 18 to July 25 our delegation, organized by the Nicaragua Network, had the opportunity to visit Managua,Granada, Estelí and Masaya. We have seen the…

The Sandinista Revolution Today: Interview

Kawsachun News President Daniel Ortega arrives on Avenida Bolivar a Chavez to crowds of supporters. July 19, 2021. The Sandinista Revolution in Nicaragua, one of Latin America’s most important revolutions, marked its 42nd anniversary on July 19th. Kawsachun News spoke exclusively to Silke Pérez, a member of the Association of Rural Workers (Asociación de Trabajadores…

Why U.S. Policy Toward Nicaragua Isn’t Working

John Perry After the U.S.-Russian summit in June, there was no apparent irony in President Biden’s response to a question about electoral interference. “Let’s get this straight,” he said. “How would it be if the United States were viewed by the rest of the world as interfering with the elections directly of other countries, and everybody…

Miami Connection: The Core of Latin American Coupism

Eder PeñaThe most dynamic city-port in the United States determines more than just Latin American tastes (Photo: Daniel Slim) The city of Miami (Florida, United States) has functioned as a nucleus in different operations of “regime change” against countries. From recent events, and not so recent, its El Doral enclave has been catalogued as a…

Kawsachun News: Interviews from Nicaragua

Nicaragua's government is being vilified by the U.S. and its media for enforcing the same laws which exist in most countries against treason. pic.twitter.com/LaoBhuTwUB — Kawsachun News (@KawsachunNews) July 6, 2021 Major news outlets are on record distorting info to manipulate public opinion on Nicaragua as the country prepares for its November 7th election. We…

Uruguay: The Left Held Hostage

Jorge Capelán Uruguay is one of the countries with the most police per 100,000 inhabitants in Latin Latin America. Recently, the magazine Brecha de Uruguay published an “open letter” regarding Nicaragua signed by a number of personalities of the left wing of that country. Following the same script of NATO (and its U.S. owners), it…

NGOs and the New Plan Condor for Latin America

Manuel Zelaya Article of reflection and denunciation by the former President of Honduras, Manuel Zelaya, distributed in his capacity as President of the Peoples’ Anti-imperialist International. Beginning in the 1980s, with the advent of the neoliberal model of exploitation, organizations began to appear that in theory were to fill a vacuum that naturally arose between…