Betraying Human Rights: From Ivory Coast to Nicaragua

Stephen Sefton Events in Venezuela this year have exposed more than ever the crisis of competence and credibility in the global institutional structures charged with upholding and defending human rights . In January, Idriss Jazairy the UN Human Rights Council’s Special Rapporteur on the effects of economic sanctions reinforced the condemnation of US policy against…

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…

Uruguay: A Progressive Government Defending Fascism in Nicaragua

Ariel Razquin and Jorge Capelán “Vidalita, you foolish little dove with your silly little beak, Vidalita, watch out for your nest becase the wolf is on the prowl, Vidalita, poor little dove, you missed your chance to fly, Vidalita, and he’ll smash up your nest unless you  fix  him with your stare.” It is really…

The US War Against Venezuela, Nicaragua and Cuba

In the present circumstances, one can only be for or against peace, one can only be for or against war,” said Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez during a press conference on February 20, when he mentioned the crucial time in which the region is living in the face of the U.S. threat to invade Venezuela…

Dismissing the Truth: Why Amnesty International is Wrong About Nicaragua

Dismissing the Truth Debunks Amnesty International’s Misleading Reports On Tuesday, February 26, the Alliance for Global Justice and the Nicaragua Solidarity Campaign Action Group (UK) released a report, Dismissing the Truth, that exhaustively rebuts two reports on human rights in Nicaragua in 2018 by Amnesty International. The Amnesty International reports accuse the democratically-elected government of Nicaragua…

Nicaragua: Interview with Compañero Carlos Fonseca Terán and Alberto Mora

“Those who want to distort Sandino’s thought are shameless barbarians who pretend to speak on Sandino’s behalf but serve the interests of Imperialism” Alberto Mora: We are pleased to speak this morning with Comrade Carlos Fonseca Terán, Militant of the Sandinista Front, thank you for allowing us these few minutes. We wanted to speak, Carlos,…

General Augusto C. Sandino: Symbol of Nationalist and Anti-Imperialist Struggle

“Sandino became the Symbol of Nationalist and Anti-imperialist Struggle from the very moment of his assassination” Interview with Compañero Aldo Díaz Lacayo, Writer and Historian, with Alberto Mora Tortilla Con Sal En Vivo Magazine, Channel 4 February 1, 2019 Alberto Mora: We are pleased to receive Don Aldo Díaz Lacayo this morning; thank you Don…

Street Sellers,Trade Unionists,Contributors to Nicaragua’s Wealth!

NSCAG Part I of the Series of Interviews: Nicaragua Violence and Human Rights Violations: A Street Seller’s Story Street seller Flor de Maria Avellan is also joint General Secretary of the Confederation of Self Employed Workers The social economy in Nicaragua is the largest in Latin America, generating 40% of the country’s wealth and representing…

Another Defeat for Imperialist Feminism in Nicaragua

Nora McCurdy and Stephen Sefton The World Economic Forum reckons Nicaragua could reach gender equality within 16 years Thanks to Sandinista government policies of the last eleven years, Nicaragua is on track to become the first country in the world to achieve gender equality, according to the World Economic Forum. But the unrelenting counterfactual attacks…