Nicaragua: Working with China

Latin America Review: We speak to Nicaragua’s Minister for International Relations & Greater Caribbean about China, the OAS, and high-quality rum!

Food Insecurity Increases in the U.S. While it Declines in Nicaragua Whose Socialist Government Has Defied U.S. Regime Change Designs

Nan McCurdy Workers at Houston food bank. [Source: time.com] Expansion of Public Sector in Nicaragua Has Improved Quality of Life for Everyone In 2018, 48% of U.S.-based churches had their own food-distribution ministry or supported efforts run by other churches or organizations such as food pantries or food banks. These faith-based ministries, unlike government programs, provide…

How ‘Virtual Crime Scenes’ Became a Propaganda Tool in Nicaragua, Ukraine, and Syria

Rick Sterling  and John Perry This article shows how media uses computer modeling and “virtual crime scenes” to assign blame for some extremely important international events. In these examples from Nicaragua, Ukraine and Syria, many people died in complex circumstances. The deaths at the “Mother’s March” in Managua, Nicaragua precipitated an attempted coup. The Maidan…

High Level Delegation from Iran Visits Nicaragua

Tortilla Con Sal “They think they will humiliate the world’s Peoples, they think that they will force those Peoples to surrender, but Peoples have Creativity, they have Dignity, they have Strength.” –Daniel Ortega Meeting of the President-Comandante Daniel and Compañera Rosario, Vice President of Nicaragua, with High-Level Delegation of Iran May 6th 2022 Words of…

Iran Promises to Provide Fuel to Nicaragua

Iran is committing to supply fuel to Nicaragua and says its vision for the bilateral relationship is not solely economic. Iran’s high-level delegation, headed by Minister of Petroleum Javab Owji, is in Nicaragua to strengthen cooperation in the areas of agriculture, livestock, technology, medicine, energy, petroleum, and parliamentary and foreign relations exchange. The delegation held…

Fire from the Mountain: In Search of Omar Cabezas

Daniel Kovalik For years, I wondered about Omar Cabezas, the Sandinista guerilla who turned us on to the dream of revolution in the first place. Where was he now? Did he still support the Sandinistas and Daniel? Why aren’t the media talking to people like him? When I was in college in Dayton, Ohio in…

Nicaragua Expels the OAS

Kawsachun NewsThe government of Nicaragua has announced the expulsion of representatives of the Organization of American States (OAS) and the closure of its offices in the country. “We will not have a presence in any of the instances of that diabolical instrument of the misnamed OAS (..) neither will this infamous organism, consequently, have offices…

ICJ Rules in Favor of Nicaragua in Maritime Case against Colombia

Tanya Wadhwa The International Court of Justice (ICJ), on April 21, ruled that Colombia violated Nicaragua’s sovereign rights by interfering in parts of the Caribbean sea that are within Nicaragua’s exclusive economic zone. Photo: ICJ/Twitter The ICJ ruled that Colombia violated Nicaragua’s sovereign rights and ordered it to immediately cease its activities in Nicaraguan waters…

Nicaragua: A History of US Intervention & Resistance

Dan Kovalik I have written this book to explore the pernicious nature of US engagement with Nicaragua from the mid-19th century to the present in pursuit of control and domination rather than in defense of democracy as Washington has incessantly claimed. In turn, Nicaraguans have valiantly defended their homeland, preventing the US from ever maintaining its…

U.S. Decline in the Region Triggers SOUTHCOM Command Operations

Misión Verdad General Laura Richardson, head of Southern Command, greets Colombian General Luis Navarro, head of the Colombian Armed Forces (Photo: Juan Chiari / Southern Command). The U.S. Southern Command has been mobilizing in various spectrums of its low-intensity warfare in South America and the Caribbean. Since the beginning of the Russian Federation’s special military…

Why is the Nicaraguan Government Demonized by Both Liberals and Conservatives When Nicaragua Has Seen Great Progress Under the Sandinistas?

Stansfield Smith Women Have Made Particularly Significant Gains Under the Second Sandinista Government Since 2006 Women, particularly those in the Third World, often find themselves with limited ability to participate in community organizations and political life because of the poverty and their traditional sex role imposes on them. On them falls sole responsibility to care…