What’s Behind the Protests Rocking Nicaragua?

Women and girls build a barricade in Managua, Nicaragua to protect their selfs from paramilitary and police. June 16 2018 by Christine Marie, published on Socialist Action, August 9, 2018 Since April, hundreds of thousands of Nicaraguans have taken to the streets in protest of the policies of the government led by FSLN President Daniel Ortega. The protests at one[…]

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Colombia Fact Sheet

Editor’s Note: If you have been following the MSM on Columbia, you may think the peacemaking initiatives in Columbia are working towards a just future for the Colombian people rather than an extension of the pacification policies of the past.  You need to think again. Alliance for Global Justice Fact Sheet to support the August Days for Peace in Columbia.[…]

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The Case Against Daniel Ortega

Image: Telesur Live broadcast, July 19. 2540 views at the time this article was 1st published. by Chuck Kaufman, originally posted on The Alliance for Global Justice website, July 25, 2018 The Nicaragua Network/Alliance for Global Justice and I have recently been called Orteguistas (Ortega supporters). We used to be called Danielistas before it became necessary to the narrative to[…]

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Argentina: Over 60 Social Movements Protest US ‘Military Base’

Mapuche people of Neuquen are part of the 60 organizations that oppose the U.S. base. | Photo: @pcayuqueo from TeleSUR, July 12, 2018 The organizations led a caravan to the site where a U.S. base will be built to demand respect for Argentina’s territorial sovereignty. In Argentina, political parties, social organizations, human rights groups, workers’ unions and Mapuches held a caravan[…]

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Nicaragua: Breaking Out of ‘Soft Coup’ Psychosis

Riot police officers travel past a burning car during clashes with the anti-government protesters in Managua, Nicaragua May 28, 2018. | Photo: Reuters by Tortilla con Sal, originally published on TeleSUR In his 2005 Nobel address, British playwright Harold Pinter wrote of U.S. foreign policy that the U.S. rarely invades its target countries, preferring to infect the country with “a[…]

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U.S./Canada/E.U. Hands Off Venezuela!

The Venezuelan opposition in 2016. Maduro has the support of the poor and the working class in Venezuela. The opposition boycotted the 2018 election and Maduro won handily. ~ Protest photo from Business Insider by Marco Bello (Reuters), Election photo from USA Today By Alison Bodine, originally published on Fire This Time Nicolas Maduro was re-elected as President of Venezuela[…]

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How US Policy in Honduras Set the Stage for Today’s Mass Migration

By Joseph Nevin, published on Consortium News, June 21, 2018 Central American migrants – particularly unaccompanied minors – are again crossing the U.S.-Mexico boundary in large numbers. Under the Obama administration In 2014, more than 68,000 unaccompanied Central American children were apprehended at the U.S.-Mexico boundary. There were more than 60,000 in 2016. The mainstream narrative often reduces the causes of migration to[…]

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NED Boasts of “Laying the Groundwork for Insurrection” in Nicaragua

As Nicaraguan student protest leaders meet with neoconservatives in Washington, DC, a publication funded by the US government’s regime change arm, the National Endowment for Democracy (NED), boasts of spending millions of dollars “laying the groundwork for insurrection” against Daniel Ortega By Max Blumenthal, originally published on the Grayzone Project, June 19, 2018 While some corporate media outlets have portrayed[…]

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