For the People’s of Our Region, the Failure of Biden’s Summit of the Americas is Good News

by Ajamu Baraka, published on Black Agenda Report, June 8, 2022 The Summit of the Americas is not the property of the host nation. The U.S. has no right to exclude, Cuba, Nicaragua and Venezuela, but has done so in disregard of their sovereignty. The U.S. is not fit to judge others or to be responsible for bringing nations together. Every[…]

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“Summit of Exclusion” Backfires on Biden

by Jill Clark-Gollub, Washington DC,  Alina Duarte, Mexico, John Perry, Nicaragua, published on The Council on Hemispheric Affairs Website, June 13, 2022  (Beautiful Activist Photos: Click to Enlarge) “We would definitely have wanted a different Summit of the Americas. The silence of those absent challenges us. So that this does not happen again, I would like to state for the[…]

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Democratizing the United Nations to Save the World

by Professor Sofia M. Clark, published on Global Research, June 13, 2022 “Those of us who do understand the nefariousness of the empire, and the ever-increasing danger it represents, must be clear that the effective defense of life on planet Earth, including that of the human species itself, inexorably demands the existence of an independent and democratic world forum for[…]

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

by Stansfield Smith, published on Covert Action Magazine, March 28, 2022 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[…]

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‘The Mouse Kills the Cat’: Augusto Cesar Sandino’s Rebellion Against the United States

by Dan Kovalik, published on MLToday, March 14, 2022 How Sandino fought for Nicaragua’s independence, lost and remained a hero for its people. Before Fidel Castro and Che Guevara, before Ho Chi Minh and before Mao began his Long March, there was Augusto Cesar Sandino. While Sandino is not a household name in much of the world, as these others[…]

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Nicaragua Once Again Inaugurates the “People as President”

by Nan McCurdy, published on Covert Action Magazine, January 23, 2022 On January 10, Daniel Ortega was inaugurated President and Rosario Murillo was inaugurated as Vice President. The central event in the Plaza of the Revolution was accompanied by Sandinistas celebrating in almost every town with big-screen displays of the inauguration. Once he had been sworn in, with the presidential[…]

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U.S Delegation to Nicaragua Demands ‘End U.S. Sanctions!

by Arjae Red, published on Workers World, January 19, 2022 Managua, Nicaragua:  Members of anti-imperialist organizations from around the U.S. traveled to Nicaragua during the week of Jan. 10 to observe the inauguration of President Daniel Ortega and Vice President Rosario Murillo of the party of the Sandinista National Liberation Front (Frente Sandinista de Liberación Nacional, FSLN). Ortega and Murillo’s[…]

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2021 Latin America and the Caribbean in Review: The Pink Tide Rises Again

by Roger D. Harris, published on MLToday, December 30, 2021 US policy towards Latin America and the Caribbean continued in a seamless transition from Trump to Biden, but the terrain over which it operated shifted left. The balance between the US drive to dominate its “backyard” and its counterpart, the Bolivarian cause of regional independence and integration, continued to tip[…]

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How Can Some Progressives Get Basic Information about Nicaragua So Wrong?

by John Perry and Rick Sterling, published in the LA Progressive, December 20, 2021 On November 7, Nicaragua held elections in which current president Daniel Ortega received 75% support and, as a result, begins a new term of office in January. Not surprisingly, the US government described the election as a “sham.” Of more concern is that many on the[…]

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