Category: Nicaragua

Dan Kovalik: The US & Nicaragua: Historical Amnesia & Blindness

If Ortega is forced out of office by this violence, the result will not be, as some on the ostensible left would have us believe, a deepening of democracy and socialism. Rather, it will result in a return of the right-wing to power

Alejandro Bendaña: Students Push to Oust Nicaraguan President

Death Toll Rises Amid Bloody Police Crackdown

Courtney Desiree Morris: Unexpected Uprising

How did recent protests over social security cuts in Nicaragua turn into a nationwide grassroots mobilization?

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Ryan Mallett-Outtrim: Nicaragua’s protests transcend old political divides

Even politically, to the casual observer, Nicaragua appeared to be moving past the scars of the 20th century. However, as the old saying goes, looks can be deceiving

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Richard Falk: Remembering a Priest and a Voice for Palestine

Father Miguel D’Escoto Brockmann was a man who spoke truth to power and expected others to do the same

Jennifer Goett: Nicaragua’s Authoritarian Turn is Not a Product of Leftist Politics

Political repression in the country has its roots in U.S. intervention

Jennifer Goett: In Nicaragua, the Latest Zombie Megaproject

The Interoceanic Grand Canal is a threat to the environment and to the Nicaraguan people

Jonah Walters: Ortega’s Betrayal

Today’s Sandinista leaders are a far cry from the revolutionaries that once inspired the international left

José Adán Silva: Climate Change Dries Up Nicaragua

Nicaragua has lost 60 percent of its surface water sources and up to 50 percent of its underground sources, which either dried up or have been polluted

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Leonidas Oikonomakis: Nicaragua and the Ghosts of Revolution

One could suggest that Nicaragua and its people are suffering more than anything else from a collective trauma

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