Nicaragua

Migrant Caravans: A New Social Movement?

The picture of the Salvadoran Óscar Ramírez and his daughter, Angie, both lifeless and locked in an embrace on the banks of Rio Grande (Río Bravo in Mexico) caused alarm and anger around the world. As usual in moments of collective pain, several politicians came out to express their...

Trump Blackmails and López Obrador Obeys

«Agreement»: sale of migrants and sovereignty for the price of tariffs By: IWL North and Central American organisations 06/11/2019 The week that has just ended, the Mexican and Central American peoples on all sides of the southern and northern borders of Mexico have experienced moments of anxiety, indignation and disappointment. It all started...

The Rebellion Against Ortega After a Year: The Civic Alliance Wants To Compromise With The Dictatorship

This April 19 marks one year since the beginning of the Nicaraguan popular rebellion, which went quickly from a struggle against neoliberal pension reform to a true popular and youth rebellion that managed to put the dictatorship in check for several weeks. By PT-Costa Rica The roadblocks and the opposition control...

Imperialism upholds itself through dictatorships and more repression in Central America

In the last decade, policies against workers established by imperialism, and applied by its puppet governments, are facing resistance from the peoples of Central America. Such policies were introduced to bring a solution to the economic crisis and colonization of natural resources by foreign companies. By: PT-Costa Rica Central American governments have...

Let Us establish a Revolutionary Party in Nicaragua!

Five months have passed since the upsurge of the Nicaraguan people against the Ortega and Murillo regime began. There are over 448 deaths, a great number of prisoners and political refugees that are persecuted by the dictatorship. One of the reasons the fight might find itself in relative tranquility....

The Struggle against Ortega’s Dictatorship must continue

It has been more than four months since the demonstrations that led to the insurrection against Ortega-Murillo’s tyranny. Over 450 people have been killed by the hands of the regime and its paramilitary groups so far, hundreds of people are missing and thousands have become refugees as a result...

Nicaragua Encachimbada: A Popular Uprising

April 11 marked the beginning of a new wave of protests in Nicaragua. Now, more than 100 days later, protesters remain committed to their struggle against the Ortega-Murillo regime. This is a guest post written by Cristina Awadalla First published on Left Voice on August 06, 2018 In April there began a new...

Freedom For Nicaraguan Political Prisoners!

Peasant leaders Medardo Mairena and Pedro Mena have been in jail in Nicaragua on charges of murder and terrorism since July 13, 2018. Fabio Bosco from São Paulo, August 20,2018 They have led the struggle against the law which allows the Chinese company which won the concession to build the future...

Next Saturday 25, A Debate about the Nicaraguan Political Process

In continuation with the series of political-programmatic debates in the IWL-FI headquarters in Sao Paulo, we invite you all to participate in the debate about the situation in Nicaragua. To carry out this important polemic, we will have the presence of Breno Altman, of the Brazilian PT leadership and...

Solidarity of the peoples of the world with the struggle of the Nicaraguan people is needed.

The history of the Nicaraguan people for their liberation has made the world vibrate for almost a century. By IWL-FI In 1928, promoted by the Anti-imperialist League of the Americas, the “Committee hands off Nicaragua” (“Comité Manos Fuera de Nicaragua”) was built. Located in Mexico, this was a unitary effort with...

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