Down with Ortega! Out, you murderer dictator!

When, in April 18, Nicaraguan students began mobilizing on the streets to protest against the Social Security reform, in support to the retirees, no one could say that the movement would turn into a true popular revolt against Daniel Ortega’s government, his vice-president (and wife) Rosario "Chayo" Murillo, and...

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...

Canal of Nicaragua: A painful nightmare for the peasants

The Nicaragua Canal project puts the world look on the Central American country, which borders Honduras to the north and Costa Rica to the south, with a population of approximately six million inhabitants, mostly located in the countryside and slumped in a huge poverty. The Nicaragua Canal project In February...

From left-wing guerrilla to bourgeois dictatorship

In July 1979, after two years of intense fight, the dictator Anastacio Somoza fell and the Nicaraguan revolution triumphed. After over 40 years of Somoza’s dictatorship, the people could celebrate in the streets the freedom conquered by the popular insurrection led by the Sandinista Front of National Liberation (FSLN). By...

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...

Stop Ortega’s government repression!

Over the last days, the working people and youth in Nicaragua are demonstrating against the Social Security Reform decreed by president Daniel Ortega. The reform established a 5% reduction of pensions and increases the contributions (by bosses and workers) – a clear attack on the Nicaraguan working people’s Social Security. By...

The Simon Bolivar Brigade

In 1979, in the summit of the fight against Somoza’s dictatorship, the Bolshevik Fraction of the IV International, organization that was in the base of the IWL-FI foundation, called, through one of its sections (The PST from Colombia) to constitute an internationalist brigade to go to Nicaragua and fight...

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 popular rebellion has begun

A popular rebellion has begun in Nicaragua, a people that, when they fight, they take it seriously. By Roberto Herrera, PT -Costa Rica.   “Illiterate my people, half a century in rebellion,” said the poet. The Nicaraguan people did not participate in the popular uprising that shook Central America at the beginning...

After the victory of the Revolution, a bourgeois government

This process began the day after the triumph of the revolution. By Fidel Castro's advice, the Sandinista Front formed a National Reconstruction Government (GRN) with the participation of important bourgeois figures, like Violeta Chamorro. By Bernardo Cerdeira.   Back then, Fidel advised, “Nicaragua must not be a new Cuba.” Like this, the...

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