Nicaragua

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...

For A True Socialist And Revolutionary Program For Nicaragua

In the late 70s, the people from Nicaragua featured one of the most heroic and organized struggles that the world had seen, to defeat the bloodthirsty dictatorship of the Somoza Family. At that time, the people’s instrument was the National Sandinista Liberation Front, and such story cannot be erased. By...

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...

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...

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...

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 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...

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...

The Simon Bolivar Brigade

In 1979, the Bolshevik Fraction of the Fourth International promoted, from Colombia with the Socialist Workers Party (PST-Partido Socialista de los Trabajadores) the building a brigade of fighters to support the Nicaraguan people in their battle to overthrow the Anastasio Somoza dictatorship. Since its founding in 1977, the PST...

Working Class’ Platform Statement on Nicaragua

Working Class’ Platform – PCT El Salvador, Section of the IWL-FI, before the distorted and hypocrite public stand of the FMLN regarding the events in the sister-land of Nicaragua, manifest the following to the public opinion: We deplore and condemn the FMLN stand and recent statement of its legislative...

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