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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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....

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...

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...

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...

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