Nicaragua

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Women on the streets and barricades to defeat Ortega-Murillo!

On past April 18 began the demonstrations in Nicaragua against the reforms to the Social Security system. Although the government was forced to step back with its proposal, the demonstrations continued and gained more strength, confronting not just a reform but also the leave of the government led by...

No more dialogue with the dictatorship, continue the fight until they leave

On Monday, the capital Managua and several departments of the country suffered a harsh crackdown by the government, that has continued so far this week. Ortega’s police and paramilitary gang raids left more than 30 detainees, dozens injured and at least two more dead. Besides these repressive actions, more...

No Trust in the Dialogue with the Dictatorship

Last May 15 and 18, the first sessions of the so-called “National Dialogue” took place in Nicaragua, composed by different sectors summoned by the country’s Episcopal Conference. As the first sessions advanced, it becomes clear that the objective of this table and its participants are not discussing the surrender...

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...

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...

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