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...

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...

Continue the struggle until the dictatorship falls

April 18 opened with a series of protests against the Executive Decree that reformed the INSS (Nicaraguan Institute of Social Security). From the beginning, the protests were harshly repressed by Daniel Ortega and Rosario “Chayo” Murillo’s government. In a few days, the struggle quickly became an authentic popular rebellion...

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...

Castroism and the Central American Revolution

In the debates on the current Cuban situation, a majority sector of the left (defenders of the current Castro regime and its policies) claims that the main problem is the country's "isolation". This is partially true with regard to the commercial and financial U.S. imperialist blockade. However, they hide...

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