Nicaragua

Aarón Farrach: “The Left must understand that there is a Dictatorship in Nicaragua”

Aarón Farrash (A.F.) is a Nicaraguan student. He is in exile in Costa Rica after he split with the Sandinista National Liberation Front (FSLN), in 2009. We met him in the solidarity with Nicaragua activities promoted from the Workers Party (Partido de los Trabajadores-PT), Costa Rican section of the...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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