Yesterday I attended mass. Instead of a priest, the mass was celebrated by Nicaraguan children—10 fourth- and fifth-grade students. The kids led the congregation in prayers, passing of the peace, read the gospel and shared a homily. They invited congregants to share reflections on the reading—the Good Shepherd—and they blessed...
Survivor of Radio Station Attack By U.S. Backed Criminals During 2018 Coup Attempt Recounts Harrowing Ordeal Carlos Alfaro León, 46, is a sports journalist who covers baseball and boxing matches for La Nueva Radio Ya, Nicaragua’s top rated radio station. León has served as a press aide for Nicaragua’s national baseball...
A Popular Mayor Who Worked to Improve Matagalpa’s Public Housing, Health, Transportation, Educational and Recreational Infrastructure Has Been Sanctioned for Human Rights Violations When There is No Compelling Evidence. Nicaragua Is Among 40 Countries Targeted Under Cruel Sanctions Regime On December 9, 2022, the government of the United Kingdom...
Under Stewardship of Original Revolutionary Leader Daniel Ortega, Nicaragua Remains a Beacon for Social Progress Despite Crushing U.S. Sanctions In the United States, the word “socialism” has come to have a negative meaning. In that meaning, the word implies the loss of individual sovereignty, rejection of religion and the institution...
New Biden administration measures may make it easier to apply for asylum. Nicaragua migration north had been very low for 14 years, always under 1,000 border encounters per month. This is especially low when compared to border encounters with people from the Northern Triangle nations of Guatemala, El Salvador and...
Biased new report lends weight to U.S. regime-change operations targeting left-wing Sandinista government. While the United States pays little regard to the human rights of many of its own citizens, it manifests intense interest in those of countries that it regards as its enemies. Nicaragua, designated by both Trump and Biden...
Mainstream media ridiculously claim that Nicaragua is a threat to U.S. national security when it has one of the lowest levels of defense spending in the world The Biden administration has announced new sanctions which are intended to hit the poorest Nicaraguans—both in their pockets and in the public services...
“A 60 Minutes team actually come to Nicaragua to interview the people that live here whose lives have improved amazingly since 2007 with free universal education and health care.” Dear 60 Minutes: I was appalled to see your program on Nicaragua of June 19, 2022. I have enjoyed many other 60...
The June 23 BBC article by Bernd Debusmann, “US Immigration: They’d rather die than return to Nicaragua,” confirms that the corporate media consistently make every article an attack on its Sandinista Government. Of four Nicaraguans interviewed for this article from the department of Esteli, two are peasants from villages, one...
Women Have Made Particularly Significant Gains Under the Second Sandinista Government Since 2006 Women, particularly those in the Third World, often find themselves with limited ability to participate in community organizations and political life because of the poverty and their traditional sex role imposes on them. On them falls sole responsibility...