Sandinista political meeting, Managua, June 2021 photo: Twitter/@OrinocoTribune What the media don't want to tell about the arrests in Nicaragua

NSCAG News | on: Monday, 21 June 2021

The US government and corporate media have been expressing their outrage about what they consider to be the growing dictatorial nature of the Daniel Ortega ‘regime’, but there is more to the story than they let on. Read the full article from Telesur here read more

Dora Maria Tellez (left) and Hugo Torres (right) campaigning in 2008 for US government supported  banker Eduardo Montealegre of the right wing PLC party. Pic: Tortilla con Sal Nicaragua's political opposition as organised crime

NSCAG News | on: Monday, 21 June 2021

The following are the first three paragraphs of an article which appeared in Telesur on 17 Jun: Despite numerous reports in international media to the contrary, none of the people arrested had been selected by any of Nicaragua's political alliances or parties as possible candidates for the upcoming general read more

Nicaragua's trade unions and social movements issue joint statement

NSCAG News | on: Monday, 21 June 2021

Nicaragua's trade union movement, together with the Coordinadora Social, has issued a statement in support of the Nicaraguan government and condemning US intervention in the country. The statement is signed by Nicaragua's largest trade union confederation, the National Workers Front (FNT), representing some 750,000 workers in the country and the read more

NSCAG webinar recording now available!

NSCAG News | on: Friday, 11 June 2021

The recording of our webinar held on 10 June - 'The US Regime Change Agenda: Hyprocrisy and Double Standards' with speakers Francisco Dominguez, Teri Mattson and John Perry is now available here A link to the video from Fausto Torrez (Rural Workers Association) shown during the webinar can be read more

What's really happening in Nicaragua - NSCAG reports

NSCAG News | on: Friday, 11 June 2021

Corporate media such as the Guardian, Daily Mail, Washington Post and New York Times are now awash with accusatory articles about Nicaragua. Dancing as ever to the tune of the United States and Nicaragua’s right-wing opposition, the articles claim among other things that the government is disqualifying political opponents in read more

NSCAG Briefing on Nicaraguan Elections

NSCAG News | on: Monday, 17 May 2021

In the run up to Nicaragua's general elections due to take place on 7 November 2021, the overarching goal of the Nicaraguan Government has been to create the conditions for a greater degree of participation of all sectors of society, including women and youth, indigenous and afro Caribbean peoples, small read more

Photo: John Kotula NSCAG webinar 10 June: The US Regime Change Agenda: Hypocrisy and Double Standards

NSCAG News | on: Wednesday, 12 May 2021

NSCAG’s next webinar will take place on Thursday 10 June at 6.30pm UK time. The webinar will examine the methods employed by the US to undermine democracy and effect regime change in Nicaragua. It will highlight the parallels with what occurred in the US in January 2021, when reactions to read more

How Nicaragua Thrives Despite Illegal U.S. Intervention - article by Madeline McClure

NSCAG News | on: Tuesday, 4 May 2021

In March this year, Madeline McClure travelled to Nicaragua as a delegate with the Sanctions Kill! Coalition delegation to witness the impact of the “coercive measures” the U.S. uses to impose its political and economic interests, rationalised by its allegations of repression and political crisis. In her article written for read more

President Daniel Ortega (left) (Photo: Jairo Cajina) / Senator Bob Menendez (right) RENACER Act: U.S. Congress to Expand Nicaragua Sanctions

NSCAG News | on: Tuesday, 4 May 2021

As we reported recently, Nicaragua is being targeted yet again with a new sanctions bill by the US. The latest move appears to be a deliberate attempt to sabotage Nicaragua’s November elections in light of the fact that all recent polls indicate that Daniel Ortega and the FSLN are read more

Pic: Labour Outlook NSCAG and AFGJ webinar recordings now available!

NSCAG News | on: Tuesday, 20 April 2021

Recordings of recent webinars held by NSCAG and the Alliance for Global Justice are now available on YouTube. The recording of the NSCAG webinar held on 15 April - 'Regime change comes to the US: a Nicaraguan perspective' with speakers Nils McCune, Dan Kovalik and Coleen Littlejohn is available read more

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