On Monday, April 17 the US Ambassador in Nicaragua met with right wing parties in the country to discuss their opposition strategy against Sandinista leader Daniel Ortega in the November 5 presidential elections. Support for Ortega is growing, and many expect him to win the race. The US has called on Nicaraguans to not vote for Ortega.
Nicaraguans, tired of free market reforms carried out by pro-Washington governments that have failed to improve living standards are expressing increasing support for Sandinista Daniel Ortega’s bid to become the country’s next president. Nicaraguans are […]
During the Reagan administration’s Contra War against Sandinista-run Nicaragua, sympathetic foreigners flooded the country with material aid, support and solidarity for the left-leaning government. Quite a few of these visitors were from Vermont, operating through Burlington’s sister city program with Puerto Cabezas, a city on the Atlantic coast of Nicaragua.
FSLN temporarily blocking CAFTA from reaching National Assembly On Aug. 3 two committee reports on the Dominican Republic and Central American Free Trade Agreement (DR-CAFTA) were submitted to the leadership of the National Assembly. The […]