By Andrea Lobo, 18 May 2020
The Ortega regime’s response demonstrates the inevitable outcome of Sandinismo and all petty-bourgeois nationalist movements that have historically defended capitalism.
By Bill Van Auken, 3 November 2018
Bolton’s speech on the Trump administration’s policy toward Latin America amounted to a demand for regime change in Cuba, Venezuela and Nicaragua.
After three months of demonstrations end, Nicaraguan workers face further repression and imperialist threats
By Andrea Lobo, 23 July 2018
As the wave of protests comes to an end, Ortega is criminalizing all social opposition while US officials renew calls for his ouster.
By Bill Van Auken, 11 July 2018
Sandinista President Daniel Ortega publicly rejected calls for early elections as security forces and armed government supporters forcibly dismantled protesters’ barricades.
By Andrea Lobo, 14 June 2018
As the social explosion intensifies and the economy grinds toward a halt, Washington has sent a special envoy to push for a faster political settlement.
By Andrea Lobo, 2 June 2018
The violent crackdown on what was likely the largest single demonstration since 1979 is a growing sign of escalation.
By Andrea Lobo, 25 May 2018
As the Sandinista government shows the true face of “left” nationalism by trying to drown in blood the protests against austerity, anger and protests have continued to mount across Nicaragua.
By Andrea Lobo, 26 April 2018
Fearful of the growth of social opposition to IMF diktats in Central America, US imperialism is ramping up its efforts to contain the situation and advance its own reactionary agenda.
By Andrea Lobo, 24 April 2018
Nearly 30 are dead and protests swelled yesterday even as the government announced it was temporarily canceling pension cuts.
By Andrea Lobo, 12 May 2017
The US secretary of Homeland Security outlined a Central America policy focusing on deterring migration and militarizing the region in preparation for social upheavals and war.
By Andrea Lobo, 9 November 2016
Ortega was reelected for another five-year term, despite deepening inequality and increasingly autocratic methods of rule.
By Andrea Lobo, 15 September 2016
While US imperialism exploits these corruption scandals, both the Sandinistas and the Salvadoran FMLN are seeking a better deal with Washington.
By Andrea Lobo, 20 June 2016
While continuing to support the Sandinista leader, elements within the Nicaraguan bourgeoisie voiced concern about the lack of political “escape valves.”
By Don Knowland, 17 June 2013
The Nicaraguan legislature has backed plans for a new trans-isthmian canal to be built with aid from Hong Kong and China.