Category Archives: Nicaragua

‘Fire in the Barrio “The Way of Sandino”‘ excerpt from Omar Cabezas, Fire From the Mountain: The making of a Sandinista.

From the chapter “Fire in The Barrios”: Omar Cabezas  from Fire From the Mountain: The Making of a Sandinista.* “When I left for the mountains I knew the Frente was behind me, as Frente, as a front. I wasn’t going … Continue reading

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A Spectre is Haunting U.S. Politics: Bill DeBlasio, Marxism and the Sandinistas

Erin Durkin Writing in the New York Daily News blog “Daily Politics” describes an interchange between New York Republican Mayoral hopeful Joseph Lhota and his Democratic Party rival Bill De Blasio. Republican Joe Lhota doubled down on his attack on … Continue reading

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What did the Sandinistas Stand For? : The Historic Program of the FSLN

Originally Published in 1969, This was the guiding document of the revolutionary movement that toppled U.S. backed dictator Anastasio Somoza Debayle and led a mass popular revolution of working people and peasant farmers. The “Sandinistas” championed the rights of women. Instituted … Continue reading

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Jose Mujica Speaks to Cubadebate: Granma International Translaton

  Below is an abridged English Language version of the interview conducted by Cuba-Debate and Mesa Redonda published recently in Granma International. For an uncut but rough English translation by Rawlinsview follow this link. INTERVIEW WITH JOSÉ MUJICA What the … Continue reading

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Uruguay President José Mujica interview with Cubadebate: English translaton

José Mujica: “What exists in the world is a great political crisis…” (Expanded Version) Part One. Translation by Rawlinsview August 1, 2013 29 July, 2013  At the start of his visit to your country, the President of Uruguay spoke exclusively … Continue reading

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Nicaragua Plans a 10.7 Percent Rise in Fish Exports

For the Spanish Language Version of this Article Follow this Link Managua, Jul 31 (Prensa Latina) Ed. Rawlinsview Nicaragua anticipates for 2013 a rise in fish exports by 142.1 million dollars for an annual growth of 10.7 per cent, … Continue reading

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