Nicaragua, unraveling a plot

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Granma | June 29, 2018

AS early as 2016, talk of war against Nicaragua could again be heard in Miami, at a time when the streets of this nation were a regional example of security, peace, and prosperity, where a hardworking, tranquil people proudly enjoyed the social and economic advances achieved by the Sandinista government, that had established a national consensus, in the wake of one of the worst interventions carried out by the United States in Central America.Read More »

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Argentina Workers on Third General Strike Against Macri’s Austerity

teleSUR | June 25, 2018

Buenos Aires

Buenos Aires’ downtown was still Monday morning. Many have joined the general strike against Macri’s policies. | Photo: EFE
Argentine workers’ unions and social movements protest President Macri’s economic policies and reject his government’s agreement with IMF. 

Argentina’s most important workers’ unions paralyzed the country Monday in the third general strike to protest President Mauricio Macri’s economic policies and to reject an agreement with the International Monetary Fund (IMF).

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Nicaragua: Breaking Out of ‘Soft Coup’ Psychosis

by Tortilla Con Sal

teleSUR | June 25, 2018

Riot police officers travel past a burning car during clashes with the anti-government protesters in Managua, Nicaragua May 28, 2018.

Riot police officers travel past a burning car during clashes with the anti-government protesters in Managua, Nicaragua May 28, 2018. | Photo: Reuters
“Nothing ever happened. Even while it was happening it wasn’t happening. It didn’t matter. …..It’s a brilliant, even witty, highly successful act of hypnosis.”

In his 2005 Nobel address, British playwright Harold Pinter wrote of U.S. foreign policy that the U.S. rarely invades its target countries, preferring to infect the country with “a malignant growth and watch the gangrene bloom.” Then, when its local allies succeed in taking power, the US president of the day goes on camera to declare “Democracy has prevailed.”

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Brazil: Uruguay Ex-President Mujica Says Lula ‘In Good Spirits’

teleSUR | June 21, 2018

Former Uruguayan President Jose

Former Uruguayan President Jose ‘Pepe’ Mujica praised the achievements of Lula’s presidential administration. | Photo: EFE
“They can hold your body, but not your heart,” former Uruguayan President Jose ‘Pepe’ Mujica told the crowds of Lula supporters in Curitiba.

Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva is “in good spirits” despite his incarceration on corruption charges, says former Uruguayan President Jose ‘Pepe’ Mujica, who has visited the Brazilian presidential candidate in his detention center and delivered a message of encouragement to supporters.

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Nicaragua’s Crisis – the Latest Stage in a Permanent War

by Tortilla con Sal

teleSUR | June 17, 2018

A demonstrator holds a homemade mortar during a protest against the government of Nicaragua

A demonstrator holds a homemade mortar during a protest against the government of Nicaragua’s President Daniel Ortega, in Managua, Nicaragua June 17 2018.
The opposition will probably delay dismantling the roadblocks and continue their terror attacks to extort maximum concessions from the government.

Nicaragua’s opposition paramilitary intimidation and media terror campaign have brought fear, insecurity, and hardship to around 30 of Nicaragua’s 153 municipalities. Only President Daniel Ortega’s commitment to peace has prevented an even worse conflict. Almost as disturbing as the extreme sadism of the opposition paramilitaries in Nicaragua is how their supporters and media displace opposition crimes by attributing them to the government. On June 14th Nicaragua’s Commission for Truth Peace and Justice, sworn in by the country’s National Assembly, reported 168 people dead and over 2100 injured.

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Nicaragua: Defeating the soft coup

by Tortilla Con Sal

teleSUR | June 12, 2018

A demonstrator holds a homemade mortar during a protest against Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega

A demonstrator holds a homemade mortar during a protest against Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega’s government in Granada, Nicaragua June 6, 2018. | Photo: Reuters
The government strategy has been to accept extraordinary levels of opposition violence and intimidation so as to allow the opposition to discredit themselves with public opinion. 

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NICARAGUA AND VENEZUELA: The same script in different scenarios

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Granma | June 08, 2018

Photo: TELESUR

U.S. strategists, who rack their brains in search of ways to end progressive governments, continue to use the same script in the quest to achieve their objectives.

This is why it is so important to know, study and take into account the experiences of different countries besieged by sinister imperialist initiatives.Read More »