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Tariq Ali on Trump & Latin America, resisting the Empire

NSC News | Friday, 23 June 2017

Writer and long time leading figure on the international left, Tariq Ali speaking on resistance to renewed US intervention in Latin America under the Trump administration. A wall (with solar panels) to keep Mexicans out The stifling of Obama administration openings with Cuba Threats against Nicaragua that could suffocate the economy Escalating threats of read more

Micro hydro plants bring light to poor Nicaraguan communities

News from Nicaragua | Friday, 23 June 2017

Since 1994 the lives of the 8,000 inhabitants of the remote mountain towns of San José de Bocay and El Cua have been transformed. These war torn villages, with roads that were pure mud or dust, now have electricity plants serving not only family homes but also farms, small businesses, cell read more

Father Miguel D'Escoto with Bolivian president Evo Morales Remembering Father D’Escoto, former Nicaraguan foreign minister and president of the UN

News from Nicaragua | Friday, 9 June 2017

In memory of Father Miguel D’Escoto, former Nicaragua foreign minister and president of the United Nations Nicaraguan vice president, Rosario Murillo, has announced the death of Father Miguel D’Escoto at the age of 84, describing him as a ‘priest, friend, comrade, supporter of just causes, [who] we will miss forever.’ The son read more

Reasons why Nicaragua didn't sign Paris Agreement

NSC News | Friday, 2 June 2017

In extensive coverage of the decision of President Trump to pull out of the Paris Climate Agreement, there are a plethora of misleading references to the US joining Syria and Nicaragua in rejecting the Agreement. Presented out of context, this condescending comparison is fundamentally flawed. Syria didn’t sign because of the read more