SOURCE: The Nation
Why No One in Media Cares About Nicaragua Today
by Eric Alterman
The American foreign policy establishment was once obsessed with undermining Nicaragua's leftist Sandinista government under Daniel Ortega. But today, when Ortega is carrying out a political second act as an authoritarian populist, US policy is limited to unleashing the Border Patrol on Nicaraguans fleeing repression, violence and poverty.
SOURCE: The Conversation
Venezuela Failed Raid: US Has a History of Using Mercenaries to Undermine Other Regimes
by Andrew Thomson
The arrest of Silvercorp mercenaries in Venezuela echoes a long history of the U.S. government supporting private troops to overthrow foreign governments.
Nicaragua: We Will Always Be Confronted by U.S. Power
by Rebecca Gordon
Nicaragua at the barricades.
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