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Trump’s Demagoguery Goes Off the Rails
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Trump’s Demagoguery Goes Off the Rails
February 20, 2019

“Fighting socialism” in Venezuela and elsewhere in the Western hemisphere is Trump’s next star-turn. But how absurd can it get?

How Crack Funded a CIA War: Gary Webb Interview on the Contras and Ronald Reagan (1996)
February 3, 2019

Investigative reporter Gary Webb was widely smeared by the MSM shortly after this interview. He was eventually vindicated, but not before his career was destroyed. He was found dead of an apparent suicide in 2004. The price of being a whistleblower?

How Crack Funded a CIA War: Gary Webb Interview on the Contras and Ronald Reagan (1996)
US Declares War on ‘Troika of Tyranny’ Pushing Them Closer to Russia
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US Declares War on ‘Troika of Tyranny’ Pushing Them Closer to Russia
November 7, 2018

Now that this new US policy is in place, Moscow and Washington appear to have another divisive issue clouding their relationship. The “troika of tyranny” against which Washington has declared war enjoys friendly relations with Russia.

US Foments Regime Change in Nicaragua
August 5, 2018

Any replacement of Ortega would be more, not less, neoliberal, oppressive, and authoritarian. When the Nicaraguan people, held hostage to the US-backed Contra war, first voted Ortega out of office in 1990, the incoming US-backed Violeta Chamorro government brought neoliberal structural adjustment and a moribund economy.

US Foments Regime Change in Nicaragua
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Trump’s Regime Change: Soros-style
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Trump’s Regime Change: Soros-style
July 5, 2018

Trump’s words, along with his other rhetoric, were and remain as hollow as his personal integrity and ethics. But they are music to the ears of the military-intelligence-industrial “deep state” that Trump claims he abhors.

Why Is Nicaragua’s Homicide Rate So Far Below That of Its Central American Neighbors?
February 6, 2018

I came to Nicaragua and cried for El Salvador. That was the surprising thought gripping me as I stood, holding back tears, on a nameless dirt road in barrio Augusto César Sandino in the capital of Managua. There was no car traffic on that warm December night, and a couple of families, all wearing shorts, were enjoying the breeze while sitting in plastic white lawn chairs in front of the tin walls (lamina) of their homes…

Why Is Nicaragua’s Homicide Rate So Far Below That of Its Central American Neighbors?
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Russia, Latin America: Promising Prospects for Military Cooperation
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Russia, Latin America: Promising Prospects for Military Cooperation
December 8, 2017

Latin America accounted for only 4.6 percent of Russian arms sales to other countries in the period of 2000-2016, with Venezuela and Nicaragua being the biggest buyers. Russia is making strides to expand its share of arms sales in Latin American arms market.

The Upcoming Nicaraguan Election Will Be a Test
August 19, 2016

After three Americans from the US embassy were accused of espionage and tossed out of Nicaragua, a protest was lodged in Managua against this «unwarranted» decision, and the Nicaraguan government was warned that the relationship between the two countries would suffer inevitable damage in tourism, trade, and investment from the US. The State Department issued notice that Americans might face threats in Nicaragua. The war of propaganda waged against Daniel Ortega’s regime has become so ferocious that political commentators are drawing conclusions about Washington’s plans to «end the dictatorship» in Nicaragua once and for all…

The Upcoming Nicaraguan Election Will Be a Test
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