Tuesday, May 17, 2022


Nicaragua: A vote for peace, stability and a government that cares

The FSLN's Daniel Ortega comfortably won a fourth term as president in November's elections in Nicaragua. Despite opposition claims that his government is becoming...

Rosa of the Wild Grass – The Story of a Nicaraguan...

From the days of the Somoza dictatorship, through insurrection, the Sandinista victory, the Contra war, election defeat, the struggle for survival up to 2013: three generations of the women of one peasant family tell their story

Nicaragua: Rosa of the Wild Grass

A new book from LAB tells the graphic story of the women of a Nicaraguan peasant family over 5 decades

Grand Nicaragua Canal: 6- Another nail in the coffin of the...

Nicaragua’s Grand Canal project continues to be delayed amid news that Wang has lost 85 percent of his fortune. The canal seems ever more to be a mirage. Russell White investigates.

Central America: Cuban migrants stuck in limbo

Thousands of Cuban migrants trying to reach the United States through Central America have found themselves stranded as countries close their borders to them.

Nicaragua: Interview with Sandra Ramos, Women’s Rights Activist

LAB caught up with Sandra Ramos on her recent visit to London to learn of new developments in the Women's Movement and the impact of recent regressive laws in Nicaragua.

Nicaragua: Lifting women out of poverty

An Earth Education Project in Managua helps women who lived on the municipal rubbish tip make and sell jewelry.

Nicaragua’s Grand Canal: 5 — The Geopolitics of the Canal

In the last of the series, Russell White looks at the geo-strategic implications of the Nicaraguan Canal and wonders why the United States has not been more vocal.

Nicaragua: trouble along the route of the Canal

Dutch journalist Teake Zuidema gave a lift to some Nicaraguan police on their way to control demonstrations by farmers afraid of compulsory purchase and forced relocation.

Nicaragua’s Grand Canal: 4 –The Emperor’s New Funds

One of the largest construction projects in the world, costing four times Nicaragua's annual GDP --so where is the money coming from?

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