Lessons to be Learned from Nicaragua’s Recognition of Beijing

Lessons to be Learned from Nicaragua’s Recognition of Beijing

Recognizing Taipei isn’t an insurance policy against US meddling; it’s a guarantee that US meddling will become institutionalized to the detriment of that country’s people. Those governments who begin practicing comparatively more independent policies risk being punished despite still recognizing Taipei exactly as Nicaragua’s recently was. China reopened its embassy in Nicaragua on New Year’s…

Nicaragua — National Reality, Neocolonial Delusion

Nicaragua — National Reality, Neocolonial Delusion

An academic called Jonah Walters has recently published a couple of attacks on the political and economic model being worked out in Nicaragua under the country’s Sandinista government led by President Daniel Ortega. One attack published by the North American Congress on Latin America “Ortega’s Developmentalism Is Based on the “Popular Economy”—But What Does that Mean?” alleges…

Nicaragua: From Taiwan to China

Nicaragua: From Taiwan to China

On Thursday 10 December, Nicaragua officially broke off diplomatic relations with Taiwan and established relations with China. The official statement said that “the government of the People’s Republic of China is the sole legal representative of the whole of China, and Taiwan is an integral part of the territory of China. As of today, the…

Why’s The US Manufacturing Another Crisis on Nicaragua?

Why’s The US Manufacturing Another Crisis on Nicaragua?

There’s the chance that the US’ Hybrid War on Nicaragua could become a proxy struggle for influence with Russia, which has more strategically substantive relations with that country than China does. Nicaragua’s presidential elections on Sunday were slammed by US President Joe Biden as a so-called “pantomime” in a statement that he released later that…

Meet the Nicaraguans Facebook Falsely Branded Bots and Censored Days Before Elections

Meet the Nicaraguans Facebook Falsely Branded Bots and Censored Days Before Elections

Just days before Nicaragua’s November 7 elections, top social media platforms censored top Nicaraguan news outlets and hundreds of journalists and activists who support their country’s leftist Sandinista government. The politically motivated campaign of Silicon Valley censorship amounted to a massive purge of Sandinista supporters one week before the vote. It followed US government attacks on…