Sandinista National Liberation Front (NI)

Type: Organization
Name: Sandinista National Liberation Front (NI) (Frente Sandinista de Liberación Nacional, FSLN, Sandinista National Liberation Front)
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Racist & Vile History of Crack...

There have been incidents along our nation’s path that are outright disgusting and with racial animus. The internment of American citizens of Japanese descent during World War II along with the seizure of their land and businesses is a good example. The ... [Published Hudson Valley Press - 12 hours ago]
First reported Oct 26 2014 - Updated Oct 26 2014 - 1 reports

Giant canal threatens way of life on Lake Nicaragua

Plans for Nicaraguan canal which would dwarf its Panama rival and dissect central America's largest lake met with violent resistance from locals A dozen or so cattle farmers are gathered at a ranch in the isolated community of Quebrada Seca, on the south-east ... [Published Telegraph - Oct 26 2014]
First reported Oct 25 2014 - Updated Oct 25 2014 - 1 reports

Gary Webb and the 2014 Sandinistas

<p>The new movie “Kill the Messenger,” about journalist Gary Webb’s investigation into the connection between Contra drug running and the CIA in the 80s, is not exactly watercooler material at the moment. As of this writing Box Office <a class="offsite-link-inline" ... [Published Firedoglake - Oct 25 2014]
First reported Oct 25 2014 - Updated Oct 25 2014 - 1 reports

Pro-war Pundits: Always Wrong, Always Claiming to be Right

There is no shortage of men and women – but mostly men, typically white – willing to write 800- to 1,000-word editorials on the need for Decisive Action or Continued Resolve in Whereverthehellistan. Some of these people are historians, some are journalists, ... [Published Dissident Voice - Oct 25 2014]
First reported Oct 25 2014 - Updated Oct 25 2014 - 1 reports

Northampton author's novel tells of '80s Nicaragua

Gannon, of Northampton, had worked as a reporter in Nicaragua and El Salvador in the 1980s, covering civil war and human rights abuses that made international headlines.Gannon, 54, was eventually released without harm, and he's long since left his reporting ... [Published MySanAntonio - Oct 25 2014]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 1 reports

Urban studies professor challenges myths about Nicaraguan government

Dennis Rodgers, urban studies professor at the University of Glasgow, challenged prominent narratives about the leftist Nicaraguan government at a talk on campus Tuesday.Rodgers, who spoke at Richardson Hall, said politicians, mainstream media, academics ... [Published Daily Texan - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 2 reports

CIA: When We Arm Rebels, It Almost Never Works

Obama asked for review when deciding on Syria (NEWSER) – When President Obama was trying to decide whether to arm rebels fighting the Syrian government, he asked the CIA to examine its long track record on such things. The review's conclusion? It's usually ... [Published 100.3 The Buzzard - Oct 16 2014]
First reported Oct 15 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 1 reports

CIA: When We Arm Rebels, It Almost Never Works

(Newser)–When President Obama was trying to decide whether to arm rebels fighting the Syrian government, he asked the CIA to examine its long track record on such things. The review's conclusion? It's usually a waste of time and money—and sometimes only ... [Published Newser - Oct 15 2014]
First reported Oct 15 2014 - Updated Oct 15 2014 - 1 reports

The Senator Who Hates Speech

George Will wrote a column in September describing the attempt by 48 Democrats to amend the 1st Amendment:The Democrats’ amendment says: “Congress and the states may regulate and set reasonable limits on the raising and spending of money by candidates ... [Published Frontpagemag.com - Oct 15 2014]
First reported Oct 09 2014 - Updated Oct 09 2014 - 1 reports

The Voices of Inclusion and Peace: Missing From the Conversation?

The 20th century was the century of overwhelming force. Two World Wars were won and lost on the basis of who had the first machine guns, who had the biggest and strongest tanks, planes, and finally, who was the first to build an atomic bomb.Our invention ... [Published Huffington Post - Oct 09 2014]
First reported Oct 07 2014 - Updated Oct 07 2014 - 1 reports

It's your call, Oct. 7, 2014

The right thing?This is for “Forgotten past.” I may have forgotten because it has been in the past. But the Iran-Contra deal was selling guns to the Contras — who were the good guys — to use them on fighting the bad guys, who were Iran. Selling the guns ... [Published St. Joseph News-Press - Oct 07 2014]
Entities: Contras, Iran, Nicaragua
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 1 reports

The Russian Roots of Terrorism

I learned about the passing of former Washington Times columnist John Lofton as I was looking through an old file of clippings and found a Lofton gem entitled, “Where terrorism is rooted,” from the July 5, 1985, issue of the paper. It’s a reminder of ... [Published Accuracy in Media - Sep 30 2014]

Quotes

"They would shoot at each other at all hours," Sandoval says. "Suddenly you'd find someone injured, someone innocent, because they just didn't care."
"This is one of the most fertile regions in Nicaragua, and the government has sold it behind our backs to the Chinese, they’ve sold our heritage, our sovereignty" says Arnulfo Sequeira, 51, a father of four with 200 acres of land and 100 cattle
...an Australian who built the seven-room Xalli beach hotel with her Dutch husband after the pair previously opened an eco hotel on the island. "But in the eight years we've been here, we've already seen enormous change."
..."We had our own little arsenal," Ross told Webb. "Once, [Blandon] tried to sell [my partner] a grenade launcher. I said, 'Man, what [the fuck] do we need with a grenade launcher?'"

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Racist & Vile History of Crack... [Published Hudson Valley Press - 12 hours ago]
Nicaragua News Bulletin (October 28, 2014) [Published NicaNet - 15 hours ago]
Contras and Drugs, Three Decades Later [Published Final Call - 20 hours ago]
With A Soft Approach On Gangs, Nicaragua Eschew... [Published WNYC - Oct 28 2014]
Giant canal threatens way of life on Lake Nicar... [Published Telegraph - Oct 26 2014]
Gary Webb and the 2014 Sandinistas [Published Firedoglake - Oct 25 2014]
Pope Francis and social movements [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Oct 25 2014]
Pro-war Pundits: Always Wrong, Always Claiming ... [Published Dissident Voice - Oct 25 2014]
Ometepe, Nicaragua, remains an unspoiled island [Published Waterloo Region Record - Oct 25 2014]
Northampton author's novel tells of '80s Nicaragua [Published MySanAntonio - Oct 25 2014]
Urban studies professor challenges myths about ... [Published Daily Texan - Oct 22 2014]
Ometepe, Nicaragua, remains an unspoiled island [Published KansasCity.com - Oct 20 2014]
Gary Webb: Pariah No More [Published Media Awareness Project - Oct 17 2014]
CIA: When We Arm Rebels, It Almost Never Works [Published 100.3 The Buzzard - Oct 16 2014]
CIA: When We Arm Rebels, It Almost Never W... [Published 102 JKX - Oct 16 2014]
Why Conservatives are Happy and Leftists Are Angry [Published Frontpagemag.com - Oct 16 2014]
CIA: When We Arm Rebels, It Almost Never Works [Published Newser - Oct 15 2014]
CIA classified review: Covertly arming insurgen... [Published Russia Today - Oct 15 2014]
The Senator Who Hates Speech [Published Frontpagemag.com - Oct 15 2014]
Carmelo Ruiz-Marrero: Important message in 'Kil... [Published Savannah Morning News - Oct 10 2014]
Foodlogistics of Nicaragua's Grand Canal [Published CentralAmericaData - Oct 10 2014]
Oh what a tangled Webb: The CIA, the MSM and th... [Published Malay Mail - Oct 10 2014]
The Sordid Contra-Cocaine Saga [Published Consortium News - Oct 09 2014]
Ometepe, Nicaragua, remains an unspoiled island [Published FOX 61 - Oct 09 2014]
The Voices of Inclusion and Peace: Missing From... [Published Huffington Post - Oct 09 2014]
Leon Panetta’s Phony Tough Guy Act [Published Accuracy in Media - Oct 08 2014]
American airstrikes and the universal ‘language... [Published Mondoweiss - Oct 08 2014]
'Kill the Messenger': Truth in Headlines (Review) [Published Pop Matters - Oct 08 2014]
What Next for Mbabazi? [Published AllAfrica.com - Oct 07 2014]
It's your call, Oct. 7, 2014 [Published St. Joseph News-Press - Oct 07 2014]
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Gary Webb and the 2014 Sandinistas [Published Firedoglake - Oct 25 2014]
<p>The new movie “Kill the Messenger,” about journalist Gary Webb’s investigation into the connection between Contra drug running and the CIA in the 80s, is not exactly watercooler material at the moment. As of this writing Box Office <a class="offsite-link-inline" ...
American airstrikes and the universal ‘language... [Published Mondoweiss - Oct 08 2014]
In his speech before the meeting of the 69th session of the United Nations General Assembly on September 24, U.S. President Barack Obama  resurrected  yet another  turn of phrase  used most often by those wishing to make the case for  dropping bombs ...
Open thread for night owls: FAIR TV checks out ... [Published Daily Kos - Oct 04 2014]
Twenty-eight years ago, a complete unknown sprang into the international lime-light. His name was Eugene Hasenfus, shown above having his hands bound. The guy third from the left in the photo (facing the camera and wearing no cap) is José Fernando Canales, ...
New York's Left-Wing Mayor to Speak at Labour P... [Published Breitbart Feed - Sep 17 2014]
Bill de Blasio, the left-wing mayor of New York City, is set to address the Labour Party conference in Manchester next week. De Blasio became the first Democrat mayor of New York since 1993 last year when he won a landslide victory on the back ...
The death by drone memos (Part II) [Published Mondoweiss - Sep 10 2014]
The following is an update of Remi Brulin’s earlier Mondoweiss article  The death by drone memo: a throwback to U.S. terrorism in Nicaragua . On September 30, 2011, Anwar al-Aulaki, a radical Islamist cleric and an American citizen, was  killed in a ...
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