Sandinista National Liberation Front (NI)

Type: Organization
Name: Sandinista National Liberation Front (NI) (Frente Sandinista de Liberación Nacional, FSLN, Sandinista National Liberation Front)
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Nicaragua Police Reforms Could Politicize Security

Nicaragua 's National Assembly has approved a new law that gives President Daniel Ortega unprecedented control over the country's police force, raising concerns about the institution's independence and increasing the risk of police corruption through ... [Published InSight Crime - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Nicaragua's First Lady

In Nicaragua, where Marxist dogma has given way to a free market economy, the red-and-black flags of the Sandinista revolution have been supplanted by the pink and baby blue colours favoured by the country’s first lady, ‘‘la companera’’ Rosario Muril ... [Published stuff.co.nz - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

News of the day From Across the Globe, July 25

1 Bus attacks: Three men have been charged with murder and organized crime in the weekend attacks on two buses carrying supporters of Nicaragua's governing party that left five people dead and 28 wounded, the country's top prosecutor said Thursday. Attorney ... [Published San Francisco Chronicle - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Why Do We Have an Illegal Immigration Problem from Central America? We Should Know. We Helped Create It.

by .William Schell, Jr. is a professor of history at Murray State University in Kentucky.By now we have all heard and read of the expediential growthin Central American refugees fleeing to the US which has evolved, almostovernight, into a form of human ... [Published History News Network - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Sites of Attack on Sandinista Supporters in Nicaragua

Two ambushes July 19 and July 20 were the deadliest political attacks in Nicaragua since the end of the Contra insurgency, which lasted from 1979 to 1990. Gunmen targeted two buses in Matagalpa department that were transporting supporters of Nicaragua's ... [Published The Georgian Times - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Paul Ryan for mayor

As 2016 approaches, some hope Rep. Paul Ryan — the GOP’s veep nominee last time around — will run for president. We’d be happy if he’d run for mayor of New York.No one in politics today better appreciates the promise of upward mobility at the heart of ... [Published New York Post - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

3 men charged with roles in bus attacks that killed 5 governing party backers in Nicaragua

Attorney General Ana Julia Guido alleged Thursday that the two brothers and another man accepted money to throw rocks at the buses and slow them down so gunmen could open fire.One bus was attacked late Saturday and the other before dawn Sunday, both in ... [Published FOXNews.com - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Party officials visit Nicaragua to foster ties

A delegation led by Chairman of the Party Central Committee’s Commission for Foreign Relations Hoang Binh Quan visited Nicaragua from July 19 – 22 at the invitation of the ruling Sandinista National Liberation Front Party (FSLN)... ... [Published People's Army Newspaper Online - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 20 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 3 reports

Five Killed in Nicaragua after Celebration of Sandinista Revolution

Managua, July 21 (Xinhua-RHC) -- At least five people were killed and more than 20 injured on Sunday in Nicaragua after the celebration of the 35th anniversary of the Sandinista Revolution in Plaza Juan Pablo II in Managua.Local press reported that the ... [Published Radio Habana Cuba - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 20 2014 - Updated Jul 20 2014 - 2 reports

Ortega Rallies Sandinistas 35 Years After Revolt

With the red and black flags of the Sandinista National Liberation Front waving in the crowd before him, Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega this weekend celebrated the anniversary of the revolution he helped lead 35 years ago. Alongside Venezuelan President ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 20 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 2 reports

BBC News - Nicaragua uprising: 'I was a Sandinista rebel'

For more than half a century, the Somoza family ruled the Central American republic of Nicaragua as its personal fiefdom. They owned most of the farming land and the industry. All political dissent was suppressed. In the early 1970s, the left-wing Sandinista ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 02 2014 - Updated Jul 03 2014 - 2 reports

Vietnamese party to further boost ties with Nicaragua’s FSLN

The Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) wishes to further enhance its friendship and cooperation with Nicaragua’s Sandinista National Liberation Front (FSLN) as well as ties between the two countries in the time ahead, a CPV Politburo member has said... ... [Published People's Army Newspaper Online - Jul 03 2014]

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"They had just gotten rid of a repressive dictatorship," Gould said, "so when the Sandinistas took over, they set outout to create a different kind of police force, in tune with the local population and their needs, rather than being oppressive.”"
The "Law of Organization, Functions, Career, and Special Regimen of Security of the National Police" (see attached pdf) -- makes the president "supreme commander" of the institution, alongside other clauses that restructure and provide institutional...
..." Vatican spokesman the Rev. Federico Lombardi said the pope "thanked her for her faith and courage, and she thanked him for his prayer and solidarity." Francis frequently calls attention to the suffering of those persecuted for their religious beliefs

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Shout! Factory does fans a huge favor with expa... [Published HamptonRoads.com - 6 hours ago]
Why Nicaraguan Kids Aren’t Fleeing To The U.S. [Published KPBS - 22 hours ago]
Nicaragua's First Lady [Published stuff.co.nz - Jul 28 2014]
Nicaragua Police Reforms Could Politicize Security [Published InSight Crime - Jul 28 2014]
Israel's war of attrition in Gaza: Thinly veile... [Published Sott.net - Jul 25 2014]
Why Do We Have an Illegal Immigration Problem f... [Published History News Network - Jul 25 2014]
Sites of Attack on Sandinista Supporters in Nic... [Published The Georgian Times - Jul 25 2014]
News of the day From Across the Globe, July 25 [Published San Francisco Chronicle - Jul 25 2014]
Paul Ryan for mayor [Published New York Post - Jul 25 2014]
3 men charged with roles in bus attacks that ki... [Published FOXNews.com - Jul 24 2014]
Party officials visit Nicaragua to foster ties [Published People's Army Newspaper Online - Jul 23 2014]
Deadly Attacks in Nicaragua Fuel Fears of 'Cont... [Published InSight Crime - Jul 23 2014]
Decades of U.S. Intervention in Central America... [Published Huffington Post - Jul 22 2014]
Putin’s Bold Power Play in America’s Backyard [Published The Fiscal Times - Jul 22 2014]
35 years after Somoza's overthrow, not much for... [Published TicoTimes.net - Jul 22 2014]
Five Killed in Nicaragua after Celebration of S... [Published Radio Habana Cuba - Jul 21 2014]
Fidel Castro and Raul Castro Salute Anniversary... [Published Radio Habana Cuba - Jul 21 2014]
Viewpoint July 21 - The Sandinista Revolution t... [Published Radio Habana Cuba - Jul 21 2014]
Anniversary celebration of Nicaragua's Sandinis... [Published Christian Science Monitor - Jul 21 2014]
The Return of Contra Violence [Published Lawyers, Guns & Money - Jul 21 2014]
Brief Political News 21/7 [Published VietNamNet Bridge - Jul 21 2014]
Attacks on Ruling Party Backers Kill 5, Wound 24 [Published ABC News - Jul 20 2014]
Ortega Rallies Sandinistas 35 Years After Revolt [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 20 2014]
5 killed in Nicaragua after celebration of Sand... [Published Xinhua News Agency - Jul 20 2014]
Five killed, 24 wounded in Nicaragua convoy attack [Published Reuters - Jul 20 2014]
Ortega Rallies Sandinistas 35 Years After Revolt [Published VOA News - Jul 20 2014]
Vietnam attends anniversary of Nicaragua’s revo... [Published VietnamPlus - Jul 20 2014]
Hondo’s freaking out [Published New York Post - Jul 20 2014]
Revolution Commander Ramiro Valdes Heads Cuban ... [Published Radio Habana Cuba - Jul 20 2014]
History for July 19 [Published MuskegonPundit - Jul 19 2014]
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The Return of Contra Violence [Published Lawyers, Guns & Money - Jul 21 2014]
The 35th anniversary of Nicaragua’s Sandinista Revolution has just passed. The Sandinistas, although a very different organization than in 1979, are today in power, with Daniel Ortega winning free and fair elections. Of course, the Nicaraguan right always ...
History for July 19 [Published MuskegonPundit - Jul 19 2014]
History for July 19 - On-This-Day.com : National Woodie Wagon Day 200th birth anniversary of inventor and manufacturer Samuel Colt (1814-62). Birth anniversary of artist Edgar Degas (1834-1917). 60 years ago, in 1954, Elvis Presley’s ...
WNU #1226: New Death Reported in Honduran Land ... [Published Weekly News Update on the Americas - Jul 08 2014]
Issue #1226, July 6, 2014 1. Honduras: New Death Reported in Land Struggle 2. Brazil: Campesino Protesters Occupy Banks 3. Brazil: US Turns Over Documents on Military's Abuses 4. Chile: Judge Confirms US Role in 1973 Killings 5. Links to alternative ...
The death by drone memo: a throwback to U.S. te... [Published Mondoweiss - Jul 02 2014]
A U.S. Predator drone. (Photo: U.S. Air Force/Lt Col Leslie Pratt) On September 30, 2011, Anwar al-Aulaki, a radical Islamist cleric and an American citizen, was killed in a targeted drone strike in Yemen . Among the many legal questions raised ...
Sundays With The Christianists: American Histor... [Published Wonkette - Jun 01 2014]
This week we’ll start wrapping up the Glorious Reagan Years, in which the Gipper personally defeated Communism almost everywhere by Standing Tall and being the manliest. And for a change, on the topic of Afghanistan at least, it’s our 11/12th-grade ...
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