Nicaragua Libre
The Friendship Office works to sustain the strong ties of solidarity between the people of Nicaragua and the United States that were forged during the decades of the 1980s when US citizens worked to oppose the US sponsored contra war against the Sandinista revolution in Nicaragua. We support efforts of the poorest of the poor to create better living conditions, reforest and restore watersheds, to strengthen historic memory and to promote just U.S. and international policy toward Nicaragua.

News and Analysis

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This weekend, Jose Angel Corrales Perez, from the rural community of El Lagartillo, in northwestern Nicaragua will be on stage at the SOAW vigil in Fort Benning Georgia. A gifted musician, Jose is a member music group Los Rusticos del Norte, which has won local and national musical competitions and...
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Tico Times recently published a series of articles to commemorate the 30th anniversary of the La Penca bombing.  The articles are written by several journalists, some of whom were actually present when the bomb exploded during a press conference given by Eden Pastora, a former Sandinista who...
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  By José Adán Silva MANAGUA, Jul 10 2014 (IPS) - The spectre of famine is haunting Nicaragua. The second poorest country in Latin America, and one of the 10 most vulnerable to climate change in the world, is facing a meteorological phenomenon that threatens its food...
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Twenty-seven years ago Ben Linder was killed by U.S. backed counterrevolutionary forces while building small hydroelectric dams to bring electricity to remote villages in the mountains of northern Nicaragua.