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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Managua 1/5/2012 – In a public letter, the ex-president of the United Nations General Assembly (2008-2009) and ex-Foreign Minister of Nicaragua (1979-1990), Miguel D'Escoto, called on President Barack Obama, to stop the terrorist, criminal and genocidal actions of the United States.  
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On Monday afternoon, the Nicaraguan Supreme Electoral Council (CSE) released its third report of results from Sunday’s presidential election. CSE President Roberto Rivas said that, with 85.8% of precincts reporting, the Sandinista Party (FSLN) and its candidate President Daniel Ortega had won...
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Press Release
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Daniel McCurdy, Nov. 14, 2011 Last Sunday, Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega was re-elected by a large margin. His party, the Sandinista National Liberation Front (FSLN), won an unprecedented majority in the National Assembly.  The major media, which are generally hostile to Ortega (and...
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National elections were carried out peacefully in Nicaragua yesterday. The current President, Daniel Ortega, was re-elected in a landslide victory according to results released today by the Supreme Electoral Council.