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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The entry of U.S. troops into Costa Rica is a threat to Latin America We would like to express our strong rejection of the decision by Laura Chinchilla’s government to allow the entry of 7000 marines and 46 warships into Costa Rica from July 1 to December 31, 2010 under the pretext of...
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INTERNATIONAL TRADE UNION CONFEDERATION   Honduras: Violence and Human Rights Violations Escalate   Brussels, 15 June 2010 (ITUC OnLine): Honduras is immersed in a very worrying spiral of violence, and the international trade union movement remains on the alert for human rights...
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On Feb. 19th, the “Platform for Human Rights” – a coalition that includes each of Honduras’ key human rights organizations – issued a statement strongly criticizing the Truth Commission jointly proposed by the Lobo government and U.S. Administration.  The Honduran...
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Hot off the presses, there's a new letter just out to Sec. of State Hillary Clinton on human rights violations in Honduras. It comes from 27 US congressmen who, contrary to the Secretary's statements in Lima earlier this month, maintain that "political violence continues to wrack Honduras...
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Today, U.S. Ambassador in Nicaragua, Robert Callahan asked the government of Nicaragua to provide an accounting of aid received from Venezuela and how it is spent. He warned that the United States may suspend aid over this issue …Speaking to the press, the diplomat stated that in...