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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Please call the State Dept immediately at 202-647-4000 and tell them U.S. citizens are in the midst of a peaceful march in Tegucigalpa, Honduras that is under attack by the Honduran military and to instruct the Honduran military not to fire on protesters.
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The march in Tegucigalpa today was massive and spirited.  It would be hard to get an accurate count of how many people participated, but it spread out for blocks and blocks.  It left from the Pedagogic University and we walked for several miles to the headquarters of the United Nations....
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Saturday we went to a cultural event in the Central Park of Tegucigalpa, where poets and singers entertained an animated crowd. The event was titled “Youth armed with Culture against Barbarity”.  It was a lively and uplifting time. Part of our group then headed to Sabana Grande,...
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Our plan for the day had been to divide our delegation into three groups, with each group joining marches from different directions.  At the last minute we were advised that the marchers coming in from the North, from Siguatepeque and La Esperanza, were the smallest group and thus thought to...
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Something unprecedented is occurring in Honduras.  Since the military coup which occurred on June 28th, the people of Honduras have mounted 6 weeks of sustained, massive, non-violent resistance to the violent take-over of their country.   Perhaps even more astounding, is that this...