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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After the attack on the caravan, police moved on to the central park of San Pedro Sula.  They began harassing someone sitting in the park for wearing a “Mel” ribbon on his hat, and took him away.  The crowd then began whistling at the police in disapproval, and the police...
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Yesterday, Sunday August 2nd, our Emergency Delegation of Solidarity, Accompaniment and Witness arrived in Honduras. The arrival of the nine person team assures an international presence on the ground this week and carried urgently needed assistance to the social movements of Honduras.
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Yesterday, Sunday August 2nd , our Emergency Delegation of Solidarity, Accompaniment and Witness arrived in Honduras. The arrival of the nine person team assures an international presence on the ground and carried urgently needed assistance to the social movements of Honduras.  
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Gustavo Mejia, a local teacher, was driving at the head of the caravan with large speakers.  He testified that five policemen on motorcycles stopped his vehicle and threatened its occupants with pistols.   He testified that all around him, police were beating people, including...
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On Monday morning we went to the two locations where the wakes were being held for the two teachers who were killed in the last few days.  One teacher was shot on Thursday, and died on Saturday from gunshot wounds to the head.  Another was stabbed on his way home from the Saturday wake....