Open Letter to the Sandinistas who Support Daniel Ortega

There was a time, the time I come from, when being a Sandinista meant putting your life on the line. It was a time when the FSLN was a clandestine organization, and belonging to it was a secret that only you knew: a time where Somoza proclaimed, “Sandinista seen, Sandinista dead”. Many of our companeros died in those years when the FSLN was being shaped.

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Gioconda Belli: Celebrating the Rebelliousness of My Compatriots

“At this juncture how can I not ask myself if it was worth it to have given over my youth and a large part of my life to a revolution that I saw as the most beautiful thing that could possibly happen to me? The horror of the events that have occurred in Nicaragua since April 18th, when a citizen protest was violently repressed, doesn’t cease to astonish me.

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Ortega’s Lie about Nicaragua Returning to “Normal”

In interviews with foreign media, Daniel Ortega has declared that the country is returning to “normal”. His contradictions compete with those of Donald Trump. The only difference being that here, in our case, he is lying about deaths, about the blood spilled of over 300 Nicaraguan citizens and the arrest, persecution and unfair trial of hundreds.

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