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  • Blood boiler: Daniel Ortega's role in organizing U.S. migrant crisis is bigger than thought

    12/30/2023 8:11:38 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 46 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 12/29/23 | Monica Showalter
    Is the migrant crisis plaguing the U.S. just the spontaneous movement of the globe's peoples to the U.S. ... or the work of an evil little banana-republic dictator plotting to take down the U.S.? Based on a new report from Agence France-Presse, which ran on the Voice of America's website, it actually looks like the latter: … analysts say that the government of Nicaragua's President Daniel Ortega, a longtime nemesis of the United States, has deliberately made it easier for migrants to bypass the Darien by flying straight into his country and then heading north overland. Manuel Orozco, a migration...
  • Hispanics Protest Presence of Communist Dictatorships in NYC for U.N. Assembly

    09/21/2023 1:01:25 PM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 4 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 09/21/2023 | CHRISTIAN K. CARUZO
    A group of largely Hispanic protesters organized a peaceful demonstration on Tuesday against the presence of delegations from the communist regimes of Cuba, Venezuela, and Nicaragua in New York to attend the United Nations General Assembly. The event was the latest in a series of similar peaceful protests in New York over the week against the Cuban communist Castro regime, the Venezuelan socialist Maduro regime, and the Nicaraguan Sandinista Ortega regime. “The [U.N. General] Assembly is gathering here those who call themselves presidents,” Cuban activist Ana Olema told the outlet Cibercuba. “And we are here in support of the Venezuelans,...
  • A Retired CIA Ops Officer Warns; The Left’s Communist Revolution Doesn’t Care About Elections

    09/11/2020 12:57:52 PM PDT · by Bullish · 29 replies
    Revolver news ^ | September 10, 2020 | Sam Faddis
    Kenosha, Wisconsin has been ravaged. Minneapolis has been burned. Black Lives Matter and Antifa continue to tear the heart out of once-great cities like Portland. A siege of the White House is being planned. Nationwide, violence has moved into suburban areas and residential neighborhoods. Groups of extremists are specifically targeting the residences of mayors, chiefs of police and other political enemies. The establishment press continues to peddle the notion that what we are seeing across the nation is nothing more than “peaceful protest” designed to achieve change within the existing system. No doubt, even many people in the streets believe...
  • Nicaragua’s Violent Persecution of Christians Part of Regional ‘Transformations’: Analyst

    04/02/2023 12:43:48 AM PDT · by Cronos · 11 replies
    The Epoch Times ^ | 29 March 2023 | Autumn Spredemann
    The Catholic Church has been an enduring symbol of Nicaragua’s resistance to the regime of President Daniel Ortega since 2018. Consequently, the institution’s peaceful defiance has firmly placed church leaders and the faithful in Ortega’s crosshairs. Tensions escalated between the Catholic Church and Ortega on March 18, when the Vatican closed its embassy in Managua. Earlier that week, Ortega had lashed out at Pope Francis, who compared the president’s administration to a Nazi dictatorship during an interview with Argentine news organization Infobae. Ortega denounced Catholic leaders sympathetic to the opposition as “terrorists” and called the Catholic Church a “mafia.” The...
  • Nicaraguan Dictator Daniel Ortega Closes Two Catholic Universities

    03/13/2023 6:15:15 PM PDT · by marshmallow · 14 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 3/8/23 | Thomas D. Williams
    Nicaraguan dictator Daniel Ortega has continued his fierce assault on the Catholic Church, shuttering two important Catholic universities and appropriating their assets. In the official government newspaper La Gaceta, the Ministry of the Interior published Tuesday the annulment of the legal status of the Juan Pablo II University, based in Managua and four other cities, and the Autonomous Christian University of Nicaragua (UCAN), based in León and five other cities. The authorities of the two now defunct Catholic universities are required to deliver to the government of Daniel Ortega their databases containing all information on their students as well as...
  • Nicaragua frees 222 political prisoners to the U.S.

    02/09/2023 8:58:10 AM PST · by BenLurkin · 37 replies
    npr ^ | February 9, 2023 | EYDER PERALTA Twitter
    More than 200 political prisoners were released by Nicaragua this morning. The 222 prisoners were put on an early morning flight to Washington and will arrive in the next few hours. On state television a judge said the government had decided to "deport" the prisoners, saying they had been declared traitors and can never again serve public office. A U.S. State Department spokesperson said Nicaragua made the decision "unilaterally," but that the United States had "facilitated the transportation" and the political prisoners would be admitted into the United States for "humanitarian reasons." Ever since anti-government protests erupted in Nicaragua in...
  • Former high-ranking US official who spied for Cuba released after 20 years

    01/08/2023 1:31:05 PM PST · by Right Wing Vegan · 20 replies
    WFIN ^ | 1/8/2023 | Reuters, Ap
    <p>Ana Belen Montes, a former high-ranking Cuba analyst at the Defense Intelligence Agency, was released from prison Friday after more than 20 years behind bars at a federal prison in Texas.</p><p>Montes, 65, was released early after pleading guilty to conspiring to commit espionage as part of a plea deal in 2002.</p>
  • Exiled Nicaraguan journalist Berta Valle ‘terrified’ by Russian troops in Central America

    10/12/2022 7:44:50 PM PDT · by bitt · 38 replies
    nypost ^ | 10/6/2022 | JENNIFER GOULD
    An exiled Nicaraguan journalist says she fears a growing presence of Russsian troops in her homeland as the country grows increasingly isolated on the world stage. Berta Valle — wife of imprisoned Nicaraguan opposition leader and presidential candidate Felix Maradiaga — told The Post on Monday that Nicaraguans are “terrified” of dictator Daniel Ortega’s decision to welcome Russian soldiers to the Central American country after seeing what they’ve done in Ukraine. “Ortega invited the Russian military into Nicaragua. Publicly, he says Russia is supporting the military training of the Nicaraguan military. But we are terrified, because our country is hosting...
  • Nicaraguan Regime Orders the Closure of Radio Stations

    08/18/2022 6:27:14 AM PDT · by Ebenezer · 20 replies
    NotiUno.com (Spanish-language news brief) ^ | August 17, 2022 | NotiUno.com
    (Translation) Through the Nicaraguan Telecommunications and Mail Institute (Telcor), President Daniel Ortega's regime canceled the broadcast license of three other radio stations, for a total of thirteen so far in August, the affected [stations] announced. As the EFE news agency reported, the closed radio stations are Sky and La Guarachera, both owned by exiled journalist Anibal Toruño, and Radio San Carlos, from liberal former San Carlos Mayor Silvio Linarte, who is also in exile. Both Sky, which aired in the Department (Province) of León, as well as La Guarachera, which covered Chinandega, both in northwestern Nicaragua, belonged to Toruño and...
  • Nicaraguan Police Place Catholic Bishop, Priests Under House Arrest

    08/10/2022 6:32:36 PM PDT · by marshmallow · 9 replies
    Catholic News Agency ^ | 8/8/22 | Diego Lopez Marina
    Matagalpa, Nicaragua, Aug 8, 2022 / 15:20 pm The regime of President Daniel Ortega has ordered police in Nicaragua to launch an investigation into the Catholic bishop of Matagalpa, who they have detained for allegedly trying to "organize violent groups" to destabilize the government. Bishop Rolando José Álvarez, who was placed under house arrest and threatened with prison, has been openly critical of the abuses and human rights violations being committed by the Sandinista regime. In a press release published Aug. 5, the Nicaraguan national police accused high-ranking leaders of the Catholic Church in Matagalpa, and Álvarez in particular, of...
  • What ever happened to Terry Reed

    12/05/2004 12:06:15 PM PST · by al baby · 13 replies · 906+ views
    Today | Al Baby
    The Wall Street Journal The most credible aspect of Mr. Reed's book is that it was not written with Whitewater in mind. He wrote the book Compromised Compromised is the true story of the Faustian pact that Bill Clinton made as governor of Arkansas. It tells how his unbridled political ambitions and his pledge to create jobs for Arkansas led him to compromise his ideals in exchange for support for his presidential candidacy in 1992. By selling out politically to the Reagan-Bush administration, by giving the Agency free rein to operate a secret training base near the tiny western Arkansas...
  • Nicaragua's crisis deals a crushing blow to businesses large and small

    07/01/2018 8:53:01 AM PDT · by dynachrome · 18 replies
    yahoo ^ | 6-30-18 | Julia RIOS
    The wave of violence unleashed during harshly repressed anti-government protests has left some 220 people dead. What had been a vibrant tourism industry has been devastated, with ripple effects on the broader economy in a country that was already one of the poorest in the Americas. Business closings have left 200,000 people jobless, and unless the crisis ends soon, some 1.3 million of Nicaragua's 6.2 million people "risk falling into poverty," according to a study by the Nicaraguan Foundation for Economic and Social Development (Funides).
  • Ortega Regime Expels Missionaries of Charity from Nicaragua

    07/02/2022 6:32:47 PM PDT · by marshmallow · 14 replies
    Crux ^ | 6/30/22 | Ines San Martin
    ROME – Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega expelled the Missionaries of Charity, the religious order founded by Mother Teresa of Kolkata, and closed two Catholic TV stations as he continued his campaign to end any form of real or perceived opposition to his regime. The announcement confirming the closure of all their activities came June 28, as the government of Ortega and his wife, Vice President Rosario Murillo, announced they were closing another 101 NGOs “urgently.” Since a civil uprising of April 2018, the government has cracked down on voices of opposition. To date, there are 150 opposition leaders in prison,...
  • Barack Obama's 'Red' Spiritual Advisor

    08/03/2009 9:26:39 PM PDT · by epow · 16 replies · 1,340+ views
    Summit.org ^ | 03/27/09 | David Noebel
    El Salvador has officially joined the Red regimes of Cuba, Venezuela, Nicaragua, Ecuador, and Bolivia. South America is turning Red, dark Red, and little is being said to alert North Americans of the encroaching Red plague. Perhaps that's because North America is moving in the same direction. The President of the United States has surrounded himself with socialists, and some of those closest to him have had a part in turning South America Red. According to the Associated Press (March 17, 2009), Mauricio Funes, the presidential candidate of the Farbundo Marti National Liberation Front (FMLN) is the new head of...
  • Nicaragua authorizes entry of Russian troops, planes, ships

    06/11/2022 9:56:14 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 101 replies
    The Associated Press ^ | June 11, 2022
    MEXICO CITY (AP) — The government of Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega has authorized Russian troops, planes and ships to deploy to Nicaragua for purposes of training, law enforcement or emergency response. In a decree published this week, and confirmed by Russia on Thursday, Ortega will allow Russian troops to carry out law enforcement duties, “humanitarian aid, rescue and search missions in emergencies or natural disasters.” The Nicaraguan government also authorized the presence of small contingents of Russian troops for “exchange of experiences and training.” Russia’s foreign ministry spokeswoman, Maria Zakharova, told the Russian news outlet Sputnik that the measure was...
  • Tweeter @Oilfield_Rando does what MSM won't and digs into org that bailed out Quintez Brown - and connects some disturbing dots

    02/19/2022 8:15:02 PM PST · by NetAddicted · 4 replies
    Twitchy.com ^ | 2022/2/17 | Sarah D
    As we told you earlier, Quintez Brown, the left-wing BLM activist arrested and charged with the attempted murder of Jewish Democratic mayoral candidate Craig Greenberg, is out on bail. Sometimes crime does pay. It pays your bail! In the two weeks before Quintez Brown the antisemitic radical terrorist, tried to murder a Jewish mayoral candidate, his social media has pictures accusing Jews of being plantation owners, accusing Jewish money of running politics, and trafficking Black Hebrew Israelite garbage. pic.twitter.com/aQu14LHbY6 — Rabbi S Litvin (@BluegrassRabbi) February 17, 2022 Apparently Quintez Brown has some very interesting friends in the folks behind the...
  • Why is Maxine Waters Silent on The Terrorist Drug-Dealing Probe That Obama Shut Down?

    12/27/2017 10:10:31 PM PST · by Oshkalaboomboom · 29 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | Dec 28, 2017 | Larry Elder
    Rep. Maxine Waters, D-Calif., once falsely accused President Ronald Reagan's CIA of all but causing urban cocaine dealing in the '80s. She claimed that Reagan, by working with Nicaraguan drug dealers to defeat the communists running that country, colluded with them to created the urban drug epidemic. Never mind that The New York Times, The Washington Post and the Los Angeles Times all debunked Waters' claim. At a town hall meeting about these allegations, Waters shouted, "If I never do anything else in this career as a member of Congress, I'm gonna make somebody pay for what they've done to...
  • Biden slams Nicaragua's 'sham elections,' calls Ortegas autocrats

    11/08/2021 2:10:59 AM PST · by RandFan · 31 replies
    The Hill ^ | 11/07/21 08:59 PM EST | BY MONIQUE BEALS
    President Joe Biden issued a statement on Sunday slamming Nicaragua's "sham elections," in which President Daniel Ortega and his wife, Vice President Rosario Murillo, are expected to claim victory. In the statement, Biden accused Ortega's government of conducting "a pantomime election that was neither free nor fair, and most certainly not democratic." Biden said the imprisonment of nearly 40 opposition figures and preventing other parties from competing in the election "rigged the outcome well before election day." He also noted that independent media has been shuttered, journalists jailed, and civil society groups bullied. "Long unpopular and now without a democratic...
  • Nicaragua’s Vice President Calls Priests and Bishops ‘Devils’

    08/18/2021 8:03:03 PM PDT · by marshmallow · 2 replies
    Crux ^ | 8/17/21 | Ines San Martin
    ROME – With virtually no opposition leader left to imprison, the government of Nicaragua has moved on to its one remaining obstacle for securing reelection: The Church. According to Rosario Murillo, the country’s vice president, the bishops and priests of the Catholic Church are the “sons of the devil” who supported the months-long civil uprising that began in April 2018 that left at least 320 dead, thousands wounded, tens of thousands exiled, and deepened the political, social and economic crises in the Central American Country. “It was a diabolical interruption of a few weeks when they wanted to snatch everything...
  • Nicaragua arrests 7th presidential contender in Nov. 7 vote

    07/26/2021 12:04:35 AM PDT · by blueplum · 19 replies
    ABC News/AP News ^ | 25 Jul 2021 | ABC News/AP News
    MANAGUA, Nicaragua -- Nicaraguan police placed under house arrest a seventh presidential contender on Saturday, meaning that almost all of those who could have challenged President Daniel Ortega in the Nov. 7 elections have now been detained. Opposition leader Noel Vidaurre was placed under police custody at his home on Saturday, as was political commentator Jaime Arellano. Arellano had been called in for questioning regarding a commentary he wrote criticizing an Ortega speech.....