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Disidencia Herejía

Reese Schonfeld | Posted 05.17.2014 | Politics
Reese Schonfeld

There is a Spanish word for dissent, disidencia, but Wheelock did not recognize it. In 1979, neither did Ortega, and the word seems entirely missing from the Nicaraguan vocabulary.

Nicaragua: The Sandinista Revolution Continues!

Dan Kovalik | Posted 04.10.2012 | World
Dan Kovalik

For the most part, one struggles to find many in the U.S. today who still carry a torch for the Sandinistas. Since I was a young man, I have believed in the Sandinistas, and the latest news from Nicaragua has only confirmed my loyalty.

Nicaragua's Fraudulent Election Portends Trouble

Joel D. Hirst | Posted 01.09.2012 | World
Joel D. Hirst

On Sunday Nicaragua's voters went to the polls in an electoral event fraught with controversy. The candidacy of President Ortega was itself illegal; the Nicaraguan constitution prohibits re-election.