Friends of Latin America (FoLA) Delegation Report Back from Nicaragua

A group of nine US citizens visited Nicaragua from January 4 to the 15th, 2020. During their 12 day stay, they visited hospitals, clinics, farms, and a major prison. They met with doctors and medical staff, unions, cooperatives, a military veterans’ group, environmental groups, student groups, peasant women organizations and government officials. This event provides a brief report on their experience.

21st Century Regime Change Operations: A Conversation

Saturday, October 26, 2019 What do Nicaragua, Venezuela, and Hong Kong have in common? Violent Protesters, Media Manipulation, and financing from the National Endowment for Democracy A panel of experts will discuss recent events in Nicaragua, Venezuela, El Salvador, and Hong Kong. A respectful discussion with the audience will follow the panel. WHEN: Saturday, October 26, … Continue reading 21st Century Regime Change Operations: A Conversation

Nicaragua: Regime Change in the Age of Social Media

Tuesday, October 22, 2019 Guest speaker: Camilo Mejía Camilo Mejía is Nicaraguan and resides in the US. As a soldier in the U.S. Army during the early 2000s, Camilo gained prominence as a prisoner of conscience for refusing to return to combat in Iraq. Camilo maintains strong ties to Nicaragua and is very knowledgeable about … Continue reading Nicaragua: Regime Change in the Age of Social Media

Status of US – Cuba Relations: The Path Forward

EVENT - Status of US-Cuba Relations: A Path Forward Saturday, September 7, 2019 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JQpImaIvsts&feature=youtu.be ­­ In 2014 President Obama and Cuban President Raul Castro announced that they were moving to normalize diplomatic relations, raising hopes in both countries. After five-decades of an embargo, trade and travel restrictions began to relax. What has happened since? Guest … Continue reading Status of US – Cuba Relations: The Path Forward