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Nicaragua in Crisis
Wed, June 13, 2018 @ 6:00 PM - 9:30 PMFree
A Forum with Father Octavio Altamirano • Jorge Blass •
Dan La Botz • Lisa Maya Knauer • Nicaraguan Students
co-sponsored with Haymarket Books, NACLA, New Politics and Democratic Socialists of America, NYC Chapter
WITH THE CHANGE OF VENUE, THIS IS NOW A DONATIONS-BASED EVENT.
Since late April the Nicaraguan Sandinista government of President Daniel Ortega has been challenged first by a popular uprising in which dozens were killed by the government and then by mass demonstrations demanding peace and justice. Now the Catholic Church is attempting to mediate between the Ortega government and the movement, but so far without success. What is the source of Nicaragua’s crisis today? And what are the roots of the problem in the experience of the last forty years? How does it affect Nicaraguan immigrants to the United States? What stand should progressive Americans take on the Nicaraguan crisis?
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- Wed, June 13, 2018
- 6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
- Event Tags:
- anti-austerity, anti-left protests, Austerity, Central America, corruption, economic crisis, fake metal trees, Imperialism, Latin America, Nepotism, Nicaragua, Nicaragua crisis, Ortega government, poltical crisis, Sandinista, socialism and catholicism, State socialism, The Americas, Uprising, Workers Rights