Watch TF Editor Julie Varughese reporting back on her time covering Nicaragua's critical presidential election.
The Republic of Nicaragua announced on November 19 its intention to pull out of the Organization of American States (OAS), in the latest in a series of events that have transpired in the small country's struggle with the United States and its allies. But the corporate media continues to spread misinformation about the elections. This article by TF Editor Julie Varughese, who traveled to Nicaragua, is an attempt to debunk them.
Between an Organization of American States resolution, fresh U.S. sanctions, social media platforms suspending known Ortega supporters a week before the elections and corporate media outlets inaccurately reporting on Ortega, it is clear the United States is the primary contradiction in the Nicaraguan people’s struggle for liberation.
The June 6 election became one of the most contentious in Peruvian history, with two candidates who personify polar opposite interests and visions for Perú’s future.