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Central America

A Marxist History of the Nicaraguan Revolution

It has been 40 years since the Nicaraguan Revolution. What happened and what lessons are there for socialists today?

Milton D'León

August 23, 2019

The U.S. Interventions in Latin America

U.S. interventionism in Latin America is long-standing. The resistance against it too.

Luigi Morris

December 31, 2018

The Economic Chains That Bind Central America to the U.S. Imperialism

The mass exodus of people to the United States—including the most recent Migrant Caravan—is the most abominable consequence of years of imperialist oppression of Central America. The migration cannot be understood without taking into account the region’s geostrategic importance for imperialist domination of Latin America.

Jimena Vergara

December 1, 2018

When Imperialism Lost: The United Army of Central America and the Defeat of the Filibusters

In 1856, the combined forces of Costa Rica, El Salvador, Honduras and Guatemala beat back U.S.-backed filibuster William Walker’s attacks from Nicaragua.

Rob Lyons

August 11, 2018

Nicaragua: The Making of a Historic Crisis

Almost 40 years after the Sandinistas spearheaded a movement in Nicaragua that toppled a dictatorship and initiated an era of progressive reforms, the Sandinista government has unleashed a brutal attack on protesters demanding radical changes, accusing them of terrorism and collusion with US agencies. What are the true causes of the recent mass uprisings of the Nicaraguan people?

Marisela Trevin

August 2, 2018

Central America and the Permanent Revolution, Part 1: The Origins

This is the first article in a series that aims to analyze the perspectives of revolutionary processes in Central America using the concept of permanent revolution.

Rob Lyons

July 9, 2018