NicaNotes: GUEST BLOG: Murals: A Powerful Cultural Manifestion

This Week’s Guest Post is brought to us by John Kotula. John is an artist and writer from Peace Dale, Rhode Island who lives and works in Managua, Nicaragua. He will be contributing more posts on culture and politics to NicaNotes in the near future. John hopes to organize trips for US artists to visit…

NicaNotes: What Do You Think?

I’ve got nothing new to say this week as a blog post, but I have written some summaries of the news stories that I feel may be of interest to solidarity activists. As always I welcome submissions for guest blogs. Submissions should be in the 2-4 page range. Send them to Chuck@AFGJ.org. I would need…

What is Significant About the Minimum Wage?

What is significant about the minimum wage? I returned last week from a delegation to Honduras and Nicaragua. Unfortunately, I spent the whole Nicaragua segment of the delegation sick. As a result I missed many of the meetings and activities planned for us by the Association of Rural Workers (ATC) and the Union of Agricultural…