Eigene Beiträge

Interview With Paulette FG

Paulette is an artist, graphic designer, drawer and illustrator. Her art has become especially political since the protests in Nicaragua began. Her talent has been presented by the Interamerican Bank of Development within the artistic installation that is inspired on topics of development such as diversity, inclusion, innovation, economic growth, globalization, gender equality, environmental sustainability and justice.

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Interview With Qanel

Qanel is a drawer, henna tattoo artist and muralist painter whose guiding philosophy is to connect art with consciousness. Qanel sees potential in using art to wake up our interior while at the same time expressing our emotions and our self to the external world. Her latest project is a workshop of mandalas, an artistic way to externalize one’s emotions and learn to understand oneself.

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Interview With Bruno Cortina

‍Bruno Cortina is a nicaraguan composer and musician, singing mostly as a soloist but also in his experimental rock band Nemi Pipali. Bruno is in charge of production and musical composition in Cierto Güis Producciones, he works on creating soundtracks of cinematographic projects and enjoys his role as a music teacher for children and adults.

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Interview With Gabobena

Gabobena is a gifted illustrator, graphic designer and drawer whose art varies from collages, posters, portraits, nature and political illustrations, among others. His graphic designs have become central in the cultural resistance against the regime, being shared on social media as a sign of protest.

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The Art Of Subversion

Famous Nicaraguan artists, such as Carlos Mejía Godoy, have left the country from one day to the next, as they are seen as enemies of the state by the Ortega-Murillo regime. Other less known artists have also been able to flee. However, some are still struggling to find a way out, as planning a future in Nicaragua would probably mean being tortured and living in a prison cell.

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The Old New Normal

After almost 28 years of the end of the so-called needed revolution, most Nicaraguans learned how to cope with the normalization of poverty, corruption and the day-to-day ideological struggle with the revolution and its heroic connotation.

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Diskurs der Nicaraguanischen Regierung vor der Organisation Amerikanischer Staaten

Am 2. August fand eine Sondersitzung der Organisation Amerikanischer Staaten (OAS) statt, um die Schaffung einer Arbeitsgruppe zur Unterstützung des Friedens in Nicaragua zu diskutieren. Mit einer Mehrheit von 20 Staaten wurde der Beschluss für diese Arbeitsgruppe genehmigt.

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Polizeigewalt In Nicaragua

Dass der aktuelle Staatspräsident und Parteivorsitzende der FSLN, Daniel Ortega, selbst die Nationalpolizei zum Machterhalt missbraucht, wirkt auf ersten Blick paradox.

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Autokratie In Nicaragua

Daniel Ortega, der nach der erfolgreich geführten Revolution gegen die Somoza-Diktatur im Jahr 1979 als Parteivorsitzender der Sandinistischen Nationalen Befreiungsfront (FSLN) hervorging, verlor 1990 vorläufig sein Amt als Präsident Nicaraguas.

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Zweisprachige Beiträge

Contextualization of the Protests, Violence and Repression in Nicaragua Since April 19th 2018

The wave of violence and state repression unleashed by the government as a response to the protests has broken the social fabric, alongside the structure and order of power with which the Sandinista National Liberation Front (FSLN) has governed the country since 2006.

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