Friday, November 29, 2013

Improving the well being of the majority: Nicaragua and ALBA


An interview, by Liz Light the Nicaragua Solidarity Campaign, representative in Nicaragua, with Carlos Fonseca, FSLN international department, in advance of his UK visit 3-13 December.

Issues canvassed: Councils for Citizens Power, ALBA, gender equality, International solidarity.

What are the key messages that you want to get across during your visit to UK? In the first instance to explain the direction the FSLN has defined for the revolutionary transformation of Nicaraguan society, how this manifests itself in economic and social policies and programmes and the political model that we are promoting. Fundamental is the achievement of improvements in the living conditions for the majority of the population. Politically speaking it is incredibly important that the international community and progressive forces in the world know what we are doing, since there are detractors who attack the FSLN and seek to disparage our credibility.

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