Nicaragua: Herty Lewites and the American Left

Marc Cooper, lamenting the lack of coverage on the death of Nicaraguan political veteran and presidential candidate Herty Lewites, starts a heated discussion on the American left's general lack of interest in the country. Russel takes Marc's challenge and offers six links about Nicaragua in the “lefty press” from the last five years. Inmer says that Lewites was trying to establish a new left in Nicaragua (ES) and that he “centered his presidential campaign on the promise of ending the strongman system of governance.”

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