THE OVERTHROW of the Somoza dictatorship in 1979 has undoubtedly helped
to fan a new wave of revolutionary struggle throughout Central America.
The Sandinista victory rekindled the idea of insurrectionary struggle
among the young fighters battling against the dictatorships and
repressive regimes of Latin America. The...
JULY 1979 saw the overthrow of the hated Somoza dictatorship after 40
years of ruthless repression. It helped to fan anew the flames of the
revolutionary struggles which were sweeping through Central and Latin
America. Nicaragua’s revolution helped enthuse the youth throughout
South America, sections of which have...
In the early seventies a group of working class activists forced their
way among the floats of a students charity parade with a float
proclaiming opposition to the proposals from the then education
minister, Margaret Thatcher, to stop free school milk.