Cuba Brigade 2019
How an American Anthropologist Tied to US Regime-Change Proxies Became the MSM’s Man in Nicaragua
Max Blumenthal |
ANAGUA, NICARAGUA — (Investigation)
The Washington Post
, the BBC and NPR have assigned an American anthropologist with no previous journalistic experience to cover the
crisis in Nicaragua.
The novice reporter, named Carl David Goette-Luciak, has published pieces littered with falsehoods that reinforce the opposition’s narrative promoting regime change while relying almost entirely on anti-Sandinista sources.
An investigation for
reveals that Goette-Luciak has forged intimate ties to the opposition, and has essentially functioned as its publicist under journalistic cover. Having claimed to work in the past as an anthropologist and “human rights defender,” Goette-Luciak operated side-by-side with activists from a U.S.-backed opposition party known as the Sandinista Renovation Movement, or MRS. As we will see in this investigation, U.S. government-funded organizations have supplied the MRS with millions of dollars worth of election assistance, and continue to fund its activists by funding their NGO’s and social media training.
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