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Nicaraguan elections: why the Sandinistas won so overwhelmingly

NSC works in solidarity with Nicaraguan organisations and social movements fighting for social and economic justice by promoting and seeking support for their activities in the UK.

Wales NSC and 13 groups in England have twinning links or provide support for their partner organisations in Nicaragua.


19 December 2014
Latin America welcomes new era of US–Cuba relations

Latin America leaders from all sides of the political spectrum have welcomed the historic US – Cuba agreement to restart diplomatic relations, describing it as... read more

15 December 2014
ALBA celebrates 10th anniversary

700,000 Nicaraguans were among the five million people in ten countries who participated in ALBA literacy programmes. Credit: Jenny Matthews

The Bolivarian Alliance of the Peoples of Our America (ALBA) celebrated its 10th anniversary on 14 December in Havana. The Summit condemned the destabilising... read more

12 December 2014
'Cooperative, equitable and durable solution to climate crisis’

At the UNFCCC conference (COP20) in Peru, Nicaragua delivered a statement demanding “a solid and robust international outcome that fully implements the UNFCCC's provisions, principles,... read more

26 November 2014
Nicaragua canal: will the benefits outweigh the risks?

On 13 June 2013, the Nicaragua National Assembly approved a law to grant the Hong Kong Nicaragua Development Company (HKND) a 50-year concession, renewable for... read more

25 November 2014
Nicaraguan teenager receives a “Woman of the Year” Award

 Photo caption:Anielka (on the left) is a community leader who helps younger children to learn to read and participates in theatre workshops on topics important to her community such as child labour,

Fifteen year old Anielka Martinez, from a Matagalpa rural community, was one of ten young women from around the world recognised by the US ... read more

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26 November 2014
Deputy Foreign Minister Valdrak Jaentschke at Latin America conf

Valdrack Jaentschke, Nicaragua's deputy foreign minister will be one of the keynote speakers at the Latin America conference 2014, this Saturday 29 November, 9.15 -... read more

24 October 2014
Nicaragua Now, the UK- Nicaragua solidarity magazine, autumn 2014

In this issue... ● Confronting climate change ● Coffee and contras, return to Nicaragua 30 years on ● Tens of thousands of undocumented Central America... read more

24 October 2014
Latin America 2014 Adelante!

Annual conference, special guests include Aleida Guevara, daughter of Che; Juana Garcia, Venezuelan Foreign Ministry and many more. Saturday 29 November, Congress House, Grt Russell... read more

6 October 2014
Earthquake Appeal raises £4000 for Nicaragua

Thanks to the generosity of our members and supporters, we have been able to send £4000 to the Nicaraguan health union FETSALUD to provide assistance... read more

24 September 2014
Fiesta Politica 11 October Shipley

Join Viva Bradford for a feast of social and political activities, food, art, film, banner making and more. 9.30am - 4pm Kirkgate Centre, Shipley, West... read more

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