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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.


18 September 2014
20,000 Nicaraguan students carry C American independence torch

For the last 50 years an independence torch carried by students has passed through Central American countries in September to mark the region’s 1821 independence... read more

18 September 2014
Maternity centres help to reduce maternal mortality

Casa materna in Ciudad Sandino

According to the World Health Organisation(WHO) Nicaraguan maternity centres (casas maternas), mostly in rural areas, have played a significant role in reducing maternal mortality. In... read more

5 September 2014
School meals programme for over one million children

The worst drought in three decades is affecting much of Central America. In response, the Ministry of Education with support from the UN World Food... read more

4 August 2014
Will the benefits of the interoceanic canal outweigh the risks?

Is the canal construction the only way of lifting Nicaragua out of centuries of under-development and high levels of poverty? Is it the only way... read more

1 August 2014
Nicaragua praised as a’ green energy model for the world’

Ban Ki-moon at the Camilo Ortega wind farm in Rivas that will reduce greenhouse emissions by 100,000 tons of CO2 annually

During his visit to Nicaragua on 29 July, UN General Secretary Ban Ki-moon praised Nicaragua’s contribution towards achieving peace and sustainable development in the region.... read more

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28 August 2014
PART-TIME FINANCE & ADMIN CO-ORDINATOR NEEDED

Salary: £29,742 pro rata Part-time – 11 hours per weekLocation – London N7 Responsibilities of the post include accounting for all income and... read more

18 August 2014
Tribute to Christine Oddy (1956 to 2014)

Christine was a Trustee of the Nicaragua Solidarity Campaign for the past 11 years. She was an advocate for... read more

21 July 2014
NSC strongly condemns the vile murder of 5 Sandinista supporters

Four Sandinista supporters were killed and 24 injured when armed men opened fire on a bus carrying them home from 35th anniversary celebrations. The ambush... read more

4 July 2014
Public meeting: Nicaragua interoceanic canal, a giant awakening?

Speaker: Guisell Morales, charge d’affaires, Embassy of Nicaragua Saturday 2.00 – 3.30pm, 19 July  Highgate Newtown Community Centre, 25 Bertram Street, N19 5DG (Tube:... read more

23 May 2014
Nicaragua Now, magazine of UK-Nicaragua solidarity, spring 2014

Chronic kidney disease epidemic (CKDu) Over 20,000 Central American sugarcane workers have died over the past two decades. How can further deaths be prevented? Improving... read more

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