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Nicaraguan elections: why the Sandinistas won so overwhelmingly

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US threatens Nicaragua with sanctions

On 27 July, a bill known as the Nica Act (Nicaraguan Investment Conditionality Act), was approved by the US House Foreign Affairs Committee. If signed off... read more

The US owes Nicaragua US$17bn:time to pay up!

Demonstration outside US Embassy in London demanding US compliance with ICJ ruling

In 1986, the International Court of Justice (ICJ) found the US guilty of military and paramilitary aggression against Nicaragua in violation of international law and... read more

Solar powered irrigation system enables families to make a living

Putting solar panels in place above the well. Credit: John Perry

In the community of El Timal, Nicaragua, solar power is enabling off grid families to make a living. El Timal is in the almost forgotten area... read more

Cattle dung to cooking gas

In the central Nicaraguan community of Teustepe, twenty cattle owning families are converting cattle poo into cooking gas. With the help of *NGO Asociación Fénix  each... read more

Micro hydro plants bring light to poor Nicaraguan communities

Since 1994 the lives of the 8,000 inhabitants of the remote mountain towns of San José de Bocay and El Cua have been transformed. These war... read more

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Latin American Spanish summer course

Learn Latin American Spanish this summer through Nicaragua Solidarity Campaign. Our teacher is Peruvian. 5 weeks from July 31st to Aug 28th. ... read more

Viva Nicaragua and Ecuador: another way is possible!

For the past 10 years left governments of both countries have successfully implemented poverty reduction programmes that have benefitted the many rather than the... read more

Reasons why Nicaragua didn't sign Paris Agreement

In extensive coverage of the decision of President Trump to pull out of the Paris Climate Agreement, there are a plethora of misleading references to... read more

Nicaragua Now No 8 summer 2017

Featured articles Nicaragua – US relations in the age of irrationality, the NICA Act explained Socialism from below: the popular economy, Liz Light talks to Presidential Adviser... read more

UK organisations join trade union leaders condemning NICA ACT

Eight national and local UK organisations and 128 individuals join trade union leaders in condemning the NICA Act On 27 April, a bill was introduced into... read more

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