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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.


Nuclear weapon free Latin America celebrated

Poster by Carlos Garcia (Mexico) celebrating nuclear free Latin America

On 14 February Foreign Ministers of the region gathered in Mexico City to mark the 50th Anniversary of the Treaty of Tlatelolco. Approved in 1967,... read more

Coffee farmers confront climate change by converting to cocoa

Farmers in Nicaragua’s highlands are confronting climate change so they can retain their way of life. Climate change provoked temperature rises have made it difficult... read more

Nicaragua’s renewable energy revolution: leading by example

Ending the country’s dependence on oil has been a fundamental commitment of the Nicaraguan government for the past ten years.  The government’s aim is to... read more

Greater political will on part of biggest polluters critical

On 18 January, Professor Gabi Hegerl, a climatologist named as one of the world’s most influential scientific minds, warned that things are ‘getting tight’ for... read more

Nicaraguans sign book of condolences for Fidel Castro

On the death of Fidel Castro on 25 November, UN general secretary Ban Ki-Moon offered his ‘deepest condolences to the Cuban people and to the... read more

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FREE WILLS MONTH STARTS MARCH 1st

WOULD YOU CONSIDER LEAVING A LEGACY TO NSC? NSC has only received a legacy every three years or so but at times that legacy has... read more

Celebrating UK - Nicaragua twinnings

Jorge Calderon and Maria Jose Guerrero from Ocotal celebrated the 25th anniversary of the twinning with Swindon mayor Andrew Bennett

For the past 12 years, students from the University of Sheffield have taken part in an annual exchange with the students in Sheffield’s twin town... read more

Nicaraguan Fairtrade speaker to visit UK

Fairtrade producer Maria Mendoza, member of Cecocafen

Nicaraguan speaker on Fairtrade & Climate Justice to visit UK The annual Fairtrade Fortnight will take from 27 February – 12 March. Hundreds of businesses, schools,... read more

Latin American Spanish Classes start Monday 16th Jan

If you want to learn Spanish with a Latin American flavour NSC is the place for you. We have fun and friendly evening classes teaching... read more

Nicaragua Now Autumn 2016

Featured articles: Nicaragua, elections and beyond Solidarity through football and music Confronting climate change: farmers in San Francisco Libre Strengthening teachers' union links Living on... read more

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