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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.

20 October 2014
Nicaragua hit by severe flooding and earthquakes

Army helps evacuation from low lying areas

Twenty-two people have been killed over the past few days as a result of constant heavy rains and severe flooding. An estimated 33,000 people have... read more

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

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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

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

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