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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.


27 July 2015
President Ortega addresses international solidarity conference

On 20 and 21 July, a conference in solidarity with Sandinista Revolution was held in Managua, organised by the European solidarity movement and the Sandinista... read more

6 July 2015
Canal Environment and Social Impact Assessment completed

Xu Changbao, HKND's Nicaragua Office, hands the ESIA over to the President of the Nicaragua Canal Commission,Manuel Coronel and Environment Minister,Juana ArgeƱal.

On 31 May, the long awaited Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA) of Nicaragua’s Interoceanic Canal Project was presented to the HKND by... read more

17 June 2015
Managua on red alert due to heavy rains

Storm damage in Managua

According to the Presidency, the rains in the first two weeks of June left six people dead and affected 35,350 others around the country.    On... read more

18 May 2015
Seven Billion Dreams One Planet Consume with Care

This is the theme of this year’s World Environment Day on 5 June. Nicaragua will be participating in this global event through a ... read more

27 April 2015
Nicaragua's canal: benefits and risks

On 22 December, 2014 the Nicaraguan government and Hong Kong Nicaragua Development Consortium (HKND), the company that holds the canal concession, held a symbolic event... read more

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12 June 2015
Climate change, Fairtrade, women producers

Speaker tour by Fatima Ismael from the Union of Co-operatives Soppexcca, Nicaragua will be visiting the UK from 26 June - 5 July. Soppexcca is... read more

22 May 2015
Nicaragua Now Issue 4 Spring 2015

The magazine of UK - Nicaragua solidarity Calling for an end to US destabilisation of Latin America; Renewable energy: the Nicaraguan example; Solar powered energy... read more

27 April 2015
UK-Nicaragua solidarity: past, present and future

Saturday, 16 May, 10am - 5.00pm, Conway Hall, Red Lion Sq, London WC1R 4RL (Holborn) £6/£3 unwaged. Book in advance if possible or contact... read more

20 April 2015
Volunteering Opportunities in Central America

Raleigh International Volunteer Face Painting at an Awareness Raising Day, Las Brisas, Nicaragua

Update! We have revised and updated our comprehensive list of volunteering opportunities in Central America. These volunteer led, non-profit organisations range in size from small... read more

30 March 2015
Latin American Spanish classes start Monday May 11th

Classes start on MONDAY May 11th and the term will be 12 weeks. There will be no class on the end of May bank holiday.... read more

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