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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.


Nicaragua:where are the voices of the impoverished?

Street sellers are among those who have suffered most as a result of the economic downturn

Nicaragua Solidarity Campaign Briefing on Nicaragua As the pressure on the Nicaraguan government intensifies internationally, where - in all the rhetoric of the... read more

Attempted coup: a Fair Trade coffee producer’s perspective

The Co-operative Union SOPPEXCCA is made up of 650 members who are small scale farmers producing coffee for the Fair Trade market

Junieth  Maribel is a young Fair Trade coffee farmer and member of the Co-operative Union SOPPEXCCA, Jinotega, northern Nicaragua. SOPPEXCCA is made up... read more

Co-operative Union SOPPEXCCA perspective on the national crisis

Look out for this sticker when buying your Fair Trade Coffee! By buying it you will be showing your solidarity with the farmers of SOPPEXCCA who are living through such painful times.

‘As small scale farmers organised in UCA SOPPEXCCA we embrace the hope that the generalised state of violence in our country can be managed and... read more

Bristol-Puerto Morazan:education for hundreds of pre-schoolers

In an area of Nicaragua where there has been no conflict, parents and builders begin the construction of a pre-school funded by organisations in Bristol

Twenty five years ago, pre-school children in all the barrios of Bristol’s twin town of Puerto Morazan, had their lessons under trees, in shrimp storerooms... read more

Fair Trade Co-op calls for dialogue to end violence

The violence of road blocks has severely affected the livelihoods of small scale farmers.

Since 2002, NSC has worked with co-operatives in Nicaragua through promoting awareness of, and understanding between, Nicaraguan small scale farmers and UK Fair Trade activists.... read more

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Claudio Chipana

Claudio taught Spanish at NSC from 2007 until 2017 when he became ill. Despite this he kept up his Latin American activism and his passion... read more

Nicaragua Solidarity News

Funds for Fair trade coffee co-operative CECOCAFEN: Our thanks to everyone who donated to our appeals in 2017 and 2018. The funds were originally intended... read more

Spanish classes start Monday Sept 17th

Learn Spanish with a Latin American flavour at Nicaragua Solidarity Campaign! Classes start on MONDAY SEPTEMBER 17th and the term will be 12 weeks.Beginners... read more

Join an Artists’ delegation to Nicaragua

Image of Martin Luther King in a mural in the Casa Ben Linder Managua, artist Diederik Grootjans

The Alliance for Global Justice invites you to participate in a trip for artists and cultural workers to learn about the history and culture of... read more

Forthcoming Nicaragua related events

Nicaraguan musicians Luis and Franklin will be performing in Oxford and Bristol

UK - Nicaragua solidarity remains very much alive and well 40 years on! Pub quiz in London; performance of the Misa Campesina with Nicaraguan musicians... read more

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