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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.


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

Nicaragua and the election of Donald Trump

Chuck Kaufman of the Alliance for Global Justice explains the vulnerabilities of Nicaragua under the Trump presidency. The newspaper El Nuevo Diario interviewed documented Nicaraguans... read more

Farmers confronting climate change

Sayda Coronada attending her crop of peppers

Farmers adapting to climate change and improving crop yields Liz Light visited San Francisco Libre to find out how farmers are adapting their agricultural practices.... read more

International Electoral Mission praises electoral process

Raul Alconada, head of the International Electoral Mission, former foreign minister of Argentina

A group of Latin American electoral experts has been in Nicaragua since 6 May, monitoring all aspects of the electoral process. These included former ministers,... read more

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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

Nicaraguan Minister Paul Oquist to speak at Latin America conf

Dr Paul Oquist, Nicaraguan Minister for Public Policy and Nicaragua’s representative to international fora on climate change will be speaking at Latin America Conference Join... read more

Nicaragua, Latin America: forthcoming events

Dr Paul Oquist, Nicaraguan Minister for Public Policy & Nicaragua's chief negotiator at the Paris Climate Change Conference, will be one of keynote speakers at the Latin America Conference 26 Nov

Something for everyone with an interest in Nicaragua and Latin America.... * Pub quiz to raise funds for Nicaraguan pre-school * Public meeting and Rally... read more

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