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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.


25 July 2014
Protecting one and a half million baby turtles

Every year from August until January over 100,000 endangered Oliver Ridley sea turtles lay their eggs on the beaches of the Pacific Coast of Nicaragua.... read more

21 July 2014
Tens of thousands celebrate 35th anniversary of the Revolution

Tens of thousands of Nicaraguans turned out on Saturday 19 July to mark the 35th anniversary of overthrow of the 46 year Somoza dictatorship by... read more

18 June 2014
Bosawas, the second largest rainforest in the Americas, threatene

The Bosawás Biosphere Reserve in the northern Nicaragua is a hilly tropical forest designated in 1997 as a UNESCO biosphere reserve. Covering 2 million hectares... read more

9 June 2014
Solar power:improving the lives of rural Nicaraguans

The Nicaraguan government aims to achieve 94% renewable energy by 2017, one of the most ambitious targets in the world. This has been coupled with... read more

29 May 2014
UN praises Nicaragua's urban garden programme

The UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) released a report on the Sandinista government’s ‘Healthy Backyard’ programme, an urban version of the Zero Hunger program... read more

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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

23 May 2014
Nicaragua Now, magazine of UK-Nicaragua solidarity, spring 2014

Chronic kidney disease epidemic (CKDu) Over 20,000 Central American sugarcane workers have died over the past two decades. How can further deaths be prevented? Improving... read more

19 May 2014
Earthquake Appeal - donate now!

On April 10th Nicaragua was shocked by an earthquake measuring 6.2 on the Richter scale. Another occurred on the 11th and by the 15th four... read more

1 May 2014
May Day message from Nicaraguan Public Service Union

A right that we fail to defend is a right lost. We send solidarity greetings from our trade union UNE, from our 45,000... read more

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