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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.


Lessons from the experience of the Sandinista Revolution

Come and see this! There's a big flaw in the revolution

In the 1980s, Nicaragua was a major focus of global geopolitics; a guerrilla army in an impoverished Central American country had succeeded in defeating one... read more

Poll shows 63 per cent support for Sandinistas

Elections will take place in Nicaragua on 6 November, two days before the US presidential elections. On May 6, Roberto Rivas, president of... read more

Paris Climate Agreement: success or monumental fudge?

According to the UN general – secretary Ban Ki-Moon, the Paris Climate Change Agreement was a ‘monumental triumph for people and our planet…setting the... read more

Drought, deforestation, El Nino and iguanas

The Nicaraguan government is encouraging iguana farming to improve nutrition during the drought

Nicaragua continues to suffer from high temperatures and low rainfall as the three year long drought goes on. The extreme weather has threatened the country’s food... read more

Canal study uncovers archaeological artefacts

Ceremics excavated during assessment studies for the Nicaraguan Canal

On 11 March,the HKND Group that holds the concession to build a canal across Nicaragua, handed over another 5,000 pieces to the Nicaraguan Institute of... read more

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LATIN AMERICAN SPANISH CLASSES in August and September

LEARN LATIN AMERICAN SPANISH with our Peruvian teacher Claudio Chipana & help the Nicaragua Solidarity Campaign! Private lessons also available. AUGUST 4 WEEK COURSE... read more

What difference has 9 years of Sandinista government made?

Nicaragua, trade unions and elections: what difference has 9 years of Sandinista government made? Saturday 18 June, 2.00 – 3.30pm, Unite the Union, 128 Theobalds Rd,... read more

Co-op Bank threats to twin towns’ bank accounts

Co-op Bank closing or threatening to close twin towns' bank accounts Background As you may know, in the last quarter of 2015, the Co-operative Bank closed... read more

Nicaragua Now No 6, Summer 2016

Magazine of UK - Nicaragua solidarity Articles in this issue include: *  Climate Justice, the example of Nicaragua * The struggle for the rights of women... read more

The Paris Climate Agreement: the struggle for climate justice

Tuesday 3 May, 6.30 – 8.30pm, Unite the Union, 128 Theobalds Rd, London WC1X 8TN (Holborn) Speakers Dr Paul Oquist, Nicaraguan chief negotiator to the Paris Climate... read more

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