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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.


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

Overwhelming victory for FSLN in Nicaraguan elections

With 72% of the vote on a 68% turnout, the FSLN secured a decisive victory in elections for the Presidency and National Assembly on 6... read more

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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

Nicaragua, global warming, and climate justice

Coffee is no longer viable at lower altitudes due to climate change. Farmer Ana Maria Gonzalez is participating in a coffee to cocoa conversion programme.

Rising sea levels, severe flooding, unpredictable seasons, increased frequency of storms…just some of the ways in which climate change is affecting the UK. * What impact... read more

NSC is looking for communications & events volunteer

Two month commitment starting in week beginning  1  October, 2016 One day a week (or the equivalent hours) Based in Finsbury Park, London but some work could... read more

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