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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.


14 April 2014
Managua on high alert after series of earthquakes

Liz Light, the NSC representative in Nicaragua, reports that since 13 April Managua has been on high alert. There have been hundreds of tremors in... read more

11 April 2014
Social media campaign against Cuba, Nicaraguan company involved

On 4 April, Associated Press revealed a programme financed by the US Agency for International Development (USAID) that was intended to undermine the Cuban government... read more

11 April 2014
6.2 earthquake hits Nicaragua's Pacific Coats

The earthquake struck at 5.27pm on Thursday April 10th April with an epicenter 50km north of Managua. The government has declared a yellow alert in... read more

11 April 2014
57.3 % of Nicaragua’s cabinet ministers are women, 12.5% in UK

According to the ‘Women in Politics Report 2014’ presented by the Inter-Parliamentary Union in Geneva on 11 March, Nicaragua is the country with highest percentage... read more

26 March 2014
Augusto Cesar Sandino - the man with the hat – remembered

Nicaragua commemorates the 80th anniversary of Sandino’s assassination with rallies, exhibitions, films, and voluntary work. On 21 February, 1934, a firing squad under the... read more

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11 April 2014
NSC marathon runners: fundraising for NSC and disability project

Our best wishes y suerte to our marathon runners Adrian, Alex, Barnaby, Helen, Jason,Liam and Rafe joining the tens of thousands on the streets of... read more

20 March 2014
Unicycling, juggling, clowning and salsa stilt walking in Nicarag

Six circus performers from Britain with their array of circus and acrobatic skills entertained 700 children at schools and colleges in Managua that have UK... read more

17 March 2014
Tony Benn, a great socialist internationalist

We would like to add our voice to that of hundreds of thousands of people paying tribute to Tony Benn. In 1986, at the height... read more

8 March 2014
Celebrate International Women’s Day, Nicaraguan style

Talks, film, Nicaraguan music, Latin American Food... read more

8 March 2014
Celebrate International Women's Day in Bristol

Changing the lives of women and girls: an evening of debate, music and film 8 March, 7.30 – 10.30pm, MShed, Princes Wharf, Bristol BS1 4RN... read more

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