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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.


Solar powered irrigation system enables families to make a living

Putting solar panels in place above the well. Credit: John Perry

In the community of El Timal, Nicaragua, solar power is enabling off grid families to make a living. El Timal is in the almost forgotten area... read more

Cattle dung to cooking gas

In the central Nicaraguan community of Teustepe, twenty cattle owning families are converting cattle poo into cooking gas. With the help of *NGO Asociación Fénix  each... read more

Micro hydro plants bring light to poor Nicaraguan communities

Since 1994 the lives of the 8,000 inhabitants of the remote mountain towns of San José de Bocay and El Cua have been transformed. These war... read more

Remembering Father D’Escoto, former Nicaraguan foreign minister

Father Miguel D'Escoto with Bolivian president Evo Morales

In memory of Father Miguel D’Escoto, former Nicaragua foreign minister and president of the United Nations Nicaraguan vice president, Rosario Murillo, has announced the death of... read more

Socialism from below: the popular economy*

Orlando Nunez, Presidential Adviser on Social Policy

Liz Light talks to Presidential Advisor on Social Affairs Orlando Núñez Soto about the importance of the popular economy*, a sector that generates 50% of... read more

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Latin American Spanish summer course

Learn Latin American Spanish this summer through Nicaragua Solidarity Campaign. Our teacher is Peruvian. 5 weeks from July 31st to Aug 28th. ... read more

Viva Nicaragua and Ecuador: another way is possible!

For the past 10 years left governments of both countries have successfully implemented poverty reduction programmes that have benefitted the many rather than the... read more

Tariq Ali on Trump & Latin America, resisting the Empire

Writer and long time leading figure on the international left, Tariq Ali speaking on resistance to renewed US intervention in Latin America under the Trump... read more

Reasons why Nicaragua didn't sign Paris Agreement

In extensive coverage of the decision of President Trump to pull out of the Paris Climate Agreement, there are a plethora of misleading references to... read more

Nicaragua Now No 8 summer 2017

Featured articles Nicaragua – US relations in the age of irrationality, the NICA Act explained Socialism from below: the popular economy, Liz Light talks to Presidential Adviser... read more

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