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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.


19 January 2015
Dignified housing for destitute families

Families moving into new houses in Cuidad Belen

Four hundred and fifty families have received the keys to homes in a new neighbourhood of Managua called Ciudad Belen. A further 1,200 homes in... read more

16 January 2015
The Nicaragua Canal and jobs:how many and for whom?

According to the latest estimate by the HKND Group, the Chinese company that holds the concession for the canal, the building of the canal will... read more

16 January 2015
World Wild Life Fund praises renewable energy programme

Ban Ki-moon at the Camilo Ortega wind farm in Rivas that will reduce greenhouse emissions by 100,000 tons of CO2 annually

The World Wildlife Fund for Nature (WWF), in a December report, cited Nicaragua as “a renewable energy paradise in Central America.” The report stated that... read more

16 January 2015
Improving the quality of life in rural communities

Picking Fairtrade, organic coffee

Improving the quality of life in rural communities, Cecocafen celebrates Over 1,000 cooperatives with a membership of 285,000 families form a central part of the... read more

19 December 2014
Latin America welcomes new era of US–Cuba relations

Latin America leaders from all sides of the political spectrum have welcomed the historic US – Cuba agreement to restart diplomatic relations, describing it as... read more

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16 January 2015
NSC is looking communications and event volunteer

Are you interested in Nicaragua and issues affecting Latin American as a whole? Do you have strong organisational and writing skills? Are you... read more

26 November 2014
Deputy Foreign Minister Valdrak Jaentschke at Latin America conf

Valdrack Jaentschke, Nicaragua's deputy foreign minister will be one of the keynote speakers at the Latin America conference 2014, this Saturday 29 November, 9.15 -... read more

24 October 2014
Nicaragua Now, the UK- Nicaragua solidarity magazine, autumn 2014

In this issue... ● Confronting climate change ● Coffee and contras, return to Nicaragua 30 years on ● Tens of thousands of undocumented Central America... read more

24 October 2014
Latin America 2014 Adelante!

Annual conference, special guests include Aleida Guevara, daughter of Che; Juana Garcia, Venezuelan Foreign Ministry and many more. Saturday 29 November, Congress House, Grt Russell... read more

6 October 2014
Earthquake Appeal raises £4000 for Nicaragua

Thanks to the generosity of our members and supporters, we have been able to send £4000 to the Nicaraguan health union FETSALUD to provide assistance... read more

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