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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.


7 November 2014
Nicaragua sixth in World Economic Forum's Global Gender Gap

Chief of police Aminta Granera is one of the most respected public figures in Nicaragua

Each year the World Economic Forum releases a Global Gender Gap Report that measures gender gaps in 142 countries based on economic, political, education, and... read more

24 October 2014
Severe rainstorms cause 24 deaths, earthquakes continue

Rescuers search for survivors of collapsed wall in Managua

Twenty–four people have lost their lives in the past two weeks as a result of constant storms falling on already saturated ground. The deaths have... read more

20 October 2014
Nicaragua hit by severe flooding and earthquakes

Army helps evacuation from low lying areas

Twenty-two people have been killed over the past few days as a result of constant heavy rains and severe flooding. An estimated 33,000 people have... read more

18 September 2014
20,000 Nicaraguan students carry C American independence torch

For the last 50 years an independence torch carried by students has passed through Central American countries in September to mark the region’s 1821 independence... read more

18 September 2014
Maternity centres help to reduce maternal mortality

Casa materna in Ciudad Sandino

According to the World Health Organisation(WHO) Nicaraguan maternity centres (casas maternas), mostly in rural areas, have played a significant role in reducing maternal mortality. In... read more

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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

24 September 2014
Fiesta Politica 11 October Shipley

Join Viva Bradford for a feast of social and political activities, food, art, film, banner making and more. 9.30am - 4pm Kirkgate Centre, Shipley, West... read more

18 August 2014
Tribute to Christine Oddy (1956 to 2014)

Christine was a Trustee of the Nicaragua Solidarity Campaign for the past 11 years. She was an advocate for... read more

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