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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.


NICA Act passed by US House of Representatives

US House of Representatives

‘Irrational, offensive, harmful to the human rights of Nicaraguans, and a violation of Nicaragua’s sovereignty’ was the Nicaraguan government’s reaction. On 3 October, the US House... read more

The NICA Act:US threats against Nicaragua escalate

The US has renewed and escalated the threat of sanctions against Nicaragua. According to information received by the US based Nicaragua Network, the NICA Act... read more

Nicaragua signs world’s first treaty prohibiting nuclear arms

Maria Rubiales, Nicaragua's representative to the UN, signing the Treaty

“‘We have to commit to eliminating nuclear arsenals globally so that these resources can be directed to eliminating poverty.” Maria Rubiales, Nicaraguan representative to the... read more

Nicaragua to sign up to Paris Agreement further isolating US

Solar power plant, Diriamba. Nicaragua aims for 90% renewables by 2020.

President Daniel Ortega has announced that Nicaragua will sign up to the Paris Climate Agreement, a move that further isolates Trump’s position of withdrawal. Nicaragua refused... read more

Murals of Revolutionary Nicaragua

Mural in Managua painted by an NSC coffee brigade to Nicaragua

During the first period of Sandinista government in the 1980s, a remarkable artistic phenomena took place in Nicaragua, the development of a... read more

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UK-Nicaragua solidarity news Sept

US threats of sanctions against Nicaragua In a measure opposed by all sectors of the Nicaragua population and the Organisation of American States (OAS), US... read more

Changes in NSC presence in Nicaragua

- Former NSC workers Paul Baker, Esther Picado, Dave Thomson, Julian Guevara, Liz Light, Lissette Polanco

In order to ensure the future financial viability of NSC, the Board of Trustees has decided with much regret to end the post of NSC... read more

NSC looking for communications & events volunteer

Three month commitment starting week beginning 1 October, 2017 One day a week (or the equivalent hours) Based in Finbury Pk, London but some work could be... read more

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

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