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Adelante Latin America Conference 2018

NSC News | Friday, 16 November 2018

London, Saturday, 1 December 2018, Congress House, 23-28 Great Russell St, Fitzrovia, London WC1B 3LS (Tottenham Court Rd, Russell Sq) 9:45am Special guest speakers: Dr Mariela Castro, Cuban MP & director of CENESEX (National Centre for Sex Education) and Dr Florence Levy, Nicaraguan MP and trade unionist Also // Guillaume read more



The staff of pro government radio station Radio Ya, destroyed by opposition protesters, are interviewed in the film The New Battle for Nicaragua

News from Nicaragua | Monday, 12 November 2018

This Redfish documentary illustrates the complexity of what has happened in Nicaragua and refutes some of the distorted, biased, context free mainstream coverage of the country Nicaragua over the past six months. An antidote to the international media coverage that choses to blame the Nicaraguan government for all acts read more



White House national security advisor John Bolton with Donald Trump. Former president Jimmy Carter described Bolton's appointment as 'a disaster for our country'. US threatens Cuba,Venezuela, and Nicaragua

News from Nicaragua | Friday, 9 November 2018

The US and Israel yet again demonstrated their exceptionalism when on 1 November, the UN General Assembly, for the 27th time, approved a resolution calling for an end to US sanctions against Cuba by 189 to two. Not to be deflected from the path of righteousness, US representative Nikki read more



Dr Florence Levy will be a keynote speaker at Latin America conference 1 December NSC news: Two Nicaraguan women to visit the UK

NSC News | Friday, 2 November 2018

Opportunities to find out first hand what’s happening in Nicaragua In November/December, Nicaraguan National Assembly member, doctor, and trade unionist Dr Florence Levy will be one of the key note speakers at this year’s annual Latin America Adelante Conference in London on 1 December https://latinamericaconference.wordpress.com/ read more



'Journalist' Carl David Goette-Lucik posing with armed opposition member US ‘journalist’ deported for aiding and abetting violence

News from Nicaragua | Thursday, 11 October 2018

On 3 October US/Austrian journalist Carl David Goette-Luciak was deported from Nicaragua – an event that sparked outrage from The Guardian and and the National Union of Journalists. https://www.nuj.org.uk/news/nuj-condemns-deportation-of-freelance-journalist-from-nicaragua/ However, what the Guardian and the NUJ fail to mention is that neither Goette – Luciak nor any other journalist read more



Threat of US sanctions against Nicaragua looms

News from Nicaragua | Thursday, 11 October 2018

Sanctions will not only deepen the poverty of those already impoverished but will also deepen the polarisation within Nicaragua making it even more difficult to reach a political settlement to the crisis. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- The Nicaragua Investment Conditionality Act (NICA Act) was first introduced into Congress in 2015 but read more



Forthcoming Events in London,Shipley, Bristol, and Oxford

NSC News | Thursday, 27 September 2018

Thursday 27 September, 7.30pm, Shipley. The Tisma Project will host a skype conversation with John Perry who lives in Masaya, Nicaragua, to talk about the unrest of the past 6 months and how it might affect social programmes and twinning links. For details:  https://www.facebook.com/vivabradford/ Tuesday 16 read more



Claudio Chipana

NSC News | Monday, 24 September 2018

Claudio taught Spanish at NSC from 2007 until 2017 when he became ill. Despite this he kept up his Latin American activism and his passion for philosophy and took up painting again. Many of us kept in touch with him and saw that his love of life, his curiosity, his read more



Street sellers are among those who have suffered most as a result of the economic downturn Nicaragua:where are the voices of the impoverished?

News from Nicaragua | Monday, 24 September 2018

Nicaragua Solidarity Campaign Briefing on Nicaragua As the pressure on the Nicaraguan government intensifies internationally, where - in all the rhetoric of the Trump administration, the UK government, the international media, and human rights organisations - are the views of the most impoverished? Four months of violence and read more



Nicaragua Solidarity News

NSC News | Monday, 24 September 2018

Funds for Fair trade coffee co-operative CECOCAFEN: Our thanks to everyone who donated to our appeals in 2017 and 2018. The funds were originally intended for training for families already involved or interested in being involved in CECOCAFEN’s eco-tourism programme. However, the physical and psychological violence of the road blocks linked read more