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Members of the 'Women in Action' bakers' co-operative Economic reactivation through the social economy

News from Nicaragua | Friday, 21 December 2018

Who produces the wealth of Nicaragua? Nicaragua’s wealth is created by foreign capital, national capital and the social economy. The social economy is the least recognised despite the fact that it generates 40% of the country’s wealth and provides employment for 90% of the workforce. It is read more



Nicaraguan women trade unionists celebrated International Women's Day Nicaragua, 5th place in the world in gender equality

News from Nicaragua | Friday, 21 December 2018

According to the World Economic Forum (WEF) global gender gap report 2018, Nicaragua is the highest ranked country in the Americas in terms of gender equality with fifth position.  https://www.weforum.org/reports/the-global-gender-gap-report-2018 The WEF annual reports, this year based on information from 149 countries, are a bench mark for capturing the read more



US sanctions on Nicaragua will further impoverish the poor & exacerbate polarisation within Nicaragua No to US sanctions against Nicaragua

News from Nicaragua | Monday, 17 December 2018

US threats and sanctions will not only deepen the poverty of those already impoverished but will also exacerbate 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



Dr Florence Levy, Nicaragua MP and trade unionist received a standing ovation after her speech to 600 people in a plenary session Over 600 people turn out for Latin America Conference

NSC News | Friday, 7 December 2018

The highlight of the conference, attended by over 600 people, was a video message from Leader of the Labour Party Jeremy Corbyn MP who was attending AMLO's inauguration in Mexico. His message was 'Adelante! La Lucha Continua'! A huge turnout of around 600 people attended the 14th annual Latin America read more



Spanish classes start Monday January 14th 2019

NSC News | Wednesday, 5 December 2018

Learn Spanish with a Latin American flavour at Nicaragua Solidarity Campaign! Classes start on MONDAY JANUARY 14th and the term will be 12 weeks.Beginners 5pm, joining with Beginners Plus at 5.30pmBeginners Plus 5.30pm – 6.30 pmImprovers 6.30pm – 7.30 pmIntermediate 7.30pm – 8.30 pmThe last read more