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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.

Nicaraguan Minister, Paul Oquist, Green Climate Fund Co Chair

Dr Paul Oquist speaking at Paris Climate Conference, 2015

Dr Paul Oquist, Nicaragua’s long time representative to UN bodies on climate change, has been appointed co-chair of the Green Climate Fund (GCF). Dr Oquist... read more

Nicaragua, 6th place in the world in gender equality

Nicaragua women farmers and co-operative members who supply sesame oil to the Body Shop

According to the World Economic Forum (WEF) global gender gap report 2017, Nicaragua is the highest ranked country in the Americas in terms of gender... read more

Coffee to cocoa: Nicaraguan farmers adapt to climate change

Farmers like Ana Maria are converting to cacoa at lower altitudes where coffee is no longer viable because of rising temperatures.

Ana Maria Gonzalez owns an eight acre, organic smallholding in the hills of northern Nicaragua where she grows coffee for export through Fairtrade and grows... read more

Nicaragua leads the way in recognising the unpaid labour of women

Credit: Ariel Flores courtesy of Felicity Butler

Nicaragua leads the way in recognising the unpaid labour of women Felicity Butler has completed her PhD on how the previously unpaid labour... read more

Tourism booming in Nicaragua

'Ecotourism enables farmers to diversify their income and protect the environment.' Credit:Steve Lewis

Travel writer Russell Maddicks explains the dramatic growth in tourism and how to ensure it benefits local people. It was only a matter... read more

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Celebrating International Women's Day Nicaraguan style

To register click on the link https://tinyurl.com/nscwomendsday... read more

Forthcoming Nicaragua related events

Forthcoming events in Bristol, Bradford, Leicester, London, Machynlleth (West Wales), Sheffield, Tavistock, Reading Tuesday 27 Feb, BRISTOL. Nicaraguan Fairtrade producer Urania Hernandez (coffee, cocoa, SOPPEXCCA)... read more

Forty years of solidarity with Nicaragua

NSC turns 40! Ways in which you can get involved! In September 1978, way back in the mists of the last period of the Cold War,... read more

Support Nicaragua in rejecting proposed US sanctions

Sign the petition to show your support for Nicaragua Since 2007 Nicaragua, the second poorest country in the Americas, has undergone a remarkable turnaround. Key... read more

Murals of revolutionary Nicaragua live on today

Mural depicting the history of Nicaragua, Ministry of Education, Managua

Murals of revolutionary Nicaragua live on today John Kotula, US artist and writer who lives in Managua, describes the remarkable artistic phenomena of... read more

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