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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.


US volunteer Ben Linder killed by contra 30 years ago

Thirty years ago, US mechanical engineer and clown Ben Linder and two Nicaraguan co-workers were killed in northern Nicaragua by the US backed contra forces. Ben... read more

US threats against Nicaragua

In a move ominously reminiscent of US acts of aggression against Nicaragua in the 1980s, when the United States administration waged a brutal war (known... read more

Nicaraguan sex workers integrated into the judicial system

Emelia, a member of the Association of Sex Workers, shows her ID as a judicial facilitator

Sex workers in Nicaragua are not only organised into an association that is recognised as a trade union but are also accredited by the Supreme... read more

Nicaragua: an Uber free zone

Mexican taxi drivers anti Uber protest

Nicaragua’s Sandinista government has refused Uber permission to operate in the country. This decision was taken to prevent Uber undermining the local taxi sector which... read more

Nuclear weapon free Latin America celebrated

Poster by Carlos Garcia (Mexico) celebrating nuclear free Latin America

On 14 February Foreign Ministers of the region gathered in Mexico City to mark the 50th Anniversary of the Treaty of Tlatelolco. Approved in 1967,... read more

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Learn Latin American Spanish at NSC

If you want to learn Spanish with a Peruvian teacher NSC is the place for you. We have fun and friendly evening classes teaching 3... read more

Nicaraguan Fairtrade farmers in UK for Fairtrade Fortnight

Don’t feed exploitation – choose Fairtrade because farmers deserve a fair deal! Fairtrade Fortnight is taking place 27 February until 12 March http://fortnight.fairtrade.org.uk/?utm_medium=email&utm_source=engagingnetworks&utm_campaign=SC_FairtradeFortnight_launch_winner&utm_content=SC+FairtradeFortnight+launch+winner ‘For... read more

FREE WILLS MONTH STARTS MARCH 1st

WOULD YOU CONSIDER LEAVING A LEGACY TO NSC? NSC has only received a legacy every three years or so but at times that legacy has... read more

Celebrating UK - Nicaragua twinnings

Jorge Calderon and Maria Jose Guerrero from Ocotal celebrated the 25th anniversary of the twinning with Swindon mayor Andrew Bennett

For the past 12 years, students from the University of Sheffield have taken part in an annual exchange with the students in Sheffield’s twin town... read more

Nicaraguan Fairtrade speaker to visit UK

Fairtrade producer Maria Mendoza, member of Cecocafen

Nicaraguan speaker on Fairtrade & Climate Justice to visit UK The annual Fairtrade Fortnight will take from 27 February – 12 March. Hundreds of businesses, schools,... read more

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