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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.


Nicaragua: A model for the world in the shift to green energy

In 2007, only 25% of Nicaragua’s energy came from renewable sources. By 2014 this had increased to 52% in what ... read more

Municipal elections this Sunday 5 November

Nicaraguan voters in 153 municipalities go to the polls this Sunday to elect mayors, deputy mayors and councillors. Nine political parties are contesting the elections. According... read more

Paris Climate Agreement: the US out, Nicaragua in

52% of Nicaragua's energy supplies are from renewables

While Donald Trump gives the appearance of wavering over his decision to pull the US out of the Paris Climate Agreement, Nicaragua signed... read more

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

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Unusual, political & witty things for sale in our website shop

Poster Peace & Justice Calendar

Do your solidarity and fair trade shopping here. We sell Spanish-English Christmas cards, wonderful calendars, humorous & political t-shirts, Jeremy Corbyn mugs & fridge... read more

Learn Spanish with a Latin American flavour at NSC

Classes start on MONDAY JANUARY 8th or 15th and the term will be 12 weeks.Beginners or Beginners Plus (tbc) 5.30pm – 6.30 pmBeginners... read more

Latin America Conference 2017 – Adelante

Latin America 2017 – Adelante Conference Saturday 2 December, 10am Congress House, Great Russell St, London WC1B 3LS £10/£8 in advance, £12/£10 on the door. The Trump... read more

Nicaragua Now No 9 winter 2017

Featured articles: Tropical and political storms converge: the NICA Act and Storm Nate The Paris Agreement: the US out, Nicaragua in Nicaragua’s exemplary shift to renewables National Education Union... read more

Sainsbury’s: Don’t ditch Fairtrade

Nicaraguan farmers enjoy the benefits of Fairtrade, why not Sainsbury's tea suppliers?

Juana Antonio Mendez Herrera is a small-scale farmer and member of a CECOCAFEN, a producer co-operative in Nicaragua, that sells coffee through Fairtrade. She is... read more

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