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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.


Micro hydro plants bring light to poor Nicaraguan communities

Since 1994 the lives of the 8,000 inhabitants of the remote mountain towns of San José de Bocay and El Cua have been transformed. These war... read more

Remembering Father D’Escoto, former Nicaraguan foreign minister

Father Miguel D'Escoto with Bolivian president Evo Morales

In memory of Father Miguel D’Escoto, former Nicaragua foreign minister and president of the United Nations Nicaraguan vice president, Rosario Murillo, has announced the death of... read more

Socialism from below: the popular economy*

Orlando Nunez, Presidential Adviser on Social Policy

Liz Light talks to Presidential Advisor on Social Affairs Orlando Núñez Soto about the importance of the popular economy*, a sector that generates 50% of... read more

Augusto César Sandino and the defence of national sovereignty

The Nicaraguan revolutionary Augusto César Sandino was born on 18 May, 1895. From 1927 until 1933 he led a guerrilla army in a rebellion against... read more

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.... read more

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Tariq Ali on Trump & Latin America, resisting the Empire

Writer and long time leading figure on the international left, Tariq Ali speaking on resistance to renewed US intervention in Latin America under the Trump... read more

Reasons why Nicaragua didn't sign Paris Agreement

In extensive coverage of the decision of President Trump to pull out of the Paris Climate Agreement, there are a plethora of misleading references to... read more

Nicaragua Now No 8 summer 2017

Featured articles Nicaragua – US relations in the age of irrationality, the NICA Act explained Socialism from below: the popular economy, Liz Light talks to Presidential Adviser... read more

UK organisations join trade union leaders condemning NICA ACT

Eight national and local UK organisations and 128 individuals join trade union leaders in condemning the NICA Act On 27 April, a bill was introduced into... read more

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

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