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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.


Poll shows Nicaraguans overwhelmingly reject external threats

In light of the threat of US imposed sanctions on Nicaragua through the NICA Act, polling organisation M&R consultores carried out a poll entitled ‘The... read more

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

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Join an Artists’ delegation to Nicaragua

Image of Martin Luther King in a mural in the Casa Ben Linder Managua, artist Diederik Grootjans

The Alliance for Global Justice invites you to participate in a trip for artists and cultural workers to learn about the history and culture of... read more

Run the Revolution: post-marathon party April 22nd

Come join us for a musical celebration in aid of Nicaragua Solidarity Campaign. April 22nd is the day of the London Marathon and after Martin... read more

Forthcoming Nicaragua related events

Nicaraguan musicians Luis and Franklin will be performing in Oxford and Bristol

UK - Nicaragua solidarity remains very much alive and well 40 years on! Pub quiz in London; performance of the Misa Campesina with Nicaraguan musicians... read more

Celebration marks 30 years of Sheffield Estelí twinning

Mayors of Esteli and Sheffield, Francisco Valenzuela and Anne Murphy, Paul Blomfield, Sheffield Central MP, Nicaraguan ambassador Guisell Morales

Hundreds of people gathered in Sheffield on 23 March to mark thirty years of friendship between Sheffield and the Nicaraguan town of Estelí. The focus of... read more

Celebrating International Women's Day Nicaraguan style

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

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