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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 & the coronavirus:the perspective of campesinas

Some of the 2,500 members of the Fundacion entre Mujeres (FEM)

On 23 April, Rita Clark-Gollub interviewed Diana Martínez, president of the Fundación Entre Mujeres (FEM) in rural Estelí in northern Nicaragua. The 2,500 women of... read more

Training of young peasant farmers goes online

Some of the 40 agroecology students from Mexico, Central America & Dominican Republic

Peasant agriculture fundamental to combatting hunger ‘In the strongest part of the pandemic, the first line of defence is health personnel …. and the second... read more

Nicaragua, coronavirus and international solidarity

Maintaining the flow of locally produced food will be criticial through this crisis

As of 1 April Nicaragua had five confirmed imported cases, one of whom has died, and one of whom is reported recovered; there have been... read more

Nicaragua’s coronavirus preparations

Preventative education programmes are being implemented in schools

Officials from the Pan American Health Organisation (PAHO) have praised Nicaragua’s preparations to prevent, contain and treat coronavirus cases. While no cases have been registered... read more

Renowned Nicaraguan poet and priest Ernesto Cardenal dies aged 95

Pope John 11 admonishes Father Cardenal for refusing to give up his involvement in politics, 1983

‘We come from the stars, and to them we shall return.’ Ernesto Cardenal Three days of national mourning have been declared by the... read more

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International Day of Peasant Struggle

Today, 17 April, millions of food producers around the world – peasants, small and medium-scale farmers, indigenous people, migrant workers, farm labourers, pastoralists, fisherfolk –... read more

Solidarity in the time of coronavirus

Agroecology student;building local, resilient, diverse food systems

NSC solidarity with the Association of Rural Workers (ATC) ‘In these times of profound international crisis we recognise that it is critical that we don’t... read more

Nicaragua organic Fairtrade coffee farmer visits London

Gloria visiting the cafe at law firm Freshfields where SOPPEXCCA coffee is sold

Nicaraguan Fairtrade coffee farmer Gloria Talavera visited London 20 – 22 February as a guest of the Nicaragua Solidarity Campaign. Gloria belongs to the Union... read more

Events in Bristol, Liverpool, London, Norwich, Oxford

Highlights include Fairtrade events, film showings, talks on Nicaragua/Latin America, a performance of the Nicaraguan Misa Campesina, and a vitual music and arts exchange between... read more

What does Fairtrade mean for small scale farmers?

Fairtrade means more resources to empower women and promote gender equality

Nicaraguan Fairtrade coffee producer Gloria Talavera González will be visiting London 20 – 22 February as a guest of the Nicaragua Solidarity Campaign. Gloria will... read more

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