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Since 2002 NSC has been working in solidarity with Nicaraguan co-ops, CECOCAFEN and SOPPEXCCA *Nicaraguan Co-operative Movement: preventing rural violence

News from Nicaragua | Thursday, 24 May 2018

‘We reject attitudes that foment violence, war and death, wherever they come from.’ Forty – one per cent of Nicaraguans live in rural areas. Yet in all the statements and news coverage of the violence in Nicaragua, the voice of those living and working in countryside and their organisations read more



Nicaragua:Justice, peace and an end to violence

News from Nicaragua | Monday, 21 May 2018

Nicaragua Solidarity Campaign briefing on the situation in Nicaragua Justice, peace and an end to violence   Introduction Since 19 April a wave of violence has profoundly polarised Nicaragua.  What started as a protest against a new social security law at the technical university in Managua rapidly spread to read more



US vice president Mike Pence calls for intensification of intervention in Cuba,Nicaragua and Venezuela Justice,peace and an end to violence

News from Nicaragua | Friday, 11 May 2018

The US intensifies threats to destabilise Cuba, Venezuela and Nicaragua On 7 May, in a swearing in ceremony for Carlos Trujillo, the new US ambassador to the Organisation of American States (OAS), US vice president Mike Pence ramped up interventionist rhetoric against Cuba, read more



Government May Day call for peace through dialogue

News from Nicaragua | Wednesday, 2 May 2018

Tens of thousands of government supporters attended a May Day rally in Managua where President Daniel Ortega committed the government to ‘defending peace and stability under whatever circumstances even the most difficult’. He went on to state that ‘Everyone repudiates and condemns the violent acts we have witnessed.’… We all read more



Nicaragua peace processes to bring an end to violence

News from Nicaragua | Monday, 30 April 2018

The tragic events that convulsed Nicaragua between 19 – 23 April resulted in 42 deaths (as of 30 April), hundreds injured, and damage and destruction to public and private buildings and institutions. Since then, calm has been restored and demonstrations involving thousands of people have taken place calling for peace. By read more



Image of Martin Luther King in a mural in the Casa Ben Linder Managua, artist Diederik Grootjans Join an Artists’ delegation to Nicaragua

NSC News | Tuesday, 3 April 2018

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 Nicaragua through the arts. This trip is designed for artists/cultural workers from the US and elsewhere to spend ten days studying the culture of Nicaragua (visual read more



Run the Revolution: post-marathon party April 22nd

NSC News | Tuesday, 3 April 2018

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 has completed his 26.2 miles you are invited to party and raise some funds for an excellent cause. Doors open around 6pm and music will read more



Nicaraguan musicians Luis and Franklin will be performing in Oxford and Bristol Forthcoming Nicaragua related events

NSC News | Thursday, 29 March 2018

UK - Nicaragua solidarity remains very much alive and well 40 years on! Pub quiz in London; performance of the Misa Campesina with Nicaraguan musicians in Oxford; celebration of 30 years of twinning between Leicester and Masaya; sponsored bike ride in Sheffield and football in Bristol; talk in Banger on read more



Poll shows Nicaraguans overwhelmingly reject external threats

News from Nicaragua | Monday, 26 March 2018

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 Perspective of Nicaraguans on the International Situation.” The poll of a representative sample of 1,600 people was carried out between 6th and 15th March. The read more



Mayors of Esteli and Sheffield, Francisco Valenzuela and Anne Murphy, Paul Blomfield, Sheffield Central MP, Nicaraguan ambassador Guisell Morales Celebration marks 30 years of Sheffield Estelí twinning

NSC News | Monday, 26 March 2018

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 the celebration was the naming of Estelí Parade, a new cycle route and riverside path in the middle of Sheffield. The mayors of both cities, Francisco read more