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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

Dr Paul Oquist speaking at Paris Climate Conference, 2015 Nicaraguan Minister, Paul Oquist, Green Climate Fund Co Chair

News from Nicaragua | Tuesday, 27 February 2018

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 has been elected as the developing country Co-Chair, whilst Lennart Båge of Sweden is the developed country Co-Chair. https://www.greenclimate.fund/-/gcf-board-opens-b-19-meeting-elects-lennart-b-229-ge-and-paul-oquist-as-new-co-chairs?inheritRedirect=true&redirect=%2Fwhat-we-do%2Fnewsroom%2Fnews-stories Set up in 2010 by read more

Nicaragua women farmers and co-operative members who supply sesame oil to the Body Shop Nicaragua, 6th place in the world in gender equality

News from Nicaragua | Tuesday, 20 February 2018

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 equality with sixth position.  https://www.weforum.org/reports/the-global-gender-gap-report-2017 The highest ranked country globally is Iceland; the UK is in 15th position. The WEF annual reports, based on information from read more

Celebrating International Women's Day Nicaraguan style

NSC News | Monday, 19 February 2018

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

Forthcoming Nicaragua related events

NSC News | Tuesday, 13 February 2018

Forthcoming events in Bristol, Bradford, Leicester, London, Machynlleth (West Wales), Sheffield, Tavistock, Reading Tuesday 27 Feb, BRISTOL. Nicaraguan Fairtrade producer Urania Hernandez (coffee, cocoa, SOPPEXCCA) will be guest of honour and will give a presentation at a Fairtrade Fortnight social event, 7.30pm, Palestine Museum 27 Broad St, Bristol BS1 2HG. read more

Forty years of solidarity with Nicaragua

NSC News | Tuesday, 13 February 2018

NSC turns 40! Ways in which you can get involved! In September 1978, way back in the mists of the last period of the Cold War, a small solidarity group with Nicaragua was set up in London to organise a speaker tour by a representative of the Sandinista National Liberation Front, read more