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Street seller Maribel Baldizon at her fruit stall in Managua Violence & human rights violations: a street seller’s story

News from Nicaragua | Monday, 14 January 2019

For 33 years Maribel Baldizon Garcia has been a self-employed worker selling tropical fruit at a bus stop near the Central America University (UCA) in Managua. Maribel is one of 65,000 street sellers, mechanic and carpentry workshop owners, money changers, taxi drivers, craftspeople, litter-pickers and others read more

Junieth Leiva, Fair trade coffee producer from the co-operative SOPPEXCCA, will be visiting Bristol and London during Fairtrade Fortnight Nicaragua Solidarity News January, 2019

NSC News | Thursday, 3 January 2019

Our grateful thanks to all our members and supporters for your continued support for our work in solidarity with Nicaragua through the most challenging period since the 1980s contra war. These two statements by Ronald Reagan in 1985 and Donald Trump in 2018 epitomise the parallels between the read more

Members of the 'Women in Action' bakers' co-operative Economic reactivation through the social economy

News from Nicaragua | Friday, 21 December 2018

Who produces the wealth of Nicaragua? Nicaragua’s wealth is created by foreign capital, national capital and the social economy. The social economy is the least recognised despite the fact that it generates 40% of the country’s wealth and provides employment for 90% of the workforce. It is read more

Nicaraguan women trade unionists celebrated International Women's Day Nicaragua, 5th place in the world in gender equality

News from Nicaragua | Friday, 21 December 2018

According to the World Economic Forum (WEF) global gender gap report 2018, Nicaragua is the highest ranked country in the Americas in terms of gender equality with fifth position.  https://www.weforum.org/reports/the-global-gender-gap-report-2018 The WEF annual reports, this year based on information from 149 countries, are a bench mark for capturing the read more

US sanctions on Nicaragua will further impoverish the poor & exacerbate polarisation within Nicaragua No to US sanctions against Nicaragua

News from Nicaragua | Monday, 17 December 2018

US threats and sanctions will not only deepen the poverty of those already impoverished but will also exacerbate the polarisation within Nicaragua, making it even more difficult to reach a political settlement to the crisis. The Nicaragua Investment Conditionality Act (NICA Act) was first introduced into Congress in 2015 but read more

Dr Florence Levy, Nicaragua MP and trade unionist received a standing ovation after her speech to 600 people in a plenary session Over 600 people turn out for Latin America Conference

NSC News | Friday, 7 December 2018

The highlight of the conference, attended by over 600 people, was a video message from Leader of the Labour Party Jeremy Corbyn MP who was attending AMLO's inauguration in Mexico. His message was 'Adelante! La Lucha Continua'! A huge turnout of around 600 people attended the 14th annual Latin America read more

Spanish classes start Monday January 14th 2019

NSC News | Wednesday, 5 December 2018

Learn Spanish with a Latin American flavour at Nicaragua Solidarity Campaign! Classes start on MONDAY JANUARY 14th and the term will be 12 weeks.Beginners 5pm, joining with Beginners Plus at 5.30pmBeginners Plus 5.30pm – 6.30 pmImprovers 6.30pm – 7.30 pmIntermediate 7.30pm – 8.30 pmThe last read more

The staff of pro government radio station Radio Ya, destroyed by opposition protesters, are interviewed in the film The New Battle for Nicaragua

News from Nicaragua | Monday, 12 November 2018

This Redfish documentary illustrates the complexity of what has happened in Nicaragua and refutes some of the distorted, biased, context free mainstream coverage of the country Nicaragua over the past six months. An antidote to the international media coverage that choses to blame the Nicaraguan government for all acts read more

White House national security advisor John Bolton with Donald Trump. Former president Jimmy Carter described Bolton's appointment as 'a disaster for our country'. US threatens Cuba,Venezuela, and Nicaragua

News from Nicaragua | Friday, 9 November 2018

The US and Israel yet again demonstrated their exceptionalism when on 1 November, the UN General Assembly, for the 27th time, approved a resolution calling for an end to US sanctions against Cuba by 189 to two. Not to be deflected from the path of righteousness, US representative Nikki read more

Dr Florence Levy will be a keynote speaker at Latin America conference 1 December NSC news: Two Nicaraguan women to visit the UK

NSC News | Friday, 2 November 2018

Opportunities to find out first hand what’s happening in Nicaragua In November/December, Nicaraguan National Assembly member, doctor, and trade unionist Dr Florence Levy will be one of the key note speakers at this year’s annual Latin America Adelante Conference in London on 1 December https://latinamericaconference.wordpress.com/ read more