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David McKnight & Ben Gregory, Wales NSC with Johnny Hodson during a visit to Llangollen in Wales ‘Language and culture are the soul of your identity’

NSC News | Wednesday, 24 April 2019

Nicaragua: One nation, two histories Though rich in natural resources, the Caribbean Coast of Nicaragua is the most remote and impoverished region of Nicaragua. In sharp contrast to the predominantly Spanish speaking, Mestizo Pacific Coast, the population of the Caribbean side of the country consists of six different ethnic groups read more



Nicaragua: agroecology, returning to the earth what we take from it

NSC News | Monday, 8 April 2019

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Negotiations progress but face major challenges

News from Nicaragua | Friday, 5 April 2019

An opinion poll published by M&R Consultores published on 26 February indicated that over 90% of respondents want dialogue, peace and stability to guarantee the wellbeing of their families and communities. Against this background, negotiations started on 27 February involving representatives of the Government and the opposition Civic Alliance for read more



Johnny Hodgson, historian, political activist, spokesperson on indigenous & Afro-descendant rights will be speaking in Llangollen, see below for details Forthcoming events in Wales and England

NSC News | Friday, 5 April 2019

Friday, 5 April: 7.30pm, LONDON, Pub quiz to raise funds for Los Pollitos preschool in Managua. Upstairs room, The Calthorpe Arms, 252 Grays Inn Road, WC1X 8JR (Russell Sq, Kings Cross, Chancery Lane). Entry £1 per person. Organised by Islington – Managua Friendship Association Further read more



Students of the agroecology training school (IALA), Nicaragua Agroecology, returning to the earth what we take from it

NSC News | Friday, 29 March 2019

NEW NSC VIDEO The Rural Workers Association (ATC) in Nicaragua is a member organisation of La Via Campesina , an international movement of two million small scale farmers committed to agriculture that promotes agroecology, food sovereignty and social justice. Marlen Sanchez and Blanca Ruiz discuss the principles of agroecology read more



Women in Action Bakers' Co-op, Managua Developing a new economic model through the social economy

News from Nicaragua | Friday, 29 March 2019

‘We believe that we need to transform the current model into a more humane economic model, in which human beings prevail, where people’s rights are respected, where there is work and equal treatment for women and young people.’ Adrian Martinez The social economy in Nicaragua is the largest in read more



Spanish classes start Monday April 29th

NSC News | Sunday, 24 March 2019

Learn Spanish with a Latin American flavour at Nicaragua Solidarity Campaign! Classes start on MONDAY APRIL 29th and the term will be 12 weeks.TBC - Beginners 5pm, joining with Beginners Plus at 5.30pmBeginners Plus 5.30pm – 6.30 pmImprovers 6.30pm – 7.30 pmIntermediate 7.30pm – 8.30 pm read more



Government - Civic Alliance dialogue resumes

News from Nicaragua | Friday, 22 March 2019

  An opinion poll published by M&R Consultores published on 26 February indicated that over 90% of respondents want dialogue, peace and stability to guarantee the wellbeing of their families and communities. With the violence and sharp economic downturn it is those who are most impoverished and marginalised who are suffering the read more



Meet the students of the IALA, the Latin America Agroecology Institute, based in Nicaragua Opportunity to visit Nicaragua in July!

NSC News | Monday, 18 March 2019

Take part in a solidarity delegation with an agroecology focus  See Nicaragua through the eyes of farm workers and small scale farmers, members of the Rural Workers Association (*ATC)  Find out about agroecology and how it is put into practice in a way that empowers  women and young people, and read more



Students of the agroecology training school (IALA), Nicaragua Nicaragua: agroecology and food sovereignty

News from Nicaragua | Friday, 15 March 2019

NSC interviewed Edgardo Garcia, the general secretary of the Rural Workers Association (ATC), about their work with agricultural workers in large scale agro-export plantations and small scale agroecology farmers producing food for the national market and their own consumption. Edgardo explained that for the ATC ‘food sovereignty is read more