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Graduation of students from IALA, the Latin America Agroecology Institute in Nicaragua Agroecology and food sovereignty: the next generation

News from Nicaragua | Tuesday, 10 December 2019

On 23 November, in the stunning grounds of the Instituto Agroecologico Latinoamericano (IALA) surrounded by forest, the graduation ceremony took place of its first cohort of students.    At the end of a two year course the students from  campesino/as organisations in Nicaragua, El Salvador, Honduras, Guatemala and the read more

Nicaragua, a terrifying country with a population of 6 million, poses a 'extraordinary threat to the security of the US' Nicaragua poses ‘an extraordinary threat to the US’

News from Nicaragua | Monday, 2 December 2019

Ronald Regan, 1 May, 1985 stated: ‘I, Ronald Reagan, President of the United States of America, find that the policies and actions of the Government of Nicaragua constitute an unusual and extraordinary threat to the national security and foreign policy of the United States and hereby declare a national emergency read more

Nicaraguan ambassador Guisell Morales, and MP Raquel Dixon with Richard Lanigan Nicaragua participates in Latin America Conference 2019

NSC News | Monday, 2 December 2019

Over 500 activists attended this year’s Latin America Conference at Friends House in London on 23 November. As well as attending a range of 24 seminars options, rallies, workshops and film showings delegates browsed solidarity stalls from solidarity campaigns, book stalls and progressive organisations. Among the Latin American speakers read more

Christmas presents for everyone from NSC!

NSC News | Monday, 25 November 2019

Do your shopping from NSC! We sell everything your relatives and friends could possibly want... * Feliz Navidad Christmas cards * range of clothing including THERE IS NO PLANET B t-shirts, alpaca gloves, Bamboo socks, bayeta Bolivian scarves, Peruvian cardigans and dungarees for children * High quality organic fair trade read more

Boawas,the largest area of tropical rainforest in the Americas after the Amazon Nicaragua invests US$ 110 million in reafforestation

News from Nicaragua | Sunday, 17 November 2019

The largest tropical rainforest in the Americas after the Amazon is the two million hectare Bosawás Biosphere Reserve in northern eastern Nicaragua. The Reserve is home to some 135,000 inhabitants including 35,000 indigenous Miskito and Sumo people. It is also extremely rich in biodiversity with 150,000 insect species, rare jaguars, read more

Mural in Managua painted by coffee brigadistas from England, Scotland, and Wales: solidarity is the tenderness of the peoples (Che Guevara) 40 years of UK – Nicaragua solidarity

NSC News | Monday, 11 November 2019

The overthrow of 43-year Somoza dictatorship by the broad coalition of forces of the Sandinista National Liberation Front on 19 July, 1979 was a defining historical event not only for Latin America and the Caribbean but also globally. Inspired by the Cuba Revolution twenty years earlier, the victory eroded read more

Agroecology,climate justice, the Nicaraguan example, Public event

NSC News | Monday, 21 October 2019

“We must address the root cause of our environmental crisis: the endless, limitless, mindless accumulation and concentration of capital on a planet with limited resources.” Dr Paul Oquist, Nicaraguan Minister for Public Policy Tuesday, 19 November, 7pm, Highgate Library Civic and Cultural Centre. Chester Rd, Highgate, London N19 read more

Agroecology students harvestng maize The Rural Workers Association: representing Nicaraguan campesinos

NSC News | Tuesday, 1 October 2019

The Rural Workers Association (ATC) covers the following areas: * defending the employment rights of agricultural workers in the banana, coffee, tobacco and African palm industries; * promoting the struggle for political, economic, social and climate justice focusing on land rights, agroecology, and food sovereignty In Nicaragua, the ATC has read more

Nicaragua related events in Tavistock, Bristol & London

NSC News | Tuesday, 1 October 2019

Friday, 4 October: LONDON, Islington Managua Friendship Association Pub Quiz. Upstairs room, The Calthorpe Arms, 252 Grays Inn Road, WC1X 8JR (Russell Sq, Kings Cross, Chancery Lane). Entry £1 per person. Pub quiz to raise funds for Los Pollitos pre-school in Managua. Further details: read more

Latin America Conference 2019 Adelante! 23 November

NSC News | Tuesday, 1 October 2019

Nicaraguan guest speakers will be National Assembly member Raquel Dixon, and Michael Campbell, Sandinista Youth. Both are from the Caribbean Coast of Nicaragua 10am-5pm, Friends House, 173-177 Euston Rd, London NW1 2BJ (Euston). NOTE – NEW VENUE! With: Tereza Campello – Brazil’s Minister of Social Development & the read more