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Rescuers search for survivors of collapsed wall in Managua Severe rainstorms cause 24 deaths, earthquakes continue

News from Nicaragua | Friday, 24 October 2014

Twenty–four people have lost their lives in the past two weeks as a result of constant storms falling on already saturated ground. The deaths have been caused by collapsing houses and walls, drownings, lightning strikes, and traffic accidents caused by flooded roads. On 16 October, during an intense storm, read more



Nicaragua Now, the UK- Nicaragua solidarity magazine, autumn 2014 issue

NSC News | Friday, 24 October 2014

In this issue... ● Confronting climate change ● Coffee and contras, return to Nicaragua 30 years on ● Tens of thousands of undocumented Central America minors entering the US, why so few Nicaraguans? ● Involving women and young people in trade unions ●the CIA, the contras and crack read more



Latin America 2014 Adelante!

NSC News | Friday, 24 October 2014

Annual conference, special guests include Aleida Guevara, daughter of Che; Juana Garcia, Venezuelan Foreign Ministry and many more. Saturday 29 November, Congress House, Grt Russell St, London WC1B 3LS Tickets: £10 waged/£8 unwaged in advance (£12/£10 on the door) With special guests: • Aleida Guevara, daughter of Che read more



Army helps evacuation from low lying areas Nicaragua hit by severe flooding and earthquakes

News from Nicaragua | Monday, 20 October 2014

Twenty-two people have been killed over the past few days as a result of constant heavy rains and severe flooding. An estimated 33,000 people have been affected, particularly in the northern region of the Caribbean Coast and Managua. Thousands of families living in low lying areas have been evacuated by read more



Earthquake Appeal raises £4000 for Nicaragua

NSC News | Monday, 6 October 2014

Thanks to the generosity of our members and supporters, we have been able to send £4000 to the Nicaraguan health union FETSALUD to provide assistance to those of their members who were affected by the earthquakes which took place in April this year. The money will go towards repairing, and read more