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Nicaragua ranked 10th in world in gender equality

News from Nicaragua | Friday, 28 October 2016

According to the World Economic Forum’s Global Gender Gap Report 2016, Nicaragua ranks 10th in the world in gender equality, up from 12th in 2015. The UK has risen to 20th from 18th place in the overall rankings, well below its top 10 position in 2006. The factors taken into read more



First low cost vaccines plant opens in Nicaragua

News from Nicaragua | Friday, 28 October 2016

In a joint venture with Russia's Health Ministry, Nicaragua has opened the first plant in Central America for the production of low cost, quality vaccines. The Mechnikov Biotechnology Plant was opened on October 22 in a ceremony that included the Russian Health Minister, representatives of the Nicaraguan government, and the read more



Dr Paul Oquist, Nicaraguan Minister for Public Policy & Nicaragua's chief negotiator at the Paris Climate Change Conference, will be one of keynote speakers at the Latin America Conference 26 Nov Nicaragua, Latin America: forthcoming events

NSC News | Thursday, 13 October 2016

Something for everyone with an interest in Nicaragua and Latin America.... * Pub quiz to raise funds for Nicaraguan pre-school * Public meeting and Rally on US intervention and destabilisation in Venezuela and Brazil * Briefing on Nicaraguan elections and trade unions * Music and dance in Reading to celebrate read more



Coffee is no longer viable at lower altitudes due to climate change. Farmer Ana Maria Gonzalez is participating in a coffee to cocoa conversion programme. Nicaragua, global warming, and climate justice

NSC News | Monday, 3 October 2016

Rising sea levels, severe flooding, unpredictable seasons, increased frequency of storms…just some of the ways in which climate change is affecting the UK. * What impact are these dramatic changes having on those who are most impoverished in vulnerable countries such as Nicaragua? * What action is the government taking to reduce read more