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4,500 volunteers work with Women’s & Children’s police stations

News from Nicaragua | Thursday, 19 December 2013

Set up in 2008, the solidarity volunteers work in their communities to promote the rights of women and children to be free of violence. Deputy Director of the National Police Javier Maynard and Erlinda Castillo, and chief of police of the Women’s and Children’s Police Stations, attended the read more



Looking for a Latin American Spanish class in London?

NSC News | Thursday, 19 December 2013

Learn Spanish and support NSC's solidarity work...next 12 week courses start on 10 February. If you want to learn Spanish with a Latin American flavour the Nicaragua Solidarity Campaign is the place for you. We have small friendly evening classes teaching 3 or 4 levels at reasonable prices. Our read more



National Assembly approves constitutional reforms

News from Nicaragua | Monday, 16 December 2013

The right of re-election, mechanisms for direct popular democracy, and equal representation of women in public office are three of the key reforms. On 10 December the Nicaragua National Assembly by approved, by 64 votes to 26, a package of partial reforms to the constitution. This decision was taken after read more



President Ortega congratulates Venezuelan president Maduro

News from Nicaragua | Saturday, 14 December 2013

President Daniel Ortega congratulated Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro and his United Socialist Party of Venezuela (PSUV) on their victory in 8 December municipal elections. The PSUV won over 58% of the vote and 196 of 337 municipalities. The election was seen as a test of Maduro’s presidency which he won read more



Carlos Fonseca to speak at Latin America Conference

NSC News | Saturday, 7 December 2013

Carlos Fonseca, FSLN International Secretariat, and son of FSLN founder Carlos Fonseca Amador will be a keynote speaker at the Latin America conference. Carlos will join over 50 other contributors including adademics, writers, filmmakers, photographers, students, politicians, trade unionists and more on 7 December at the Congress House, the TUC read more