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Nicaragua and Latin America events February - May

NSC News | Monday, 24 February 2014

Get involved in Fairtrade Fortnight & Nicaragua Solidarity events in London, Bristol, Reading,Oxford and Sheffield.   Fairtrade Fortnight 24 February – 9 March Make bananas fair. Over the past ten years UK supermarkets have almost halved the shelf price of bananas while production costs have read more



Celebrating the poetry of Ruben Dario

News from Nicaragua | Wednesday, 19 February 2014

  The life and work of Nicaraguan poet Ruben Dario is being celebrated this week at the Granada International poetry festival. Dario is recognised as initiating the Spanish American literary movement known as modernism that had a profound influence on 20th century Spanish literature and journalism. Our read more



Poet Ruben Dario honored at Granada International poetry festival

News from Nicaragua | Wednesday, 19 February 2014

Ninety-eight poets from 60 countries will be attending the festival along with hundreds of aspiring Nicaraguan poets who annually confirm the veracity of the saying that “Every Nicaraguan is a poet until proven otherwise.” Now in its tenth year, the poetry festival will run from 16 – 22 February with read more



Latin America and the Caribbean declared a region of peace

News from Nicaragua | Friday, 7 February 2014

The Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC), formed in 2009, is made up of all the states of the Western Hemisphere except the US and Canada. Peace, the struggle against poverty, and regional unity were the main themes of the CELAC summit of 33 heads of read more