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Augusto Cesar Sandino - the man with the hat – remembered

News from Nicaragua | Wednesday, 26 March 2014

Nicaragua commemorates the 80th anniversary of Sandino’s assassination with rallies, exhibitions, films, and voluntary work. On 21 February, 1934, a firing squad under the orders of Anastasio Somoza Garcia and with the collaboration of US ambassador Arthur Bliss Lane, shot dead Nicaraguan national liberation hero Augusto Cesar Sandino. From read more



Unicycling, juggling, clowning and salsa stilt walking in Nicaragua with Performers Without Borders

NSC News | Thursday, 20 March 2014

Six circus performers from Britain with their array of circus and acrobatic skills entertained 700 children at schools and colleges in Managua that have UK solidarity links. This included the Colegio Santa Rosa, supported by the Santa Rosa Fund in Tavistock http://www.santarosafund.org and the Escuela Los Pollitos, supported read more



Tony Benn, a great socialist internationalist

NSC News | Monday, 17 March 2014

We would like to add our voice to that of hundreds of thousands of people paying tribute to Tony Benn. In 1986, at the height of US attempts to destroy the Sandinista Revolution resulting in the deaths of 30,000 people, Tony wrote: 'The struggle of the people of Nicaragua for read more



Celebrate International Women’s Day, Nicaraguan style

NSC News | Saturday, 8 March 2014

Talks, film, Nicaraguan music, Latin American Food read more



Celebrate International Women's Day in Bristol

NSC News | Saturday, 8 March 2014

Changing the lives of women and girls: an evening of debate, music and film 8 March, 7.30 – 10.30pm, MShed, Princes Wharf, Bristol BS1 4RN Fairtrade coffee producer, Margarita Espinoza, from Soppexcca Co-operative, Nicaragua Music from The Cat’s Pyjamas and Makala Cheung Film Screening ‘In the House, In Bed and read more