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Orlando Nunez, Presidential Adviser on Social Policy Socialism from below: the popular economy*

News from Nicaragua | Tuesday, 30 May 2017

Liz Light talks to Presidential Advisor on Social Affairs Orlando Núñez Soto about the importance of the popular economy*, a sector that generates 50% of the country’s wealth but receives little recognition. “Nicaragua's wealth is created by three economic blocks – foreign capital, national capital, and the read more



Nicaragua Now No 8 summer 2017

NSC News | Thursday, 25 May 2017

Featured articles Nicaragua – US relations in the age of irrationality, the NICA Act explained Socialism from below: the popular economy, Liz Light talks to Presidential Adviser on Social Policy, Orlando Nunez Soto, about the importance of the popular economy, a sector that generates 50% of the country’s wealth but receives little read more



UK organisations join trade union leaders condemning NICA ACT

NSC News | Monday, 22 May 2017

Eight national and local UK organisations and 128 individuals join trade union leaders in condemning the NICA Act On 27 April, a bill was introduced into the US Senate that could, if enacted, cut off international loans to Nicaragua for education, social programmes, electrification, roads and other infrastructure initiatives. On introducing the read more



Augusto César Sandino and the defence of national sovereignty

News from Nicaragua | Thursday, 18 May 2017

The Nicaraguan revolutionary Augusto César Sandino was born on 18 May, 1895. From 1927 until 1933 he led a guerrilla army in a rebellion against the occupation by US marines. A liberal and a nationalist, Sandino stated: ‘The issue is that the US has no right to invade and humiliate read more