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Protecting one and a half million baby turtles

News from Nicaragua | Friday, 25 July 2014

Every year from August until January over 100,000 endangered Oliver Ridley sea turtles lay their eggs on the beaches of the Pacific Coast of Nicaragua. As the seaside town of San Juan del Sur awaits their arrival, the Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources (MARENA), local people and the Army read more



NSC strongly condemns the vile murder of 5 Sandinista supporters

NSC News | Monday, 21 July 2014

Four Sandinista supporters were killed and 24 injured when armed men opened fire on a bus carrying them home from 35th anniversary celebrations. The ambush happened on the Inter-American highway, in the community of Las Calabazas, Matagalpa. A similar attack occurred about the same time in San Ramon in read more



Tens of thousands celebrate 35th anniversary of the Revolution

News from Nicaragua | Monday, 21 July 2014

Tens of thousands of Nicaraguans turned out on Saturday 19 July to mark the 35th anniversary of overthrow of the 46 year Somoza dictatorship by the Sandinista forces. Cuban vice president Ramiro Valdes highlighted the importance of the triumph of the Sandinista Revolution in starting a long path of transformation. read more



Public meeting: Nicaragua interoceanic canal, a giant awakening? 19 July

NSC News | Friday, 4 July 2014

Speaker: Guisell Morales, charge d’affaires, Embassy of Nicaragua Saturday 2.00 – 3.30pm, 19 July  Highgate Newtown Community Centre, 25 Bertram Street, N19 5DG (Tube: Archway, Tufnell Park, Upper Holloway, Gospel Oak) Followed by….. Social gathering  to mark the 35th anniversary of the Sandinista Revolution 4.00 – 6.30pm Food, read more