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Nicaraguan elections: why combatting poverty is a decisive factor

News from Nicaragua | Friday, 23 September 2016

On 6 November, Nicaraguans will go to the polls in elections for the President, 90 National Assembly deputies, and 20 Nicaraguan members of the Central American parliament. A poll carried out between 27 July and 1 August by the polling organisation M&R consultores, indicated that an overwhelming victory for the read more



NSC is looking for communications & events volunteer

NSC News | Tuesday, 20 September 2016

Two month commitment starting in week beginning  1  October, 2016 One day a week (or the equivalent hours) Based in Finsbury Park, London but some work could be done from home      Þ            Are you interested in Nicaragua and issues affecting Latin American as a whole, particularly climate change? Þ            Do you have strong organisational read more



Celebrating Central American Independence

News from Nicaragua | Tuesday, 13 September 2016

One hundred and ninety-five years ago on 15 September, five Central American nations — Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, and Nicaragua — declared themselves independent from Spain. To mark the anniversary, every year more than 20,000 young people carry a torch of peace and liberty through read more