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Forthcoming Events in London,Shipley, Bristol, and Oxford

NSC News | Thursday, 27 September 2018

Thursday 27 September, 7.30pm, Shipley. The Tisma Project will host a skype conversation with John Perry who lives in Masaya, Nicaragua, to talk about the unrest of the past 6 months and how it might affect social programmes and twinning links. For details:  https://www.facebook.com/vivabradford/ Tuesday 16 read more

Claudio Chipana

NSC News | Monday, 24 September 2018

Claudio taught Spanish at NSC from 2007 until 2017 when he became ill. Despite this he kept up his Latin American activism and his passion for philosophy and took up painting again. Many of us kept in touch with him and saw that his love of life, his curiosity, his read more

Street sellers are among those who have suffered most as a result of the economic downturn Nicaragua:where are the voices of the impoverished?

News from Nicaragua | Monday, 24 September 2018

Nicaragua Solidarity Campaign Briefing on Nicaragua As the pressure on the Nicaraguan government intensifies internationally, where - in all the rhetoric of the Trump administration, the UK government, the international media, and human rights organisations - are the views of the most impoverished? Four months of violence and read more

Nicaragua Solidarity News

NSC News | Monday, 24 September 2018

Funds for Fair trade coffee co-operative CECOCAFEN: Our thanks to everyone who donated to our appeals in 2017 and 2018. The funds were originally intended for training for families already involved or interested in being involved in CECOCAFEN’s eco-tourism programme. However, the physical and psychological violence of the road blocks linked read more

The Co-operative Union SOPPEXCCA is made up of 650 members who are small scale farmers producing coffee for the Fair Trade market Attempted coup: a Fair Trade coffee producer’s perspective

News from Nicaragua | Thursday, 20 September 2018

Junieth  Maribel is a young Fair Trade coffee farmer and member of the Co-operative Union SOPPEXCCA, Jinotega, northern Nicaragua. SOPPEXCCA is made up of 650 small scale coffee and cacoa farmers organised into 15 co-operatives. Their coffee is sold through Fair Trade markets in Europe and the US. Junieth read more