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NSC News | Friday, 5 April 2019 |

Johnny Hodgson, historian, political activist, spokesperson on indigenous & Afro-descendant rights will be speaking in Llangollen, see below for details

Johnny Hodgson, historian, political activist, spokesperson on indigenous & Afro-descendant rights will be speaking in Llangollen, see below for details

Friday, 5 April: 7.30pm, LONDON, Pub quiz to raise funds for Los Pollitos preschool in Managua. Upstairs room, The Calthorpe Arms, 252 Grays Inn Road, WC1X 8JR (Russell Sq, Kings Cross, Chancery Lane). Entry £1 per person. Organised by Islington – Managua Friendship Association

Further info contact Tony on 07901 716045.

Sunday, 7 April, 2pm, SHIPLEY, Kirkgate Centre , AGM of the Tisma Project, now formally re-established. The AGM is to review a budget for 2019/20, associated fundraising activities and feedback from Tisma, as well as appointing a Chair, Secretary and Treasurer. PLUS Guest speakers Patrick Foley, Brazil Solidarity Initiative & Bridge Maguire, Tisma Project/Viva!Bradford

Friday, 12 April, 7-9pm,LLANGOLLEN, Nicaragua: Winning the peace, an evening with Johnny Hodgson from the Caribbean Coast of Nicaragua. Johnny is a historian, political activist and spokesperson on indigenous and Afro-descendent rights. In his engaging and inimitable style, Johnny will talk about the current situation and the struggle to bring peace to the country following a violent coup attempt last year. Organised by Wales NSC https://www.facebook.com/events/653654691757166/

Sunday, 19 May, BRISTOL, Copa Sandino, Copa Lucrecia Lindo, Annual hotly contested football tournaments to raise funds for project in Bristol’s twin town of Puerto Morazán, Still a couple of spaces for teams. https://twitter.com/Blincistas

Saturday, 29 June, 11am – 5pm, LONDON, NSCAG & NSC AGMs and 40th anniversary celebration. London venue to be confirmed.

Friday, 5 July, 4-7pm, OXFORD, Oxford León Association and Trust Sponsored Swim at Hinksey Heated Outdoor Pool, Hinksey Park, Abingdon Road, Oxford OX1 4RP, raising funds for clean water project through Nuevas Esperanzas, and after school projects of NECAT https://www.oxleonlink.org.uk/

16 – 18 August: MACHYNLLETH, ’Victor Jara Festival, El Sueno Existe’, y Plas, Machynlleth, Powys, Wales. Latin American music, politics, poetry, dance, theatre, films, discussions and debates, food and drinks, full children's programme. Themes: Mexico under the progressive government of AMLO & Gender issues throughout Latin America. Further information https://elsuenoexiste.wordpress.com/