Talk & Film Showing: The US war on democracy in Latin America

NSCAG News | on: Tuesday, 11 February 2020

Speaker: Dan Kovalik, US lawyer, human rights advocate and author Film: Nicaragua:the April crisis and beyond Time & Date: Wednesday, 4 March, 6-8.30pm Venue:Unite the Union, 128 Theobalds Rd, WC1 8TN (Holborn) Organised by Alborada and supported by Nicaragua Solidarity Campaign Action Group Since the election of Donald Trump, the read more

NEW FILM ‘Nicaragua: The April crisis and beyond’ by Dan Kovalik and German Guitierrez

NSCAG News | on: Tuesday, 11 February 2020

The documentary explores the troubling events of April, 2018 during which Nicaragua was enveloped in chaos and violence. These events would later become the pretext for draconian US sanctions against Nicaragua. This film includes interviews with Nicaraguans in cities and rural areas including farmers, politicians, street sellers, and the government read more

Nicaraguan children enjoy free school meals Nicaraguans celebrate 13 years of social progress under FSLN government

NSCAG News | on: Monday, 3 February 2020

On 10 January, the FSLN government celebrated 13 years in power. Tens of thousands of Nicaraguans took to the streets to celebrate the achievements of the government and the transformation of society which has taken place since the election of Daniel Ortega in 2007. Many say that the FSLN government read more

BBC and Guardian reports on Bosawás incident inaccurate and misleading

NSCAG News | on: Saturday, 1 February 2020

Mainstream media have lost no time in seizing yet another opportunity to vilify Nicaragua unfairly in the wake of an attack by armed men on the indigenous community of Alal, near the town of Bonanza in Bosawás on 29 January. The BBC has published a piece under the headline ‘Six read more

Nicaraguan children celebrate 13 years of free education Opinion poll indicates strong support for government

NSCAG News | on: Friday, 17 January 2020

According to a wide ranging opinion poll carried out by M&R consultores in the last quarter of 2019, support and confidence in the Sandinista government remains strong. The poll also indicates a strong rejection of foreign interference and sanctions, and any form of coup attempt. There is a particularly strong read more

Nicaraguans reject violence and celebrate return to peace and stability Latest developments in Nicaragua - NSCAG Update

NSCAG News | on: Thursday, 12 December 2019

As we approach the end of 2019, Nicaragua is once again fearing the worst and battening down the hatches against the likelihood of further attempts by the United States to destabilise the country and bring about regime change. At the same time, emboldened by the success of the US-backed military read more

Women showing support for FSLN - the V sign means 'United in Victory'. Pic: Morning Star Nicaraguan trade unions united in condemnation of Bolivian coup

NSCAG News | on: Friday, 29 November 2019

Meeting in an Extraordinary General Assembly called in the wake of the Bolivian coup, Nicaraguan trade unions were united in their condemnation of the coup and in their determination to defend Nicaragua’s sovereignty and right to self-determination. The Assembly brought together members of the National Workers’ Front FNT, the Sandinista read more

Nicaraguan Opposition Groups voice support for Trump agenda in Bolivia and Latin America

NSCAG News | on: Thursday, 14 November 2019

Nicaragua’s opposition groups, which are supported by groups in the UK such as SOS-Nicaragua UK and UNAB-UK, have published a number of statements applauding the recent military coup in Bolivia and echoing Trump's agenda not only in Bolivia but for the whole of Latin America. The Civic Alliance (Alianza Civica) read more

Thousands march in La Paz against the coup and in defence of democracy NSCAG condemns right wing coup in Bolivia

NSCAG News | on: Monday, 11 November 2019

The Nicaragua Solidarity Campaign Action Group has condemned the US-backed right wing coup in Bolivia which has forced the resignation of President Evo Morales. The coup is an assault on democracy and social justice and the right of Bolivian people to live in peace and determine their own future. It read more

This year's Christmas card Christmas Shopping from NSC

NSCAG News | on: Tuesday, 5 November 2019

Do your shopping from NSC! Each purchase makes a difference to our fair trade suppliers and to the work NSC can carry out. This year’s Christmas card is entitled “Feliz Navidad, Happy Christmas”, there’s a DVD & book about Frida Kahlo and some witty t-shirts and mugs, all ethically produced. read more

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