NSCAG pays tribute to Jacinto Suárez Espinoza

NSCAG News | on: Friday, 3 April 2020

We are greatly saddened by the news of the death of Jacinto Suárez Espinoza on 2nd April. We recognise the profound contribution that Jacinto made over more than five decades to realising the dream and vision of Sandinismo not only in Nicaragua but also in Latin America and internationally. A read more

Nicaragua responds to the COVID-19 Pandemic

NSCAG News | on: Thursday, 2 April 2020

As at the end of March, there were three confirmed cases of coronavirus in Nicaragua. One person out of the three has died due to complications from COVID-19 and another 14 people were under observation but had so far tested negative for the virus.* Until now, Nicaragua has been successful read more

A Nicaraguan coffee picker in Costa Rica; there have been Nicaraguan workers in Costa Rica for decades Key facts omitted from ill-judged UNHCR Briefing on Nicaraguan Asylum Seekers

NSCAG News | on: Sunday, 15 March 2020

On March 10th the UNHCR (United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees) produced a briefing on Nicaraguan asylum seekers in Costa Rica. A full copy of the briefing can be found here: The briefing is totally lacking in context for most people who lived through the read more

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

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