Webinar: Fighting blockades & COVID-19: Why US sanctions in Latin America must end

NSCAG News | on: Thursday, 17 September 2020

In the depths of a global health crisis international co-operation can save lives. But while Cuba has sent medical brigades to help fight COVID-19 in 38 countries, the US government under Donald Trump has tightened sanctions against Cuba, Nicaragua and Venezuela, preventing access to vital PPE and ventilators. In the read more

Kevin Zeese passes away

NSCAG News | on: Monday, 7 September 2020

We are deeply saddened to learn that Kevin Zeese, U.S. lawyer, advocate, writer, activist-organizer and comrade, passed away on 6th September. Zeese, alongside his partner Margaret Flowers, was the Co-director of Popular Resistance, an online resource providing news and information, which brings together movements for peace and economic, racial and read more

House to house visits are part of the national public health campaign to combat COVID-19 What other countries could learn from Nicaragua’s response to COVID-19

NSCAG News | on: Monday, 24 August 2020

The following is an edited version to a longer article by Coleen Littlejohn that first appeared on the website of the Alliance for Global Justice on 20 August 2020. Coleen has lived and worked in Nicaragua since 1980. From 2011-2014 she also worked for the World Bank in Liberia during read more

Nicaraguan opposition groups meet with US Congress members, October 2019 US issues instructions to Nicaraguan opposition

NSCAG News | on: Thursday, 13 August 2020

Following the leaked document which gave details of US plans to instigate a further coup in Nicaragua, the US has made its intentions even clearer by holding a teleconference with Nicaragua’s opposition groups on 12 August. In a meeting which showed beyond doubt who is pulling the opposition’s read more

Pic: Labour Outlook Say NO to Trump's regime change agenda in Nicaragua and Latin America

NSCAG News | on: Wednesday, 12 August 2020

In the run-up to the Presidential election, Trump has upped sanctions & attacks on Latin America. Read why Britain should not be his poodle when it comes to the US' illegal 'regime change' agenda in Nicaragua. Say No to Trump's 'regime change' agenda in Nicaragua and Latin America. Ruby Cox, read more

FSLN rally in Nicaragua Is the US era of domination of Latin America coming to an end?

NSCAG News | on: Wednesday, 12 August 2020

Despite its failings at home, the United States continues to intervene in countries across multiple continents seeking to control their governments and resources. Popular Resistance looks at the US’ latest efforts in Nicaragua, Venezuela, and Bolivia to undermine their independence and force them to serve the interests of the US read more

NSCAG webinar: Trade Unions - the Nicaraguan Example

NSCAG News | on: Tuesday, 11 August 2020

NSCAG will be holding a free webinar on Thursday 27 August from 6.00 - 7.30 pm (UK time). Please see below for details and how to register. Guest speakers from two Nicaraguan trade unions will discuss the way in which they have seen their rights restored and significant improvements for read more

Nicaraguans enjoy free community-based health care, based on prevention How Nicaragua's Community-Based Health System is tackling Coronavirus

NSCAG News | on: Sunday, 9 August 2020

Reproduced from an article by Kevin Zeese and John Perry in Popular Resistance (popularresistance.org):- Nicaragua’s Sandinista government is – like every other government – engaged in a struggle to limit the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic on its people. But Nicaragua suffers two additional handicaps. One is that it is read more

Defending Nicaragua's right to self-determination of paramount importance

NSCAG News | on: Friday, 7 August 2020

With Nicaragua coming under increasing pressure from Washington, Unite Assistant General Secretary Tony Burke argues that it is for the Nicaraguan people to determine their own future, free from outside interference by the US and other interests. explains why defending the country’s right to self-determination is of paramount importance. read more

USAID funding for Nicaraguan opposition. Source: William Grigsby, Sin Fronteras Nicaragua's opposition groups laid bare: NSCAG reports

NSCAG News | on: Friday, 7 August 2020

In June this year, in an apparent show of unity, seven of Nicaragua’s right-wing opposition groups came together as a National Coalition. NSCAG has examined in some detail who these groups are, what they represent and the extent of their financial backing from a United States administration determined to oust read more

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