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



Home of health union leader Jacaranda Fernandez destroyed and ransacked by opposition supporters NSCAG calls Amnesty International to account

NSCAG News | on: Monday, 4 November 2019

For some considerable time, Amnesty International's reporting has repeatedly and consistently criticised the Nicaraguan government, completely disregarding its massive achievements in tackling real human rights issues in Nicaragua such as reducing poverty, massively improving health services and addressing gender inequality. Their reporting merely serves only to destabilise Nicaragua and trample read more



NSCAG Appeal for Funds

NSCAG News | on: Monday, 28 October 2019

In September, we launched an appeal for funding in order to help us step up our campaigning work against US aggression towards Nicaragua and to continue our work in support of and solidarity with Nicaraguan trade unions. We are very grateful to those trade union branches and regions tht have read more



NSCAG campaigns to defend Nicaragua's sovereignty and right to self-determination

NSCAG News | on: Monday, 23 September 2019

On 19 July, hundreds of thousands of Nicaraguans joined in celebrations of the 40th anniversary of the Sandinista Revolution. The spirit of the event reflected the strength of unity that has characterised the Sandinista National Liberation Front, FSLN, following the failure of the US-inspired attempted coup of 2018. President Daniel read more



UNICEF highlights achievements of Nicaraguan government

NSCAG News | on: Friday, 20 September 2019

The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) has recognised the achievements of the FSLN Government relating to the care of children in Nicaragua as a result of its successful economic and social policies. According to a report by UNICEF, Nicaragua has improved the living conditions of children during the period 2009-2016, read more



UN Human Rights Report ignores the human rights of the majority of Nicaraguans

NSCAG News | on: Wednesday, 18 September 2019

Since the violence and polarisation of 2018 that profoundly shook the whole country, all polls have indicated that the overwhelming majority of Nicaraguans want dialogue, peace, stability, respect for their basic human rights, and a secure future for themselves and their families. However, international institutions and human rights organisations who read more





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