US and UK impose more punishing sanctions on Nicaragua

NSCAG News | on: Saturday, 20 November 2021

Although the Nicaraguan people voted overwhelmingly to elect the FSLN and Daniel Ortega in elections held on 7 November, the US has refused to recognise the legitimacy of the elections, declaring them ‘neither free nor fair’ and not ‘democratic’ and has decided to punish the Nicaraguan people for not voting read more

Denis Moncada gives press conference on Nicaragua's withdrawal from OAS Nicaragua to withdraw from Organisation of American States

NSCAG News | on: Saturday, 20 November 2021

'We are not a colony' - Nicaraguan Foreign Minister Denis Moncada Nicaragua has announced its intention to withdraw from the Organisation of American States (OAS). In a communiqué sent by Nicaraguan Foreign Minister Denis Moncada to OAS Secretary General Luis Almagro on 19 November, the Nicaraguan government denounced the OAS read more

Bolivarian Alliance salutes FSLN election victory

NSCAG News | on: Tuesday, 16 November 2021

The Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of our America (ALBA-TCP) has congratulated Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega and Vice President Rosario Murillo on their recent election victory. They are joined by the São Paulo Forum in welcoming the election results and at the same time condemning foreign interference and attempts at read more

NSCAG Election Update

NSCAG News | on: Monday, 15 November 2021

NSCAG has produced an update on the Nicaraguan elections held on 7 November. It includes a series of articles from those who were on the ground witnessing the elections in addition to articles and information on continuing efforts by the US and the Organisation of American States to undermine Nicaragua's read more

NSCAG October update now available!

NSCAG News | on: Friday, 22 October 2021

NSCAG's October update is now available - it contains details of webinars, interviews and a range of interesting articles. To download the update, click here If you are from a trade union region or branch and would like to support our work, you can join us here Thank read more

NSCAG/Alliance for Global Justice webinar, Sunday 31st October, 7pm UK time

NSCAG News | on: Friday, 22 October 2021

Just one week before the Nicaraguan elections, NSCAG are co-hosing a webinar with Alliance for Global Justice. Speakers include Netfa Freeman, Co-host/ producer, Voices with Vision, WPFW 89.3 FM Washington, DC and Coordinating Committee member, Black Alliance for Peace; Francisco Dominguez, Head of Research Group on Latin America, Middlesex University read more

NSCAG Briefing on Nicaraguan Elections

NSCAG News | on: Monday, 18 October 2021

Nicaragua faces a critical situation as it approaches elections for the Presidency and National Assembly on 7 November. With Daniel Ortega and the FSLN on course to be re-elected, the United States has upped the ante, threatening Nicaragua with more sanctions and other illegal coercive measures and continuing to fund read more

NSCAG September Update

NSCAG News | on: Monday, 6 September 2021

NSCAG's September update is now available - it includes details of previous and forthcoming webinars and a range of excellent articles showing what's really happening in Nicaragua today. The update can be found here If you are from a trade union region or branch which isn't yet affiliated to read more

An open letter from Compas de Nicaragua

NSCAG News | on: Saturday, 4 September 2021

The following is an open letter from Ana Narvaez, Director of Compas de Nicaragua Dear xxx It is a pleasure to greet you from Nicaragua. I am writing to you with my concerns about further economic sanctions that the US and UK are planning for Nicaragua through the read more

Government programme to build affordable housing has seen more than 123,000 new homes built over the last 14 years NSCAG/NSC webinar, 23 September - What difference has 14 years of Sandinista government made?

NSCAG News | on: Wednesday, 1 September 2021

Register now for our forthcoming webinar to be held on 23 September at 6.30pm UK time. The election victory of the Sandinista government in November 2006 brought to an end 16 years of neoliberal governments. The webinar will look at the progress which has been made during the read more

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