Members of the National Workers Front (FNT), Nicaragua's main trade union confederation, celebrate the FNT's 32nd anniversary, April 2022 NSCAG May update

NSCAG News | on: Tuesday, 10 May 2022

NSCAG's May update is now available. The update includes information on forthcoming webinars and delegations, articles on latest developments and a new Design A Card competition! To download the update see here read more

Young members of public sector union UNE celebrate the union's 44th anniversary NSCAG April update

NSCAG News | on: Tuesday, 5 April 2022

NSCAG's latest update is now available and can be downloaded here. It includes the usual mix of articles, interviews and recordings. We hope you will find it of interest. read more

Women's Delegation to Nicaragua, August 2022 - Women in Nicaragua: Power and Protagonism

NSCAG News | on: Tuesday, 5 April 2022

Nicaragua is a world leader in gender equality. In just 15 years, Nicaragua has closed the gender gap by more than 80%. Today, Nicaragua is the number one country in the world for educational attainment for women and girls, number one for women cabinet ministers and number three in the read more

44 years of service to Nicaraguan workers Public sector union UNE celebrates 44th anniversary

NSCAG News | on: Tuesday, 29 March 2022

On 26 March, Nicaraguan public sector union UNE celebrated its 44th anniversary. NSCAG first made contact with the union in the 1980s and congratulates them on this important milestone. We salute their achievements and their ongoing commitment to defending the labour and social rights of their members. UNE has its read more

Nicaraguan unions, employers and government meet annually to negotiate minimum wage increase for workers Forthcomng webinar - Nicaragua's Advances in Labour Relations, 13 March 7pm

NSCAG News | on: Thursday, 3 March 2022

NSCAG and the Alliance for Global Justice are holding a joint webinar on Sunday 13 March commencing at 7pm UK time. The webinar will focus on Nicaragua's advances in labour relations and will include questions such as 'How does the current situation compare with the previous neoliberal years? How have read more

Pan American Health Organisation praises Nicaragua's advances in health

NSCAG News | on: Wednesday, 2 March 2022

Nicaragua continues to successfully advance in the strengthening of its Community Family Health Model. This was confirmed by Ambassador Arturo McFields, Representative of Nicaragua to the OAS during a meeting with Dr. Mary Lou Valdez, Deputy Director of the Pan American Health Organisation (PAHO/WHO). During the meeting, the Deputy Director read more

Nicaragua's achievements in education for children with special needs

NSCAG News | on: Friday, 25 February 2022

Nicaragua’s Ministry of Education has implemented an integrated strategy to improve education for children with special needs. Continued specialisation of teachers, adapted educational materials, improved school environments and permanent family support providing skills and learning development for their children, all combine to create successful learning outcomes for children with special read more

One of the tens of thousands of affordable homes provided under the Bismarck Martinez public housing programme NSCAG February update now available

NSCAG News | on: Tuesday, 15 February 2022

For the last sixteen years, Nicaragua has been subjected to intense hostility and aggression by the United States. Starting in 2007 when the Sandinistas returned to the presidency, the unconventional war waged by the US has included the funnelling of millions of dollars to opposition groups in Nicaragua, a failed read more

Nicaraguan children receiving free bags and other material at the start of the school year NSCAG January update now available

NSCAG News | on: Tuesday, 18 January 2022

NSCAG's January update is now available - download it here The picture is of Nicaraguan children receiving free school bags and material at the start of the school year. 1.2 million children will also receive free school meals. read more

Nicaraguans celebrate the inauguration of the 'People as President' Nicaragua Once Again Inaugurates the “People as President”

NSCAG News | on: Thursday, 13 January 2022

"We will continue to fight with dignity, always defending the homeland, always defending sovereignty, because only with sovereignty, with dignity, with conscience, is it possible to achieve the great victories." - President Daniel Ortega, 10 January 2022 Nan McCurdy of the Alliance for Global Justice ( covered the inauguration of read more

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