US tries again to sabotage Nicaraguan elections

NSCAG News | on: Friday, 9 April 2021

In August 2020 a document called Responsive Action in Nicaragua (RAIN) was leaked from the US Embassy in Managua. It set out a well-orchestrated plan to destabilise Nicaragua and to launch a further coup d’état attempt in advance of the elections due in the country in November this year. read more

A letter from Dorotea

NSCAG News | on: Thursday, 8 April 2021

Solidarity worker Dorotea Granada has written a letter to friends in the US highlighting the programmes promoted by the Nicaraguan Government that benefit thousands of low-income families. In the letter, Dorotea, who has lived in Nicaragua for 36 years, says that the with 36 United States empire considers intolerable the read more

Wall at the site of the tombs of revolutionary heroes in Managua. Pic: Margaret Flowers Nicaragua: Building the Good Life (Buen Vivir) through popular revolution

NSCAG News | on: Tuesday, 30 March 2021

The following is the transcript of a post by Margaret Flowers, Popular Resistance, published here with her kind permission:- As I traveled in Nicaragua on the recent Sanctions Kill delegation, one thing was clear, social transformation (revolution) requires both political power and participation by the people. Without political power, revolutionary read more

NSCAG March update

NSCAG News | on: Monday, 29 March 2021

The NSCAG March update is now available! For the latest on forthcoming webinars, briefings and more see here read more

Public sector union UNE celebrates 43rd anniversary

NSCAG News | on: Thursday, 25 March 2021

On 26 March, public sector union UNE (Union Nacional de Empleados) will celebrate its 43rd anniversary. UNE was founded in 1978 under the slogan 'For the Revolutionary State Transformation′ for the purpose of defending the labour rights of Nicaraguan workers. UNE remains committed to affecting state transformations, being a socio-political read more

Women receive their diplomas from the National Technology Institute INATEC, where 62% of those enrolled are women Violence Against Women: Lessons from Nicaragua

NSCAG News | on: Wednesday, 24 March 2021

Nicaragua under the government of Daniel Ortega and the FSLN is deeply committed to gender equality and is ranked as the world's most gender equal country and highest ranked non-Nordic country according to the World Economic Forum. Constitutional reforms implemented by the Nicaraguan government in May 2014 established a minimum read more

Nicaragua’s Indigenous Peoples: Neocolonial ties, autonomous reality -

NSCAG News | on: Monday, 22 March 2021

Between November 11 and 16, 2020, between the passing of Hurricane Eta and the arrival of Hurricane Iota, the Tortilla con Sal media collective visited Nicaragua’s Autonomous Region of the Northern Caribbean Coast. There they interviewed representatives of different Indigenous and Afro-descendant territorial governments in Siuna, Bilwi, Waspam and community read more

NSCAG webinar 15 April: Regime change comes to the US: A Nicaraguan perspective

NSCAG News | on: Friday, 19 March 2021

NSCAG's next webinar will take place on Thursday 15 April at 6pm UK time. The webinar will highlight the parallels between what occurred during the failed attempted coup in Nicaragua in 2018 and what happened in the US in January 2021 and point to how the reactions to both events read more

A tribute to Dawn Downes

NSCAG News | on: Sunday, 28 February 2021

We were deeply saddened to learn of the untimely passing of Dawn Downes on 25 February. As UNISON branch secretary at George Eliot Hospital and Assistant Regional Convenor for UNISON West Midlands Region, Dawn was instrumental in establishing a twinning between George Eliot Hospital and the Nilda Patricia Hospital in read more

Pic: Alliance for Global Justice Nicaragua's 'Foreign Agents' law explained

NSCAG News | on: Monday, 22 February 2021

In October 2020, Nicaragua passed a 'Foreign Agents' law. The law requires all organisations, agencies or individuals, who work with, receive funds from or respond to organizations that are owned or controlled directly or indirectly by foreign governments or entities, to register as foreign agents with the Ministry of the read more

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