Nicaragua Makes Progress Toward Millennium Development Goals

NSCAG News | on: Thursday, 27 March 2014

Although Nicaragua remains the second poorest country in the Americas after Haiti, the social programmes introduced by the Government of Daniel Ortega have led to considerable progress being made in terms of achieving the United Nationals Millennium Development Goals for global poverty reduction. Nicaragua has been recognised as one read more

Nicaraguan Unions Win Increase in Minimum Wage

NSCAG News | on: Thursday, 20 March 2014

Following months of fierce negotiations with private sector employers COSEP, the Nicaraguan trade unions are celebrating increases in the minimum wage. Although the National Workers' Federation, FNT, had originally called for a 14% increase, the increase announced by the Nicaraguan government goes a long way towards meeting their demands, read more

Tribute to Tony Benn, a great internatonalist

NSCAG News | on: Monday, 17 March 2014

We would like to add our voice to the hundreds of thousands of people paying tribute to Tony Benn, a great socialist internationalist. In 1986, at the height of attempts by the Reagan administration to destroy the Sandinista Revolution resulting in the deaths of 30,000 people, Tony wrote: read more

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