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Nicaraguan elections: why the Sandinistas won so overwhelmingly

NSC works in solidarity with Nicaraguan organisations and social movements fighting for social and economic justice by promoting and seeking support for their activities in the UK.

Wales NSC and 13 groups in England have twinning links or provide support for their partner organisations in Nicaragua.


Hurricane Eta causes devastation across northeast Nicaragua

With winds of up to 140mph there was widespread destruction of wooden buildings

Thirty thousand people were evacuated from islands and low lying coastal areas of north east Nicaragua before category 4 Hurricane Eta struck on 3 November.... read more

Life threatening Hurricane ETA to hit Nicaragua 7am Tuesday

Hurricane ETA that started life as a tropical storm is strengthening very rapidly as it heads towards Nicaragua and Honduras. According to the Nicaraguan Institute... read more

Nicaragua’s success in controlling Covid-19 transmissions

The number of Covid cases and deaths in Nicaragua peaked in the May – June period but since then have dropped significantly; last week one... read more

Celebrating World Peace Day, Puerto Morazan, Bristol's twin town

'Be the change you want to see in the world': Peace mural unveiled on UN World Peace Day at a school in Bristol's twin... read more

Latin America Agroecology Institutes: another way is possible

The agro-industrial food chain dominated by a small number of transnational companies that control everything from seeds to supermarkets feed only 30% of the world’s... read more

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Autumn issue of Nicaragua Now out now!

Nicaragua has suffered not just one but three major blows in two years: the failed coup in 2018, the Covid pandemic and the intensification of... read more

Land, agroecology & identity: the experience of young people

Two opportunities to find out more: enjoy and share our video and join our webinar 23 September, co-hosted by NSC and Friends of the ATC.... read more

Join our Spanish lessons from wherever you are!

We are excited to announce we are offering two additional, weekly online Spanish courses on Tuesdays beginning 15 September. This is a great way to... read more

Outstanding commitment of solidarity activists recognised

Ralph Gayton, founder of the Norwich - El Viejo Link was one of the recepients an award

On 15 July the Nicaraguan Embassy held a virtual award ceremony for five UK and Ireland solidarity activists for their long commitment to Nicaragua. Those... read more

UK twin town support for Nicaragua COVID-19 related projects

Food parcels provided by NECAT Centre, Barrio Guadalupe, Leon for families of those laid off from a local car plant

Over the past new months NSC affiliated twin towns and other groups have adapted the ways that the work in order to provide ongoing solidarity... read more

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