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Drought in Nicaragua 2015, according to the Global Climate Risk Index, Nicaragua is among the top ten countries most affected by climate change Climate change disasters, international peace and security

News from Nicaragua | Monday, 28 January 2019

Summary of speech by Dr Paul Oquist to the UN Security Council, January 25, 2019. Dr Oquist is the Minister-Private Secretary on National Policies to the Nicaraguan Presidency. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- There are 11 years before 2030 [the date by which global emissions will have to be reduced by 42%] and read more

Street seller Flor de Maria Avellan is also joint General Secretary of the Confederation of Self Employed Workers Street sellers,trade unionists,contributors to Nicaragua's wealth

News from Nicaragua | Tuesday, 22 January 2019

The social economy in Nicaragua is the largest in Latin America, generating 40% of the country’s wealth and representing 90% of the workforce. It is made up of co-operatives, associations, small and medium businesses and farms, and self-employed workers such as street sellers. Nicaragua is unique in having a government read more

Street seller Maribel Baldizon at her fruit stall in Managua Violence & human rights violations: a street seller’s story

News from Nicaragua | Monday, 14 January 2019

For 33 years Maribel Baldizon Garcia has been a self-employed worker selling tropical fruit at a bus stop near the Central America University (UCA) in Managua. Maribel is one of 65,000 street sellers, mechanic and carpentry workshop owners, money changers, taxi drivers, craftspeople, litter-pickers and others read more

Junieth Leiva, Fair trade coffee producer from the co-operative SOPPEXCCA, will be visiting Bristol and London during Fairtrade Fortnight Nicaragua Solidarity News January, 2019

NSC News | Thursday, 3 January 2019

Our grateful thanks to all our members and supporters for your continued support for our work in solidarity with Nicaragua through the most challenging period since the 1980s contra war. These two statements by Ronald Reagan in 1985 and Donald Trump in 2018 epitomise the parallels between the read more