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Latin America welcomes new era of US–Cuba relations

News from Nicaragua | Friday, 19 December 2014

Latin America leaders from all sides of the political spectrum have welcomed the historic US – Cuba agreement to restart diplomatic relations, describing it as the beginning of a new era for the whole region. Venezuelan President Maduro commented: ‘We must recognise the brave and necessary gesture of President read more

700,000 Nicaraguans were among the five million people in ten countries who participated in ALBA literacy programmes. Credit: Jenny Matthews ALBA celebrates 10th anniversary

News from Nicaragua | Monday, 15 December 2014

The Bolivarian Alliance of the Peoples of Our America (ALBA) celebrated its 10th anniversary on 14 December in Havana. The Summit condemned the destabilising US attacks on Cuba and Venezuela, announced new economic integration measures, welcomed two new members, St. Kitts & Nevis and Grenada and paid tribute to read more

'Cooperative, equitable and durable solution to climate crisis’

News from Nicaragua | Friday, 12 December 2014

At the UNFCCC conference (COP20) in Peru, Nicaragua delivered a statement demanding “a solid and robust international outcome that fully implements the UNFCCC's provisions, principles, and structure. This will enable all countries to solve the climate crisis together in a fair manner.” Nicaraguan representative Paul Oquist, delivered the statement on read more