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Mural depicting the history of Nicaragua, Ministry of Education, Managua Murals of revolutionary Nicaragua live on today

NSC News | Friday, 15 December 2017

Murals of revolutionary Nicaragua live on today John Kotula, US artist and writer who lives in Managua, describes the remarkable artistic phenomena of murals that swept across Sandinista Nicaragua in the 1980s. In the days of ‘new Nicaragua’ the arts were an integral part of the popular revolution. There read more

Ripe coffee berries Nicaragua, Climate Change and Fair Trade

NSC News | Monday, 11 December 2017

“Every cup of Fair Trade coffee you drink contributes to protecting a forest” The Nicaragua Solidarity Campaign’s briefing looks at the effects of climate change on the country’s small scale coffee farmers and describes how Fair Trade is enabling them to adapt to the effects, while also raising living standards. read more

Patrica Espinoza, Executive Secretary, UN Framework on Climate Change, Dr Paul Oquist, lead Nicaraguan delegate to COP23, Maria Espinoza, leader of G77 and China Nicaraguan perspectives on Climate Change Conference (COP23)

News from Nicaragua | Monday, 4 December 2017

In December, 2015 Nicaragua refused to sign the Paris Agreement on the grounds that far more drastic action was crucial - particularly on the part of developed countries – to address climate change. Nicaragua’s lead negotiator, Dr Paul Oquist, argued that even if carbon reduction commitments made by individual countries read more