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Nicaragua ranked 5th in the world in gender parity

News from Nicaragua | Tuesday, 17 December 2019

For the past 14 years, the World Economic Forum has published the Global Gender Gap Report, measuring gender parity. Their 2019 report benchmarks 153 countries on their progress towards gender parity in four main areas: economic participation and opportunity, educational attainment, health and survival and political empowerment. Nicaragua was ranked read more

Graduation of students from IALA, the Latin America Agroecology Institute in Nicaragua Agroecology and food sovereignty: the next generation

News from Nicaragua | Tuesday, 10 December 2019

On 23 November, in the stunning grounds of the Instituto Agroecologico Latinoamericano (IALA) surrounded by forest, the graduation ceremony took place of its first cohort of students.    At the end of a two year course the students from  campesino/as organisations in Nicaragua, El Salvador, Honduras, Guatemala and the read more

Nicaragua, a terrifying country with a population of 6 million, poses a 'extraordinary threat to the security of the US' Nicaragua poses ‘an extraordinary threat to the US’

News from Nicaragua | Monday, 2 December 2019

Ronald Regan, 1 May, 1985 stated: ‘I, Ronald Reagan, President of the United States of America, find that the policies and actions of the Government of Nicaragua constitute an unusual and extraordinary threat to the national security and foreign policy of the United States and hereby declare a national emergency read more

Nicaraguan ambassador Guisell Morales, and MP Raquel Dixon with Richard Lanigan Nicaragua participates in Latin America Conference 2019

NSC News | Monday, 2 December 2019

Over 500 activists attended this year’s Latin America Conference at Friends House in London on 23 November. As well as attending a range of 24 seminars options, rallies, workshops and film showings delegates browsed solidarity stalls from solidarity campaigns, book stalls and progressive organisations. Among the Latin American speakers read more