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NSC News | Thursday, 24 April 2014

29 April – 7 May: Camila Mejia, member of the Executive Committee of the Nicaraguan Health Union FETSALUD, will be visiting the UK as a guest of West Midlands Unison. Camila will also be a guest speaker at the The legacy of Hugo Chavez & the transformation of Venezuela conference read more

Managua on high alert after series of earthquakes

News from Nicaragua | Monday, 14 April 2014

Liz Light, the NSC representative in Nicaragua, reports that since 13 April Managua has been on high alert. There have been hundreds of tremors in addition to the 6.2 quake on 10 April, 6.6 on 11 April and 5.1 on 13 April. Experts are warning that the earthquakes have reactivated read more

NSC marathon runners: fundraising for NSC and disability project in Nicaragua

NSC News | Friday, 11 April 2014

Our best wishes y suerte to our marathon runners Adrian, Alex, Barnaby, Helen, Jason,Liam and Rafe joining the tens of thousands on the streets of London this Sunday. They will be running to raise funds for NSC's work promoting solidarity with Nicaragua in the UK, and to support the Dos read more

Social media campaign against Cuba, Nicaraguan company involved

News from Nicaragua | Friday, 11 April 2014

On 4 April, Associated Press revealed a programme financed by the US Agency for International Development (USAID) that was intended to undermine the Cuban government or, as one USAID document put it, “renegotiate the balance of power between the state and society.” According to the AP story, high-tech contractors from read more

6.2 earthquake hits Nicaragua's Pacific Coats

News from Nicaragua | Friday, 11 April 2014

The earthquake struck at 5.27pm on Thursday April 10th April with an epicenter 50km north of Managua. The government has declared a yellow alert in the Managua and Leon regions. One woman has died, 33 people were seriously injured and more than 1500 houses damaged. The most affected towns are read more

57.3 % of Nicaragua’s cabinet ministers are women, 12.5% in UK

News from Nicaragua | Friday, 11 April 2014

According to the ‘Women in Politics Report 2014’ presented by the Inter-Parliamentary Union in Geneva on 11 March, Nicaragua is the country with highest percentage of women occupying ministerial cabinet posts. This compares with UK’s lowly 15.6% at the time of the writing of the report and 12.5% following the read more