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Since 2002 NSC has been working in solidarity with Nicaraguan co-ops, CECOCAFEN and SOPPEXCCA *Nicaraguan Co-operative Movement: preventing rural violence

News from Nicaragua | Thursday, 24 May 2018

‘We reject attitudes that foment violence, war and death, wherever they come from.’ Forty – one per cent of Nicaraguans live in rural areas. Yet in all the statements and news coverage of the violence in Nicaragua, the voice of those living and working in countryside and their organisations read more

Nicaragua:Justice, peace and an end to violence

News from Nicaragua | Monday, 21 May 2018

Nicaragua Solidarity Campaign briefing on the situation in Nicaragua Justice, peace and an end to violence Introduction Since 19 April a wave of violence has profoundly polarised Nicaragua. What started as a protest against a new social security law at the technical university in Managua rapidly spread to other state universities and cities. read more

US vice president Mike Pence calls for intensification of intervention in Cuba,Nicaragua and Venezuela Justice,peace and an end to violence

News from Nicaragua | Friday, 11 May 2018

The US intensifies threats to destabilise Cuba, Venezuela and Nicaragua On 7 May, in a swearing in ceremony for Carlos Trujillo, the new US ambassador to the Organisation of American States (OAS), US vice president Mike Pence ramped up interventionist rhetoric against Cuba, read more

Government May Day call for peace through dialogue

News from Nicaragua | Wednesday, 2 May 2018

Tens of thousands of government supporters attended a May Day rally in Managua where President Daniel Ortega committed the government to ‘defending peace and stability under whatever circumstances even the most difficult’. He went on to state that ‘Everyone repudiates and condemns the violent acts we have witnessed.’… We all read more