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Ralph Gayton, founder of the Norwich - El Viejo Link was one of the recepients an award Outstanding commitment of solidarity activists recognised

NSC News | Thursday, 23 July 2020

On 15 July the Nicaraguan Embassy held a virtual award ceremony for five UK and Ireland solidarity activists for their long commitment to Nicaragua. Those who received the awards were: * Claire Plumb, former development worker of the Leicester Masaya Link Group. Claire played a key role in developing and read more

Members of the community of Marlon Alvarado celebrating the 40th anniversary of the Sandinista Revolution We eat what we grow: food sovereignty, Sandinista Revolution

News from Nicaragua | Sunday, 19 July 2020

Testimonies of the campesinas of the Community of Marlon Alvarado Today together with hundreds of thousands of other Nicaraguans, the rural community of Marlon Alvarado in the department of Carazo will be celebrating the 41st anniversary of the Sandinista Revolution. The community, part of the 46,000 member Nicaraguan Rural Workers read more

Food parcels provided by NECAT Centre, Barrio Guadalupe, Leon for families of those laid off from a local car plant UK twin town support for Nicaragua COVID-19 related projects

NSC News | Tuesday, 14 July 2020

Over the past new months NSC affiliated twin towns and other groups have adapted the ways that the work in order to provide ongoing solidarity for Nicaraguan organisations and communities. This has focused particularly on support for COVID-19 related projects. Bristol Link with Nicaragua (BLINC) Key areas of work: liaising read more

The Somoto Canyon that lies with the Rio Coco Geopark Rio Coco designated first UNESCO Geopark, Central America

News from Nicaragua | Friday, 10 July 2020

On 7 July, the Río Coco Geopark, northern Nicaragua, was officially designated by UNESCO as the first Geopark in Central America. The Rio Coco joins 146 locations across 41 countries that form part of the UNESCO Global Geopark Network. This recognition is the culmination of years of work by the read more