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Tribute to Christine Oddy (1956 to 2014)

NSC News | Monday, 18 August 2014

Christine was a Trustee of the Nicaragua Solidarity Campaign for the past 11 years. She was an advocate for international human rights and solidarity and a member of the European Parliament from 1989 to 1999. On losing her seat as an MEP she made read more

Will the benefits of the interoceanic canal outweigh the risks?

News from Nicaragua | Monday, 4 August 2014

Is the canal construction the only way of lifting Nicaragua out of centuries of under-development and high levels of poverty? Is it the only way of finding the resources to protect the environment? Or are the potential, economic, social and environmental risks too high a price to pay? This NSC read more

Ban Ki-moon at the Camilo Ortega wind farm in Rivas that will reduce greenhouse emissions by 100,000 tons of CO2 annually Nicaragua praised as a’ green energy model for the world’

News from Nicaragua | Friday, 1 August 2014

During his visit to Nicaragua on 29 July, UN General Secretary Ban Ki-moon praised Nicaragua’s contribution towards achieving peace and sustainable development in the region. In particular, he singled out the country’s poverty reduction programmes and forward looking renewable energy programmes. ….’the very strong constant wind, long summers and hydro read more