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Mural in Managua painted by an NSC coffee brigade to Nicaragua Murals of Revolutionary Nicaragua

News from Nicaragua | Friday, 25 August 2017

During the first period of Sandinista government in the 1980s, a remarkable artistic phenomena took place in Nicaragua, the development of a cultural transformation that included a mural movement. Mural brigades, many including muralists from across the world, painted murals all around the country. These read more

US threatens Nicaragua with sanctions

News from Nicaragua | Tuesday, 1 August 2017

On 27 July, a bill known as the Nica Act (Nicaraguan Investment Conditionality Act), was approved by the US House Foreign Affairs Committee. If signed off by Congress and President Trump in the autumn, this legislation would mean that the US, who effectively has veto powers within international lending institutions, could read more

Demonstration outside US Embassy in London demanding US compliance with ICJ ruling The US owes Nicaragua US$17bn:time to pay up!

News from Nicaragua | Tuesday, 1 August 2017

In 1986, the International Court of Justice (ICJ) found the US guilty of military and paramilitary aggression against Nicaragua in violation of international law and in breach of a 1956 friendship treaty between the two countries. The ruling refers to mining ports, bombing attacks and encouraging acts of terrorism. The read more