Nicaraguan unions send solidarity messages after Manchester attack

NSCAG News | on: Wednesday, 24 May 2017

We have received the following message from Domingo Perez, General Secretary of UNE: On behalf of the public sector union UNE, I wish to offer our solidarity and condolences to you and to all of the families of the victims who died following the Manchester attack. This cannot continue, we read more



Royal Parks Foundation Half Marathon now open for applications!

NSCAG News | on: Tuesday, 16 May 2017

The Royal Parks Foundation Half Marathon is one of the most scenic city runs in the world and this year is special as it is the 10th anniversary. Starting and finishing in Hyde Park, on SUNDAY OCTOBER 8th, the beautiful 13.1 mile route races through Hyde Park, Kensington Gardens, Green read more



Trade Union Leaders Voice Opposition to NICA Act

NSCAG News | on: Monday, 8 May 2017

Leading trade unionists in the UK, Ireland and internationally have voiced their opposition to the NICA Act by signing the solidarity statement below. Details of those who have added their names can be found at the foot of the statement. For further information about the NICA Act, please also see read more



May Day message from self-employed workers' union

NSCAG News | on: Tuesday, 2 May 2017

On 1st May, members of the self-employed workers' union CTCP celebrated the restoration of their rights by the Government. Luis Barbosa, General Secretary of the CST-JBE trade union confederation recognised that this has been largely due to dialogue and consensus which results from Nicaragua's tripartite system of negotiation between Government, read more



New report on TUC Aid project for women trade unionists in Nicaragua

NSCAG News | on: Tuesday, 2 May 2017

The self-employed workers’ union CTCP, based in Managua, Nicaragua, has worked with TUC Aid to recruit and support more woman members while reforming its structure to ensure that women can take senior roles in its previously male-dominated federations and regional branches. For a full report on this and other read more



US aggression once more threatens Nicaraguan democracy and social progress

NSCAG News | on: Wednesday, 26 April 2017

In a move ominously reminiscent of US acts of aggression against Nicaragua in the 1980s, when the United States administration waged a brutal war (known as the contra war) against Nicaragua, legislation was re-introduced on 5 April 2017 to the US House of Representatives that would, if enacted, profoundly destabilise read more



ALBA members denounce proposed NICA Act

NSCAG News | on: Tuesday, 11 April 2017

DECLARATION ON NICARAGUA 15th Meeting of the ALBA-TCP Political Council We the Ministers of Foreign Affairs of the member countries of the Bolivarian Alliance of Latin America – People’s Trade Treaty, at the 15th meeting of its Political Council in Havana: Denounce and condemn read more



Condemnation of US threats against Nicaragua

NSCAG News | on: Monday, 10 April 2017

In a move ominously reminiscent of US acts of aggression against Nicaragua in the 1980s, legislation has been re-introduced to the US House of Representatives that would, if enacted, profoundly destabilise Nicaragua. In September last year, the US House of Representatives passed the Nicaraguan Investment Conditionality Act (NICA) of 2016. read more



NUT launches English language teaching project in Nicaragua

NSCAG News | on: Friday, 7 April 2017

We are proud to announce the launch of a partnership project between the National Union of Teachers, NUT, Nicaraguan Teachers' Union ANDEN and the Nicaragua Solidarity Campaign Action Group. Through the project, the NUT is offering members of the NUT wo are experts in the teaching of Spanish to secondary read more



New minimum wage agreement reached in Nicaragua

NSCAG News | on: Thursday, 9 March 2017

Under Nicaragua's Tripartite Alliance model, trade unions have achieved an agreement which boosts the minimum wage by an average of 8.25%. The Tripartite Alliance model functions as a direct negotiation between the private sector and the unions, moderated by the government. Since Daniel Ortega returned to the presidency read more





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