NSCAG and Alliance for Global Justice report refutes biased Amnesty International reports

NSCAG News | on: Monday, 25 February 2019

In 2018 Amnesty International produced two reports on Nicaragua, accusing the Nicaraguan government of ‘a strategy of indiscriminate repression’. The context was violent protests which broke out in April last year and ended last July. The Nicaraguan government was accused by AI of using ‘arbitrary detention’ and ‘excessive, disproportionate and read more

NSCAG rejects US Sanctions on Nicaragua

NSCAG News | on: Wednesday, 9 January 2019

On 20th December last year, President Trump presented Nicaragua with his Christmas 'gift' by signing into law the NICA Act. The Act will have the effect of imposing a raft on sanctions on Nicaragua, thereby threatening a whole range of social programmes put in place by the FSLN Government, and read more

Say NO to US sanctions against Nicaragua

NSCAG News | on: Tuesday, 18 December 2018

The NSCAG expresses its utmost condemnation of the passing of the Nicaragua Investment Conditionality (NICA Act) by the US Congress on 11 December 2018. The Act now only needs Donald Trump’s signature before coming into force. This is a heinous attack by the United States on the sovereignty of Nicaragua read more

Over 600 people turn out for Latin America Conference

NSCAG News | on: Friday, 7 December 2018

The highlight of the Conference was a video message from Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn who was in Mexico for the presidential inauguration of AMLO. His message was "Adelante! La lucha continua!" A huge turnout of around 600 people attended the 14th annual Latin America Conference read more

The truth about Felix Maradiaga

NSCAG News | on: Monday, 3 December 2018

The truth about Felix Maradiaga Felix Maradiaga, a prominent opponent of Nicaragua’s Sandinista government, will be speaking at a public meeting in London in December. Opposition supporters describe him as a ‘renowned scholar and political strategist.’ But research reveals an elusive man with multiple identities, at pains to distance himself read more

NSCAG denounces US sanctions on Nicaragua

NSCAG News | on: Thursday, 29 November 2018

US SANCTIONS ON NICARAGUA – STATEMENT BY NICARAGUA SOLIDARITY CAMPAIGN ACTION GROUP (NSCAG), 29 NOVEMBER 2018 I, RONALD REAGAN, President of the United States of America, find that the policies and actions of the Government of Nicaragua constitute an unusual and extraordinary threat to the national security read more

Shopping from NSC and Sales Opening Times

NSCAG News | on: Thursday, 22 November 2018

Do your shopping from NSC! Each purchase makes a difference to our fair trade suppliers and to the work NSC can carry out. This year’s Christmas card is entitled “Peace for Nicaragua”, there’s a DVD & book about Frida Kahlo and some witty t-shirts and mugs, all ethically produced. We read more

Latin America Conference 2018

NSCAG News | on: Monday, 19 November 2018

London, Saturday, 1 December 2018, Congress House, 23-28 Great Russell St, Fitzrovia, London WC1B 3LS (Tottenham Court Rd, Russell Sq) 9:45am Special guest speakers Dr Mariela Castro, Cuban MP & director of CENESEX (National Centre for Sex Education); Dr Florence Levy, Nicaraguan MP and trade unionist; Guillaume Long, former Ecuadorian read more

NSCAG October Briefing and Statement

NSCAG News | on: Saturday, 20 October 2018

Four months of violence and an attempted coup have resulted in a tragic loss of life and have taken a huge economic, social and psychological tool on Nicaragua. As the country starts to rebuild and repair the damage done, US aggression has increased, putting at risk all efforts to achieve read more

NSCAG debunks Amnesty claims about political prisoners

NSCAG News | on: Saturday, 22 September 2018

In its latest attempt to demonise Nicaragua, Amnesty International once again nails its colours to the mast of the right wing opposition. Its latest ‘Urgent Action’ campaign - see link here - denouncing the ‘wave of detentions of students and activists in Nicaragua’ is yet more proof that Amnesty read more

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