Central American Presidents Call for Peace and Sovereignty in Nicaragua

NSCAG News | on: Friday, 6 July 2018

The member states of the System of Central American Integration (SICA) have called for peace and respect for sovereignty without foreign interference in Nicaragua. In a statement issued on 30 June, the Presidents of the Dominican Republic, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Panama, Honduras, Belize and Nicaragua expressed confidence in read more



Nicaraguan government rejects biased IACHR report

NSCAG News | on: Sunday, 24 June 2018

The report on 'Human Rights in the context of social protests in Nicaragua' issued on 22 June by the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) has been rejected by the Nicaraguan government as 'subjective' and 'partial'. The heavily biased report, running to some 50 pages, makes not one mention of read more



CANCELLED: MEETINGS IN LEICESTER ON JUNE 30th

NSCAG News | on: Saturday, 23 June 2018

We are very sorry to say that the meetings in Leicester on 30th June have been cancelled. There were problems with the speakers and the venue and the situation in Nicaragua is changing every day. We hope to hold another meeting at a future date. The NSCAG AGM will still read more



NSCAG responds to the Guardian

NSCAG News | on: Friday, 15 June 2018

Over the past few weeks, the Guardian has published a number of biased and misleading reports supporting the right wing opposition in Nicaragua and advocating regime change. The reports contain quotes and testimony from critics and opponents of the Nicaraguan government only and completely ignore the fact that much read more



NSCAG issues statement on Nicaraguan crisis

NSCAG News | on: Monday, 4 June 2018

NSCAG has issued the following statement and briefing in response to current and ongoing developments in Nicaragua:- This statement is in response to the tragic events that have taken place across Nicaragua over recent months. These have arisen out of widespread demonstrations both against, and in support of, the elected read more



Nicaraguan Unions say 'NO' to road blocks and 'YES' to peace and dialogue

NSCAG News | on: Monday, 28 May 2018

Four of Nicaragua's largest trade unions have issued statements regarding recent events caused by the destabilising actions of the right wing. All have confirmed their overwhelming rejection of the violence and the road blocks put in place throughout the country by members of the right wing opposition. The statement by read more



Protesters issue death threats to health trade union leader

NSCAG News | on: Monday, 14 May 2018

On 12 May, groups of protesters in Masaya, Nicaragua destroyed and ransacked the home of Jacaranda Fernandez, a member of the National Executive Committee of health trade union FETSALUD and Secretary of Region 5 of the union. Her furniture and belongings were taken out on to the street and set read more



NSCAG supports peace processes to end violence

NSCAG News | on: Tuesday, 8 May 2018

The tragic events that convulsed Nicaragua between 19 – 22 April resulted in 42 deaths (as at 30 April), hundreds injured, and damage and destruction to public and private buildings and institutions. Since then, calm has been restored and demonstrations and rallies involving thousands of people have taken place calling read more



NSCAG statement on recent protests in Nicaragua

NSCAG News | on: Monday, 30 April 2018

At its meeting held on 28th April, the NSCAG Executive Committee approved the following statement on recent events in Nicaragua:- NSCAG supports dialogue to end deaths and infrastructure destruction in Nicaragua The trigger for the protests As is the case with countries globally, Nicaragua is struggling with the issue read more



Learn Latin American Spanish - new term starts on 16 April

NSCAG News | on: Saturday, 7 April 2018

Our new term starts on MONDAY 16TH APRIL. If you can't make that day and need to start one or two weeks later, that would be possible, just let us know. The term will be for 12 weeks but there are two Bank Holidays during this period and in those read more





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