Nicaragua's labour ministry recognises labour rights of sex workers

NSCAG News | on: Wednesday, 15 February 2017

In the first successful case of its kind, the Nicaraguan Ministry of Labour, MITRAB, has recognised the labour rights of a sex worker who was fired from a night club for being pregnant. The historic ruling was made against the night club and in favour of the sex worker who read more

Ecuador referendum on tax justice

NSCAG News | on: Monday, 6 February 2017

The Nicaragua Solidarity Campaign has added its name to a statement welcoming the national referendum on tax havens being held in Ecuador on 19 February. The statement has been produced by the Friends of Ecuador and Labour Friends of Progressive Latin America. There has never been a more important read more

Nicaragua to host Conference on Palestine

NSCAG News | on: Friday, 3 February 2017

Since taking office in 2007, Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega has been a staunch defender of Palestine and a critic of Israeli human rights abuses. As Israel continues to illegally expand its settlements on Palestinian territory, Nicaragua’s Sandinista government is hosting an international conference this weekend that will read more

Nicaraguan trade unionist to speak at UNISON fringe meeting

NSCAG News | on: Monday, 30 January 2017

Thanks to the generous support of UNISON, we will be holding a fringe meeting on Gender equality: the Nicaraguan Experience during UNISON's National Women's Conference taking place in Brighton. The fringe meeting will take place at lunchtime on Friday 17 February in the Brighton Conference Centre. Speakers will include Dr read more

Runners wanted for North London Half Marathon!

NSCAG News | on: Thursday, 19 January 2017

Are you interested in running the North London Half Marathon on Sunday 12th March. It's only £40 to enter and £350 sponsorship to raise. Thousands of runners will take on the challenge of this race; the route will take you from Wembley Stadium to Saracens Allianz Park at the half-way read more

Learn Latin American Spanish now - classes start Monday 16th January

NSCAG News | on: Wednesday, 11 January 2017

If you want to learn Spanish with a Latin American flavour NSC is the place for you. We have fun and friendly evening classes teaching 3 or 4 levels at reasonable prices. All profits help to fund our work. Classes start read more

New Year Greetings

NSCAG News | on: Monday, 9 January 2017

To all our friends and supporters, we send you our very best wishes for 2017 and our thanks for your solidarity during 2016. As we enter the New Year, your solidarity and support continue to be vital. Since the November elections in Nicaragua, the Western media campaign read more

Nicaragua's right wing opposition renews efforts to destabilise the country

NSCAG News | on: Monday, 19 December 2016

With a popular approval rating of less than 1%, the MRS (Sandinista Renovation Movement) is calling for new elections to be held in Nicaragua, echoing the mantra of its allies in the United States administration who have expressed ‘deep concern’ about the ‘flawed Nicaraguan electoral process’. The continued efforts of read more

Season's Greetings

NSCAG News | on: Tuesday, 13 December 2016

To all our trade union affiliates, thanks so much for your support and solidarity during 2016. Your help continues to be invaluable to trade unions in Nicaragua and is set to be even more important next year, in particular with the threat of Trump in the White House. read more

International electoral mission praises Nicaraguan elections

NSCAG News | on: Tuesday, 8 November 2016

A group of Latin American electoral experts has been in Nicaragua since 6 May, monitoring all aspects of the electoral process. These included former ministers, members of parliament, presidents of electoral commissions and other with substantial knowledge and experience from Ecuador, Uruguay, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Argentina, Chile, Mexico and Colombia. read more

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