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



Nicaragua - open for business once more

NSCAG News | on: Tuesday, 14 August 2018

Prior to April this year, tourism in Nicaragua had been growing for almost a decade, with more than a million visitors a year. In fact, following the announcement that a member of the UK royal family (Princess Eugenie) had been proposed to in Nicaragua, the Telegraph published an article entitled read more



Statement from Nicaragua's Caribbean coast

NSCAG News | on: Friday, 27 July 2018

The Centre of Human Rights for Autonomous Citizens (El Centro de Derechos Humanos, Ciudadanos y Autonomicos - CEDEHCA) was established in 1994 with the objective of contributing towards building a culture of autonomy and peace through the promotion and defence of the rights of Nicaraguans of African, Indigenous and dual read more



An open letter to the Guardian

NSCAG News | on: Wednesday, 25 July 2018

The Guardian’s editor-in-chief received the following letter but has refused to publish it, even in shorter form. It is therefore reproduced below, signed by a number of prominent individuals. For the past three months, there has been a political crisis in Nicaragua, with opposing forces not only confronting each read more



NSCAG statement and briefing: July 2018

NSCAG News | on: Monday, 23 July 2018

The ongoing situation in Nicaragua has placed the security and stability of the country and the Central American region itself in danger. Above all there is a need to restore peace to the country so that the Nicaraguan people can resolve these issues for themselves. We have now issued an read more



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





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