NSCAG responds to Global Witness inaccuracies

NSCAG News | on: Friday, 16 March 2018

Towards the end of last year, we challenged an extremely misleading and inaccurate article published by Global Witness:- http://www.nscag.org/news/article/219/NSCAG-rebuts-inaccurate-reports-on-Nicaragua In spite of repeated efforts on our part, Global Witness have repeatedly refused to engage with us and chose International Women's Day to publish a blog which is yet read more

Act Now to Defend Nicaragua's sovereignty - ask your MP to sign EDM 878 NOW!

NSCAG News | on: Wednesday, 7 March 2018

With the proposed NICA Act still a real threat to Nicaragua, MP Chris Williamson has tabled an Early Day Motion (EDM) in the House of Commons. The text of the EDM reads as follows:- ‘That this House is extremely concerned by US proposals to implement sanctions against Nicaragua through the read more

2nd Teacher Exchange Visit to take place this summer

NSCAG News | on: Thursday, 1 February 2018

Following a successful programme in summer 2017, the NEU – NUT Section, in partnership with ANDEN (the Nicaraguan teachers’ union), the Nicaraguan Ministry of Education and the Nicaragua Solidarity Campaign Action Group (NSCAG), is once again organising a teacher exchange visit to Nicaragua. The NEU - NUT Section is seeking read more

Nicaragua the safest country in Central America

NSCAG News | on: Thursday, 1 February 2018

According to latest statistics released by Insight Crime, Nicaragua has retained its position as the safest country in Central America. The statistics show that in Nicaragua there were 7 homicides per 100,000 inhabitants as compared to 10.2 in Panama, 12.1 in Costa Rica, 26.01 in Guatemala, 42.80 in Honduras, read more

US hypocrisy rules: the case of Nicaragua versus Honduras

NSCAG News | on: Friday, 19 January 2018

One of the reasons given by those promoting the proposed NICA Act in the US was the supposed bias in Nicaragua's electoral process. Yet the US has remained silent and indeed continues to praise its allies in Honduras, which is where the real scandal lies and where the November election read more

US ups the stakes against Nicaragua

NSCAG News | on: Thursday, 11 January 2018

Almost forty years on from the US-backed contra war against Nicaragua, a war which cost 30,000 lives and left Nicaragua’s economy in ruins, the US vendetta against Nicaragua continues unabated. In an extraordinary move on the day before the US Senate’s Christmas recess, Democrat Senators Leahy and Durbin sided with read more

Latin American Spanish classes starting January!

NSCAG News | on: Wednesday, 20 December 2017

LEARN LATIN AMERICAN SPANISH and help the Nicaragua Solidarity Campaign! Classes start on MONDAY JAN 8th and the term will be 12 weeks. Beginners 5.00 pm – 5.30 pmcontinuing to B Plus. Beginners Plus 5.30 pm – 6.30 pm Elementary 6.30 pm – 7.30 pmIntermediate read more

Season's Greetings

NSCAG News | on: Thursday, 14 December 2017

Wishing all of our trade union affiliates and supporters all the very best for the festive season and the New Year. Your continued solidarity continues to make a difference to our ability to campaign on important issues such as the NICA Act and to continue our work in solidarity read more

NSCAG rebuts inaccurate reports on Nicaragua

NSCAG News | on: Monday, 11 December 2017

Earlier this year, we challenged an extremely misleading and inaccurate report published by Global Witness – see link below:- http://www.nscag.org/news/article/191/NSCAG-expresses-concerns-over-Global-Witness-report-on-Nicaragua We sought a meeting with Global Witness to discuss our concerns with them, but Global Witness refused to engage with us and stood by their report. Following on from read more

Empowering Women in Nicaragua

NSCAG News | on: Monday, 6 November 2017

EMPOWERING WOMEN IN NICARAGUA The World Economic Forum has published its Global Gender Gap report and has ranked Nicaragua Number 6, up four positions from 2016. And for the 6th year running Nicaragua is the country with more gender equality in the whole of the Latin America and Caribbean region. read more

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