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



NEU (NUT Section) Video on Teacher Exchange

NSCAG News | on: Monday, 23 October 2017

The teachers from the NEU (NUT Section) who visited Nicaragua in the summer have now produced a wonderful video on their experiences in the country. The video is extremely uplifting and an excellent example of practical international solidarity in action. The video is available on YouTube using the link read more



Nicaraguan local elections to be held on 5 November

NSCAG News | on: Thursday, 19 October 2017

Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega has formally announced that municipal-level elections will occur across the country on 5 November. He said that the National Electoral Council is working with all municipal leaders to ensure that “citizens can vote with safety and peace of mind.” The Nicaraguan military is expected to read more



Places for London Marathon available now!

NSCAG News | on: Tuesday, 17 October 2017

If you would like to do something really special in your life why not run the London marathon for Nicaragua Solidarity Campaign? The marathon will take place on Sunday April 22nd 2018 and your entry fee would only be £50. NSC pays the other £300. You should aim to raise read more



International collaboration - what can we learn? Free event on 16 November!

NSCAG News | on: Sunday, 15 October 2017

On 16 November, the British Council, together with the National Education Union - NUT Section, will be hosting an event entitled 'MFL teaching - What can we learn from international collaboration'. The event follows on from the highly successful teacher exchange with Nicaraguan counterpart union ANDEN organised by the read more





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