Seeking New Committee Members!

NSCAG News | on: Monday, 12 June 2017

The Nicaragua Solidarity Campaign Action Group is seeking to recruit some additonal members to its Executive Committee. The Committee deals mainly with relationships between trade unions in the UK and Nicaragua, and would particularly like to hear from trade union members or officers with relevant organisational experience and/or knowledge read more

George Eliot Hospital welcomes Nicaraguan Ambassador at Equality Conference

NSCAG News | on: Wednesday, 31 May 2017

Her Excellency, the Ambassador of the Republic of Nicaragua, Guisell Morales-Echaverry visited the George Eliot Hospital last week, to chat with its visitors and staff at their annual equality conference. George Eliot Hospital has a twinning agreement with Nilda Patricia Hospital in Ciudad Sandino, just outside Managua, Nicaragua. The event, read more

Nicaraguan unions send solidarity messages after Manchester attack

NSCAG News | on: Wednesday, 24 May 2017

We have received the following message from Domingo Perez, General Secretary of UNE: On behalf of the public sector union UNE, I wish to offer our solidarity and condolences to you and to all of the families of the victims who died following the Manchester attack. This cannot continue, we read more

Royal Parks Foundation Half Marathon now open for applications!

NSCAG News | on: Tuesday, 16 May 2017

The Royal Parks Foundation Half Marathon is one of the most scenic city runs in the world and this year is special as it is the 10th anniversary. Starting and finishing in Hyde Park, on SUNDAY OCTOBER 8th, the beautiful 13.1 mile route races through Hyde Park, Kensington Gardens, Green read more

Trade Union Leaders Voice Opposition to NICA Act

NSCAG News | on: Monday, 8 May 2017

Leading trade unionists in the UK, Ireland and internationally have voiced their opposition to the NICA Act by signing the solidarity statement below. Details of those who have added their names can be found at the foot of the statement. For further information about the NICA Act, please also see read more

May Day message from self-employed workers' union

NSCAG News | on: Tuesday, 2 May 2017

On 1st May, members of the self-employed workers' union CTCP celebrated the restoration of their rights by the Government. Luis Barbosa, General Secretary of the CST-JBE trade union confederation recognised that this has been largely due to dialogue and consensus which results from Nicaragua's tripartite system of negotiation between Government, read more

New report on TUC Aid project for women trade unionists in Nicaragua

NSCAG News | on: Tuesday, 2 May 2017

The self-employed workers’ union CTCP, based in Managua, Nicaragua, has worked with TUC Aid to recruit and support more woman members while reforming its structure to ensure that women can take senior roles in its previously male-dominated federations and regional branches. For a full report on this and other read more

US aggression once more threatens Nicaraguan democracy and social progress

NSCAG News | on: Wednesday, 26 April 2017

In a move ominously reminiscent of US acts of aggression against Nicaragua in the 1980s, when the United States administration waged a brutal war (known as the contra war) against Nicaragua, legislation was re-introduced on 5 April 2017 to the US House of Representatives that would, if enacted, profoundly destabilise read more

ALBA members denounce proposed NICA Act

NSCAG News | on: Tuesday, 11 April 2017

DECLARATION ON NICARAGUA 15th Meeting of the ALBA-TCP Political Council We the Ministers of Foreign Affairs of the member countries of the Bolivarian Alliance of Latin America – People’s Trade Treaty, at the 15th meeting of its Political Council in Havana: Denounce and condemn read more

Condemnation of US threats against Nicaragua

NSCAG News | on: Monday, 10 April 2017

In a move ominously reminiscent of US acts of aggression against Nicaragua in the 1980s, legislation has been re-introduced to the US House of Representatives that would, if enacted, profoundly destabilise Nicaragua. In September last year, the US House of Representatives passed the Nicaraguan Investment Conditionality Act (NICA) of 2016. read more

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