Labour rights improve under Ortega government

NSCAG News | on: Monday, 31 January 2011

Luis Barboza, president of the Sandinista Labor Central - Jose Benito Escobar (CST-JBE) discussed last week with Italian reporter Giorgio Trucchi how worker rights have improved under the government of President Daniel Ortega. Barboza said that during the previous sixteen years the Ministry of Labor (MITRAB) was an unconditional ally read more



Reforestation of Nicaragua Under Sandinistas

NSCAG News | on: Friday, 21 January 2011

Nicaragua’s National Forestry Institute has announced that through the cooperation of local government, citizen’s organisations, students and other social organisations, it has achieved the reforestation of over 65 thousand hectares of land. The reforestation mostly took place in the regions of Leon, Chinandega and Segovia, and consisted of the planting read more



Cooperatives Rise Again in Nicaragua

NSCAG News | on: Tuesday, 18 January 2011

By the end of 2010 Nicaragua could boast 3301 cooperatives, the highest number of any Central American country. These cooperatives function mostly in agriculture, fishery and transport, and together they sustain over a million Nicaraguan citizens. After 1990 the Nicaraguan cooperative movement was starved of funding and other resources in read more



Francisco Mayorga, Nicaraguan financial economist Nicaraguan Economy the Future Looks Bright

NSCAG News | on: Monday, 17 January 2011

Francisco Mayorga, the distinguished Nicaraguan financial economist, has predicted that the country may be entering a period of accelerated growth in marked contrast to what he calls “the stagnation of the 1990s”. Mayorga expects the Nicaraguan economy to grow by between 5.5%-5.7% during 2011 and that inflation will fall. He read more





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