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

Health workers die in tropical storm NATE

NSCAG News | on: Monday, 9 October 2017

Three health workers - a doctor, a nurse and a driver - have died as a result of an accident caused by the terrible conditions arising from tropical storm NATE. The workers, all members of trade union FETSALUD, were returning from attending to an emergency in the region of Juigalpa. read more

NICA Act passed by US House of Representatives

NSCAG News | on: Thursday, 5 October 2017

‘Irrational, offensive, harmful to the human rights of Nicaraguans, and a violation of Nicaragua’s sovereignty’ was the Nicaraguan government’s reaction. On 3 October, the US House of Representatives unanimously approved the Nicaraguan Investment Conditionality Act of 2017, known as the NICA Act, which will now move on to the Senate. read more

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