Nicaraguan Unions to March to Support Government

NSCAG News | on: Monday, 25 April 2011

Nicaragua's biggest trade union federation, the FNT, has called a march this Friday to celebrate the achievements of the Sandinista government and to mark International Workers Day. Jose Antonio Zepeda of the ANDEN teachers union, and the leaders of the CST-JBE industrial workers union and the FETSALUD health workers read more



Presidential Candidate Daniel Ortega and Vice Presidential Candidate Omar Halleslevins Polls Place Sandinistas in the Lead

NSCAG News | on: Saturday, 16 April 2011

An early poll carried out in Nicaragua by the New Century polling consultants has placed the FSLN in the lead. The poll was carried out between April 8th and 10th in 750 towns and villages across the country and consisted of a simulated vote cast in secret by 3000 people read more



Parliament Approves Budget Reform

NSCAG News | on: Wednesday, 13 April 2011

The Nicaraguan National Assembly approved a 1.6 billion Cordoba increase in social spending last Thursday thanks to the country's budgetary surplus. The sum is equivalent to over £44 million and is equal to 6% of the government budget for 2010. According to Ivan Acosta, the Vice-Minister for the Economy, the read more





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