NSCAG September Update

NSCAG News | on: Monday, 6 September 2021

NSCAG's September update is now available - it includes details of previous and forthcoming webinars and a range of excellent articles showing what's really happening in Nicaragua today. The update can be found here If you are from a trade union region or branch which isn't yet affiliated to read more

An open letter from Compas de Nicaragua

NSCAG News | on: Saturday, 4 September 2021

The following is an open letter from Ana Narvaez, Director of Compas de Nicaragua Dear xxx It is a pleasure to greet you from Nicaragua. I am writing to you with my concerns about further economic sanctions that the US and UK are planning for Nicaragua through the read more

Government programme to build affordable housing has seen more than 123,000 new homes built over the last 14 years NSCAG/NSC webinar, 23 September - What difference has 14 years of Sandinista government made?

NSCAG News | on: Wednesday, 1 September 2021

Register now for our forthcoming webinar to be held on 23 September at 6.30pm UK time. The election victory of the Sandinista government in November 2006 brought to an end 16 years of neoliberal governments. The webinar will look at the progress which has been made during the read more

New poll puts Daniel Ortega and the FSLN on course to win the November elections

NSCAG News | on: Sunday, 22 August 2021

The results of a poll released by independent polling firm M & R Consultores on 17 August point to Daniel Ortega and the FSLN winning the November 7 election with a comfortable margin. Responses to supplementary questions show great confidence in Nicaragua's future and high participation in the election. read more

A popular market in Nicaragua Visit to a popular market - Yorlis Luna speaks about the realities of Nicaragua today

NSCAG News | on: Friday, 13 August 2021

The following is an article by Yorlis Luna, published in Tortilla con Sal on 11 August:- "Going to the popular market in the Pacific of Nicaragua is to feel the immense strength of Nicaragua at all times and see the living reality that disrupts beyond the lies that the mass read more

An open letter to the international community

NSCAG News | on: Monday, 9 August 2021

Herman van de Velde, a Belgian national who has worked in and from Nicaragua for 38 years has penned a letter to the international community "Nicaragua wants peace and to live in peace. Nicaragua is a free and sovereign country and, without a doubt, it will continue to fight, just read more

Tens of thousands flocked to Managua on 19 July to celebrate the 42nd anniversary of the Nicaraguan Revolution NSCAG August Update

NSCAG News | on: Tuesday, 3 August 2021

NSCAG's August update is now available here - it includes details of previous and forthcoming webinars, videos and recent articles. If you are from a trade union branch which isn't yet affiliated to us, please consider joining us now to support sister unions in Nicaragua and to support our read more

US Coup Plans for Nicaragua - in the works since 2007

NSCAG News | on: Thursday, 29 July 2021

An examination of US State Department, NDI (National Democratic Institute, a function of the National Endowment for Democracy) and USAID (US agency for international development) shows how the US has been planning and preparing for an illegal change of government in Nicaragua since 2007. Their extensive and continuous communications reveal: read more

Over 1.2 million children in Nicaragua receive free school meals Nicaraguan teachers celebrated on National Teachers Day

NSCAG News | on: Thursday, 29 July 2021

On 29 June, Nicaraguan teachers were praised and celebrated on the National Day of Teachers. Since 2007, under the Sandinista-led government, the profile of teaching has been raised through improved training, qualifications and pedagogy, to create a profession that values its vocation and is appreciated by Nicaraguan families. Yet, behind read more

Public sector workers will benefit from 5% salary increase Nicaraguan trade unions welcome 5% pay increase for the public sector

NSCAG News | on: Thursday, 29 July 2021

On 1st August, salaries for Nicaraguan public sector workers will be increased by 5%. Announcing the increase, President Ortega said that this has been made possible by the good performance and reactivation of the country's economy which has been growing in strength and stability, this in spite of the pandemic, read more

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