NUT delegation arrives in Nicaragua for exchange visit

NSCAG News | on: Saturday, 29 July 2017

A group of teachers, all members of the National Union of Teachers, has arrived in Nicaragua for a three week exchange visit. The visit will focus on discussions and methodology around the teaching of a second language. The NUT members, all of whom are experienced teachers of Spanish as a read more

National Workers' Front FNT condemns NICA Act

NSCAG News | on: Friday, 28 July 2017

The National Workers' Front, FNT, has issued a press release condemning renewed interference in and aggression against Nicaragua by the United States. The press release reads as follows:- 'The National Workers’ Front, FNT and its nine affiliated trade unions reject and condemn the promotion of the NICA Act by the read more

US renews threat to Nicaragua over support for Venezuela

NSCAG News | on: Wednesday, 26 July 2017

The U.S. Ambassador to Nicaragua Laura Dogu said the U.S. government and congress members have "noted which countries support Venezuela," stating that Nicaragua “does not have many friends in Washington, for the support it gives to Venezuela," affirming that congress most likely will vote “in favor of approving the Nica read more

NSCAG expresses concerns over Global Witness report on Nicaragua

NSCAG News | on: Monday, 17 July 2017

On 13 July, the international human rights organisation, Global Witness, published their Annual Report 2016, entitled ‘Defenders of the Earth, global killings of land and environmental defenders in 2016’. The report is based on findings from 24 countries including Nicaragua, Honduras and Guatemala. With the growing levels of harassment and read more

Latin American Spanish summer course

NSCAG News | on: Wednesday, 12 July 2017

Learn Latin American Spanish with Peruvian teacher. 5 weeks from July 31st to Aug 28th. 5.30 - 6.30: New Beginners, subject to numbers of people joining the class. Could be at 6pm (TBC)6.30 - 7.30: Beginners Plus / Elementary7.30 - 8.30: Elementary / Intermediate People read more

UK teachers meet to prepare for exchange visit to Nicaragua

NSCAG News | on: Monday, 10 July 2017

A group of teachers, all members of the National Union of Teachers, came together at the weekend to prepare for their forthcoming visit to Nicaragua. Nicaraguan Ambassador Guisell Morales attended the meeting and gave a presentation on education policy and the general situation in Nicaragua. Samidah Garg, NUT's International Officer read more

Nicaragua Succeeds in Slashing Poverty Rates and Inequality

NSCAG News | on: Friday, 7 July 2017

The Central Bank of Nicaragua BCN has confirmed that Nicaragua’s poverty rate dropped from 29.6 percent to 24.9 percent in 2016. According to the National Survey of Measurement of Life, extreme poverty in the country fell from 8.3 to 6.9 percent, and the Gini Coefficient of Inequality improved from 0.38 read more

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