US pressure on Nicaragua escalates

NSCAG News | on: Thursday, 28 September 2017

In the past day, the US has renewed and escalated the threat of sanctions against Nicaragua. According to information received by the US based Nicaragua Network, the NICA Act could be scheduled for a vote in the US House of Representatives at any time. The NICA Act would read more

T.U.U.T Charitable Trust funds trade union project on child labour

NSCAG News | on: Tuesday, 26 September 2017

The T.U.U.T. Charitable Trust has approved a grant of £5000 to fund a project submitted by the Self Employed Workers’ Union CTCP. The aim of the project is to address the problem of child labour in Nicaragua’s informal sector. The T.U.U.T. Charitable Trust was set up by the read more

Public sector trade union denounces NICA Act

NSCAG News | on: Friday, 1 September 2017

The National Executive of public sector union UNE has issued the following statement:- In light of the proposed NICA Act, which means that we are faced once again by the prospect of imperialist interference which aims once more to attack us, UNE’s members in the public sector have made the read more

NSCAG rebuts Amnesty International allegations

NSCAG News | on: Friday, 1 September 2017

We have written a detailed response to Amnesty International's recent report Nicaragua: Danger: Rights for Sale. A link to an article by AI and the report can be found here The report is largely if not exclusively based on testimony from a minority group of activists opposed read more

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