Posts Tagged ‘Nicaragua’

Sandinistas win the Nicaraguan elections with overwhelming majority

by Helen Yuill.

Helen Yuill, Nicaragua Solidarity Campaign Action Group, www.nicaraguasc.org.uk Twitter: @NSCAG_UK Elections took place in Nicaragua on 6 November for the Presidency, 90 National Assembly, and 20 Nicaraguan members of the Central American parliament. Preliminary results based on the count from 66% of the polling stations give the FSLN 72.1% of the vote. The highest votes […]

Showing solidarity with those building a better world

by Aaron Kiely.

Aaron Kiely previews the Latin America ¡Adelante! Conference 2013 taking place this Saturday (7 December) at Congress House. The Latin America is now in its 9th year, and offers a unique opportunity to hear all about the latest developments in the region. 40 years ago the democratically elected left-wing President of Chile, Salvador Allende, was brutally overthrown […]

Another way is possible: fair trade, cooperation and solidarity

by Helen Yuill.

Current events and discussion on the crisis in the Eurozone and more globally, have raised interesting questions of democratic deficit, sovereignty over economic policy and whether countries can work co-operatuively together to improve economic and social development. Yet in Latin America, the Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of our America (ALBA) agreement between progressive governments […]

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