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SOLA is holding its first AGM on Tuesday 27th November in Committee Room 2

at the Civic Offices, Euclid St, (SN1 2JH)

Please note that the meeting will start at 7:00pm prompt.

Dr Holly Ryan has been invited to the meeting.

Holly is a lecturer in International Political Sociology at Queen Mary University of London and she is …

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Jorge Calderone Snr


It is with great sadness that we hear of the news that Dr Jorge’s father has passed away.

It was always a pleasure and a privilege to meet him when we visited Ocotal.

He was highly respected and loved by the Ocotal community.

We send our sincere condolences to Jorge, Alba and all …

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Minutes of last meeting


Click on the link below to download the minutes of our last meeting

October 2nd 2018

Current Status

Swindon Ocotal Link Association is our new official name and we continue to meet every 2 – 3 months to discuss the way forward and to maintain our close links with our friends in Ocotal.

We will endeavour to post regular updates and news of any planned events,

SOL Charity to close


Swindon Ocotal Link (SOL) has decided to bring to an end its charitable and fundraising status.

Mr Bruce Clarke, Chair of SOL, said, “We began 33 years ago as the Central American Study Group to raise awareness of the plight of people living in Central America. Later, we became the Thamesdown Nicaragua Link Association. …

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