2014 Central American Surf Games   Recently updated !

  Last week, the Nicaraguan Surf Selection participated in the 2014 Central American Surf Games at Playa La Paz, Puerto La Libertad in El Salvador. Unofficial results just in show that Nicaragua may have won up to 8 medals in different categories and also were placed fourth as a team. The road trip was coordinated […]

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Around Town with… ROOF DOG

G&G Gourmet – Is the name of San Juan del Sur’s latest restaurant that has just opened and is offering a new concept for the town; a “Closed Door” style, meaning by prior reservation only. Gaby Picon and Gabo Colombo will offer a variety of international dishes with a modern presentation using fresh ingredients and […]

Iglesia Católica – la Misas de Navidad

“Que en esta Navidad sintamos la presencia de Dios, en el portal de nuestros corazones” Jueves 18 diciembre: Celebración del Sacramento de Confirma a adolescentes y jóvenes de la parroquia con el Obispo Jorge Solórzano. Celebration of the sacrament by adolescents and young people of the parish with Bishop Jorge Solórzano. Martes 23 de Diciembre: […]

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National & Regional News Briefs and Comments

Kelvin Marshall – Del Sur News Fishing Boat Tragedy – Last Tuesday the 9th of December, a lobster boat; MN Wayward Wind with 50 people aboard turned over in a giant wave about 35 nautical miles (65 kilometers) southeast of Puerto Cabezas, on the Atlantic Coast of Nicaragua. The boat was on a 15-day trip […]

“Chris” RA Berry Arrested in Spain 3   Recently updated !

Kelvin Marshall – Del Sur News Robert Alan Berry was known to most people here as “Chris Berry”, the former General Manager and Owner of Pelican Eyes Piedras y Olas SA (PEPO), the company that once owned Pelican Eyes Resort. Chris was recently arrested in Madrid, Spain and is currently being held in the remand […]



Citizens Cedulas Extended to January of 2018 pabloplaguna@hotmail.com First Lady Rosario Murillo (Coordinator the Council of Communication and Citizenship) has announced that President Daniel Ortega has ordered an urgent change in the law that will extend the period of validity of the Nicaraguan Cedula until January of the year 2018. Murillo said that in the […]

Municipal PLC News   Recently updated !

Encuentro de Fiscales y Miembros de JRV PLC en la comunidad del Pochote El pasado viernes 05 de diciembre 2014, La Junta Directiva Municipal del Partido Liberal Constitucionalista y la Bancada de Concejales Liberales sostuvieron un almuerzo y sesión de trabajo con los fiscales y miembros de Junta Receptoras de Votos de la Comunidad del […]

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BJ Presents; “Dancing with the Stars”   Recently updated !

Restaurante El Timón Presenta Concurso de Danza y Cena Show “Danza Con Las Estrellas “O “Crees Que Puedes Bailar” de 6: pm -9: pm el Viernes 23 de Enero de 2015 Necesitamos Bailarines Para El Concurso de Danza en las Categorías de Danza: Salsa-Mambo-Samba-Rumba-Merengue-Tango-Twist-Chachacha-Tango-Jitterbug-Break. Contacte BJ at: bolinas1934@yahoo.com Las audiciones son de lunes a viernes […]

Clases de inglés económicas

Casa de Promoción / En frente del parque central / Enero a abril 2015 Principiantes – Las clases son los Lunes: 6:p.m. – 9 p.m. inician el 05 de enero Intermedios – miércoles de 6 p.m. – 9: p.m. inician el 07 de enero Avanzado martes de 6 p.m. ­-9 p.m. inician el 06 de […]


Gaspar García Laviana   Recently updated !

8 Noviembre 1941 – December 11, 1978 Nacido en el pueblo de Les Roces, en San Martín del Rey Aurelio (España), García Laviana era un sacerdote católico de origen español. A lo largo de su trabajo como misionero con el padre Pedro Regalado en las parroquias de San Juan del Sur y Tola, entró en […]

BUSINESS FEATURE – Hotel Royal Chateau

The Hotel Royal Chateau was built over 18 years ago at the beginning of increase in visitors to San Juan del Sur and was one of the few hotels at that time providing accommodation. In 2004 it was purchased by Juan Sevilla and his wife Idalia de Seville. Juan Sevilla said; “In 10 years we […]

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A new children’s clothing store is now open. “Tienda Infantil Sasha” has clothing, shoes, accessories, bags and toys with an innovative system of ordering and a lay away program. Located in front of El Bocadito, just down from the market. Fantasy Sonia is a new store offering gifts for every occasion, jewelry, accessories, piñatas, invitation […]

National & Regional News Briefs

By Kelvin Marshall Reap what you Sow – The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) will be helping small coffee producers in Nicaragua under the $4 million program called; “Reap more Coffee” which is supported by the JM Smucker Company, Foundation Pimco and Techno Serve. Launched last week in Palacagüina, Madriz, the program will […]

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Fundación A. Jean Brugger

Congratulations to Our New Graduates! Fundación A. Jean Brugger congratulates its scholarship students Ana Mariela Montiel and Francia Vanessa Zeas who both graduated from the Tourism Management and Hotel Career Program of the Polytechnic University of Nicaragua (UPOLI) on December 6th this year. These achievements were obtained thanks to their scholarly efforts as well as […]

La Flor Wildlife Reserve Committee

pabloplaguna@hotmail.com About 40 residents of San Juan de el Sur gathered last December 2nd at the Civic Centre with the aim of promoting the protection of the La Flor Wildlife Refuge. La Flor is located about 18 kilometers to the south of the town of SJdS on the shore of the Pacific and each year […]


Pan American Health Organization

PAHO Health Report pabloplaguna@hotmail.com Last Monday, the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) recognized the priority given by the Government of Nicaragua to the subject of health, in aspects such as the prevention and control of diseases. The representative of PAHO in Nicaragua, Socorro Gross, reiterated that health is definitely a priority of this Government and […]

Cruise Ships Restart in 2015

pabloplaguna@hotmail.com The Manager of the Port of San Juan del Sur, César Augusto Guadamuz, reported that the arrival of cruise ships visiting SJdS will recommence on January 10th, 2015. Guadamuz said that in season 2013-2014, 20 cruise ships of 21 scheduled actually docked. One did not stop due to the strong tidal waves existing at […]

Incident Report   Recently updated !

As we go to print, the National Police are still putting together the pieces of an incident that was originally reported on social media as a serious assault on a female last weekend on La Chocolata (the dirt road north of town). It would appear that the woman was in a vehicle that had broken […]


Alive & Well For 8 Years!

Del Sur 8th Anniversary Edition     By: Pedro Isidro López Navarro Bravo Kelvin Marshall! Congratulations on your contributions to the development of this beautiful port, which you liked so much and in which you have put your talent, your character, your attitudes, your love for this society. For that hard work, by such support […]