Beach Volleyball

“Three-Peat” for Nicaraguan pair of Rubén Mora and Miguel López from San Juan The duo retained their Central American Under-21 Male Beach Volleyball Championship title in El Salvador last Sunday by beating the Costa Rican pair of Anthony Solís and Andrey Quintero in three sets; 21-19, 16-21 and 23-21. The ladies did not come home […]


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Roof Dog

The Barrio Planta Project (BPP) Dance Presentation is this Sunday, July 27th, at BPP. Please arrive at 4pm as the show will begin at 4:30pm with two dance styles being presented by the students. Jimmy Castillo has opened his new Lanco and Golden paint dealership “Pinturas y Mas” on the newly renovated El Tropezon street […]

News Briefs

By Kelvin Marshall Arrests in Matagalpa Bus Attacks – The suspects are believed to be part of the group responsible for firing fired AK-47′s and shotguns into buses that were part of a caravan returning home from the July19th revolution celebrations in Managua last Saturday night. Five people on those buses were murdered and nineteen […]

Music & Entertainment Guide

FRIDAY 25th July Dorado’s Sports Bar: Dance party-DJ Lisa Brown Howler: Howler: Mystery Promoton Night – Gust DJ Pelican Eyes: 7pm – Paella Night – Live Music – La Furgoneta Gitana SATURDAY 26th July Big Wave Daves Farmers Market – Every Saturday – 9:00-12:00 noon Check Facebook page for vendor information; Farmers Market San Juan […]

Día del deportista – Nicaragua

    28 July: Day of the Athlete – Nicaragua: On the 28th of July 1991, Denis Martínez achieved one of the greatest moments in his Major League Baseball career, pitching a perfect game for the Montreal Expos against the Los Angeles Dodgers. He was the first Latin American-born pitcher to pitch a perfect game. […]


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Plátano Producers say “It’s Critical” The plátano producer Nelson Díaz from the Municipality of Potosí reported on July 16th that the Musácea producers (banana & plantain) in the area are experiencing a crisis due to lack of rain so far this season which has only seen three downpours in the Municipalities of Potosí, Belén, Buenos Aires y Rivas where […]

Youth March In the morning of July 15th, some 300 young people originating from the Municipality of San Juan del Sur took part in a March which went through the main streets of the urban area of this tourist port in order to express support for local authorities and against organized crime. Various youth groups from […]

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Volleyball – San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua

  Sanjuaneños Representing Nicaragua at Central American and World Events The pairs of Miguel Ángel López/Rubén Alejandro Mora, Gerson Contreras Lacayo/Denis López Ruiz as well as Osiris Juárez/Socorro López will participate in the Under 21 Central American Games to be held in El Salvador from the 16th to the 21st of July 2014. López and […]

Around Town with Roof Dog

Pool Center – Division Piscinas de Casa de la Limpieza is the correct name of the store just opened up in front of the market. This is a full service swimming pool business from pool construction to maintenance and cleaning products. Taco Stop is open during renovations which are almost complete and offers a much […]

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National & Regional News Briefs

By Kelvin Marshall Canal Resorts – Included in last week’s canal announcement were some scant details of the four resorts that are planned along (or close to) the route of the canal. Starting on the Pacific side, just up the road (and appearing to join the existing Morgan’s Rock Resort) is the proposed 18 square […]

Meeting of San Juan del Sur Pacific Coast Property Owners About 40 property owners from the Pacific coast of this municipality met this Monday July 14th with the authorities of INETER (Instituto Nicaragüense de Estudios Territorial) Nicaraguan Institute for Territorial Studies, INTUR (Instituto Nicaragüense de Turismo) Nicaraguan Tourism Institute and the Mayor of San Juan del Sur; Dr. Rosa Elena Bello at the Civic […]

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Pelican Eyes Resort & Spa

Environmental Management Corporate Social Responsibility (CRS) Pelican Eyes Resort & Spa Paradise is in your hands… Pelican Eyes Resort & Spa, located in one of the best and most beautiful beaches in southern Nicaragua “San Juan del Sur”, in the department of Rivas, has Environmental Management programs as follows: 1. Selection of solid and organic […]

Municipal Council Briefs – Scroll dowm for English

  Precis of Municipal Breves in English La Virgen del Carmen, Patron Saint of Fishermen, Sailors & Co Patron of SJdS   Religious agenda: Tuesday, July 15: 7:00 PM, Holy Mass at the house of the family Granja Rivera (Barrio Río Escondido). The image of the Virgin will be carried in a procession to the […]

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Nicaraguan Canal

Final Route of the Nicaraguan Canal Presented on 7th July 2014 Presentan ruta definitiva del Gran Canal de Nicaragua Lunes 7 de Julio 2014   The official route of the Nicaraguan Grand Inter-Oceanic Canal was announced today by the Government of President Daniel Ortega and the Chinese business group HKND. Mr. Wang Jing, President of […]

National News Briefs

By Kelvin Marshall Illegal Import – 4,430 trays of 30 eggs entered the country from Honduras through an illegal crossing at Vado Ancho —Municipality of Santo Tomas del Nance in Chinandega. The owner of the truck and the driver were arrested on customs related charges. The truck was tracked as it entered the country at […]

Regional News Briefs

By Kelvin Marshall Miracle at Sea – Four fishermen from Casares that were missing since last Thursday were found on the Saturday by fishermen from La Boquita who went out on the rough water to look for them. The four; Pedro José Bermúdez (28), Roberto Carlos Padilla (21), Carlos Manuel García (31) and Ariel Parrales […]

Environment Workshop

AquaLimpia of Nicaragua and SurfNica Magazine invites you to a training workshop on Energy Diagnostics and Economic Evaluation of Green Technologies, which will be held in San Juan del Sur on August 16th, 2014. It is a training workshop aimed at managers and business administrators so they know how to self-assess their energy model and […]

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San Juan del Sur Municipal Workers Receive Training in Human Values On July 2nd at the Civic Center, some 48 public officials from the Municipal Council of San Juan del Sur received training in values pertaining to Unity, Socialism, Christianity and Humanity. Lic César Augusto Rayo from the team of public ethics said the goal is that municipal officials improve the level of attention and […]

INSS Educational, Labor and Cultural Programs for Rivas Seniors More than 1,000 persons retired by age as well as mothers or fathers of heroes and martyrs (of the revolution) are registered in the educational, employment and cultural program of the Older Adults of Rivas called PELSCAM-INSS. They are integrated in different training activities and psychological orientation taught by the Nicaraguan Institute of Social […]


Presidente de HKND arriba a Nicaragua Mr. Wang Jing, Chairman of the HKND Group who has the concession to build the Interoceánico Grand Canal, arrived in Nicaragua on Saturday afternoon and was greeted by Laureano Ortega Murillo, Director of the Pro-Nicaragua Promotion and Investment Agency. Wang arrived on board an HKND Group private jet at about 5:30pm. His arrival has […]