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  Playa Hermosa will reopen to the public on Saturday, September 27th. The bar and restaurant will be open, and you can surf or simply enjoy the beautiful beach. The spa is open for massage and facials on the water’s edge. The hotel will be closed for a while for renovations and improvements, and should […]


National & Regional News Briefs

By Kelvin Marshall Tourism in Central America – SITCA or the Secretariat of Central American Tourism Integration (Secretaría de Integración Turística de Centroamérica) quotes that the tourism sector in Central America “Has had a positive and steady growth for over 10 years and has become one of the sectors that contributes to poverty alleviation in […]


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Music & Entertainment Guide

FRIDAY 26th September Black Whale: LIVE MUSIC Los Pobrecitos Crazy Crab – Karaoke Dorado’s Sports Bar: DJ Dance party Howler: Mystery Promotions Night @ 6pm. Top Karaoke @ 8 pm. O’SHEA’S – Classic 70’s Rock – DJ from Texas 7pm to 11pm Pelican Eyes: JAZZ & BLUES NIGHT 7pm 2 x1 Selected wine & Cocktails […]


VI National Forum on Climate Change

María Silva – Del Sur News The 6th National Forum of Climate Change was held in Managua last week on the 17th and 18th of September under the slogan “Agro-ecology, Family and Technologies for Adaptation to Climate Change” and was coordinated by the University of Centro America (UCA) with the participation of institutions such as […]

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Sponsor a Panga Team!

The 13th annual Panga Fishing Tournament is coming up in October 25 and you have the chance to sponsor your own fishing team. The event has become a local tradition bringing together the community for a day of competition and fun. Some of the local panga fishermen who participate in the tournament have a hard […]


Invitación a cierre del mes de la Biblia

El padre Bismarck Cruz invita a toda su feligresía a que celebremos juntos el cierre del mes de la Biblia, el próximo 28 de septiembre comenzando con la Santa Misa a partir de las 4:00 pm en la capilla del barrio María Auxiliadora y a continuación la caravana a la que invitamos a que se […]


National & Regional News Briefs

By Kelvin Marshall Aeromexico – Will fly Mexico City to Managua starting on December 10th of this year. Managua passengers will then be able to connect to more destinations all over the world.As well, both countries are looking forward to improved bilateral relations and commercial traffic between the two capitals will add to the touristslooking […]


Dept. of Rivas PLC

                                                                                                                                                                                   Department of Rivas, Municipal PLC Presidents meet in SJdS Germán Sandino Pérez (Municipal President – PLC Party & Member of the SJdS Municipal Council) Aiming to celebrate the holidays and set strategies for the organization of the Constitutionalist Liberal Party (PLC by its acronym in Spanish), the Presidents had a meeting in the Municipality […]

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New Market for San Juan del Sur

pabloplaguna@hotmail.com On September the 10th, some 32 traders in the market of the Municipality of San Juan del Sur learned of the plans for the construction project to create a new market. The municipal government project management requested input from those present in relation to the best way for construction work to proceed. Angelita Vallejo, […]


Unfair Competition

Unfair Competition Kelvin Marshall – Del Sur News Following an El Nuevo Diario http://www.elnuevodiario.com.ni/economia/328848 regarding unfair competition in San Juan del Sur, the organization called PROCOMPETENCIA met last week with leaders from the local commerce and trade chambers of CANTUR, CANATUR and also the Tourist Cabinet to discuss the issues raised in the article. ProCompetencia http://www.procompetencianic.org/ […]


Shigella – Shigellosis

A recent and serious case of this infection was reported here in San Jun del Sur and highlights the need to observe frequent hand washing with food and water safety precautions. Shigellosis is an acute infection of the intestine caused by one of 4 species of bacteria from the genus Shigella; Shigella dysenteriae, S. flexneri, […]


The Artificial Reef

The emergence of life that clings to and makes the reef its home is impressive. Thanks to the vision of FANSA (Christian Lemouche – Luis Contreras) and the excellent underwater photography of the Dive Nicaragua team (Fabio Buitrago & Edgar Balbuena) we can get a glimpse into the development of the marine ecosystem on an […]

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Fish Prices Down

pabloplaguna@hotmail.com Some 40 panga fishermen from of San Juan del Sur are being affected by the commercialization policies of the wholesalers and exporters of seafood and fish who have caused prices fall for the fish producers in the area confirmed Alejandro Santana (General Secretary of the Federation of Fishermen) on September 12th. Santana said that […]


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Southern Tourist Route

María Silva – Del Sur News On the 7th of September, the Municipal Government of San Juan del Sur took delegates from tourism operators and journalists on a familiarization tour of the Ostional community as part of the special patriotic plan “Nicaragua Mía 2014″, in order to promote San Juan del Sur as a rural […]


Around town with…Roof Dog

Central American Independence Weekend On Sunday the 14th September, there will be a formal event at 7am on the Malecon (near BDF) to start the proceedings, followed by a march around the town made up of the student marching bands in a Patriotic Parade. The 14th is also the day Nicaragua commemorates the Battle of […]


National & Regional News Briefs

By Kelvin Marshall US Visas – New Fees; Nonimmigrant and immigrant visa application fees for certain visa categories will change on September 12, 2014. All visa applicants must pay the fee amounts in effect on the day they pay, with the exception of Immigrant Visa application processing feespaid domestically to the National Visa Center (NVC), […]