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La Jornada Dariana

En el acto inaugural de la jornada Dariana realizada el pasado 24 de agosto en el auditorio del colegio Stella Maris. El profesor René González Mejía director del instituto de cultura hispánica entregó reconocimiento a tres notables profesores de San Juan del Sur, por su labor educativa y cultivar el […]

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DATE CHANGE FOR MADERAS SURF TOURNAMENT – The President of the Association of Surfing in San Juan del Sur (ASSUR) informs fellow surfers and surfing fans that the National Surf Circuit competition that was scheduled for the 6th and 7th of September is now being held THIS WEEKEND August 29th […]


Grand Opening San Juan del Sur Day School

Last Friday, parents, teachers, volunteers and friends took part in a celebration and gave thanks to the “transplanting” of a very special crop up at Finca Las Nubes in the lush green hills east of San Juan del Sur. The 65 full time and 10 seasonal students now have their […]

Regional and National News Briefs

Proposed Changes to Coastal Law – The government is proposing amendments to Law 690, Law for the Development of Coastal Zones. The proposal is in the hands of the lawmakers at the National Assembly and the big change would see the Nicaraguan Institute of Municipal Development (INIFOM) coordinating the “National […]

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Gas Station Coming to the Dock

pabloplaguna@hotmail.com The Distributor Petroleum Nicaragua (DPN) PETRONIC has started the construction of the new gas station that will be located within the premises of the Fishing Terminal Shin Komatsu at the tourist port of San Juan del Sur, confirmed the Project Manager, Ing. Jorge Rivera, Project Manager on the 21st […]

Marine Clean Up Day

Foto: Manta Raya Hospedaje & Tortugas Nicas pabloplaguna@hotmail.com More than 15 fishermen and divers from the community of Ostional participated in the clean-up of the marine area of the La Flor Wildlife Refuge located five kilometers north of the community of Ostional and 22 kilometers south of San Juan del […]

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Educación bilingüe y accesible ¿Quieres hablar inglés? Proyecto: Un programa de 2 años de inglés como idioma secundario para estudios escolares para niños de San Juan del Sur Nicaragua, entre la edad de 7 a 12 años. Hay 4 clases diaria 4 días de la semana para 80 niños en […]

Rivas Café Benefits Landfill Kids   Recently updated !

By Denis Suarez Aviles The connection between the smell and taste of a good coffee and the odors of a landfill is an odd correlation but that is what Ana Angulo, a young 32-year-old from the City of Rivas has done. For over ten years, Ana volunteered in different countries […]

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Ninoska María García Paz   El tejido empresarial de San Juan del Sur de micros, pequeños, medianos y grandes empresarios dan un paso al frente por el desarrollo de su comunidad y participan en las coordinaciones junto a pobladores notables de la jornada dedicada a Rubén Darío. Bajo el espíritu […]

Castaways Rescued   Recently updated !

María Silva – Del Sur News Four fishermen who went out last Sunday at 4pm from San Juan del Sur, Rivas (Cristian Bernardo Flores Cortez 29 yrs, Erick Antonio Membreño 24 yrs, Oderey Antonio Chávez Rivera 22 yrs and Wilmer José Guzmán Ruíz 22 yrs) had been reported as missing […]

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Around Town With Roof Dog

In the framework of the activity “Darío Adorns San Juan del Sur” organized by the population and businesses in the city, there will be a forum on the famous book “Prosas profanas y otros poemas” (Profane Prose and other poems) by Rubén Darío to be held on the 22nd of […]

Regional and National News Briefs

EXPOAPEN 2015 – The 15th edition of this trade show is set for the 25th and 26th of September at the Convention Center – Crowne Plaza. Businesses and organizations will be showing off what Nicaragua has to offer buyers from major international markets worldwide. Last year, EXPOAPEN achieved a record […]

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Public Complaint Communications Tower –Rio Escondido

We the residents of Barrio Pedro Joaquín Chamorro, more specifically the inhabitants of the river road known as Calle Rio Escondido in San Juan del Sur are making a public denunciation by way of the media. The concern is the construction and installation of a telecommunications antenna that has been […]


At the request of Jose Adan Aguerri (President of COSEP), ANID formed a legal committee to ensure the establishment and implementation of the Frontier Regime Law (Act 749) and the Development of Coastal Zones Law (Act 690). The legal committee held their first meeting in order to establish a position […]


Marine Clean-Up

pabloplaguna@hotmail.com Some 60 kilometers of ocean will be cleaned of all solid waste such as trammel nets and other debris left by fishermen in the area in the marine waters of the Pacific Ocean. This was confirmed on August 12th by Salvador Sánchez, a member of the team from Fauna […]

Artisanal (Craft) Fisherman in Ostional

  pabloplaguna@hotmail.com Some 38 fishermen originating Ostional community met with officials of the National Fisheries Institute (INPESCA) last August the 11th at the premises of the Pablo Collado René Fishing Cooperative, confirmed Cristóbal Mendoza, Secretary of the Cooperative. Mendoza said that two years ago the fishing community of Ostional organized […]

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The San Juan del Sur CDI Opens its Doors

The Luis Alfonso Velásquez Child Development Center (CDI) started classes this past Monday, August 17th. It is part of the strategy of the national government program “Love for the little boys and little girls”. Article 76 of the Constitution of Nicaragua says the government will create programs for children and […]

Caminata CONANCA por los niños con cáncer

CONANCA – Walk for Children with Cancer Location: Plaza Park Evaristo Carazo in Rivas Date: Saturday 22nd August at 4pm. Donation 50 Cordobas CONANCA and Fitness Zone invites you to “JOIN THE CAUSE” There will be aerobics contests at the end of the walk with different prizes which include the […]


Citizen Calls for Life Partner to be Freed   Recently updated !

pabloplaguna@hotmail.com Mariela Hodson 38yrs, reports that her partner Denis Carter was arrested on August 8th in the urban area of San Juan del Sur and accused of stealing a bicycle from a person who had parked in front of a barbershop. Hodson said she and Carter have lived in San […]