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The Barrio Planta Project (BPP) is having a fundraiser this Saturday, May 23rd with a Poker Run from 3:30pm-6:00pm. See page 21 for all the details. The idea is to raise enough money to put on a performance of Pinocchio in English at the Escuela Integral on June 13th. Hipica […]

Regional News Briefs

Persian/Tahiti Limes – Miguel Barrios has a startup business in Rivas that is growing this type of lime (also known as Bearss limes) for future export. Known to be less acidic than key limes, larger in size, seedless and having a long shelf life they are in high demand as […]

National News Briefs

New US Ambassador to Nicaragua – US President Barack Obama has nominated Laura Dogu Farnsworth as the new Ambassador to Nicaragua to replace Phyllis M. Powers who has held the position since May 2012. Farnsworth is currently the number two in Mexico. The US Senate must approve her for the […]

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Municipal News Briefs

Oldest House in San Juan del Sur The beginning of the restoration was marked last Sunday with a symbolic ceremony including the participation of the owners of the property (the Ruiz Prado family), residents of the town and the municipal housing authorities when an information plaque containing historical data was […]

La Virgen Santísima María Auxiliadora

PON TU MANO MADRE MIA, PONLA ANTES QUE LA MIA El padre Bismarck Cruz y el mayordomo Francisco Guzmán invitan a todo el pueblo sanjuaneño y visitantes a participar en nuestra parroquia San Juan Bautista el 24 de mayo a las 6pm, de celebración solemne de la santa eucaristía en […]



Let’s talk about Chiropractic

What is Chiropractic? It is a natural option that promotes your whole health, mind, body and spirit. The spinal column is adjusted with the hands, to the benefit of our body and your wallet! It’s not only an effective natural way to treat our health issues but it’s also cost […]

Poker Run

The Barrio Planta Project (BPP), a free supplementary schooling program that provides the children in San Juan del Sur with education in English as a Second Language, Creative Arts, Communications and Vocational Training is concluding its first semester of 2015 with a performance of Pinocchio in English at the Escuela […]


Pablo Laguna

The Pablo Page, Local Interest from Pablo Laguna pabloplaguna@hotmail.com Trained public officials in the Region IV Municipal government officials organized in the Regional Career Commission IV (Masaya, Jinotepe, and Granada y Rivas) met for the second time on May 15th in Jinotepe. The objective of the training is to strengthen […]


Around Town With Roof Dog

Last weekend, locals and Ex Pats in SJdS bid a final farewell to Harry Moy Jnr., affectionately known as “No Shirt Harry” (photo left). He left us too soon; however he left us as came in, living life on his terms, as he did each and every day, surrounded by […]

Regional News Briefs

National Police – By Press Release number 06/2015, the National Police (under the provisions of the Police Act) announced this Tuesday that there have been a number of movements and rotations of personnel. This includes Comisionado Mayor Enrique Salazar Alemán, Head of the Department of Rivas who moves to an […]

National News Briefs

Telica Volcano – There was no holding back the country’s most active volcano as it spewed fiery rocks and gases on Sunday and showering nearby towns with ash. Some 30 small eruptions since Thursday were the warning sign that this bear of a volcano was out of hibernation. One local […]

Nica Sail n’ Surf

Business Feature Must B Crazy Nica Sail n’ Surf is the owner of the beautifully rigged catamaran; Must B Crazy. It is a 38′ Athena built by Fountaine Pajot of La Rochelle, France. She is well traveled, having cruised the Atlantic and island hopped around the Caribbean before making her […]

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CANATUR Assembly in SJdS

The Second Assembly of the National Chamber of Tourism (CANATUR) Chapter of San Juan del Sur was held on May 6th at Villas de Palermo with the participation of 40 businesses, partners (members) and potential partners. The event was organized by the board of local chapter. The Coordinator of the […]

Miss Teen Candidates to Visit San Juan del Sur

Our city will be receiving the 16 candidates for Miss Teen on the 22nd, 23rd and 24th of May. They are visiting San Juan del Sur for a tight three day agenda full of various activities in and around the port city, including photographic sessions, press interviews, runway shows and […]


The Pablo Page – Around San Juan with Pablo Laguna

pabloplaguna@hotmail.com Foreigner Dies of Heart Attack The US citizen Harry Moy Jr. aged 64 years died in the morning of Saturday May 9th after he swam in the Bay of San Juan del Sur and had a heart attack as he got out of the water. Concerned citizens tried to […]


Around Town With Roof Dog

Big Wave Dave says “Get your act together” for the next Comedy Night later in May, exact dates, times and food special to be announced next edition. Jokes, anecdotal stories, poems songs and rants – No animal acts please. The Restaurant at El Jardin Hotel (overlooking Nacascolo Bay) is now […]