Plan Verano 2014

Summer Plan   (Semana Santa) 2014: Important Information  Parking lots and roads  An area near the Rodeo Grounds has been cleared for paid parking and for use as a vehicle pound (vehicles that have been ticked and towed).  Main parking area is 350 meters north on La Chocolata  Bus drop off is near the ENACAL […]

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National News Briefs

Earthquakes – The resolve of the Nicaragüenses continues to be tested as more earthquakes keep the country under an Extreme Red Alert. It all started at about 5:30pm on Thursday the 10th of April with a 6.1 on the Richter scale at Mateare near Managua. Half an hour later a 5.1 magnitude earthquake was recorded […]


Programa Religioso – Semana Santa 2014

JUEVES SANTO (17 de Abril) 10:00 am Santa Misa Crismal en la Catedral de Granada presidida por el Señor Obispo y todo el clero de la diócesis. 5:00 pm Solemne eucaristía “In Cena Domini” (Cena del Señor). Es la gran fiesta del Sacerdocio y la Eucaristía en la Iglesia de San Juan Bautista en SJdS […]


Music & Entertainment Guide

THURSDAY 17th April Iguana Bar: Touch and Go Promotion from 1pm -12 midnight Howler: Hungry Hour, 65 Cord wings, garlic fries and quesadillas, 5pm-8pm. Electro Night Restaurante El Timon: LIVE MUSIC 7:30pm Cultural Night Dinner & Dance show. FRIDAY 18th April Crazy Crab Disco: KARAOKE Dorado’s Sports Bar: Dance party-DJ Lisa Brown Howler: Mystery Night […]


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Government to Modernize Port of San Jorge

pabloplaguna@hotmail.com The expansion project to modernize the port of San Jorge will cost US 5 million dollars and will allow a much improved service to domestic and foreign travelers as well as the population that makes a living at the port, confirmed the President of the National Port Authority (EPN), Mr. Virgilio Silva. According to […]


Pablo with a SCOOP – New Tourist Project in the Talanguera

pabloplaguna@hotmail.com About 50 million dollars would be invested in the “PLAZA SAN JUAN” project planned to be built in the Talanguera neighborhood located to the North of the urban area of San Juan del Sur – confirmed Mr. Andrés Lee, a Representative of the company Soluciones Urbanas de Centro América SA., (SUCASA). According to Lee, […]


Around Town With Roof Dog

A new bar no less! “The Dive” is being built as we speak, next to Hotel La Estación in what was left of the old house that was on the otherwise empty lot. (Don Martin’s old house) On the building site to north side of the new bar, the “Mystery Building” has sprung to life […]

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National News Briefs

By Kelvin Marshall Del Sur News From Russia with Love – Daniel Ortega, the President of Nicaragua, has announced that he will accept support  from Russia to strengthen the Military of Nicaragua in the fight against drug trafficking. Ortega thanked Russia for its unconditional support over the years and called it an “extraordinary sustained cooperation”. […]


Felicidades a Nelly Mohr Reinert

  Congratulations to Nelly Mohr Reinert who on the 16th of April will have lived here for 25 years. Nelly is originally from Kaldbak in the Faroe Islands which is an archipelago and an autonomous country within the Kingdom of Denmark situated between the Norwegian Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean about halfway between Norway […]

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Music & Entertainment Guide

FRIDAY 11th April Crazy Crab Disco: KARAOKE Dorado’s Sports Bar: Dance party-DJ Lisa Brown Howler: Mystery Night SATURDAY 12th April El Lago Azul: Karaoke 8pm-2am Howler: Nica Nights, Salsa Ibiza, Guest DJ and Social Dancing Jugoso: LIVE MUSIC  – Live Sunsets & Paella Every Sat @5:30pm. La Carreta: LIVE MUSIC “Crazy Sam & the Surfing […]


Fisherman Complain of Poor Catches

pabloplaguna@hotmail.com About 600 craft fishermen in the Municipality of San Juan del Sur are being affected by the small catch they are getting off the coast of the Pacific confirmed Mario Pavón, Seafood Buyer for the tourist sector. Pavón, said seafood and fish catches have dropped significantly in recent days, explained that before, each fish […]


Water Shortage due to Lack of Electricity Supply

pabloplaguna@hotmail.com Some two hundred residents of the neighborhood Hermanos Mendoza (also known as La Cuesta) in the Municipality of San Juan del Sur and located one kilometer east of the urban area are waiting for the electricity distribution company to install the power at the well that will supply their potable water, says Bernarda del […]


Semana Santa in SJdS

Download or Print your own Map and Guide in PDF format by clicking on the blue heading here;   SJdS Mapa y Leyenda Semana Santa 2014[smallpdf.com]        

Mapa SJdS Semana Santa 2014

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Copa Pacifico de Surf 2014 – Tola

  Copa Pacifico de #Surf 2014. Invita Paso Pacifico-NICARAGUA Por primera vez en la historia, #surfistas de toda la costa pacifica de #Nicaragua, se reunirán para probar sus habilidades en la ola de clase mundial de playa Sardinas, Municipio de Tola  


TOURIST CENTER and JETTY SAN JUAN del SUR

The project consists of the construction of a tourist center and jetty which includes commercial and administrative buildings, recreational areas and provision of street furniture. This center is intended to encourage visitors to stay and spend time shopping and enjoying the products offered in the dockside environment. The area is intended to be used by […]

CENTRO TURISTICO y EMBARCADERO de SAN JUAN del SUR

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Roof Dog – Whats Going On?

San Juan welcomes back one of its own; Erika Espinoza Bermúdez returns from Seville, Spain where she specialized in body and therapeutic massage, Balneotherapy and Spa treatments. She has joined Bamboo Spa (in Vanderbilt Street opposite Ducks Surf Shop) where she will be offering a variety of these services as well as body and facial […]


National News Briefs

IMF to Visit in April – Bayardo Arce, the Economic Adviser to the President’s Office has confirmed that a delegation from the International Monetary Fund will visit Nicaragua during the last week of April. This is part of the regular review of the economy in Nicaragua. Arce said that as a member of the IMF, […]


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Music & Entertainment Guide

FRIDAY 4th April Crazy Crab Disco: KARAOKE Dorado’s Sports Bar: Dance party-DJ Lisa Brown Howler: Mystery Night SATURDAY 5th April El Lago Azul: Karaoke 8pm-2am Howler: LIVE MUSIC – Salsa Music, Nica Nights Jugoso: LIVE MUSIC  – Live Sunsets & Paella Every Sat @5:30pm. La Carreta: LIVE MUSIC “Crazy Sam & the Surfing Sharks” Rock […]