Port Project – San Juan del Sur   Recently updated !

  The pier/jetty tourist project in San Juan del Sur is funded by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and managed by the National Port Company (EPN), the Nicaraguan Institute of Tourism (INTUR) and the Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure (MTI). According to Lic. César Guadamuz Vasconcelos, EPN Executive Director in […]


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Roof Dog   Recently updated !

Tel-Cel has their usual February promotion on all accessories for cell phones and computers as well as with a purchase of 100 Córdobas or more you get to participate in the raffle for a cellphone and a handbag on the 14th February. They are located 50 meters west of the […]

National News Briefs

Rubén Darío – The “Prince of Spanish literature” has once again been honored by the striking of commemorative coins, this time for the 100 years since his passing. The gold and silver 1,000 Cordoba face value coins were available from February 8th at the public counters of the Central Bank […]

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Fuel Exemption a Reality for “Pangueros” in San Juan del Sur   Recently updated !

Alejandro Santana Monestel is a member of the Federation of Workers of the Sea and for three years has been promoting access to the (tax) exemption on fuel and fishing products for Panga Fishermen in San Juan del Sur, reports Fernando Ruiz from the same union. Ruiz explained; “The (tax) […]

What is Spay/Neuter? Why is it good?

Next month a volunteer veterinary brigade from the World Vets organization will be coming to San Juan del Sur! World Vets is a veterinary non-profit whose mission is to improve the health and well being of animals by providing veterinary aid and training in the global south. Since 2008 San […]

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Taekwondo: A Champion Instructor in San Juan del Sur   Recently updated !

Taekwondo is a martial art transformed into an Olympic combat sport since 1988 when it was introduced as a demonstration sport at the Olympics in Seoul, South Korea. In 2000 it became an official Olympic sport at the Olympic Games in Sydney. Taekwondo is known for its variety and spectacular […]

National News Briefs

GPS for Public Transport – After yet another serious accident involving public transport, the National Police have announced that all public transport route and school buses must install a GPS device by the end of February. It is anticipated that the devices will help regulate and control speeding and prevent […]

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Around Town With…ROOF DOG   Recently updated !

MOMENTOM is a new collective of certified acrobats, circus and yoga teachers. The OM being moments of self-reflection and stillness married to momentum to propel us out of our comfort zones – MOMENTOM. This Montreal (Canada) based collective is expanding to Nicaragua and providing classes in all circus arts (aerials, […]

Pueblo Maderas   Recently updated !

Press Release Public and Private Sectors United by Pueblo Maderas A group of community leaders from San Juan del Sur, together with business owners have recently joined forces to establish an important benefit to lovers of the sport of surfing in the area and especially the residents and tourists at […]

Street Smarts   Recently updated !

Stop Carrying Your Life Around With You! Kelvin Marshall – Del Sur News A lot of us have experienced that sinking feeling in the stomach when we first realized that we have lost our wallet or purse and then also realized that other than the money, how many bank cards, […]

Why Fun Bajo El Sol Matters

Reflecting on 10 years of work in sustainable tourism and development in Nicaragua By Roman Yavich I arrived in San Juan del Sur in October 2006, excited that this rapidly changing little town with its dusty, busy streets, tin roofs, and an overgrown park would be my home for the next […]


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Protocol to Help Tourism and Coffee Businesses   Recently updated !

  The Corporate Social Responsibility Union (uniRSE) and the Local Network of Global Compact Nicaragua signed a protocol agreement with the Tourism and Café sectors in the City of Managua on Friday January 29th. The agreement, in the context of the project “Increasing the Application of the Guiding Principles of […]


Three years into her five year term, Doctor Rosa Elena Bello Norori has resigned her position of Mayor due to health reasons. It is anticipated that Katia Espinoza Saldaña (the current Secretary of the Municipal Councilors of San Juan del Sur) will take over as Mayor after that decision has […]

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Back to School – February 8th is the day that public school resumes after the Xmas and New Year break. Advance registration shows that almost 1.4 million kids have registered. El Pollito Pescador – Affectionately known as “Maggie’s” is moving to a nice new location in the former dwelling next […]

Avisos de la parroquia San Juan Bautista de SJdS

Atención padres de familia católicos de San Juan del Sur, por este medio, la parroquia San Juan Bautista les invita a matricular a sus niños y niñas para recibir catequesis en sus distintas modalidades para los Sacramentos de Penitencia y Primera Comunión entre las edades de 7 a 9 o […]

National News Briefs

Atlantic Passenger Boat Tragedy – 13 people died last Saturday afternoon when a boat carrying 32 tourists left Little Corn Island heading to Big Corn despite a ban on departures due to high winds of 25 to 30 knots. All 13 people that drowned were tourists from Costa Rica. The […]

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Federation of Workers of the Sea

This union meeting was held on the 23rd of January at the Shin Komatsu Fishing Terminal. All types of fishing related unions were represented and also participating were representatives of the Nicaraguan Institute of Fisheries (IMPESCA), National Federation of FNT and Exporters of Fish (Fish Nica). Fernando Ruiz of the […]