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Health Center, San Juan del Sur

Earlier this year we reported on the planned donation of a US $4,700 mobile ultrasound machine for the Hospital Primario Gaspar García Laviana (was...

Antonio Lacayo

"Nicaragua has lost a great son" - the words of Carlos Pellas at the funeral service for Antonio Lacayo Oyanguren (above center), who died as...

Tica Bus New Buses- Roof Dog

The Tica Bus agency in San Juan del Sur has informed us that the company has made some changes in order to provide more comfort...

Road Safety in Nicaragua

Road Safety in Nicaragua Triple Fatality - Road Safety in Nicaragua A tragic accident in San Juan del Sur last Friday afternoon claimed three lives. The victims...

Cruise Ships in San Juan del Sur

Cruise Ships in San Juan del Sur The Coral Princess is one of the Cruise Ships in San Juan del Sur twice this month as...

Dive Nicaragua – San Juan del Sur Bay Clean-Up

Dive Nicaragua pulled 1.65 Metric Tons (Tonnes) of waste materials from the Bahia San Juan Del Sur by 53 divers and volunteers over a...

Restaurante Buen Gusto, San Juan del Sur

Doña Guadalupe Morales, the owner of Restaurante Buen Gusto informed Del Sur News that October was the 50th Anniversary of the restaurant. Restaurante Buen Gusto,...

Emerald Coast Airport – Roof Dog

Emerald Coast Airport (Esmeralda Airport), the new airport in the Municipality of Tola, Rivas, was opened last week. So far, two carriers will service the...

Port Security Exercise – San Juan del Sur EPN

A Port Security Exercise - San Juan del Sur EPN was held last Thursday the 22nd of October. It involved the National Port Company (EPN),...

Social Programs – Fundación A. Jean Brugger

Social Programs - Fundación A. Jean Brugger - On October 23rd, children, youths, teachers and parents from the rural community of Bastón enjoyed joy, laughter,...

14th Annual Panga Tournament – San Juan del Sur

Panga Tournament FAQ's What is a Panga? A panga is a type of boat, commissioned by the World Bank who wanted to design an affordable, efficient...

Costa Esmeralda Airport

Costa Esmeralda Airport Opens This Week - The airstrip at Costa Esmeralda in the Municipality of Tola, Department of Rivas, will be officially opened on Friday...

San Juan del Sur History – 163 Years

San Juan del Sur History SJdS was discovered in 1522 by the Spaniard Andrés Niño. Initially called Puerto de la Independencia, San Juan de la...

Thefts from Pangas in the Bay of San Juan del Sur

Thefts from Pangas - On October 16th 2015, Elba Mora (one of the owners affected) reported that about 10 pangas anchored in the bay...

Roof Dog; Bar & Restaurant Roca Mar

Roof Dog; Bar & Restaurant Roca Mar is “rescuing traditions” at the weekends by having a Nicaraguan country style atmosphere with live marimba music...

News Briefs – Central Bank of Nicaragua

News Briefs - Central Bank of Nicaragua will be issuing new bank notes as of 26th October 2015. The notes will meet the demand...

Indigenous Veracruz del Zapotal

Indigenous Veracruz del Zapotal - On October 11th, more than 3,000 residents, indigenous people of Veracruz (located four kilometers west of Rivas) celebrated 523...

Panga Fishing Tournament

Panga Fishing Tournament The 14th Annual Panga Fishing Tournament will be on Saturday October 31st and you have the chance to sponsor your own fishing...

Canadian Pilot Killed

Canadian Pilot Killed Canadian Pilot, Grant Atkinson was killed last October 2nd when his light plane crashed near Rivas while he was carrying out aerial survey...

Municipal Congress on the Prevention of Bullying

Municipal Congress on the Prevention of Bullying "A silent threat to our society” Adalina Miranda Keith On the 30th of September, the First Municipal Congress “Basta de...