Living in Nicaragua

Living in Nicaragua

Water Protection Incentives for San Juan del Sur

On March 8th, in the community of Miravalle in the Municipality of San Juan del Sur, a meeting was held between 40 farm owners...

Welcome to Nicaragua – PLEASE DRIVE SAFELY

Welcome to Nicaragua - PLEASE DRIVE SAFELY The carnage on the roads of Nicaragua continues unabated. The new head of the National Police Transit Directorate;...

Immigration Training and other National News Briefs

Immigration Training The General Directorate of Migration and Immigration (DGME) has established a school for training new and existing immigration officers in the various procedures...

Generator Safety and Operating Tips

Generator Safety Operating Tips Always use your generator outside. In the rainy season; keep the generator dry. Use under an open canopy-like structure (like...

National News Briefs – From Cops to Coffee Beans

Traffic Cop Changes Lane Comisionada General Vilma Reyes Sandoval is the new head of National Traffic Security and the man she replaced; Comisionado General Roberto...

Burning the Old Year

Burning the Old Year A Nicaraguan New Year's tradition is the symbolic burning (at midnight) of the old year (Año Viejo or simply El Viejo)...

15TH ANNIV LIBRARY IN SAN JUAN DEL SUR

15TH ANNIV LIBRARY IN SAN JUAN DEL SUR Last November the 12th, the Biblioteca Móvil celebrated its 15th Anniversary with activities such as crafts, face...

In Nicaragua; December Starts with a Bang

Nicaragua December The Spanish imposed Catholicism (perpetuated over the years) has produced some of the most popular and deeply religious celebrations that have also managed...

The 2016 NICARAGUA PRESIDENTIAL ELECTIONS

The 2016 NICARAGUA PRESIDENTIAL ELECTIONS Editorial Team – Del Sur News Nicaragua goes to the polls this Sunday November 6th to elect the President, Vice President,...

iGUi SWIMMING POOLS in SAN JUAN del SUR

iGUi SWIMMING POOLS in SAN JUAN del SUR If you live in San Juan del Sur or are here visiting, you must have seen the...

National News Briefs 28th October 2016

National News Briefs 28th October 2016 More Geothermal The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) will fund geothermal exploration and improvements of over US $ 100 million. Statistics...

HALLOWEEN in SAN JUAN del SUR

HALLOWEEN in SAN JUAN del SUR Halloween, a contraction of the term All Hallow's Eve (also known as; Hallowe'en, Allhalloween and All Saints' Eve) is...

The Day of the Dead in Nicaragua

The Day of the Dead in Nicaragua The Day of the Dead (Día de los Muertos), celebrated here in Nicaragua as a holiday, focuses on...

Jean Brugger Foundation and Local Businesses

Jean Brugger Foundation and Local Businesses Representatives from the Fundación A. Jean Brugger and local businesses from San Juan del Sur held the first meeting...

Value Added Tax in Nicaragua

Value Added Tax in Nicaragua I am new to Nicaragua and I keep seeing a tax applied to some of my restaurant bills.  What is...

ESCUELA ADELANTE DESTINATIONS PLUS PROGRAM

ESCUELA ADELANTE “DESTINATIONS PLUS” PROGRAM Editorial Team - Del Sur News Escuela Adelante (a registered 501c (3) in the USA) mission statement is to offer a new...

Nicaraguan Internet and Telecommunications CANITEL

Nicaraguan Internet and Telecommunications CANITEL This new communications organization; La Cámara Nicaragüense de Internet y Telecomunicaciones has been welcomed by the industry as well as the...

Alaina Cellini with an Emotional Goodbye

Alaina Cellini with an Emotional Goodbye San Juan del Sur says "Come Back Soon" to Alaina This past week, teacher Alaina Cellini (known by many in...

Nicaraguan Employees have More Vacation Time

Nicaraguan Employees have More Vacation Time Nicaragua is among 11 countries with the most vacation time in the world according to a World Bank study of...

Obtaining Permanent Residence in Nicaragua

Obtaining Permanent Residence in Nicaragua Nicaragua has become an ideal destination for Retiree or Rentiers who wish to establish a permanent residence in a country...