People of San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua 1; Ortega Regime 0 The Ortega-supporting alcadia of San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua and Intur (the Nicaraguan Institute… Read More »San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua Humiliates Orteguistas Over Local Concert
Land of Lakes and Volcanoes
The percentage of Nicaragua that consists of lakes..
The average amount of money in US dollars spent per day by foreign visitors to Nicaragua pre-pandemic.
Number of active volcanoes in Nicaragua.
Nicaragua Stories, Information, and Opinion
A short tribute to Pat Werner, a www.centralamerica.com contributor and pioneering Nicaragua expat who passed away suddenly on November 30, 2019. I never met Pat… Read More »A Tribute To Nicaragua Expat Pioneer Pat Werner
Much is written about cultural stereotypes in Central America. But a lot of that is expat on expat stereotypes. But what do locals see when… Read More »Cultural Stereotypes: What Nicaraguans See When They Look At Gringos (Caution: It’s Not Pretty!)
In Nicaragua, you’ll find many hotels and homes decorated with pre-Columbian or colonial-style objects. But are they really authentic? And when looking for art in… Read More »Art In Nicaragua: Getting Nicaragua’s Past Right
For those Nicaragua expats bemoaning how to get their money into the country, long term Diriamba resident Pat Werner has a possible solution, outside of… Read More »Gold Mining In Nicaragua (Or How To Make A Living In The Land Of Lakes And Volcanoes)
As Nicaragua celebrates her independence this weekend, we look at how much there is to actually celebrate, given the current crisis. We also look at the… Read More »The Ethics Of Traveling To Nicaragua: Should I Go?
Costa Ricans and Nicaraguans marched in solidarity through the center of San Jose on Saturday to oppose and counteract the violence against Nicaraguan refugees carried… Read More »Costa Ricans, Nicaraguans, And Others March For Peace And Solidarity
Happy July 19, Nicaragua! Yep, it’s here at last – July 19, the 39th anniversary of the Sandinistas entering Managua in 1979, marking the true… Read More »Happy July 19, Nicaragua! Some Notes On Today’s “Celebration”
In some sense all civil insurrection, like politics, is local. So I write about the civil insurrection around Diriamba where I live and avoid broad,… Read More »Crisis In Nicaragua: A View From The Neighborhood