Are you looking for the latest updates on regional news in Nicaragua? Perhaps you just want up to date information on activities and events in San Juan del Sur? If you are new to Nica or just looking for faster access to broad sources of news in the region, here’s a list of ten twitter pages you should absolutely be following as an Ex-pat in San Juan del Sur.
1. US Embassy in Nicaragua (or the embassy of your resident country)
From fraud and danger warnings to voting opportunities and emergency services, it’s a good idea to stay in tune with its regular announcements. Follow the US Embassy.
2. Hospital Metropolitano Vivian Pellas
The private hospital of Vivian Pellas is without question the best hospital in Nicaragua. And their twitter page offers daily regional heath warnings and nutrition tips. Follow Vivan Pellas Hospital.
3. Magic Seaweed
If you live in San Juan del Sur, chances are surf is on your mind. Magic seaweed is not only the best site to check the swell and the tide, it also provides regular updates to world wide surf contests, surfing tips and travel packages. Follow Magic Seaweed.
4. La Prensa
La Prensa is the largest national newspaper in Nicaragua. Although the printed version is in Spanish only, you can translate the headlines in their twitter feed to stay up to date. Don’t let the language barrier come between you and the news. For the most detailed news coverage of events in Nicaragua follow La Prensa.
5. Nicaragua Dispatch
Simply stated the Nicaragua Dispatch is the primary English news source in Nicaragua. To understand the politics of the country, you should follow the Nicaragua Dispatch.
6. Comunidad Connect
Comunidad Connect is a volunteer organization dedicated to serving the community and saving the environment. Whether you’re wanting to volunteer to save the planet or watch a local basketball game at the Parque Deportivo (Sports Park) you should follow Comunidad Connect.
7. Tico Times
Nicaragua shares more than a border with Costa Rica, it shares history, weather patterns, real estate trends and tourists. If you’re living in San Juan del Sur, you will be well served staying up to date on happenings in Costa Rica as well. Follow the Tico Times.
8. San Juan Live
We are a lifestyle website offering informative interviews with resident experts to help you gain insider knowledge on the town we love. We provide detailed stories of the artists behind the music and the owners behind the business. You’ll also find attractive tour packages, vacation rentals and more. If you are not following us on Twitter, we hope you will join us soon. Join us on twitter at San Juan Live.
I’m sure some of you will have your own list of favorites. Tell me about them, or leave a comment below and I’ll add to the list. Feel free to submit your own!