Tag Archives: Sandinista

Somoto Canyon

There isn’t any school this week until Thursday, because it is Independence Day here. They’ve been cancelling classes for weeks practicing for the marchas. This grew to become a large frustration for me, since we are in deep into the … Continue reading

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Busy Week

After my training last week, I spent another week in Managua this week for the Peace Corps Nicaragua Same-Sex Couples Initiative. Nicaragua is on a short-list to host same-sex couples in the Peace Corps, so Peace Corps Headquarters staff were … Continue reading

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I Saw the President and the First Lady Today

No, not Barack and Michelle, Daniel and Rosario, the President of Nicaragua and his wife. Today is the birthday of Augusto Cesar Sandino (the 119th anniversary of his birth in fact), and he was born in the same town that … Continue reading

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Political Encyclopedia of Nicaragua

Africa – Not the continent that Nicragua is in Central America – Now we’re talking Ortega, Daniel – A leader of the victorious Sandinistas against the American supported Somoza dictatorship, current President of Nicaragua Murillo, Rosario – The First Lady. … Continue reading

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