The very popular Farmers Market at Big Wave Daves is expanding to two days per week (Wednesday and Saturday) as of Wednesday the 24th of January 2018. Official hours will be the same as Saturday, which are 9:00am – 12:00 Noon. The busy market has smoked meats, breads, baked goods, fruits and vegetables, ready-made meals as well as many specialty items including vegan and gluten free. It’s also become a great meeting place for the local Ex-Pat community.
El CafeSito Negro de Don Diego at Hotel Estrella offering light, medium and dark brown roast coffee beans and ground coffee form the best coffee producing areas of Nicaragua.
Día de las Donuts has stickers, caps, shirts and T Shirts for men and women as well as shirts for children with the logo of the donut shop, all at affordable prices.
Every Wednesday is “Smoke & Spirits” at TreeCasa. Wood-fired brick oven pizzas with weekly specials from the grill & smoker. $1 beer & rum and of course; the best water slide in the area!
The Municipality of San Juan de Sur has a new mayor. The official handing over ceremony took place last week when Lic. Mayra Solís received her new position from the outgoing Mayor; Lic. Katia Espinoza. Del Sur News congratulates the new Mayor of San Juan del Sur. (See Photo Below)
Leaders from the private security industry recently met with the National Police to discuss issues such as training of personnel and the importance of Law 510 (Firearm Regulations) and Law 903 (Law on Private Security Services), the latter aimed specifically at the industry.
Sub Commissioner Henry Narvaez is head of the Department of Registration of Private Security acknowledged the important role private security has in relation to national security. Narvaez stated that there are now approximately 36,000 licensed guards working in Nicaragua.
One of the specific concerns discussed was better control of firearms as weapons have been stolen from security companies and are now in the hands of criminals.
Other issues concerned Law 903 and the updating of documentation a well as social security issues (signing guards up for INSS). This was the first of four quarterly meetings planned for this year between the owners of private security companies and the National Police of Nicaragua.