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Américas: Ten afro-latino cities you probably don’t know about

Américas: Ten afro-latino cities you probably don’t know about African culture has contributed to the beautiful melting pot of Latin America since the early 1800’s. You may be surprised to know that some people can be both Black and Latino…at … Continue reading

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Indigenous and Afro-Caribbeans say Nicaragua coercing them on canal

Indigenous and Afro-Caribbeans say Nicaragua coercing them on canal Very messy ordeal, but nothing new. This beef and mistrust between my people and the government in Managua goes back to 1850, when Nicaragua finally gained its independence from Spain and … Continue reading

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20 signs you’ve become culturally Nicaraguan

20 signs you’ve become culturally Nicaraguan

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Happy Independence Day to Central America!!! If you are from Nicaragua, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Honduras or Guatemala, represent!!! Might have to crack the bottle of Flor de Caña open tonight.

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Nicaragua is way better than Costa Rica!

Even though tourism has EXPLODED in Nicaragua, everything is still freakin’ cheap and still pretty unspoilt. Not like expensive ass, over-hyped Costa Rica, where a simple bottle of water or Gatorade runs you like $3 a pop! And don’t even … Continue reading

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You don’t know hot until you’ve been to Nicaragua! Take the hottest day in Southern California and double it! It’s over 90 degrees practically year-round, mainly because Nicaragua is located near the equator, so it’s almost directly under the sun. … Continue reading

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As we were about to leave Granada, our day got off to a rocky start… my wife’s chain (which had lots of sentimental value; it was my mom’s chain who passed away), was snatched off her neck as she was … Continue reading

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Nicaragua v. USA (1986)

Nicaragua v. USA (1986) Unfortunately these type of actions by the U.S. government against foreign countries have become “the norm.” As a Nicaraguan native I know these brutal tactics all too well. It’s the reason my family and I left … Continue reading

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Twin colonial rivals; Granada & León

Continued from the previous blog post; Enchanting Ometepe Island (Putting the ooh in Ometepe) Day 15 – Sunday: Since my wife and I have been to Granada many times we decided we’d only make a pit-stop there on this trip. … Continue reading

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Sun, Fun and Rum; My 1st Trip Back To Nicaragua

Sun, Fun and Rum; My 1st Trip Back To Nicaragua terrymundo: Day 1: Tuesday, September 25, 2007 We arrived in Managua, Nicaragua around eight in the morning. It was a quick 6 hour flight from Los Angeles International Airport, with … Continue reading

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