News & Events

Volcanic Activity; Reminder about Pacific Waves: May 8, 2015

The U.S. Embassy alerts U.S. citizens of local reports of increased seismic and volcanic activity from the Telica and Concepción volcanoes in Nicaragua. The Telica volcano is approximately 82 kilometers northwest of Managua near the city of Leon.  Local press is currently reporting visible ash coming from the Telica volcano. The Concepción volcano is located ...
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Water Filter Donations

Between 20 and 22 April 2015, LTC Cris Simon and the Non-Governmental Organization Waves for Water went to rural communities in Chinandega (including Los Zorros, El Manzano and Padre Ramos) to distribute water filters and teach local residents in those communities how to use them. The filters were donated through a combined effort of the ...
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Baseball Clinics

Ambassador Powers threw out the first pitch in Managua to inaugurate the US Embassy, Fabretto, Cal Ripken Sr. Foundation and 4H leadership training for youth through sports program in Nicaragua.  The trainings took place in Managua, Somoto and Cusmapa.  The youth enjoyed learning about Quickball, a faster version of baseball that emphasizes teamwork rather than ...
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NASA Hackathon

A group of university students and other guests representing Nicaraguan universities and the private sector were dozens of the more than 12000 participants in NASA’s annual Space Apps Challenge.  The event, sponsored by UAM and the US Embassy, and held at the Centro Cultural Nicaraguense Norteamericano highlighted the importance of science for education. The International ...
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