In 1989, Nicaragua governmental structure underwent quite a few changes, which included the formation of new regions. During this time, the area on which Atlantico Sur is situated was divided in two, creating two independent and autonomous regions, namely the Autonomous Region of the Northern Atlantic (RAAN) and the Autonomous Region of the Southern Atlantic (RAAS). With a population of ...
Situated on the south end of Nicaragua's Atlantic Coast is Bluefields – a small, unusual little town with a distinctive flavor. With a population of roughly 42,000 the town itself has little offer in the way of attractions and activities, even though it is Nicaragua's chief Caribbean port. What makes Bluefields special are the natural attractions in the vicinity of the city.