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  • Museums

    Literature Crusade

    The term ‘crusade’ can be defined as a campaign or movement but is more often associated with the words ‘battle’, ‘fight’, ‘war’ and ‘struggle’. In fact, all these synonyms are quite appropriate when referring to Nicaragua’s ‘Literacy Crusade’. This war against illiteracy was an extensive, nationwide battle against the ill effects of poor education. The struggle took the form of a nationwide ...

  • Culture

    Public Services

    Public services are those services provided by a country's municipal governments for the good of the community. Nicaragua's public services include police and fire protection, waste disposal, water, street cleaning, education, public transportation, medical services, electricity, communications and so on. Improvements continue to be made to Nicaragua's public services, and various ...

  • Culture

    Education

    Nicaragua is currently recognized as being one of the poorest countries of Latin America and its education system has suffered as a result. Much of the current problems really started before the Sandinistas came to power in 1979. It was under the Somozas that Nicaraguan education was thrown aside to make way for other political issues. The limited spending on education in Nicaragua resulted ...

  • Culture

    The culture of Nicaragua is somewhat varied in different regions due to the different influences that were exerted on these different parts of the country. For the most part, the majority of the people show a strong Spanish influence. However there are other parts of the country that are more influenced by the English culture.