Managua - Post Report Question and Answers

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Brush up on your baseball knowledge. Nicaraguans LOVE baseball and it is always a welcome topic of conversation. - Jun 2020

Take every opportunity to explore the country and get out of Managua. Do your best to befriend Nicaraguans as they are a very kind and generous people. They love their country and want to share it with you. There has been a long history between the U.S. and Nicaragua; get to know that history and ask Nicaraguans about it. - Apr 2018

This can be a tough post for stay-at-home moms or spouses without full-time employment. Managua has little to offer and it can be difficult to fill your days. However, there is a lot of opportunity for volunteer work and potential for adventure. Attitude is everything. - Mar 2012

The country is beautiful but expensive given the economic situation of most Nicaraguans. Like one poster here said, it's an easy hard post. It's a great place to visit but living here is another matter. Half the time you feel you are not really welcome. First time posters would probably disagree but having experienced other places, we don't mind moving on. - Mar 2008

From Friday afternoon to Monday morning, we loved Nicaragua, but the work week almost threatened our love for this beautiful country. The reduction in Post Differential from 15% to 10%, due to an oversight at Post, had a big impact on the decreasing morale. - Feb 2008

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