The Downey Legend

What Happened in Nicaragua?

Ajla Nasic, Social Media Manager

May 17, 2018

Primarily led by university students in Managua, Nicaragua, an uprising against the country’s government spurred on April 19. Due to feelings of injustice surrounding a new social security order, the protests have resulted in a rising death toll and a negative portrayal of the citizens by media. &...

5 questions with Mr. Armendariz

5 questions with Mr. Armendariz

Vivian Buenrostro, Co-Editor-In-Chief

January 26, 2015

Social Studies teacher, Mr. Armendariz, proposed to his girlfriend of six years on an active volcano in Nicaragua, over the holiday break.   Q1: Where did you get the idea of proposing on a volcano? A1: She has been working in the Peace Corps for two years helping Nicaraguan’s develop...

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