- GOVERNMENT SUPPORT
- The official language of Nicaragua is Spanish although indigenous languages within the autonomous regions are recognized
- OTHER LANGUAGES USED BY THE COMMUNITY
- LANGUAGE CONTEXT COMMENTS
Those who speak Spanish as a second language are generally younger, 30 at most.
Despite laws allowing bilingual education (including indigenous languages), the public school curriculum is taught exclusively in Spanish.
The Miskito Creole English that is spoken by younger people has been learned at home. (2000:400)