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Woman Is 13th Victim of Thursday’s Cinchona Bus Crash

(QCOSTARICA) Miriam Lilliana Carranza Soto is the 13th victim of the Cinchona bus crash on Thursday. The 58...

The Paqura – Playa Naranjo Road May Be Paved Next Year, Says MOPT

QCOSTARICA - After ten years of waiting, the road that connects Paquera to Naranjo, in the Nicoya Peninsula,...

Evangelical Pastor Accused of Sexual Abuse In Guanacaste

QCOSTARICA - Three adult men and an adolescent have accused a 46-year-old Evangelical pastor in Santa Cruz, Guanacaste...

Tourist Police Could Leave Guiones on May 1

By Arianna Mckinney, VozdeGuanancaste - The month of May is just a few days away, and the Nosara...

Nicoya Says “No” To Prohibition For Semana Santa

Usually with the arrival of Semana Santa, municipalities across the country take the necessary measures to prohibit the...

Nicoyan Shopkeeper Cancels Black Friday Sales and Donates Clothing for Victims Of Hurricane Otto

Q COSTA RICA by Roberto Acuña Ávalos, Vozdeguanacaste - On Friday morning, Nov. 25, news stations broadcast live...

Airport Neighborhood Residents Demand Road Improvements

QCOSTARICA (By Wilberth Villalobos Castrillo, Vozdeguanacaste.com) The poor state of the road leading to the Nicoya Airport Neighborhood...

Tilarán (Guanacaste) Wind Farm Inaugurated

COSTA RICA NEWS - Spain's Acciona Energia has officially inaugurated its 49.5MW Chiripa wind farm in Tilarán (Guanacaste),...

Quema de Juda (Judas Night): Scandals and Scoundrels

Q COSTA RICA – Judas Night (Quema de Judas in Spanish) is the night before Easter. For some...

Morning Traffic At Its Worst!

Q COSTA RICA - Just when you thought it couldn't get any worse, the traffic congestion of the...

Costa Rica in 2080 Will See Green Landscapes Disappear

QCOSTARICA - Costa Rica in 2080 will see green landscapes disappear. That is the effect climate change may...

Puntarenas Inaugurates Amphitheatre

QCOSTARICA - With the voice of Alondra Gutierrez, accompanied by the Banda de Conciertos de Puntarenas and the...

Where, when and how to recycle in Guanacaste

Q COSTA RICA by Amanda Zúñiga, Vozdeguanacaste.com - Seven municipalities in Guanacaste offer recycling-collection services in some communities....

Poas Eruptions Triggered GAM Air Pollution

Q COSTA RICA -The Poas volcano eruptions are triggering air pollution in the Greater Metropolitan Area (GAM) of...

Health Officials to Investigate Pungent Wastewater at Samara, Guanacaste

Q COSTA RICA (by Roberto Acuña Ávalos, Vozdeguanacaste.com) The Health Ministry launched an investigation this week into the...

Love That Breaks Social Rules

In modern society, millions of people spend their lives searching for their better half. At first glance, it...

From Guanacaste to Russia?

Share this: Like Tweet +1   COSTA RICA NEWS - By Henry Morales Navarro, Vozdeguanacaste --Russia is on the other side of the...

What Really Happened In The Liberia Massacre?

Q COSTA RICA NEWS - The puzzle is complex, but the Organismo de Investigacion Judicial (OIJ), little by...

Suspect In Murder of Family in Copey Is A Psychopath, Say Authorities

  (QCOSTARICA) The Organismo de Investigación Judicial (OIJ) believe they have their man in the murder and entire family...

U.S. Embassy in San Jose Warns: “Crime Is Increasing In Costa Rica”

Q COSTA RICA - Through its website, the U.S. Embassy in San Jose, warns Americans of the danger...

Former Guanacaste Mayor Collected Salary and Bonuses While Earning Pension

QCOSTAIRCA by Henry Morales, Vozdeguanacaste.com - On May 1, Carlos Arias Chavez’s term as mayor of the Municipality...

Costa Rica Positions Itself As A Leader In Innovation For The Life Sciences Industry In Latin America

PRNewswire/ --The third edition of the Life Sciences Forum Costa Rica, organized by the Costa Rican Investment Promotion...

What’s An Udis?

(QCOSTARICA) The small community in the Pacific coastal town of Quepos, El Silencio, has its own currency. No...

Dozen Homeless As Storm Floods Playa Jaco

QCOSTARICA - At least a dozen, among then seniors and children, were left homeless Sunday night at heavy...

President Asks Police To Supress Repression Of Protests in Guanacaste

COSTA RICA NEWS - In Guanacaste, President Luis Guillermo Solís, said he expects Guanacastecos to protest with respect,...

It’s Been A Wet Week And The Season Has Only Started

The 'rainy' season has just gotten underway, a few weeks earlier than usual, and it's been already a...

No Dry Law for Nicoya During Easter Week

By Emiliana Garcia, VozdeGuanacaste - For the second year in a row, the Municipality of Nicoya decided to...

Gunacaste Celebrates Anniversary In Weeklong of Activities

COSTA RICA NEWS - By Roberto Acuña Ávalos, Vozdeguanacaste - “Our homeland by our free will.” That is...

Costa Rica Government Promises To Expel The “Bad Guys”

Q COSTA RICA - Are you a bad guy? Living in Costa Rica? You're out of here. Thinking...

New Recycling Center for Nosara Needs Another Big Push

By Tobias Holler, Voice of Nosara/QCostarica One year ago I initiated sLAB Costa Rica, a design-build initiative at the...

Guanacaste Fires Have Consumed More Than 1,800 Hectares of Protected Areas

QCOSTARICA - (By Henry Morales Navarro, Vozdeguanacaste) The war against forest fires in Nicoya and Santa Cruz has...

National Games in Nicoya

By: Wilberth Villalobos Castrillo, Vozdeguanacaste - More than 300 athletes from ten of the country's cantons have arrived...

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It's been a while, in fact since 1987 that Costa Rica did not register the simultaneous activity of three volcanos and experts warn that...

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Q COSTA RICA - It was 7:20am, two men outside the Mountview private school in Guachipelin de Escazu, dressed in tracksuits are exercising, two...

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