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Wednesday 24 May 2017

Costa Rican Tribe’s Traditional Medicines Get A Modern Media Makeover

When the Terraba tribe in Costa Rica rallied to oppose a hydroelectric dam they feared would destroy their...

Costa Rica Closes Out 2016 with the Lowest Poverty Rate in Seven Years

(Q COSTA RICA) Costa Rica closes out 2016 with the lowest poverty in seven years, according to data...

Meet Nosara Animal Care’s New Director

  By Linda Tarlow Vozdeguanacaste - “I live with eight dogs and thirteen cats and I love it. Running...

Feria de la Gallina Criolla 2013

Gallina Achiotada, chicken soup (sopa de gallina) and chicken soup with rice (gallina con arroz) are all part...

Reversing “the Abused Province Syndrome”: Roxana Muñoz Rivera, Citizen Action Party (PAC)

By: Henry Morales Navarro, Vozdeguanacaste.com - Roxana Muñoz Rivera, the 49-year-old educator candidate, was born in Liberia. She...

Drone Provides A Look Inside Turrialba’s Active Crater

Q COSTA RICA - Photographs taken by a drone, some 300 meters over the active crater of the...

Families in San Martin Fear Having their Homes Repossessed

By: Arianna McKinney / VozdeGuanacaste - Neighbors of an urban development in San Martin of Nicoya are collecting...

Aunt Forced Her 15 Year-old Niece To Have Sex With 73 Year-old Man

QCOSTARICA - Threatened to be returned to the care of the  Patronato Nacional de la Infancia (PANI) -...

Serapio Lopez School Parents Protest “Neglect and Abandonment” of Children

QCOSTARICA by Ariana Crespo , Vozdeguanacaste - Worried by a list of cases of negligence and lack of...

Accidents Affect 30 People in Canton of Nicoya During Holiday Season

AROUND THE COUNTRY (By Henry Morales Navarro, Vozdeguanacaste) The Nicoya Red Cross and traffic police officers had to...

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...

China Cranes Costly

(QCOSTARICA) Two cranes donated by the People's Republic of China to Costa Rica in 2009 are rarely used...

Costa Rica: New Real Estate “BOOM” in Guanacaste?

By Matt Banes and Arianna McKinney, Vozdeguanacaste -  If you have been to Playa Guiones recently, in the...

Costa Rica’s Courts Don’t Tolerate Offensive Language On Facebook

Q COSTA RICA / In the stranger than fake news, a Turrialba businessman was sentenced to a 20...

Know The 19 Changes To The Traffic Law

Q COSTA RICA - Legislators on Monday approved in first debate reforms to the Ley de Transito (Traffic...

Gunacaste Celebrates Anniversary In Weeklong of Activities

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

Settling of Scores Possible Motive Behind Drive-by Shooting of Father and Son in Playa del Coco

Two fishermen - father an son - were shot and killed yesterday evening in Playas del Coco, Guanacaste...

Rise In Homicides Linked To Drug Trafficking

The street sale of crack and marijuana has become such a lucrative business in Costa Rica, that controlling...

Irate Father Beats Up Teacher For Chastising Daughter

(QCOSTARICA) An irate father beat up a teacher who allegedly physically chastised his daughter Thursday, sending the educator...

Nicoya’s Roadways Unit Allocated Only 24% of Annual Budget for Canton’s Roads

By: Wilberth Villalobos Castrillo, Vozdeguanacaste -  The Technical Road Management Unit (UTGV -UnidadTécnica de Gestión Vial) of Nicoya’s...

Landslide Displaces Kids From Turrialba Youth Centre

COSTA RICA NEWS - A series of earth slippages has so damaged the community center building in the...

Is Costa Rica The World’s Happiest, Greenest Country?

(Q24N) Costa Rica was the most environmentally advanced and happiest place on earth last year, followed by Mexico,...

Intense Rains Blamed For Shut Down Of San Jose Airport Friday Night

Q COSTA RICA The intense rains of Friday afternoon appears to have caused a short-circuit that shut down...

Floods in Guácimo Up To Two Metres High

The communities of Escoica, La Lucha, Santa Rosa and Camarones, in the province of Limón, were the most...

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...

Violence Seizes City of Limon

(QCOSTARICA) There men were killed Thursday in the centre of Limon, in less than four hours in two...

Living With pigeons: The Economy around the Square

More than 30 people earn their daily living with the pigeons of the Plaza de la Cultura. Click for...

OIJ Waiting On Tests To Confirm If Charred Remains Are Those of Missing Expat

QCOSTARICA - The presumed death of Bob Stewart, known to his friends as "Hawaii Bob" is still being...

Dolphins, Whales To Be Honoured At Tourism Festival in Bahia Ballena

COSTA RICA NEWS  - From 2010 to 2013, the sighting of whales and dolphins boomed in Costa Rica...

Pedestrian Deaths Doubled In The First Month of 2017

Q COSTA RICA - The lack of sidewalks, bad drivers, lack of enough police presence, negligence, recklessness and...

Guana Beer: The Beer From Hojancha That Doesn’t Waste Water

Q COSTA RICA (by Roberto Acuña Ávalos, Vozdeguanacaste.com) Even though its name sounds a bit Spanglish, Guana Beer...

Tradition Moves A Town To Catch An Crocodile By Hand

QCOSTARICA - With not more than a few sticks, a net and a lot of courage, young and...