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Monday 16 October 2017

Samara Beach Cleanup Gathered 250 Pounds

By Pierre Chasle, Voice of Nosara/QCostarica There was a great turn out in Samara on Saturday, November 24, as...

Liberia Company Offers Free Tests for Arsenic Levels in Water

By: Wilberth Villalobos Castrillo, Vozdeguanacaste - Due to the health alert in parts of Guanacaste related to the...

MOPT Minister Resigns Following Charge Of Alleged Domestic Violence

Q COSTA RICA - It wasn't the Moín Container Terminal (TCM) scandal, the delays in the completion of...

Puntarenas Inaugurates Amphitheatre

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

San Jose GAM To Get Railway Signals

With the objective of reducing the great number of accidents, many with fatalities, involvingt he commuter train, after...

New Mall Flooded

  QCOSTARICA - Just four days after opening day, the new and largest shopping mall in Costa Rica and...

Chinchilla: “They Won’t Enter Guanacaste”

By Emiliana Garcia, Vozdeguanacaste - The President of Costa Rica, Laura Chinchilla, ruled out any possibility of dialogue...

Bus Companies Servicing Guanacaste Beaches Reinforce Fleets for Mid-Year Vacations

QCOSTARICA by Henry Morales, Vozdeguanacaste - Mid-year vacations are coming soon and bus companies must work quickly to...

Less Than One Kilometer Was Paved in Nosara

Lack of base in remaining kilometer made it impossible to continue work By Wilberth Villalobos Castrillo, Voice of Nosara/QCostarica The...

Hurricane Otto Victims Begin Process to Recover Homes

(Q COSTA RICA, by David Bolaños, Vozdeguanacaste) Mario Barboza wheels the last wheelbarrow full of mud from his...

Losing Your Costa Rica’s Driver’s License (And Getting It Back)

There is confusion among many drivers about the driver's license point system, how they are accumulated, the number...

Upala And Liberia Mayors Criticize Lack Of Support By CNE

Q COSTA RICA NEWS 8:55pm Thursday. Both the mayors of Upala and Liberia, in the northern zone and...

Radial de Lindora Road Expansion Gets Green Light

Q COSTA RICA - The Radial de Lindora (ruta 147), the road between the Ruta 27 and the...

Trial Started In Organ Trafficking Case In Costa Rica

The trial of four doctors and a pizzeria owner accused of running an illegal organ trafficking ring began...

Canadian Drowns in Playa Hermosa

Q COSTA RICA - Canadian Peter Scouras died tragically in a tragic drowning accident in Costa Rica over...

Cold Front Over Gulf Of Mexico Responsible For Winds and Cool Temperatures in Costa Rica

Q COSTA RICA - A cold front (high pressure) over the Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean is...

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...

U.S. Helicopters In Costa Rica This Week

Q COSTA RICA  - A Blackhawk and Chinook of the Joint Task Force Bravo (JTF Bravo) arrived in...

Water Management in Guanacaste: Heading Towards a Sustainable Future?

By Mariel Yglesias and Christopher Kuzdas, Voice of Nosara/QCostarica A study conducted in Guanacaste by Costa Rican and American...

Italian Tourist Arrested At San Jose Airport For Carrying Hashish-impregnated In Paintings

UPDATE: On Tuesday (July 4) the Alajuela court ordered the Italian tourist to 3 months preventive detention. Q COSTA...

Nicoyans Speak Out Against Planting Transgenic Corn in Guanacaste

By César Blanco, Voice of Nosara/QCostarica Guanacaste cantons, like Abangares and Nicoya, are fighting to remain free of transgenic...

Free Concert in Samara Saturday, July 13

Photo by Daniel Peraza By: Arianna Mckinney, VozdeGuanacaste / A free concert will be presented in the Samara community...

OIJ Takes Down “Narcofamilia” And MINAE Officials Growing Marijuana In La Amistad National Park

(QCOSTARICA) In a series of raids early Monday morning, the Organismo de Investigación Judicial (OIJ) detained seven people...

Avoid Getting Your Car Broken Into In Costa Rica

Q COSTA RICA  - Leaving your car unattended for a few minutes, even in broad daylight, can result...

Travel Channel Comes To Playa Jacó, Costa Rica

(QCOSTARICA TRAVEL) We are very excited to share the news that Jaco Beach was selected to be on...

CNE Monitoring Seismicity In Samara of Possible Tsunami To Affect Nicoya Peninsula

QCOSTARICA - Authorities in Costa Rica are maintaining a special surveillance of Playa Samara after detecting seismic activity...

Return of Seized Plates For Bad Parking Has Oversatured The Cosevi

The volume of parking violations resulting in the confiscation of license plates has over saturated the ability of...

Three Private Costa Rica Hospitals Making Investments To Infrastructure and Services

Q COSTA RICA - Three private hospitals operating on Costa Rican are in the midst of carrying out...

MOPT Says Bridge Over Chirripo River Is OK, Contradicting Last Year’s “Almost Falling”

(QCOSTARICA) - The Ministry of Public Works and Transportation (Ministerio de Obras Públicas y Transportes  - MOPT) ,...

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...

Samara Organic Market Hosts “Que Lindo” Art Fair

By: Arianna McKinney, VozdeGuanacaste - On Friday, January 24, the Samara Organic Market will offer more than healthy food...

New Mural Adorns Music School in Nosara

By Ariana Crespo /  Vozdeguanacaste - Throughout March, a mosaic-style mural on the side of the Nosara Development...

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This week the Teatro Nacional de Costa Rica (TNCR) - National Theater -  in downtown San Jose, on the south side of the Plaza...

Drug Traffickers Move At Least ¢800 Million A Year In The Prisons

The fact that 87% of the criminal population in the country has had contact with illegal drugs, causes traffickers to see prisons as an...

Costa Rica Tourism Big Business

Costa Rica tourism, foreign travel to the country,  generated US$4 billion dollars in income between July 2016 and June of this year. Expenditures of dollars for...

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Guatemala Mayor ‘Tres Kiebres’: The Art of Being ‘3 Times Broken’

(InsightCrime) The atmosphere was light, almost jovial, as Ipala's Mayor Esduin Javier turned to the next item on the agenda. The issue was what...

Christmas Arriving In November in Costa Rica: Gas Price Drop On The Way

Christmas is arriving early in Costa Rica this year, a reduction in gasoline prices that will take effect next month. On Friday, the Refinadora Costarricense...

Costa Rica Cruise Season Expectations

  For the 2017-2018 cruise ship season, the Caribbean port town of Limon expects the arrival of 240,000 tourists aboard 115 cruise ships. December 30, 2017,...

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Anne Hathaway’s Leaked Personal Pictures Go Viral

American actress Anne Hathaway is the latest celebrity to fall victim to the hackers, who shamelessly filtered the intimate photos of the actress with...

How Will Hurricane Irma Affect Costa Rica?

As Hurricane Irma makes its way through the Caribbean and Floridians ready for Irma's potential landfall, how will it affect Costa Rica? Although Hurricane Irma...

Red Alert Declared For Pacific, Central Valley and Northern Zone

The National Emergencies Commission ( Comisión Nacional de Emergencias - CNE) declared a red alert for the entire Pacific coast, Central Valley and northern...

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QCOSTARICA - Normally, tourists travel abroad to visit famous landmarks, culture or do fun things. Also there is a group of tourists who travel...

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