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Monday 26 June 2017

Rain Causes Landslides In Viejo Arenal, Tilaran

The rains of the last couple of days have caused a series of landslides in the area of...

Now It’s The Rincon de la Vieja!

It was 10:12am Tuesday when people from Buenos Aires de Upala, the closest community to the Rincon de...

Violence Against Women in Guanacaste is 38% Higher Than the Rest of the Country’s

Q COSTA RICA, by María Fernanda Cruz, Vozdeguanacaste.com - Antonio and Marta started living together thirteen years ago...

Court Gives a Neighbor an Opportunity to Fight for Lands of the Chorotega Stadium in Nicoya

Q COSTA RICA, by Wilberth Villalobos Castrillo, Vozdeguanacaste.com - The Cassation Court of the Administrative Contentious (Tribunal de...

Is The “Rainy Season” Here? Heading to a River or Beach? Take Care, Because Rain Continues in Guanacaste

Q COSTA RICA (by Sebastián Rodríguez, Vozdeguanacaste.com) When Paul Rinta, his wife and two children (who are five...

Ministry of Environment Assures “The Discovery Project” Will Not affect Guanacaste’s Water

Q COSTA RICA by Roberto Acuña Ávalos, Vozdeguanacaste.com - “This project does not put any community’s water at...

Marino Protti: “Nicoya is a worldwide tectonic attraction”

(Q COSTA RICA) by María Fernanda Cruz, Vozdeguanacaste.com - In April of 1997, the Nicoya Peninsula became one...

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...

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....

Nicoyan Farmers Harvest Rainwater to Survive the Summer

Q COSTA RICA, by David Bolaños, Vozdeguanacaste.com -El Jobo and Cerro Verde are two small villages boxed in...

Bike Lanes Begin to Gain Traction in Guanacaste

Q COSTA RICA, by Wilberth Villalobos wilberth, vozdeguanacaste.com - Residents of Liberia, Nicoya, and Santa Cruz have already...

Most Forest Fires Are in Guanacaste

Q COSTA RICA ( by Roberto Acuña Ávalos, Vozdeguanacaste.com) If you’ve seen a burning field or mountainside in...

Bureaucracy is Killing the Gulf of Nicoya

Q COSTA RICA (Vozdeguanacaste.com) President Luis Guillermo Solís inaugurated the Interinstitutional Surveillance Station in Puerto Níspero de Cañas...

Arsenic Levels in Bagaces Drinking Water Improving, But Still a Concern

Q COSTA RICA (by Wilberth Villalobos Castrillo, vozdeguancaste.com) There’s good news and bad news for central Bagaces residents...

Bull Riding: A Tradition and a Vice

Q COSTA RICA (by David Bolaños, Vozdeguanacaste.com) Gambling your life on an angry half-ton bull requires practice. For...

OIJ Have Their Man, Arresting The Only Suspect In The Liberia Massacre

Q COSTA RICA - An early morning raid in Liberia this Friday morning resulted in the arrest of...

What Really Happened In The Liberia Massacre?

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

What Can A Guancasteco (Guanacastecan) Do To Responsibly Dispose of Trash?

(Q COSTA RICA By Amanda Zúñiga, Vozdeguanacaste.com) Yolanda Gutiérrez lives in Nosara, and like many in this Nicoyan...

Güicho Pizarro: The Last Liberian Oxherd

Q COSTA RICA (By Wilberth Villalobos Castrillo, Vozdeguanacaste.com) José Luis Villareal Villareal, known as “Güicho Pizarro,” is a...

Massacre in Liberia!

Q COSTA RICA NEWS - Without a motive or a suspect, the Organismo de Investigación Judicial (OIJ) is...

UNA Veterinarians Save Ocelot Struck By Vehicle in Tamarindo

Q COSTA RICA, from Vozdeguanacaste.com - A group of veterinarians from the National University’s Smaller Species and Wildlife...

Why Is Living in Guanacaste Good For Your Health?

Q COSTA RICA LIVING (by Wilberth Villalobos Castrillo , Vozdeguanacaste) A healthy lifestyle in paradise: That’s what many...

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...

Guanacaste Attracts More Commercial Construction Than Developed Beaches

Q COSTA RICA (by María Fernanda Cruz, Vozdeguanacaste.com) There’s no doubt that Guanacaste’s beaches are highly attractive for...

Guanacaste Real Estate Market Finally Bouncing Back From 2008 Crisis

Q COSTA RICA, by César Brenes Quirós, Vozdeguanacaste.com - In 2007, Guanacaste witnessed a boom in real estate...

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...

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...

Crocodile That Scared Tamarindo Tourists Moved to Nicoya Wildlife Area

(QCOSTARICA, by Roberto Acuña Ávalos, Vozdeguanacaste.com) A crocodile that attacked a tourist last July in Tamarindo and caused...

With Broomstick Unforgiving Waitress Fights Off Armed Robbers in Guanacaste

(QCOSTARICA) One man armed, the other with his face covered, entered the Pollolandia restaurant in Philadelphia, Carrillo, in...

Liberia (Guanacaste) Muni Spent Only 8% Of Airport Tax Received

By Wilberth Villalobos Castrillo, Vozdeguanacaste.com - The municipality of Liberia has completed only two of 18 projects budgeted...

Life in the Prison of Gardens

By Wilberth Villalobos Castrillo, Vozdeguanacaste - In the shade of a guava tree, inmate Rodrigo Jiménez sits on...

Liberia Is 1st Guanacaste Canton to Declare Itself Free from Sex Discrimination

(by Roberto Acuña Ávalos, Vozdeguanacaste) Discrimination based on sexual orientation, gender, ethnicity or disabilities no longer has a...

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