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Monday 16 October 2017

Nicoya Peninsula Moves 11 Milimeters A Year

Q COSTA RICA - The Nicoya Peninsula moves 11 milimeters, the equivalent to more than one centimeter  (.43...

María Magdalena: Story of a Femicide Attempt

Q COSTA RICA, by María Fernanda Cruz, Vozdeguanacaste.com -  Murdering women just for being women is called femicide....

Canadian Tourist Killed in Puerto Viejo, Limon

Q COSTA RICA - A Canadian tourist was stabbed to death Sunday morning in Puerto Viejo de Limon,...

The King of Pastries

Q COSTA RICA (by Roberto Acuña Ávalos, Vozdeguanacaste.com) I opened the refrigerator door and there was absolutely nothing...

Why is bus service so bad on the Nicoya-San José route?

by Maria Fernanda Cruz, Vozdeguanacaste.com - As the sky opens up and rain pours down, the roof above...

Cemetery in Copal de Nicoya Reveals Secrets of First Millennium Residents

QCOSTARICA by Henry Morales, Vozdeguanacaste.com - Much remains to be learned aboutpre-Columbian cultures on the Nicoya Peninsula; their...

July 25 Is Decreed As “Marimba Day”

(qCOSTARICA) In Guanacaste on Saturday, President Luis Guillermo Solis signed a decree establishing July 25 "Dia de la...

Protesting Against Unpaved Roads in Southern Nicoya Peninsula

(QCOSTARICA) Thousands of locals and expats are protesting against the unpaved roads in the Southern Nicoya Peninsula of...

Josefinos Head To Nicoya For Driving Test

QCOSTARICA (By Henry Morales Navarro, Vozdeguanacaste) While time slots for taking driving tests in the Greater Metropolitan Area...

Love That Breaks Social Rules

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

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...

Ferry Service Between Puntarenas and Playa Naranjo Suspended

QCOSTARICA - The ferry service between Puntarenas and Playa Naranjo has been suspended indefinetly Sunday due to strong...

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,...

Ministry of Health Finds More Than 2000 Dengue Breeding Sites in Samara and Nicoya

AROUND THE COUNTRY (By Wilberth Villalobos Castrillo, Vozdeguanacaste) The Ministry of Health did not have vacations this holiday...

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...

Municipality of Nicoya Raided Due to Alleged Illegal Exercising of Mayor’s Authority

QCOSTARICA - By Henry Morales Navarro, Vozdeguanacaste. On Monday, November 24, agents from the Judicial Investigation Organization (OIJ-...

Nicoya is Proof that Soccer Isn’t Just for Men

COSTA RICA NEWS (Vozdeguanacaste) -- Luckily, the days when it was frowned upon for women to play soccer...

Two Nicoya Doctors Accused of Malpractice

COSTA RICA NEWS  - By Roberto Acuña Ávalos , Vozdeguanacaste - On Monday, November 3, two doctors from La...

Lights in Nicoya Park Broken to Steal Light Bulbs

COSTA RICA NEWS --  By Emiliana Garcia, Vozdeguanacaste - According to a press release from the Municipality of...

Health Departments in Guanacaste Train Officials for Ebola Management

COSTA RICA NEWS  (By Wilberth Villalobos Castrillo, Vozdeguanacaste) --The international alarm due to the spreading of Ebola in...

Nicoya Prison Could Relieve Other Facilities in Country

COSTA RICA NEWS - By Henry Morales & Ariana Crespo, Vozdeguanacaste - Nicoya may become the site of...

Nicoyans Open Annexation Festival with Rhythm and Color

COSTA RICA NEWS - By Henry Morales Navarro, Vozdeguanacaste - Nicoya welcomed the opening ceremonies of the festival...

Recent Seismic Activity in Nicoya Unrelated to 2012 Earthquake

COSTA RICA NEWS - By: Henry Morales Navarro, Vozdeguanacaste - The tremors that Nicoyans have received in recent...

Nicoya Celebrates Sele’s Advance to Round of 16

COSTA RICA NEWS - By: Wilberth Villalobos Castrillo, Vozdeguanacaste - The morning of June 20 seemed to be...

Nicoya Police Confiscate Marijuana Plants

By: Henry Morales, Voz de Guanacaste - The Nicoya Police confiscated 48 marijuana plants on May 13 in...

Needles and Ink Make Magic at Nicoya Tattoo Fest 2014

By: Ariana Crespo, VozdeGuanacaste - Four national artists broke the routine this weekend in Nicoya, using skin for...

Sports Center Was Open for 12 Years without Health Permit

By Henry Morales, VozdeGuanacaste - The Sports Complex in Nicoya was built in 2002 to host the National...

“Guanacaste Will Remember Me as a Fighting Woman”, Laura Chinchilla

By: Willberth Villalobos Castrillo, VozdeGuanacaste - Far from feeling intimidated by protests, President Laura Chinchilla toured with complete...

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...

Fires Worry Nicoyans and Paralyze MINAET

By Wilberth Villalobos Castrillo / Vozdeguanacaste - Nicoyans are concerned by the repeated burning in hills close to...

National Games in Nicoya

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

Valentine’s Day in the Park of Nicoya

By: Arianna McKinney, Vozdeguanacaste - Today (February 14), the Municipality of Nicoya will celebrate Valentine’s Day with the...

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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...

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