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...

Guanacaste High School to Relocate Due to Flooding

QCOSTARICA by Wilberth Villalobos Castrillo, Vozdeguanacaste.com - Although the amount of rainwater has not been as abundant as...

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...

Walmart Stopped Dumping Wastewater into Lagarto River

QCOSTARICA (by Roberto Acuña Ávalos, Vozdeguanacaste) - Since February, the Pali supermarket chain, owned and operated by Walmart...

Samara Residents Seek to End Mother’s Day

QCOSTARICA (By Cher Compton, Vozdeguanacaste.com) A group of Samara residents is seeking support to end motherhood in the...

Samara Hosts Fashion Show and White Party to Benefit Children

QCOSTARICA (By Cher Compton, Vozdeguanacaste.com) Tabanuco's restaurant on the beach in Samara was all in white Saturday night,...

Two Sexual Assaults in Samara Exacerbate District’s Insecurity

COSTA RICA NEWS -  By Henry Morales Navarro, Vozdeguanacaste - The state of insecurity that Samara residents complain of...

Baseball for Fun in Samara

By: Arianna McKinney / Vozdeguanacaste - In June of 2013, Steve Philips took the initiative to introduce baseball...

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...

Streets of Matapalo in Samara Will Receive Maintenance After 20 Years

By: Wilberth Villalobos Castrillo, VozdeGuanacaste - After 20 years of neglect, the Municipality of Nicoya will give maintenance...

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Increase In Passenger Arrivals Saturates San Jose Airport

The hundreds of tourists arriving at Costa Rica's main international airport, the Juan Santamaria (SJO), in San Jose eager to discover the beauties of...

The Puntarenas Cow Stare Down!

During my current visit to the Nicoya Peninsula, this cow in Playa Tambor was very vigilant of my presence. She followed my every move,...

Meet the Dark Side of Brazil’s Legendary Rio Carnival

Brazil’s female samba dancers the spill the beans on the darker side of working at the iconic Rio de Janeiro Carnival. Viviane Morais Ferreira Guimarães,...

Shrimp Conflict Between Mexico and Honduras Continues

It has been four months since Mexican authorities blocked shrimp imports from Honduras, with no solution in sight in the short term. Alleging the presence...

Santa Teresa, Costa Rica: The Next Tulum

(Nytimes.com) As Tulum has become overrun with Los Angelenos and New Yorkers trying to recreate the cultures of their own hometowns in a more...

Costa Rica’s Election: It Wasn’t the Economy, Stupid!

Is it the economy, stupid? A preliminary analysis would have concluded that such a maxim would prevail in Costa Rica’s presidential race: unemployment is...

Canada To Open Free Trade Talks With Mercosur Group Of South American Countries

(Reuters) - The Canadian government plans to open free trade talks with the four-nation Mercosur trading bloc in South America, an official said on...

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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...

American Tourist Dies In Isla del Coco Shark Attack

The National Coast Guard Service of the Ministry of Public Security (Servicio Nacional de Guardacostas, del Ministerio de Seguridad Pública) confirmed the death of...

10 Countries Reputed As The Ultimate Place For Sex Tourism (Guess Who Isn’t?)

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

Female Tiger Shark Attacked American Tourist Who Died in Isla del Coco

The survivor of the shark attack in the Isla del Coco on Thursday, the 26-year-old diving guide identified by his last name Jimenez, said...

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...

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Buy Someone A Cup of Coffee!

Costa Rica joins "Café pendiente", a philanthropic practice that had its origins in Naples, Italy, in 2008, where one person  buys his own coffee...

2015 Costa Rica Record Year For Murders

QCOSTARICA - It's official, 2015 was the most violent year in Costa Rica's history with 558 murders between January 1 and December 31, 2015....

Mob Of Taxi Drivers Chase Uber Driver

QCOSTARICA - A Uber driver was rescued by the Fuerza Publica (police) from being beaten by a group formal taxi driver after pursuing him,...

The Name Has Changed. So Has Its Function. But The Building Remains The Same.

(QCOSTARICA) The building looks familiar. Located on Avenida Segunda, diagonal to the Teatro Nacional, the building once housed the failed Banco Anglo Costarricense. The Banco...

The Drugloo: Flushed Contraband is Cleaned, Disinfected and Bagged As Evidence

Compact enough to be transported in a car, then wheeled into operating positio, the "Drugloo" is the automatic sanitizing system treats incoming water to...