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Guanacaste High School to Relocate Due to Flooding

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 in previous years, the little bit that has fallen so far this rainy season has been enough to flood the Samara High School facilities. Because of this, both the administrative staff and the board of education of […]

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

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 some 60 kilometres off the Pacific coast, that could cause of tsunami with waves of up to four metres and also affect the western part of the Nicoya Peninsula. The president of the National Emergency Commission (Comisión […]

Walmart Stopped Dumping Wastewater into Lagarto River

Walmart Stopped Dumping Wastewater into Lagarto River

QCOSTARICA (by Roberto Acuña Ávalos, Vozdeguanacaste) – Since February, the Pali supermarket chain, owned and operated by Walmart in Costa Rica, stopped dumping treated water into the Lagarto River and now will be using the water to irrigate a garden located behind the warehouse. The new water system comes after several months of conflict with […]

Samara Hosts Fashion Show and White Party to Benefit Children

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, December 13th.  Over 60 attendees, elegantly attired in white, brought new unwrapped toys, the price of admission to a fashion show, live music and dancing.  The toys will be distributed by volunteers this weekend to children from […]

Two Sexual Assaults in Samara Exacerbate District’s Insecurity

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 was confirmed yet again by two new crimes. This time, there were two sexual assaults, one in the area of Cantarana and another in downtown Samara. The Nicoya District Attorney’s office confirmed that during the early morning […]

Baseball for Fun in Samara

Baseball for Fun in Samara

By: Arianna McKinney / Vozdeguanacaste – In June of 2013, Steve Philips took the initiative to introduce baseball to Samara. The group now includes about 20 children, but anyone is welcome to play, from small children to older adults. Participation is free and to play there’s only one rule— have fun. Phillips says that he […]

Samara Organic Market Hosts “Que Lindo” Art Fair

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 during the third annual art fair, “Que Lindo” (How Lovely). Local artists and artisans will be exhibiting and selling their creations, including paintings and watercolors, mixed media, masks, clothing, jewelry, and fused glass, from 2 to […]

Streets of Matapalo in Samara Will Receive Maintenance After 20 Years

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 to the streets of the community of Matapalo in Samara. The reason why the streets have not been fixed in so long is because they are not recognized on the map of the canton’s road network. This […]