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Discovering Native Plants of Guanacaste: The miraculous Carao

By Evan Marks, Permaculture Designer

Being asked to write a brief on Going Native, I mentally browsed the dry land tropical forest of the Guanacaste. There are quite a few...

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Blogs

Nature

It's the Little Things

It's the little things that get me excited.  Being greeted with a smile by a passing stranger,...

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Astrology

This Spring Will be Ripe With Opportunities for Fresh Starts

A unique and powerful new moon arrives on the 18th...

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Lifestyle

Back in the day -Old Nosara

 

In 1973 we rented a Chevy Nova in San Jose and had had no problems when we stopped in Nicoya...

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Astrology

Areas of Ignorance Will be Exposed

Things may feel a bit crazy when Mercury stations...

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Eat a Macho Chicken in Nosara

By Roberto Acuña Ávalos - roberto@vozdeguanacaste.com

For many, eating roasted chicken might be a very simple, everyday thing. However, the new restaurant Macho could change that concept.

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Playa Carrillo Will Have Five-Star Hotel

By Henry Morales Navarro - henry@vozdeguanacaste.com

A luxury hotel is being built in Playa Carrillo, which would boost tourism in the area. The hotel, the name of which has not yet been decided,...

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Horse Trainers: Love and Passion for Riding

By Wilberth Villalobos Castrillo - wilberth@vozdeguanacaste.com

It’s Saturday morning and when I arrive at El Esperado stables in Sabana Grande of Nicoya, 36-year-old William Marchena, known as Marchenia, is...

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What Was Said in the Santa Cruz Municipal Council... Mobile Vendors Request to Be Allowed to Work in Public Areas

By Roberto Acuña Ávalos - roberto@vozdeguanacaste.com

“Work is the right of an individual. There’s no reason to attack work. The country’s economic situation is very hard and we have a...

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Nosara Firefighters Successfully Put Out Two Brush Fires

By Wilberth Villalobos Castrillo - wilberth@vozdeguanacaste.com

Nosara’s volunteer firefighters quickly and successfully put out two fires at different locations in the Nosara community.  

They received...

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Region

The Bionic Eye of Manuel Canales

By Emiliana García - emiliana@vozdeguanacaste.com

As a boy, Manuel Canales arrived at the town of Curubande, where his mother was from, located in the foothills of Rincon de la Vieja Volcano, and...

Sports

Seventh Annual BMX War Jam: An Alternative Sport and Lifestyle

By Cristina Campos Díaz - Citizen Journalist, Nicoya

The seventh annual BMX War Jam event was held on Sunday, February 22 at the multisport complex in Nicoya, Guanacaste, delighting fans of the...

Entertainment

Junquillal Seen Through a Magical Lens

By Emiliana García - emiliana@vozdeguanacaste.com

Life & Health

Children Traveling to US Should Have Measles Vaccination

By insidecostarica.com

Costa Rica’s Ministry of Health is calling for measles vaccination of children who will be traveling to the United States as a result of the...

Community

The Little Old Man Who Everyone Calls Gasparin

By Roberto Acuña Ávalos - roberto@vozdeguanacaste.com

He is rather small, has a long gray beard, carries a wooden stick, rarely greets anyone and wears a grumpy face - a perfect description for a...

What Was Said in the Municipal Council... 7 Nicoya EBAIS Facilities Will Have Digital Records and Appointments via Internet

By Wilberth Villalobos Castrillo - wilberth@vozdeguanacaste.com

Having to set aside an entire morning for a medical appointment at an EBAIS could be a thing of the past if the project Unique Digital Health...

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SamaRun 2015 Pays Tribute to Nelson Lobo Arias

By Paola Pazcel, Citizen Journalist, Samara

Based on the event’s success in previous years, on Saturday, February 14 the Samara Recreational Race Samarun II was held, with the goals of...

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Tribute to Panchita: One of the Oldest People in the World

By Wilberth Villalobos Castrillo - wilberth@vozdeguanacaste.com

A hundred years is nothing for Maria Francisca Isolina Castillo Carrillo – she is one of the oldest people in the world and for that reason the...

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While Nicoyans Clamor for Housing, Two Projects Are About to Fall Through

By Henry Morales Navarro - henry@vozdeguanacaste.com

According to the records of housing requests in the canton of Nicoya, there are more than 3,000 families waiting for decent housing, and while...

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A macro shot of a little green lynx spider.

by Ray Moss
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