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Puntarenas Municipality Confirms Hopes to Have Mega Port and International Airport

By By Henry Morales

The new Urban Littoral Zone Law is stirring up the aspirations of people in Puntarenas and Guanacaste. For some, having a mega port and a modern...

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Time to Take Care of Our Body, Mind and Spirit

We feel the explosions in a very real way when Mercury moves into Taurus on the 24th. Our world...

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Forever? Like Forever, EVER?

Having logged a full 12 years here in Nosara, I am constantly being asked if I plan on living in...

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Full Lunar Eclipse: Changes are Upon Us

The moment that we have all been waiting for arrives with the full lunar eclipse on April 15th...

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Costa Rica versus Ecuador, Which Country is Your Best Retirement Option? Part I - Immigration

Year after year, International Living, Forbes, and hundreds of other publications...

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Sports Center Was Open for 12 Years without Health Permit

By By Henry Morales

The Sports Complex in Nicoya was built in 2002 to host the National Games that the city had organized. Since its creation, it has lacked permits,...

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Nosara Women Inspired to Surf

By By Ariana Crespo

The group Nosara Ticas Surf celebrated its second anniversary this March. Adilia Zúñiga had the idea to form the club in 2012, to give Nosara...

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Ramps, Half-Pipe and Pool: Nosara Has a Full Skate Park

By By Emiliana Garcia

The inspiration for the new skate park in Nosara comes from a man whose tragic fate carried him from California to Costa Rica, ending up in Nosara...

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Living Under the Shadow of a Tree

By By Arianna Mckinney

When Ana Maria Vega Figueroa, now 77, settled on the shore of Ostional Beach 57 years ago with her husband and her firstborn son, she said it was...

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Yahnel Mar, Food with Peruvian Influence in Nicoya

By By Ariana Crespo

On Saturday, March 22, a new restaurant called Yahnel Mar opened in Barrio La Virginia in downtown Nicoya. This restaurant was the brainchild of...

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Life & Health

Not Pursuing Happiness is the Key to Happiness

By By Mary Serphos - Licensed Psychotherapist and Certified Health Coach

What are the hidden secrets of those shiny individuals who enter a space and immediately light up the room, who don’t try too...


Lawyer Says Government Plans to Build Mega City and Port on the Golf of Nicoya

By By Wilberth Villalobos Castrillo

Community development or mega ports and cities. These are the two options that, according to the lawyer Wilmar Matarrita, are being weighed for...

Police News

Easter Week Calmer, Despite Two Deaths

By Por Henry Morales

Compared to previous Easter Weeks, this year was calmer for vacationers in Guanacaste. However, two deaths were reported: an eight-year-old girl...


Haitian Orphans Will Receive Food Thanks to the Nosara Community

By By Belle McDonnell

The axiom says ‘It takes a village to raise a child’, but it’s true living testimony in the villages of Nosara. Volunteers and supporters of...

Being Healthy Is Also Tasty with Go Juice

By Por Ariana Crespo

On February 1 American Nick Fairman opened a juice and smoothie business at the pool bar of Gilded Iguana Hotel in Playa Guiones. He said that the...

Quake Surprises Residents of Nicoya and Surrounding Area

By By Henry Morales

This past Friday, April 11 at 2:29 p.m., residents of Nicoya and the surrounding area were reminded, for a moment, of the strong earthquake of...

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Red Cross Operations Ready for Easter Week in Nicoya, Nosara and Samara

By By Henry Morales Navarro

The Red Cross is prepared for Easter Week on the Nicoya Peninsula. Some 200 lifeguards, medical personnel, and vehicles will be deployed...

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Catching Up with The Nosara Library

By By Beverly Kitson, Library Director

The library program “Soy bebe, y me gusta leer” (I am a baby, and I like to read) began 2014 with wonderful attendance for both age groups.  The...

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Nosara Loses Two Restaurants: Tia Luna and Dos Pochotes

By Emiliana Garcia

The Asian flavors of the restaurant Dos Pochotes in Playa Guiones, along with Tia Luna’s exquisite Costa Rican food, are history. To the dismay of...

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Photo of the week

Photo taken from Santa Rosa National Park. The beach is Playa Naranjo and in front of it Witches rock

by Ignacio Perez
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