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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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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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Schism Between the Masculine and Feminine Energies is Being Exposed

Venus moves into Pisces on the 6th, softening our edges and heightening our sensitive side. Look...

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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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Nicoya Canton Has Difficulties Providing Special Education

By Henry Morales Navarro

There is no Special Education School in the Nicoya canton. If a child suffers disabilities such as impaired motor skills, physical problems or...

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Nicoya, Samara and Nosara with Three Canopy Tour Options for Ticos and Tourists

By Arianna McKinney

Canopy tours are often on the top of the list of activities for tourists visiting Costa Rica, but locals can also enjoy the natural beauty and...

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Kai Sushi Goes Beyond Sushi

By Ariana Crespo

Kai Sushi reopened on February 10 in a new location. Along with moving the business from the Living Hotel to a more visible place closer to the...

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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...

Life & Health

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...

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...

Police News

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...


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...

Tourist Investment not Enough to Help Local Economy

By Arianna McKinney

Tourism has become the bread and butter of Costa Rica, and for many it has taken on a more palatable flavor than a career in agriculture.  This...

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Majority of Councilors Support Autonomy for Nosara

By Wilberth Villalobos Castrillo

Four out of five council members at the Municipality of Nicoya favor the initiative to create a Municipal District Council for Nosara, which would...

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Nicoya Hospital Won’t Request Cardiologist Until 2015

By Cesar Blanco Fajardo

At the beginning of this year, Repretel News reported that a Nicoyan had died due to the lack of a cardiologist at La Anexion Hospital. However,...

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New Law Approved that Could Affect Some Coastal Communities

By Arianna McKinney

The Urban Litoral Zones law project (18592) was approved by 39 legislators on March 6, thus becoming law. The project is one of several proposed...

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Watching the wave in Playa Guiones

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