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UNA to Hold International Conference on Water and Climate Change

By Rigoberto Rodríguez Quirós - Professor, National University

The Liberia and Nicoya campuses of the National University (UNA – Universidad Nacional) will open their doors from September 24 to 26 to...

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Blogs

Lifestyle

The Invisible Man

 

 When I teach art,  I think of it as teaching people to see.  I think what defines...

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Culture

Buried Treasure on Samara Beach

Mr. A. Mora lives in a cabina on the beach in Samara and makes a living playing traditional...

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Lifestyle

Samara Dream Factory

I remember the moment I knew I wanted to be an artist.  I was 5 years old.  A little boy who...

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Lifestyle

Art Without Borders

I met an interesting guy on the bus last week who has lived in Samara since childhood.  He told...

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CREAR Library Moves to Samara Community Hall

By Roberto Acuña Ávalos - roberto@vozdeguanacaste.com

With the goal of providing a better space for youths to access books and support classes, the CREAR library moved to Samara’s community hall in...

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Nosara Yoga Institute Mourns Loss of Benefactor and Friend Robin Williams

By Mary Smathers - Citizen Journalist

As the Nosara Yoga Institute (NYI) celebrates its 20th anniversary and the opening of its...

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Public Force Confiscates Turtle Eggs in Nicoya and Nandayure

By Henry Morales Navarro - henry@vozdeguanacaste.com

With the huge arribadas (landings) of sea turtles at Playa Ostional, the public force has to double their surveillance to prevent the...

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Ostional Residents Take Trash to Nosara Dump Due to Lack of Municipal Service

By Wilberth Villalobos Castrillo - wilberth@vozdeguanacaste.com

Residents of Ostional continue to take their garbage to the Nosara dump on a monthly basis, as the Municipality of Santa Cruz does not offer trash...

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Nosarans Play Soccer for Pure Love of the Game

By Marvin Castillo - Citizen Journalist, Nosara

Although sports in Nosara have been slowed down by a variety of factors, such as the lack of organization and resources, the desire to learn and...

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Travel

Omar Perdomo: A World Traveler Who Makes Art, Even Using Trash

By Roberto Acuña Ávalos - roberto@vozdeguanacaste.com

The word “travel” is normally associated with vacations or a desire to see new places beyond the border, but for Omar Perdomo, travelling is...

Sports

The Saprisista who Trains Women in Nosara

By Marvin Castillo - Citizen Journalist, Nosara

Ever since Haylen Noguera had the chance to train with the first-division team Saprissa, she realized she wanted to become a soccer coach.

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Region

Trash Today, Energy Tomorrow?

By Wilberth Villalobos Castrillo - wilberth@vozdeguanacaste.com

One of Guanacaste’s most serious problems continues to be the subject of managing and disposing of the solid waste that each canton produces. For...

Al Chile Mexican Restaurant: Home of Great Tacos

By Ariana Crespo - arianacrespo@vozdeguanacaste.com

Following the closing of Campesino Bistro, which was located in The Sunset Shack hostel in Playa Guiones, the hostel’s administration decided to...

Community

Independence Celebration: Patriotism and Spectacle for Lantern Parade in Nosara

By Marvin Castillo - Citizen Journalist, Nosara

The great weather from morning to night on Sunday, September 14 and Monday September 15 allowed people to truly enjoy the parades of lanterns and...

Samara Has Visitors: Whales Have Arrived!

By Roberto Acuña Ávalos - roberto@vozdeguanacaste.com

Just like any other tourist spot, Samara receives visitors every day. However, since the beginning of August and possibly until December, the...

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What Was Said in the Municipal Council... Syndics Demand Payment of Travel Allowances from Mayor’s Office

By Wilberth Villalobos Castrillo - wilberth@vozdeguanacaste.com

The lack of pay for travel expenses to attend municipal sessions has syndics of the Nicoya municipal council worried. They expressed their concern...

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Public Force Director Commits to Evaluating Samara’s Security

By Henry Morales Navarro - henry@vozdeguanacaste.com

General Director of the Public Force Juan Jose Andrade visited several coastal areas in Guanacaste on August 21, including Samara. During his...

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Editorial - Those Who Want a More Secure Community Must Raise Their Voices

By V.O.G. staff

Although this newspaper does not cover police news on a daily basis, stories about robberies, drug confiscations and even murders are increasing...

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Photo of the week

Women stepping on clay to build a guanacastecan oven 

by Maria José Mora
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