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Samara Has Its First Hotel Certified Carbon Neutral

By Ariana Crespo - arianacrespo@vozdeguanacaste.com

In June, Hotel Giada became the first establishment in Samara to obtain the 100% Carbon Neutral certification.

“The process began in 2009,...

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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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Culture

If Guanacaste Weren’t Costa Rican

One hundred sixty two years after that glorious day in July on which a group of Nicoya Peninsula...

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Culture

Connection: Share with Devotion.

They tell us that a couple of weeks ago the Municipality of Nicoya installed a public wireless...

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Agrochemical Industries Deny Relation Between Herbicide and Renal Disease

By Fabiola Pomareda - pomaredafabiola@gmail.com

The June print edition of The Voice of Guanacaste included information pointing to a possible link between the use...

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Bahia Garza Surprises with Surf and Turf on the Ocean

By Ariana Crespo - arianacrespo@vozdeguanacaste.com

Since the beginning of July, Nosara has had a new seafood and steak restaurant in the Playa Garza area. Bahia Garza is located on the beach, where...

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Elemental Offers for Good Health

By Ariana Crespo - arianacrespo@vozdeguanacaste.com

Halfway through 2014, Ronan Harvey and April Furana – both vegans – opened Elemental restaurant in Samara, located on the north corner of the...

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Non-Compliant Guanacaste Gas Stations Corrected Problems

By Henry Morales Navarro, henry@vozdeguanacaste.com

The four Guanacaste gas stations that had been found to be out of compliance with standards for super grade gasoline, according to the Public...

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Nicoya and Nosara Districts Represent 59% of Uninsured People in Canton

By Wilberth Villalobos Castrillo - wilberth@vozdeguanacaste.com

More than half of uninsured people in the Nicoya canton are from the districts of Nicoya and Nosara. Out of 50,825 residents in the Nicoya canton...

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Life & Health

“The Idea Still Exists that the Chorotegas are Part of the Past,” Karen Stocker

By Roberto Acuña Ávalos - roberto@vozdeguanacaste.com

Karen Stocker is not Guanacastecan or even Costa Rican, but without a doubt, she knows more about the Chorotega culture than the majority of Ticos...

Police News

Two Suspects in Samara Man’s Murder Arrested in San Jose

By Henry Morales Navarro - henry@vozdeguanacaste.com

Two people suspected of killing the 41 year-old Francicsco Gomez Bolaños in the Samara area were arrested on Tuesday, August 19 at the San Jose...

Nature

Students in Nosara Raise over $1,000 for the Electrocuted Monkeys

By Students of Academy del Sol and HomeSchool Beach Academy

On Sunday July 20, Academy del Sol students and staff put on the 2nd annual “Stop the Shocks” running race to raise money and awareness for the...

Police News

Man Dies Trying to Stop Robbery in Samara

By Henry Morales Navarro - henry@vozdeguanacaste.com

During the early morning hours of Sunday, August 17, a 41 year-old man with the last names Gomez Bolaños was shot and killed near Samara.

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Nature

Illegal Tree Felling Increases in Guanacaste

By Henry Morales Navarro - henry@vozdeguanacaste.com

Things are not going well for protected trees in Guanacaste, as the number of complaints about illegal cutting and transportation of wood in the...

Filth and Vandalism Afflict Bathrooms at La Anexion Hospital

By Wilberth Villalobos Castrillo - wilberth@vozdeguanacaste.com

Bad odors, dirty floors, trash cans brimming with paper towels and wads of toilet paper scattered on the floor are some of the things people will...

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New Managers to Continue Saturday’s Organic Market in Pelada

By by Mary Smathers, Nosara Citizen Journalist

The organic market and delivery site established by Rainbow Organic on Saturdays in Pelada will continue under the daily management of Canadians...

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Mountain Biking Takes Hold in Nosara

By Marvin Castillo - Citizen Journalist, Nosara

Over the last few months, mountain biking has been gaining popularity in Nosara, as demonstrated this past Sunday, August 10, when 21 cyclists...

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Liberation Party Rejects Participating in Dialogue to Review TECOCOS Law

By Andrea Mora for Elpaís.cr

On Monday, August 11, the National Liberation Party (PLN – Partido Liberacion Nacional) legislative caucus declined to participate in a...

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The bright colors of a peacock in Nicoya's Tempisque Safari zoo

by Ariana Crespo
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