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What We Know About the Man Who Died in the Ocean at Playa Pelada

By María Fernanda Cruz - editor@vozdeguanacaste.com

Anxiety and anguish describe the current mood in the community of Nosara following the disappearance and confirmed drowning of Justin Valdivia, 45, a U. S. native who ran the local...

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How is Guanacaste After Hurricane Otto?

By Roberto Acuña y Willberth Villalobos

This Friday, November 25 at 6 a.m tropical storm Otto left Guanacaste soil; however, the rains will continue in the mountainous part of the province. According to reports from the National Meteorological Institute (IMN), rainfall during the...

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Otto Expected to Reach Guanacaste As Tropical Storm, Not Hurricane; La Cruz Opens 3 Shelters

By Por Danilo Brenes y Roberto Acuña

National Meteorological Institute (IMN) experts predict that Hurricane Otto will reach the northern canton of La Cruz between 6-7 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 24, prompting local residents to open three shelters for local residents affected by the storm.

Meteorologist Mónica...

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Meteorologist Warns of Hurricane Otto Flood Risk in Tempisque River Communities

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By Wilberth Villalobos Castrillo - wilberth@vozdeguanacaste.com 1

The risk of the Tempisque River swelling and flooding is a possible consequence of Hurricane Otto currently being studied by the National Meteorological Institute (IMN).

IMN meteorologist Luis Fernando Alvarado, of the Department of Climatology and Applied Research, said...

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Hurricane Otto Does Not Interrupt Flights to Guanacaste

By Roberto Acuña Ávalos - roberto@vozdeguanacaste.com

Although Hurricane Otto has caused the cancellation of flights at the Juan Santamaria International Airport in San Jose, the Liberia Airport Daniel Oduber is working with normally.

This was confirmed to La Voz de Guanacaste by César Jaramillo, General Manager of...

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Panamanian man, 53, drowns at Playa Guiones

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By María Fernanda Cruz 1

The body of a 53-year-old Panamanian man who officials say drowned was discovered Thursday along the coast north of Playa Guiones, prompting new calls for a lifeguard program to patrol the area’s beaches.

Ryan Bombard, chief of Nosara’s fire department, said the man was found with a Costa...

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Red Cross Warns of Undercurrents in the Pacific After Drowning in Playa Rosada in Nosara

By Roberto Acuña Ávalos - roberto@vozdeguanacaste.com

On September 21, the Nosara Red Cross found the dead body of a 55-year-old tourist with the last names Ruiz Sanchez, who was surfing in Playa Rosada (Pink Beach).

After the death of the visitor, the national chief of the Red Cross Acquatic Unit,...

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Police and Neighbors Look for a Way to Combat Feeling of Insecurity in Playas del Coco

By Henry Morales - henry@vozdeguanacaste.com

The Public Force will reinforce security in Playas del Coco with 12 tourist police in the area and training for neighborhood groups to form community security committees, as well as lectures in local elementary and high schools to prevent crime and drug use.

These...

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Public Force Seizes Barrel of “Chirrite” Liquor in Colas de Gallo de Nicoya

By Henry Morales - henry@vozdeguanacaste.com

On Thursday, May 26, the Nicoya Public Force raided a lab in which the contraband liquor known as “chirrite” was being produced. The find occurred in the community of Colas de Gallo de Nicoya on a farm that belongs to a man with the last name...

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Isolation of Beaches and Hidden Estates Make Guanacaste a Bridge for Narcos

By Henry Morales - henry@vozdeguanacaste.com

In the past two years, narco activity has increased in the Guanacaste coasts, specifically the transportation of cocaine. Some examples of the narco presence in the area are cases like the...

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Plane Carrying Drugs Took Off Early Because of Police Presence

By Emiliana García emiliana@vozdeguanacaste.com

The small plane that crashed on private property in the vicinity of Delicias de Garza on Thursday, March 7, might have taken off earlier than planned thanks to neighbors alerting the Public Force police.

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