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Editorial - Guanacaste, why are you forgetting about your athletes?

By Redacción La Voz de Guanacaste

How is it possible that the best taekwondo athlete in Costa Rica lives in Guanacaste and he has to sleep on a matress on the floor of the sport’s federation when he goes to San Jose to train?

This is the reality that many athletes that represent the province face, both...

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We Are Clay

By Gloriana Ximendaz - Contributor

A small breeze freshens the hot air fueled by the emissions from the kiln and from the 82° F that cooks Júnior Matarrita Leal’s skin as pots cook.

The heat is witness to this millennium-old Chorotega tradition of which Junior is a proud representative. Between Guaitil, his town in Santa...

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Advertorial: Inder Investments in Guanacaste Grew by 560% in the Last Four Years

By Inder

The resources invested by Inder in the four rural territories of Guanacaste went from ₡440 millions in 2013 to ₡2.498 millions in July 2017.

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Higher Education in Guanacaste Still Emphasizes Traditional Majors

By Andrea Rodríguez Valverde - andrea@vozdeguanacaste.com

If you are reading this article and you are about to choose a college major in Guanacaste, it’s very likely that tourism, administration, education or law are on your list of options.

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Long-Living People in the Blue Zone Fight Mental Disorders With Recreation

By Sara Quesada - Contributor

Doña Luz Guevara gets up every morning with the hope that there is enough food in the pantry to feed her husband, who can barely get out of bed because he suffers from cirrhosis, diabetes, and high blood pressure.

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Guanacaste: The Province Most Affected by Tropical Depression

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By Noelia Esquivel - Colaboradora 1

The rains that began on Wednesday morning in Costa Rica are especially affecting Guanacaste, and while the rains in the Central Valley are expected to stop on Friday they will extend through the weekend in Guanacaste...

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20 companies sign commitment with the Voice of Guanacaste and promise to stop using single-use plastic goods.

By Voice of Guanacaste Newsroom

Some 20 companies in the province have already signed The Voice of Guanacaste’s public commitment, which is part of the #GuanacasteSinPlástico (Guanacaste Without Plastic) campaign, and have promised to stop using...

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Small but Stocked

By Eka Mora - Contributor

My godfather had the wonderful habit of giving me ¢500 ($1) every time he saw me. Freddy, the general store owner (pulpero, in Spanish), helped me stretch that orange...

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Advertorial - Local Cooperative Coopeguanacaste Donates 2,000 Trees to Community Organizations

By Coopeguanacaste

Aware of the importance of allying with organized groups in the community in order to develop sostenible projects that protect the environment, Coopeguanacaste R.L. donated 2,000 trees of native species to several...

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Sugarcane Crops in Guanacaste Increase, But Benefit Fewer Producers

By Andrea Rodríguez Valverde - andrea@vozdeguanacaste.com

Oscar Fernández is a Guanacastecan who, for 30 years, has grown sugarcane on his 46 hectares of land in Filadelfia. “I’m lucky,” he says, because he has his own machinery and banks have given him credit to continue to farm.

Unlike many of his colleagues, he hasn’t succumbed to the...

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Guanacaste has sugarcane for a while, but at what price?

By Andrea Rodríguez Valverde - andrea@vozdeguanacaste.com

Sugarcane not only covers more ground, but it’s also become an activity with high levels of productivity, meaning that producers get more sugarcane form the same space.

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