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Death Dressed In Gold

By Noelia Esquivel - Contributor

A little over a year ago, a bullet pierced the head of Eleodoro Ramírez and took his life. He was killed while looking for gold that would provide him with enough money to buy food. He was killed, they say, for being a sucuchero, a name given to those...

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Death Dressed In Gold

By Noelia Esquivel - Colaboradora

A little over a year ago, a bullet pierced the head of Eleodoro Ramírez and took his life. He was killed while looking for gold that would provide him with enough money to buy food. He was killed, they say, for being a sucuchero, a name given to those who steal gold from others.

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AyA Will Regulate Illegal Water Well and Marbella’s Aqueducts

By Wilberth Villalobos - wilberth@vozdeguanacaste.com

The Costa Rica Aqueduct and Sewer Institute (AyA) will take control of an illegal water well and two rural aqueducts in the coastal community of Marbella in Santa Cruz after The Voice of Guanacaste reported the irregular conditions under which water was being managed in the...

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Nicoya City Hall Closes Slaughterhouse After Four Years of Not Charging Rent

By Noelia Esquivel - Contributor

Nicoya’s local government closed the city slaughterhouse after four years of not receiving any rent money from the property and, during which time, they never signed a contract with the tenant....

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100 Guanacastecan Women Will Receive Free Intrauterine Contraceptive Devices

By Noelia Esquivel - Contributor

Some 100 women in Guanacaste will be beneficiaries of copper IUDs, a contraceptive device that is inserted in the uterus to prevent pregnancies for up to 10 years.

The donation is part of a project by the...

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Flamingo Fishermen Seek Agreement with Developers of New Marina To Keep Operating

By Andrea Rodríguez Valverde - andrea@vozdeguanacaste.com

The Playa Flamingo Fishermen’s Association is seeking to sign at least 13 agreements with the developers of the Flamingo Marina in order to guarantee the operation of their vessels when the project is operating.

The agreements range from free access to the loading and...

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What You Need to Know About the Up Coming Vote on Nosara

By Noelia Esquivel - Contributor

On June 3, Nicoyans will vote on whether or not they agree with Nosara becoming administratively independent from the City of Nicoya.

The process for deciding is known as a plebiscite and it consists of citizens voting in a referendum about a determined proposal.

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Nicoya City Hall Reduces Paper Use by 92% in Construction Application Processes

By Noelia Esquivel - Contributor

How much paper do you think each city hall accumulates, considering the number of application procedures that it performs every day? It’s probably hard to measure, but it’s a lot.

The engineering department at Nicoya city hall looks very different today than...

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Carmona: Where PAC Won, But It Didn’t Feel Like It

By María Fernanda Cruz - mariafernanda@vozdeguanacaste.com

Kenneth Paniagua voted for the first time on February 4 at 6am in Carmona de Nandayure. “I didn’t read all the government plans, but I watched the debates...

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La Cruz: The Canton of Disillusionment

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By Andrea Rodríguez Valverde - andrea@vozdeguanacaste.com 2

Two days before our visit to the canton of Santa Cruz, President Luis Guillermo Solis inaugurated a multi-use space in La Garita de Santa Cecilia. He also...

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Quebrada Honda: The Roots that Anchor Voter Turnout

By Wilberth Villalobos - wilberth@vozdeguanacaste.com

Three flags wave over the entrance to Norma Mata’s house in Copal de Nicoya.

The first flag has the red, white and blue colors of Costa Rica, the...

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