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Disagreement Among Institutions Impedes Using ¢540 Million for a Liberia Street

By Wilberth Villalobos Castrillo - wilberth@vozdeguanacaste.com

A legal disagreement among the Municipality of Liberia, the Comptroller General of the Republic and two other institutions has left repairing a gravel road in limbo. The road covers nine kilometers and connects the community of El Triunfo with Papagayo.

The mayor of...

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Carillo’s Website is One of the Country’s Five Best, According to New Ranking

By José Pablo Román

The Municipality of Carrillo’s website’s performance has placed it among the top five municipalities in the country, in spite of getting a score of 58 out of 100, according to the latest study of this kind from the Central American...

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Nosara’s Asada Drilled Two Wells Without Permits or Studies in Order to Supply the Community

By Wilberth Villalobos Castrillo - wilberth@vozdeguanacaste.com

Members of Nosara’s rural water board (in Spanish, ASADA) drilled two wells without water-capacity studies nor permits from the Ministry of Environment and Energy (MINAE), Aqueducts and Sewers (AyA), nor National Service of Irrigation and Drainage (Senara).

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Court Gives a Neighbor an Opportunity to Fight for Lands of the Chorotega Stadium in Nicoya

By Wilberth Villalobos Castrillo - wilberth@vozdeguanacaste.com

The Cassation Court of the Administrative Contentious, upheld the recourse interposed by Katya María Sanchún Acosta, neighbor of San José, who had accused the Municipality of Nicoya and the Costa Rican Institute of Sports...

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Culture Has a New House in La Cruz

By Staff The Voice of Guanacaste

The construction of the Culture’s House in La Cruz, will give an opportunity to the canton’s neighbors to have a space intended for promoting art and music.

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ICT Invests 10% Of Earnings From Papagayo Concessions In Community-Oriented Projects

By Wilberth Villalobos Castrillo - wilberth@vozdeguanacaste.com

The Costa Rican Tourism Board (in Spanish, ICT) will invest only 10.2% of the income it receives in concessions in the Papagayo Peninsula in the local community.

Between 2012 and 2016 the ICT received $8 million  in concessions for the Gulf of Papagayo Tourism Project, of...

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Heading to a River or Beach? Take Care, Because Rain Continues in Guanacaste

By Sebastián Rodríguez - sebas211297@gmail.com

When Paul Rinta, his wife and two children (who are five and three) set out in a kayak equipped with a sail near Isla Penca, in Santa Cruz, they expected to enjoy the area’s natural beauty. They did not expect the weather...

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Marino Protti: “Nicoya is a worldwide tectonic attraction”

By María Fernanda Cruz - editor@vozdeguanacaste.com

In April of 1997, the Nicoya Peninsula became one of the most important places in the world to study plate subduction. That year, the Costa Rican seismologist Marino Protti attended a forum in Hawaii where participants defined places around...

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ADI of Nosara reaches agreement to build lifeguard towers at Guiones and Pelada

By Roberto Acuña Ávalos - roberto@vozdeguanacaste.com

Starting on December 1st, Nosara’s beaches will have watchtowers so that local surfers can work as lifeguards during the months with the most visitors.

Marcos Ávila, president of the Nosara Association of Integral Development (in...

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Information is power: La Voz de Guanacaste creates a network of citizen informants in Santa Cruz

By Staff The Voice of Guanacaste - editor@vozdeguanacaste.com

Five community leaders in Santa Cruz have been trained and are ready to become part of La Voz de Guanacaste’s first network of local informants.

They will keep our journalists up to date on happenings and complaints in Tamarindo...

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Where is Santa Cruz Spending its Specific Line Items?

By Roberto Acuña and María Fernanda Cruz

The Legislative Assembly sends nearly ¢40 million annually to Santa Cruz’s coffers. The monies are to be used for communal projects, which are known as specific line items. Do you know where these funds end up?

According to an analysis of Santa Cruz’s municipal...

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