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With Faroles, music bands and cheerleders…..everybody celebrated the Independence of Costa Rica

by Arianna Mc Kinney, Hayleen Noguera, Marvin Castillo and Oliver perez picado
 
NICOYA
 
 
 

SAMARA


Jenifer Garcia Soto represented the sixth grade of Samara School with the lantern she made with her mom’s help.
 


Food was sold before the parade of lanterns (faroles) on Tuesday the 14th at Samara School. Alejandro Castillo Araya watches over his daughter, Miranda, while she enjoys the food.


The kindergarteners of Samara School lift up their lanterns to show them to the audience.

 

NOSARA


On Tuesday September 14th, a group of ciclist from Nosara whent to Filadelfia city in the Sta. Cruz County, to bring the Independence torch.

Students, teachers and families fill the streets with beautiful and colorful paper lanterns (faroles) in a parade to commemorate the Grito de Independencia (Shout of Independence)

On Wednesday 15, the Nosara Elementary school with the participation of the Sta. Marta Elementary School, Sta. Teresita Elementary School, night school and the Nosara Highschool, are part of one of the biggest event of the year: the Independence parade. Over 1000 people assisted, some participated in the parade as part of the music band, cheerleder or manifesting against violence, but all parents showed how proud they are of their kids and of being costa rican.

 

 

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Seven days with the Nosara Police District
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Guiones – On Saturday, August 7, the Nosara police station received a call about a street fight. I followed the police motorcycles on my quad and we came across two drunk, half-naked men yelling at each other and trying to fight in the rain. After a short talk with the police, they seemed to calm down and began heading home. More >

189 Years of Independence
Let’s Celebrate the Country’s Independence!

• Schools in Nosara and Samara will hold various activities for everyone’s enjoyment
• The Colegio de Nosara will participate with one of area’s best marching bands

You can celebrate this National Day by participating in different activities that will be held in our communities. On Tuesday, September 14th, all the elementary schools will hold a Faroles Parade starting at 6 p.m. During the morning of the 14th, the Independence Torch will come through our area. More >

Legal Battle in Serapio López School
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• He’s accused of using checks with public funds
• Director argues that it’s a personal battle against him

In the month of March members of the Serapio López Fajardo School Board presented a penal denunciation against the school director for alleged fraudulent administration, falsification of public documents and use of false documents. More >

State of the Nicoya – Samara – Nosara Route
Bridges Continue Being Overlooked

• Government says they don’t have the money to fix them
• Controller characterizes the work of the Transportation Ministry as “deficient”

It seems that the 12 bridges along the road that connects Nicoya with Samara Beach will continue to be ignored by the Ministry of Public Works and Transportation (MOPT). More >

Elections of the new Nosara Community Development Board
Change of Board took place in orderly fashion and with great participation

The meeting between the Community Development Association of Nosara (ADCN), the National Direction of Community Development (DINADECO) and about 80 Nosareños was set for 6 p.m. on Wednesday, August 18 in FUCAN’s facilities. More >

 

 

 

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