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Nosara Expects to Have its Garbage Truck Working Again by Tuesday
Nosara's garbage truck has been out of service since Thursday, November 24th, when its engine suffered a technical failure that caused it to release large amounts of oil, causing the engine to burn out.
Samara ASADA Encourages the community to attend their Annual Assembly
“Every household with a water meter should have a representative at this meeting”, affirmed Deborah Nezil, secretary of Samara’s ASADA (Water Board). The annual assembly will be held on Saturday, November 26th at 3 p.m. in Samara’s community hall.
A “Safe Samara” in 30 days
Ministry of Public Security promises security plan for Samara
After cancelations, reschedules and delays, Director General of the Ministry of Public Security for Costa Rica Juan José Andrade Morales finally made it to Samara, and what he had to say was received with applause.
Nicoyans Honor Tradition of Chopping Wood for the Virgin of Guadalupe
On Saturday, November 12th, Nicoyans woke up early to the sound of fireworks set off to celebrate the ceremonial chopping of firewood. With this festivity, honor is paid to the Virgin of Guadalupe, patroness of Nicoya, and it is carried out in strict adherence to the aboriginal tradition of the Chorotegas, who originated the custom.
Guiones Tourist Police Office With no Funds Again
• Delays in procedures of the Ministry of Security hinders possible agreement to assume costs
The Association of security of Nosara is without funds to pay for the rental of the Office of the tourist police and their representatives say that it will close at any time if donations don’t arrive soon. This was the central theme during the meeting held on Friday, November 11 at the premises of the FUCAN.
Nicoya's Municipal Slaughterhouse Will Have a New Tenant
• Previous tenant has not paid rent in 5 years
Before 2011 ends, the Municipality of Nicoya is looking for a new tenant to administer the Municipal Slaughterhouse because the one who had been leasing it for the last five years has failed to make the monthly payment for five years. Due to this, the municipality decided to close it at the beginning of the month of September.
New Cell Phone Towers Raise Concerns
In recent months new cell phone towers have been popping up in strange places, like right along the road to Guiones across from Nosara Yoga Institute, in the center of Nicoya, in front of the dwellings of Pueblo Nuevo in El Torito of Samara, and one directly in the center of Samara in the same block as the school.
ICT Will Strengthen Cultural Identity Through Typical Food and Native Plants
In a short time tourists and Nicoyanos will be able to enjoy a taste of minced flor de piñuela, flor de itabo and eggs or minced pipián, among other traditional dishes as the Instituto Costarricense de Turismo (ICT) launches its National Healthy and Sustainable Culinary Plan (Plan Nacional de Gastronomía Sostenible y Saludable).
VON Survey Results
The Voice of Nosara would like to thank our readers who participated in our 2011 reader survey in May and June, and we are pleased to report some of the results from the survey. The survey was designed to identify reader demographics, reading habits, concerns and suggestions in order to improve VON's service to the community and to advertisers.