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Nosara Presents Candidates for the Fiestas Cívicas 2011 Queen

By Emiliana García

On Friday, November 19th, the Pageant Committee of the Asociación de Desarrollo Integral de Nosara (ADIN) presented eight Queen candidates, who will be selling coupons in the area’s communities during the next two months to raise funds for the ADIN. The candidate who raises the most money will be crowned Nosara’s next queen.

Mauren Alvarez Mendoza

Sujaira Perez Avila

Yanani Montero Bermudez

Yerling ZunigaTorres

The official presentation of the eight young women, whose ages range from 15 to 22 years old, took place in the Santa Marta community hall with an attendance of over 150 people who were eager to meet them. The winner will be rewarded for her sales with a motorcycle. In addition, during her one-year reign, she will be involved in the creation of projects that will benefit the community.

Joana Gutierrez Espinoza

Maria Jose Lopez Castillo

Josellin Espinoza

Jackelin Alvarado Chavarria

Among the reasons for their nomination, some of the girls cited that they wish to help the community through their sales, while others said that they “like fashionable and trendy things” or that they “want to be the best”.

The candidates are: Jacqueline Alvarado Chaparral, 22 years old (Nosara); Maureen Olivarez Mendoza, 15 years old (Esperanza); Sumatra Perez Ávila, 16 years old (Nosara); Yamani Montero Bermudez, 18 years old (Los Adrenals); Joanna Gutierrez Espinoza, 15 years old (Nosara); Maria Jose Lopez Castillo, 16 years old (Los Adrenals); Jocelyn Espinoza, 18 years old (Nosara) and Yearling Zuni Torres, 18 years old (Nosara).

The queen’s election and coronation will be held on January 27th at the Fiesta Civicas bullring.


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Samara’s annual end-of-year fiesta is being planned for December 29 to January 2. The proceeds from the fiesta will benefit Samara’s school, according to Freddy Mendoza Elizondo, president of the commission for the town fiesta. He invites everyone to come and “Have fun with the mechanical rides and the tasty food typical of the zone.” More >

December Astrology Report

December opens on the winds of change.

When Venus returns to Scorpio on the first it is time to feel deeply, and honor the truth that lies in your heart. Explore sensuality. Live passionately. Quality is apparent right now, so remember to back up your words with actions and intentions. More >


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