Arts and culture in brief: the week ahead in Costa Rica
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Arts and culture in brief: the week ahead in Costa Rica

Katherine Stanley - July 22, 2016

Monday is a national holiday: the Annexation of the Partido de Nicoya Festival, which this year commemorates the 192nd anniversary of the day when the Partido de Nicoya,…

Guanacaste nonprofit celebrates 10 years of support for youth
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Guanacaste nonprofit celebrates 10 years of support for youth

Ellen Zoe Golden - December 9, 2015

“He was the bad boy of Villareal,” announced Laetitia Deweer as she introduced 19-year-old Abraham Meza Berrocal to the hundreds of people sitting in the audience at…

PHOTO REPORT: The 191st anniversary of the Annexation of Nicoya is a hot, lively affair
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PHOTO REPORT: The 191st anniversary of the Annexation of Nicoya is a hot, lively affair

Andrés Madrigal - July 27, 2015

See also: Water protests greet Costa Rica's Solís in Nicoya during annual festival On Saturday, the people of Costa Rica’s northwestern province of Guanacaste dusted off their cowboy boots…

5 things you should know before Saturday’s Annexation of the Partido de Nicoya festival
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5 things you should know before Saturday’s Annexation of the Partido de Nicoya festival

Lindsay Fendt and Amanda Zúñiga - July 24, 2015

On Saturday, the people of Costa Rica’s northwestern province of Guanacaste will dust off their cowboy boots and head out for a traditional Tico celebration at the annual Annexation…

Cañas-Liberia Highway expansion faces yet another delay
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Cañas-Liberia Highway expansion faces yet another delay

L. Arias - June 18, 2015

The expansion from two to four lanes of the highway between Cañas and Liberia, Guanacaste, originally scheduled to be ready in May of last year, will take up to six more months…

Special needs kids enjoy beach day in Avellanas
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Special needs kids enjoy beach day in Avellanas

Ellen Zoe Golden - May 24, 2015

At first glance, it looked like an ordinary day at Avellanas beach, on Costa Rica's Pacific coast. Kids on surfboards were pushed into the waves while others…

After Scottish independence referendum, could Guanacaste be next?
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After Scottish independence referendum, could Guanacaste be next?

Zach Dyer - September 20, 2014

Scotland voted Thursday to stay in the United Kingdom but the ripples of the vote were felt across Europe and perhaps even in Costa Rica. On the day of…

Costa Rica to sign loan with Japan for expansion of geothermal energy projects
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Costa Rica to sign loan with Japan for expansion of geothermal energy projects

L. Arias - August 18, 2014

A delegation led by President Luis Guillermo Solís on Monday will meet with representatives of the Japanese government to sign a $550 million loan to finance the…

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La Voz de Guanacaste marks holiday with video tribute to beloved northwestern province

David Boddiger - July 25, 2014

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rlOnnvAcewE To celebrate this year's 190th anniversary of the annexation of the Partido de Nicoya, bilingual community newspaper La Voz de Guanacaste (The Voice of Guanacaste) has…

Transport Ministry says Cañas-Liberia highway expansion will help local businesses, but residents are wary
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Transport Ministry says Cañas-Liberia highway expansion will help local businesses, but residents are wary

Fabiola Pomareda - July 3, 2014

CAÑAS, Guanacaste – The widening to four lanes of the Inter-American Highway North, from Cañas to Liberia, is moving forward at full pace. A recent visit by…

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