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Costa Rica seeks to bring water to drought-stricken Guanacaste
Environment and Wildlife
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Environment and Wildlife
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Costa Rica seeks to bring water to drought-stricken Guanacaste

AFP and Tico Times - July 27, 2018

Costa Rica will start a project to bring water to more than half a million people in the arid region of Guanacaste. The government announced the project…

Guanacaste nonprofit raises money to install cost-saving solar panels
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Guanacaste nonprofit raises money to install cost-saving solar panels

Ellen Zoe Golden - September 27, 2017

CEPIA, the Guanacaste-based organization that helps hundreds of at-risk children and families in its area, has taken a bold step to lower their operational costs in order…

Bulls, pomp and Guanacaste culture: The history of this week’s Liberia festivals
Guanacaste
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Guanacaste
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Bulls, pomp and Guanacaste culture: The history of this week’s Liberia festivals

Ellen Zoe Golden - March 1, 2017

LIBERIA, Guanacaste — José Luis Villareal knows a thing or two about bulls. His grandfather raised them outside their house in Liberia, and his father became a…

Arts and culture in brief: the week ahead in Costa Rica
Artists
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Artists
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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
Events
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Events
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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
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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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
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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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
Business
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Business
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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
Giving Back
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Giving Back
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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?
Business
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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…

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