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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

The Tico Times - 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,…

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…

Guanacaste fest, AcroYoga and other happenings around Costa Rica
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Arts and Culture
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Guanacaste fest, AcroYoga and other happenings around Costa Rica

Amanda Zúñiga - July 24, 2015

Guanacaste’s Annexation Celebrations Every July 25, Costa Rica celebrates the anniversary of the day the Partido de Nicoya, now known as Guanacaste, became a part of Costa Rica.…

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

The Tico Times - 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…

Solís signs decree declaring emergency over arsenic in Guanacaste water supply
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Environment and Wildlife
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Solís signs decree declaring emergency over arsenic in Guanacaste water supply

The Tico Times - July 29, 2014

For decades, residents in Costa Rica's northwestern province of Guanacaste have been drinking water containing dangerously high levels of arsenic. Despite a 2013 order from the Constitutional Chamber…

17 photos from Nicoya’s annexation festival
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Arts and Culture
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17 photos from Nicoya’s annexation festival

Corey Kane - July 26, 2014

NICOYA, Guanacaste – Thousands gathered here Friday, including President Luis Guillermo Solís, to celebrate the culture of Guanacaste and the 190th anniversary of the annexation of the Partido…

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

The Tico Times - 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…

A national festival, a grand old opera and other happenings around Costa Rica
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Arts and Culture
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A national festival, a grand old opera and other happenings around Costa Rica

The Tico Times - July 25, 2014

Annexation of the Partido de Nicoya Festival [caption id="attachment_43534" align="alignright" width="389"] Courtesy Servicios Periodisticos Globales[/caption] In 1824, Guanacaste became a part of Costa Rica. Today, this vast…

5 things you should know before Friday’s Annexation of the Partido de Nicoya festival
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Arts and Culture
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5 things you should know before Friday’s Annexation of the Partido de Nicoya festival

The Tico Times - July 24, 2014

On Friday, 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…

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Paper tigers growl in Nicoya

The Tico Times - August 22, 2013

NICOYA, Guanacaste – The people of Nicoya saw an aggressive side of their leaders late Thursday morning as national and local politicians vehemently asserted the northwestern province…