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VIDEO: Fans weather rain to celebrate Festival de la Luz

Robert Isenberg - December 14, 2014

https://vimeo.com/114484908 Dragons, geckos, and castles floated down Paseo Colón on Saturday as San José celebrated another Festival de la Luz. Spectators numbered in the thousands, crowding the…

Eat (and drink!) delicious pejibaye at annual Costa Rica festival
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Newsletter
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Eat (and drink!) delicious pejibaye at annual Costa Rica festival

The Tico Times - September 26, 2014

Alcoholic chicha -- made from pejibaye -- at the Feria de Pejibayes in 2011. Pejibaye, or peach-palm in English, is a versatile fruit. Consume it topped with mayonnaise, pureed…

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

Lindsay Fendt - 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…

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

Lindsay Fendt - 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

Zach Dyer - 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…

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Annexation of Guanacaste: Moments of Celebration

Lindsay Fendt - July 26, 2013

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Unions, social actors pledge their support to protesters in Guanacaste

Zachary Dyer - July 23, 2013

As the government goes on a public relations blitz leading up to the celebration of the Annexation of Guanacaste on Thursday, national unions and other social actors…

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Annexation of Guanacaste celebration, protesting come around again

Zach Dyer and Roy Arguedas - July 22, 2013

The annual July 25 Annexation of Guanacaste celebrations are coming around again on Thursday, and protesters will use the holiday's historical importance and media attention as a…

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Nation celebrates Guanacaste’s Annexation

Hannah J. Ryan - July 27, 2012

From the print edition This week, the people of the vast northern region of Guanacaste – home of Costa Rica’s most colorful cultural traditions and plentiful natural…

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Costa Rica celebrates Annexation of Guanacaste Day

AFP - July 25, 2011

Costa Rica celebrated the 187th anniversary of the annexation of Guanacaste on Monday. President Laura Chinchilla recognized the holiday in the northwest province's colonial capital of Nicoya…

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