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Mel Gibson in real estate row over Guanacaste beach property
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Mel Gibson in real estate row over Guanacaste beach property

The Tico Times - May 19, 2016

Costa Rica loves to brag about celebrities who vacation here, but the honeymoon appears to be over for one Pacific municipality and Hollywood actor Mel Gibson. The…

First Costa Rican to receive UNESCO silver medal – meet ‘Nago de Nicoya’
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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First Costa Rican to receive UNESCO silver medal – meet ‘Nago de Nicoya’

Amanda Zúñiga - January 25, 2016

Costa Rican singer, songwriter, poet, and folklorist Abdénago Torres Melendez; better known as "Nago de Nicoya" is a one-man force of nature when it comes to sharing Costa…

Water protests greet Costa Rica’s Solís in Nicoya during annual festival
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Business
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Water protests greet Costa Rica’s Solís in Nicoya during annual festival

The Tico Times - July 26, 2015

NICOYA, Guanacaste – A rowdy crowd gathered in Nicoya’s central square jeering lawmakers and interrupting speeches with calls for “water now!” as clouds gathered overhead Saturday afternoon.…

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

Police find 9,400 sea turtle eggs in car trunk outside Nicoya
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Crime
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Police find 9,400 sea turtle eggs in car trunk outside Nicoya

The Tico Times - September 10, 2014

Costa Rica's National Police have seized what is likely the biggest illegal stash of poached sea turtle eggs this year, just outside of Nicoya, Guanacaste. Police officers spotted a nervous…

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