San José, Costa Rica, since 1956

Tamarindo Talk

Amongst talk of what would happen if a big earthquake or tsunami were to hit our area, a group of concerned townsfolk have outlined plans should either of these natural events befall us.

The group is forming an emergency committee for Tamarindo and Langosta to plan procedures in the event of a natural disaster. In addition, the group is working with the Costa Rican government on a census of the area so people can be found easily. The group also is looking for people willing to help distribute food, water, medicines, etc., if the need arises. For more information and to offer assistance, contact Simona Daniele at 2653-0082 or 2653-1403,, or Nadereh Tadjick at 88817697 or 2653-1245,

The CEPIA association is accepting donations to help buy uniforms and supplies for kids for the next school year. In these trying economic times, we are asked to consider the children now and make donations of $30, sufficient to provide school supplies for one child for the entire school year. Contributions can be made to Banco de Costa Rica: dollar account No. 325-1354-4, Swiftcode: BCRICRSJ, Banco de Costa Rica, in Flamingo; Banco Nacional: dollar account No. 145 200–2-145-3257-5, colón account No. 100-01-145000420-6, Swiftcode: BNCRCRSJ, Banco Nacional de Costa Rica, in Tamarindo.

The Dragonfly Restaurant is closed through mid-November. Owner Tish Tomlinson is enjoying herself in the U.S. Reasonably priced, biodegradable cleaning products are now available in Tamarindo. For information, prices, distribution, and/or a free demonstration, contact Viviana at

–Ellen Zoe Golden


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