After Scottish independence referendum, could Guanacaste be next?
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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…

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

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…

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

David Boddiger - 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

Robert Isenberg - 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
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…