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

Matt Levin - 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
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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
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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

Alberto Font - 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

Alberto Font - 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

Lindsay Fendt - 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

Lindsay Fendt - 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…