The closure of Costa Rica’s border has been extended until May 15, 2020. This free and open webinar plans to cover the extension and other measures adopted by the government to fight Covid-19, and will be held in English.
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Nosara COVID-19 Updates as of March 26th; 10 Questions with Dr. Alejandro from Paradise Medical Services
In this discussion I ask Dr. Alejandro from Paradise Medical Services the following 10 questions: Are there any confirmed cases in Nosara or Samara? What are the… Read more “Nosara COVID-19 Updates as of March 26th; 10 Questions with Dr. Alejandro from Paradise Medical Services”
Residents of Costa Rica could forfeit status attempting to re-enter the country after travel ban
This information and other bullet points were recently published by the official website of the Costa Rican Presidency.
10 facts about this global pandemic
The outbreak of Covid-19, and how it is affecting the world and proceeds to impact Nosara, is mind-boggling to pretty much everyone. The Nosara Times has not… Read more “10 facts about this global pandemic”
Nosareña Jimena Ruiz to bring home bronze medal from ISA World Para Surfing Championship
13 yr old local Jimena Ruiz, accompanied by the rest of the Costa Rican team selection, competed in the international tournament despite worldwide cancellations of many other public events this week.
Nosareña Jimena Ruiz age 13 to compete in ISA World Para Surfing Championship
The 2020 AmpSurf ISA World Para Surfing Championship will take place in La Jolla, California in March. Jimena Ruiz, a 13yr old local Nosareña will be there to compete, representing not only Nosara but Costa Rica as well.
National shipping services now offered in Playa Guiones via Alfaro bus at Audio Masters
Audio Master’s Nosara Electronic Store, located next to Organico in Playa Guiones, now offers national send and receive shipping services via the Alfaro bus transportation system.
Shareholder Tax Law | A business tip by BIZLO
In an effort to join OECD, Costa Rica has agreed to implement a series of regulatory measures to improve transparency and fight tax fraud.
More than 50% of the products consumed nationwide are contaminated with pesticides
Last August 2019, the State Phytosanitary Service (SFE), of the Ministry of Agriculture and
Livestock (MAG), presented the 2018 report on the analysis of pesticide residues on fresh vegetables in Costa Rica for national distribution, and the ones intended to import.
Congress votes 26 over 18 in favor to renew semi-commercial net fishing permits
After a 5 year ban over environmental concerns, Costa Rican congress votes to renew semi-commercial net fishing permits.
First group of Nosara Bomberos Volunteer Lifeguards participate in surf rescue training
The Nosara Bomberos have a group of 6 volunteer lifeguards who just took part in “Surf Rescue” training with certified professionals from California.
Ruta 160 in Nosara gets worked on the day before important meeting
We should get government officials and MOPT and CONAVI representatives to Nosara more often! This Friday, November 15th in at 9:00am at the ADIN facility the First… Read more “Ruta 160 in Nosara gets worked on the day before important meeting”
Nicoya Municipality invests ₡128.4 million in Nosara drainage systems
In October the Municipality of Nicoya began the construction of a drainage system in Nosara, a project with an investment of ₡ 128.4 million, and that must be carried out in the area prior to any asphalting on those roads. Only in concrete ditches, the section is 1.2 kilometers (approximately).
Costa Rica declares National Surfing Day
The Legislative Assembly of Costa Rica has formally approved the bill that establishes a National Surfing Day. Surfing becomes the first official sport to have its own celebration day in Costa Rica.
Costa Rica begin Nations League campaign with tough 1-1 tie against Haiti
Thanks to a few great saves by both sides goalkeeper’s, the match last night between Los Ticos and Haiti ended in a 1-1 draw.
Andrea Vargas sets Costa Rican record for 100-meter hurdles
The World Athletics Championships (WAC) in Qatar ended yesterday and Costa Rica was able to close out on a very positive note.
La Selección de Costa Rica announce a new manager
Ronald González, former player, has been named the next manager for the Costa Rican national team.
Yellow Alert for Pacific; North and Central
Nosara and it’s surrounding towns have seen heavy downpours over the last few days causing flooding in many low-lying areas.
USA women’s team to host Costa Rica in Florida
November 10th, the Costa Rican women’s national team will head to Jacksonville, Florida for another meeting with the international powerhouse.
Liberia International Airport takes first for quality of service
Daniel Oduber Quirós International in Liberia has just won a top Airport Service Quality (ASQ) award for Latin America and the Caribbean.
Costa Rica celebrates 198 years of Independence
This day marks not only Costa Rica’s independence from Spain, but El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua as well.
Jack Johnson to perform for first time in Costa Rica
The Hawaiian singer-songwriter, and former pro surfer Jack Johnson, known for songs like Banana Pancakes and Better Together, will play for the first time in Costa Rica this upcoming Nov 10th.
Costa Rican superstar goalkeeper to make move to French Ligue 1
It appears as Keylor Navas, standout Costa Rican and Real Madrid goaltender is in France to complete a move to Paris Saint Germain.
Black Mantled Howler Monkeys turning blonde due to pesticides
According to the Regional Institute of Studies of Toxic Substances, Costa Rica uses the most amount of pesticides per hectare of cropland
Costa Rica to face Uruguay in San José
Friday, September 6th Costa Rica and Uruguay will square off in an international friendly that is sure to not disappoint. This will be the first meeting of… Read more “Costa Rica to face Uruguay in San José”
Wildlife bridges installed in Nosara along Ruta 160
With help from various organizations, the Nosara area has seen 5 more arboreal wildlife bridges installed along the Ruta 160 from Playa Garza to Esperanza. This addition makes a total of approximately 30 bridges in our area.
Puente La Amistad to close a minimum of 2 months for repairs
The essential bridge in the route from San Jose to the Nicoya Peninsula for businesses and tourists alike will be closing for maintenance in the coming months.
5 medals earned for Costa Rica in Pan-American games
The Pan American games concluded yesterday and Costa Rica have exited the competition with some hardware. Of the 5 medals earned 4 were bronze and 1 gold… Read more “5 medals earned for Costa Rica in Pan-American games”
“The Guardians of Nature” from Nosara ranked in the top 30 best environmental projects in Latin America
“Think of the world that you are going to leave your kids”
Nosara’s new police station is officially open
Take a quick video tour and hear thoughts from local police and community members
Costa Rica celebrates its 195th annexation of Guanacaste
July 25th in Guanacaste, Costa Rica is a day filled with dancing, marimba music, parades, local cuisine, and history.
Tax law changes in Costa Rica
One of the main topics that is being discussed currently in the country, and that still many don´t have clear, is the implementation of the new Value Added Tax (VAT), and the changes made to the Income Tax.
Dengue fever sees an increase of 71%
Upon the arrival of rainy season each year, Costa Rica experiences it’s fair share of beauty, quickly followed by its challenges. One of those hurdles is the… Read more “Dengue fever sees an increase of 71%”
Costa Rica hosts first ever International Ballet Festival
Earlier this month the inaugural International Ballet Festival of Costa Rica was held at The National Theater, in the capitol city of San José.