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.
Important message from outgoing leadership, Community Meeting December 3rd at 9:30am
The Nosara Fire & Safety Association posted a community alert around 2p.m. today in preparation of an eventual flooding.
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.
The World Athletics Championships (WAC) in Qatar ended yesterday and Costa Rica was able to close out on a very positive note.
On Thursday, October 3rd 2019 the new road committee representing North Guiones officially formed in presence of the Nicoya Municipality representation at La Banana. Why is there so much controversy?
NOCA’s (Nosara Community for the Arts) initial program is starting October 14th. A 6-day program is hosting 26 students from the local Colegio Bocas de Nosara and… Read more “What is NOCA? Local Ticos finally have a source for the Arts…”
On Wednesday, Oct 2, Wilbert Villachica posted a video to Facebook that he captured at night on Playa Nancite of Guanacaste.
Ronald González, former player, has been named the next manager for the Costa Rican national team.
The 2019 extra-ordinary municipal budget was approved by Contraloría General de la República and 2020 budget still under revision/approval.
Nosara and it’s surrounding towns have seen heavy downpours over the last few days causing flooding in many low-lying areas.
September 24th on Capitol Hill, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced the official investigation into what could lead to President Trump seeing an impeachment.
The Municipality of Nicoya has been closing down business who are not up to date with their commercial permits and tax payments.
After years of rallying personal funds and support amongst neighbors and business owners, the North Guiones residents are communicating directly with the municipality by forming their own road maintenance and development committee.
November 10th, the Costa Rican women’s national team will head to Jacksonville, Florida for another meeting with the international powerhouse.
Daniel Oduber Quirós International in Liberia has just won a top Airport Service Quality (ASQ) award for Latin America and the Caribbean.
This day marks not only Costa Rica’s independence from Spain, but El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua as well.
Saturday, September 7 was the first meeting of many with collaborators and Costa Rican “Upcycle Artist” Francesco Bracci at our local Nosara Recicla.
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.
It appears as Keylor Navas, standout Costa Rican and Real Madrid goaltender is in France to complete a move to Paris Saint Germain.
According to the Regional Institute of Studies of Toxic Substances, Costa Rica uses the most amount of pesticides per hectare of cropland
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”
“Our mission is to preserve local culture, model and promote environmental conservation. To bridge the communities of Nosara through resource and community building, global citizenship, and sustainable tourism.”
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.
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.
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 18th Pan-American games began last Friday the 26th and we are now well into the action. The Pan American Sports Organisation, or PASO for short, are… Read more “XVIII Pan-American games underway in Lima, Peru”
$4500 is the goal for an anesthesia machine to help treat injured animals
“Think of the world that you are going to leave your kids”
Take a quick video tour and hear thoughts from local police and community members
July 25th in Guanacaste, Costa Rica is a day filled with dancing, marimba music, parades, local cuisine, and history.
Ruta 160 committee member Lucca Spendlingwimmer recently appeared on the Nosara Podcast with Rich Burnam to share updates about the situation with Ruta 160 being paved with… Read more “The Ruta 160 update; Is Nosara’s main road finally getting paved?”
Over the weekend, we saw the effects of rainy season SSW swells pumping wave conditions all over the Pacific coastline of Costa Rica.
Nosara Times ‘special feature’ reporter Elisha Burnam ventures in to speak with some of the attendees from AMOR Animales’ special event, Barkin’ Brunch, which took place starting… Read more “Barkin’ Brunch 2019; AMOR Animales post event interviews”
July 7th was the annual Sabor de Nosara event held by and in support of our Nosara Bomberos and the Nosara Security Association. It’s the “Met Gala” of Nosara’s food and beverage scene drawing large crowds in a matter of hours, each year out doing the last.
The annual Casa Vida ‘Jesus Went’ Surf Tournament continues it’s great luck. For whatever reason, this contest almost always has great surf. The above video is a… Read more “Casa Vida Surf Tournament 2019 interviews”
Here are some opinions about Thursday’s meeting announcing updated building regulations
Listen in as the Nosara Civic Association leadership previews upcoming changes to Nicoya Municipality’s proposal.
Bobbi Johnson has been living in Nosara for over 30 years. She spends the majority of her time focusing on environmental causes and dedicated her life to… Read more “Bobbi Johnson; Part 1”
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.
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%”
Robin, the founding chef/owner of Robin’s Cafe & Ice Cream has moved
on from her role as the owner as of May 1 and has absolved all of her
responsibilities. She’s been very supportive and helpful during the
transition to the new owners and has continued to guide and share her
expertise with them in the hopes of a seamless turnover.
The United States women are absolutely dominating the field with an astonishing 18 goals for and 0 against in just 3 games.… Read more “FIFA Women’s World Cup France 2019”
Earlier this month the inaugural International Ballet Festival of Costa Rica was held at The National Theater, in the capitol city of San José.
The Copa América in Brazil is well underway and we are now in to the second round of group stage action. With powerhouse squads… Read more “COPA AMÉRICA 2019 Underway in Brazil”