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CAIS Assures that Arsenic in Water Is Not the Main Cause of Death in Patients
Dehydration, prolonged exposure to sunlight, low income and hereditary diseases are all factors contributing to why the number of deaths from kidney failure has risen to eight people in the last 15 days in Cañas.
Eight dead in fifteen days in Cañas – could arsenic-contaminated water be to blame?
A 20-year-old woman who lost her two-year battle to live on Friday is the most recent victim of kidney failure in Cañas.
Costa Rica is Out to Conquer the Chinese Tourist
As a source of tourists that has grown exponentially during the past few years, the Chinese market has become an enticing option for Costa Rica, whose government is aiming for a fivefold increase in the number of visitors from the Asian giant in the next three years.
Construction Noise Could be Bad for Business
In Costa Rica, the work day begins earlier than in many countries. Instead of 8 or 9 a.m., workers often get going as early as 6 a.m.
Survey Indicates that More Tourists Seek Luxury
In a recent survey conducted by VON including19 local hotels, results show that tourists arriving are willing to pay more money for nicer hotel rooms. A study conducted by the Costa Rican Chamber of Hotels (CCH- Cámara Costarricense de Hoteles) confirms VON’s survey by indicating that 4 and 5 stars hotels reported the highest levels of occupancy.
Confronting School Bullies
"I hate school," recalls Carla with pain (not her real name), who was willing to tell us her story but requested that we protect her identity. "I was 13 years old, in seventh grade in high school and all of my classmates made fun of me because of my nationality," she related.
License Holders Pay Muni Up to Three Times More Than Before
Discord and controversy… This is what the new Liquor Law that is still being implemented has brought for the majority of local governments in the country, including the Municipality of Nicoya.
Legislators Approve Coastal Territories Law
By a majority of 45 against one vote, the Legislative Assembly approved the Coastal Territories Law Project 18.148, known as Tecocos, during the first debate on Tuesday, April 30. The law is designed to regulate land tenure, including in the Ostional National Wildlife Refuge.
Pictures and News of the Month
The Voice of Nosara brings you a brief recap of April stories you might have missed