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Mel Gibson returns 39.4 hectares of Maritime Land Zone
It seems that actor and movie producer Mel Gibson wants to bury legal litigations, and therefore decided to return 39.4 hectares in Barrigona Beach, a Maritime Land Zone area that corresponds to the Municipality of Nicoya.
Defender scolds Municipality and Ministry of Health for not contracting Red Cross During Nosara Fiestas
The Defender of the People (Defensoría de los Habitantes) brought to the attention of the Municipality and the Ministry of Health that in the fiestas held between January 27 and 31, the Nosara Association of Development contracted the services of a private ambulance instead of the Red Cross.
Samara’s first cooperative looks to use excess wood productively
Free “Walking for Life” beach and rural walk planned for October 30th
A new non-profit cooperative has been organized in Samara under the direction of Marco Antonio Campos Campos. Farming, Industrial, Tourism and Multiple Services Cooperative of Samara, (COOPESAMARA), aims to commercialize wood products, improve tourism, promote employment and improve the quality of life of its associates, their families and the community...
Protest at Serapio Lopez
Day Four: Protest makes for Progress
Protesters took to the tarmac this morning in a drastic attempt to be heard. A day that began with frustration is closing with a sense of relief.
Protests at Serapio López School
Parents close school to protest before the MEP
Even though the heavy rains wouldn’t let up on Monday, October 10, about 50 parents followed through on the threat to close Serapio López School. On Monday, before the first sunrays lit the sky, they closed it as a means of pressuring the Ministry of Public Education (MEP), since as they commented they want the director removed from the school.
Another Step toward a Safer Samara
Director General of Preventive Police met with community
Persistence is slowly paying off for Samara’s Security Committee as they receive more attention from officials in their quest to improve security after the murder of an Argentine tourist a few months ago. On Thursday, October 6 about 30 people attended a meeting with Director General of the Preventive Police Ivan Dumani Sáenz and other police officials.
Nicoya's Municipalidad Hunts Down Tax Evaders
Pedregal, several shrimping companies and even Mel Gibson owe millions
Nicoya's Municipalidad is determined to recover 313 million colones in taxes owed by three companies that operate in the area and has therefore initiated a recovery process by notifying each of them.
Tourist Police Update Nosara Community On Latest Activity
Tourist Police reports increase in feedback from through anonymous calls
Wednesday September 28, the tourist police held an open meeting for members of the Nosara community. More than 20 people attended the meeting held in the main lobby of L’aqua Viva hotel, 56 individuals were personally invited. Attendees were briefed on the latest police activity and given a chance to voice their concerns.