Local news and opinion reaching the communities of nosara, samarA and Nicoya
Log in |
Return to homepage
home regional community sports entertainment surf nature health en Espa´┐Żol English
December 09
January 2010
February 2010
Water Edition
March 2010
April 2010
May 2010
June 2010
July 2010
August 2010
September 10
October 10
November 10
December 10
January 2011
February 2011
March 2011
April 2011
May 2011
June 2011
July 2011
August 2011
September 11
October 11
November 11
December 11
January 2012
February 2012
March 2012
April 2012
May 2012
June 2012
July 2012
August 2012
September 12
October 12
November 12
December 12
January 13
February 13
March 13
April 13
May 13
  El Pais
  Inside Costa Rica
  Costa Spirit
  Q Costa Rica
  Today Costa Rica
  El Sabanero
  Nosara Animal Care
  Nosara Info
Esquelita de Nosara
  Friends of Nosara
  Nosara Civic Association

Donated Police Patrol Cars Require Funds to Be Repaired and Start Patrolling the Streets

By Emiliana García

On August 27th, Mario Zamora, Minister of Public Safety, signed a cooperation agreement with the Nosara Development Association (Asociación de Desarrollo Integral de Nosara - ADIN), establishing that the police would receive two vehicles to patrol the area. However, the units donated by the Ministerio have not yet set foot on the streets of the coastal area; to this date they are still covered in dust inside a repair shop in Nicoya, where they await the necessary funds to be repaired. $12000 dollars are required to get them running.

As is stated in the agreement, the Development Association is the entity in charge of obtaining these funds, along with other organized community groups.

At press time (November 28th) only $4000 had been raised, of which $3000 came from the ADIN, thanks to the auctioning of a stand at the upcoming Nosara fiestas, which will be held in January. The other thousand was donated by the local soccer team, Finca Austria F.C.

According to the ADIN's President, Marco Ávila, these funds have already been sent to the repair shop in order to begin repairing one of the police cars; meanwhile, they hope to collect the rest of the money for this vehicle, which adds up to $3400 colones, during the month of December.

One of the patrol cars is a van and the other is a pick-up. If you wish to see the repair shop's final estimate, you may do so by here.


More Regional News

Efforts of Samara Community to Improve their Security have Paid Off

In the meeting last night, Dec. 14th at 6pm in Intercultura, the Costa Rican Police Commissioner Juan José Andrade presented his official plan 2012 for a "Sámara Seguro" (Safe Samara) with a power point presentation given to an audience of approximately 25 police officers and 65 community members.

Interview with Tobias Holler, Architect and Professor of NYIT
New York Students Competed in a Design Contest for the New Nosara Recycling Center

A group of 50 students at the New York Institute of Technology (NYIT) participated in a competition to design a building in the middle of a dry tropical forest: a recycling and educational center for Nosara. Their challenge was to create a sustainable building that would stand up to extreme climate conditions. 

Attorney Who Conducted Study for City Hall is under Investigation for Plagiarism
• Report focused on illegally occupied properties on the MLZ
• City Hall paid $8000 for study

Nicoya's City Hall is investigating an attorney, whose last name is Bravo and who was hired by them last year, in order to determine if he plagiarized a report issued by the National Comptroller's Office (Contraloría General de la República) in regards to the Maritime Land Zone (MLZ), which he presented as his own work.

Samara ASADA Will Continue Without Fiscal 

On Saturday, November 26th, Samara's ASADA hosted its annual assembly in the community hall to elect members of the board of directors, but no one wanted to take on the role of fiscal, a post which has been vacant since early 2011 when Ronny Briceño resigned.

Multi-force operatives focus on Samara and Nicoya

On Sunday, November 20th, an operative was conducted in Nicoya canton by officials of immigration, the municipality, MINAE, Incopesca, transit and the public force, including 15 officials and two vehicles, according to Nicoya Public Force chief Adriana Cordoba. "We're going to be doing more operatives," she promised.

Guiones Tourist Police / Nosara
Security Association

Only eleven (11!) people came to the recent annual meeting of the Nosara Security Association. A representative of the Guanacaste Tourist Police was on hand to discuss the possibility of the Ministry of Security taking over the payment of rent and utilities for the Tourist Police office on Guiones.

Contact us: NOSARA [email protected] / PUBLICITY and ADVERTISING [email protected]
Copyright 2012© The Voice of Nosara