This afternoon the Ministry of Health confirmed that active cases in the canton of Nicoya amounted to ten, for a total of 14 accumulated cases. Due to rumors on social networks about possible infections in Barco Quebrado, the NCA contacted the press department of the Ministry of Health; however, the [...]
Life Under Lockdown: The Personal, Economic, and Emotional Effects on Nosara Surfers – In Their Own Words.
From Bali to Brazil, from California to our home here in Costa Rica, the coronavirus pandemic has shut down surfing. This has been imposed either through outright bans, restricted beach access, or, since other beaches opened on May 18th, from the inability of surfers to travel to them. It's not [...]
By now we have all likely read that from Monday to Friday, between 5 am to 8 am, almost all the beaches in the country are set reopen. Soon thereafter, we realized that the beaches of the Refuge Ostional were not included in that reopening. Now, the latest news indicates [...]
What community organizations exist in Nosara? How are they financed? What are their needs? And how can the Municipality of Nicoya help them? These are some of the questions asked by the new mayor of Nicoya, Carlos Armando Martínez, during his first visit to Nosara as Municipal leader. On Wednesday, [...]
Metaphorically speaking, living in Nosara can feel like a daily visit to the zoo, with three notable differences: A: Coronavirus makes it feel that we are the caged species. B: It's the animals that are free. C: There's no identification plaques to let you know what you're looking at. It's [...]