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Market: First Anniversary of EL MERCADO

In December 2018, the market “El MERCADO“ celebrated its first anniversary in the presence of many buyers, visitors and artists like Phil Swain, Gabi Camino and Ellie Dufresne who cheered the party on with their music. Costa Rica is a country where opportunities for entrepreneurship and the freedom to create new projects for travel, study, […]

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Safe Costa Ballena

The Southern Pacific Zone of Costa Rica is a beautiful place to live. The area between Dominical and Ojochal is especially appealing to ex-pats and many people have made the big move to this region. There is a genuine sense of small town connectedness here and people work beautifully together on a number of local […]

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Petanque in Ojochal: Much More than a Game

According to Michele Moutquin, petanque has a longstanding tradition in Ojochal. French speakers from Canada, France and Switzerland met in 2005 at La Palmeraie, then at El Coco, the previous El Fuego, Fabricio’s Pizzeria, the Sud restaurant and the Pancito Café parking lot. Finally they have found their home in the Hotel Diquis, where the […]

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Jose Leon: From Inmate to Writer, an Unusual Case

Accused and condemned for the theft of the Virgin of the Angels in 1950, José León Sánchez, whom La Nación would call the  monster of the Basilica, regained his freedom on June 8, 1970. After a  ew years of “disoriented adolescence,” stuck in the world of juvenile misdeeds and condemned to more than thirty years […]

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