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Haleakala by Brandon Mark Bushard

Welcoming 2017 & New members to the Chayotevine ... have a feeling this is going to be "never a dull moment" year!

Check out Margarite's Astrology page to see what's up!

Decrease in the amount to be paid for traffic fines

Fight Against Transgenic Crops Continues in Costa Rica

Video: Meteorite Filmed Passing Over Turrialba Eruption, Costa Ric

Major eruption from Turrialba Volcano ...

remember to check flights coming & going from Alajuela / San Jose as some are being postponed or canceled. Click here.

Costa Rican Houses Valued Over $231K Owe Luxury Tax in January

Please be extra careful and avoid getting bitten by mosquitoes (or anything, really!) ... there are several people being diagnosed with Dengue per week in our area. Please remove anything that is holding stagnant water ... this is not something to fool with. Here is an article in Spanish talking about it right here, right now.

Looking for Vegan yoga practitioner for kitchen help, etc. for wonderful Eco Lodge in Jaco area. 86034435 Adriana Bolaños Davila adribd75@gmail.com

Wanted to let everyone know that the last couple years of the Chayotevine is now on our blog ... click here to see any old editions.

MUST SELL: 1987 Isuzu Trooper, 4x4, gasoline engine, well maintained, up to date riteve & marchamo, $2,000,000 Call Yendry 8656 5938 (photos on Vehicles page)

There are many, many fun & inspiring & educational activities throughout our region to check out here on our Events page ... some really interesting times ahead for those of any interest.

Rainforest Medicine Council: an intrepid journey towards a vibrant life

January 2017: Rainforest Medicine Council with Siecopai Elders and Jonathon Miller Weisberger, to welcome endless possibilities changing the outer world from within. The Council, a joyous long-lasting impact, is being held at Guaria de Osa Wilderness EcoRetreat Centre on the Osa Peninsula of Costa Rica! One of the most biologically diverse places on Earth... both on land and at sea! Come and experience pristine nature found no where else!! The event is a grassroots fundraiser for ground-level rainforest conservation and sea turtle projects spearheaded by ethnobotanist, Jonathon Miller W., author of Rainforest Medicine. Program details posted at: http://www.guariadeosa.com/events/council-2017.html

510-235-4313 California puravida@guariadeosa.com

Interesting Talk & Lunch Meet Up ... see Events page for more information on this very interesting topic.

Alieans, The Coming Economic Collapse and Demo of our new Local Community Currency