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Dragonfly Drops in our Beloved Southern Zone of Costa Rica

Welcome New Chayotevine Subscribers ... we have so much happening down here now!

And thanks to all for updating their ads with us ... please continue to do so!

The PZ feria will be open Semana Santa Tuesday & Wednesday, April 11th & 12th.

by our own Casey Bahr

Here is quite the controversial article from entitled Southern Command in Costa Rica is US Occupation Disguised as Humanitarian Aid. Here is AM Costa Rica's hit on it, US Marine Invasion is an Example of Fake News.

Good news ... we have more time!

The date has changed to April 6th for the hearing in Perez Zeledon to prohibit the use of agrochemicals in our public spaces!

Please consider attending this most important hearing which will take place on April 6 at 6 pm in the Complejo Cultural (Cultural Center) in San Isidro de El General to request that the municipality of Perez Zeledon pass legislation to prohibit the further use of agrochemicals in the maintenance of our public spaces, including roadsides, schools, etc. This hearing will be conducted in Spanish.

We will need all petitions with signatures turned in by end of March to be able to present them at the hearing. Please write to if you have petitions to turn in. Every signature counts!

Our aim is to pack the house…so if you feel passionate about this, put it on your calendar and we’ll see you there!

Full information here and we will definitely have the petition to sign at Colibri's Corner this week.

PEREZ ZELEDON INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S CLUB INVITES YOU TO A SEMINAR Employing Workers in Costa Rica ~ All you need to know to get it right to be presented IN ENGLISH by ~ Snra Betsy Garcia Charpentíer Director of the Ministry of Employment in San Isidro del General on FRIDAY 31 MARCH 8.00 a.m. - 12.30 p.m. at Hotel del Sur, San Isidro del General Cost – C7.00 including refreshments For full programme and reservations, please write to Sheelagh Richards at Please note ~ attendance is by reservation only, there will be no admission at the door to avoid inconvenience to the hotel and participants who have reserved their seats.


My husband and I moved into an unfurnished two bedroom/two bath apartment and are in need of living room, office, and outdoor furnishings. We are also looking for a refrigerator, stove, and TV. Please email or call/text 775-338-8020

We personally highly recommend Ivan for all Computer Repairs!

+Home calls and on-site visit.

+Hardware and Software services for Apple Macintosh, Windows, Linux, iOS, Android.

+Desktop and Laptop physical cleaning (Chip Procesdor cleaning).

Internal parts replacement and Full System upgrade: Maximum Memory RAM, Hard Drive to Solid State Drive, Operative System.

+Data recovery from damaged Hard Drivers, Solid State Drives, USB flash drivers, Memory Cards.

+Operative System installation, reinstallation and "Restore to Factory Settings" procedure.

+Networking, Router and WiFi antenas setup.

My husband & I live in Miravalles and we are now offering several services for your dogs. We can come to your home or you can bring them to us. We can shampoo, give treatments against fleas, ticks etc, cut nails, clean ears etc. We also have a lovely safe space to take care of you dogs overnight, and we offer walking services also. I also offer accounting services (in Spanish). Viria & Wander 8597-7749

15 Minutes From Downton San Isidro

Large private room with bed, desk and closet, shared bathroom & kitchen in a nice Tico home, bus every 30 minutes. Good wi-fi, electricity & water included. All Tico neighborhood, small garden, private street with gate, secure, space for a car. 55,000 colones a month.

Call: 2771-7173 or contact: watsapp 88454557

  • Full architecture, design and construction service. Specialist in landscape design.

  • 8701.1174

House for rent in Tinamastes, Alfombra.

Remote, secure place for enjoying the nature and tranquility.

2br/2bathrooms and one extra sofa-cama, kitchen equipped , dinning area, balcony and terrace, laundry room with washing machine, outdoor shower and place for drying clothes outdoor, 1ha of private area with garden, forest and creek. We have kolbi modem with internet, but I cannot promise that it is perfect.

Hight ceilings with ventilation and large screened windows provide fresh days. And nights are rather cool.

800$ per month plus utilities ( 30$ internet-if you need, about 25$- electricity, water-free) Whatsapp: 83177397 (photos on Rental page)

For rent: New 2 bed 2 bath with solar hot water, skylights, nice view and breeze & 6 miles from Maxi-Pali, 3 miles asphalt 3 miles nice dirt road and comes mostly furnished and in a area of nice homes with no close neighbors for now. $350.00 plus utilities, 1st , last, and deposit. 8614-6403 Vern

Permaculture Farm, Finca Morpho in the Osa Peninsula is offering Work/Trade Positions and Volunteer Positions ... check their wonderful website to see the amazing things they are doing and the positions they have available. Please click here.

New "Stuff for Sale" ... more on Stuff page

  • bunk beds

  • 5 Drawer Dehydrator used just 3 times

  • dog crate

  • Cross Trainer

  • Trek mountain bike

  • Camelbak "Crux" 2L resevoir for pack. Excellent condition! $15

  • Ringing Cedars (Anastasia) Full 9 book set, newest edition! Great condition! Retails $135, selling - $75

  • Insignia brand universal laptop power cord and tips. Brand new. Works for a variety of laptops (various tips). $45

  • Kala brand - high quality, unique 6 string ukelele. "Kala 6 tenor, gloss mahogany ". Soft case and capo included! Retail (ukelele) $325, asking $145

Wonderful new home for sale .. close to town ... click here. MOTIVATED SELLERS JUST REDUCED PRICE.

Happy to again have an amazing Arnica salve ... perfect to stop bumps & bruising & swelling ... as well as an all natural Tea Tree Shampoo.

If you haven't tried the best all natural detergent available .. please do. BioSoap is very concentrated and very effective for clothers, floors, walls, whatever! With tropical scent, lemon or no scent.

Just in: Natural Loofahs with seeds ... can enjoy and then plant your own.

Rave reviews on our super rico Sweet & Spicy Asian Hot Sauce ... great for just about anything (stir fries / salad dressing / marinade / eggs). Come by for a taster.

Very happy to have amazing, organic turmeric available in many forms ... now also in easy to take capsules! We also have the root and powdered forms.

Happy to offer now organic Coconut Aminos, large & small, and Teriyaki or Garlic. Healthy & delicious! Also organic Coconut Nectar & Coconut Flour.

Excited to offer Organic Medjool Dates ... limited offering and beyond delicious.

Just in: Organic Black Kalamata Olives!

Pecan Pralines .. delicious & new!

Turkey Tail Extract can be magical ... please click here to read of all the benefits. We are so fortunate to have a good supply at this time.

Stop by to sample our Vegan Flaxers, truly delicious and satisfying and come enjoy a Sampler with our amazing Ginger Kombucha.

Visit KapiBlu and enjoy cold & hot drinks that are amazing ... great meals & comfy atmosphere too. I just tried their Iced Chai & it was fabulous.

Remember to visit Urban Farm restaurant in town for their delicious breakfast & lunch menus. They are also adding new dishes and have a beautiful consciousness with their food.

Happy to have this week: Fluoride Free Toothpastes, Blackberry Cobbler, Nag Champa Incense, dental floss ... great repellents ... Sacha Inchi Seeds ... . Also red & red/white quinoa ... delicious protein substitute for rice.

  • Blackberry Vinaigrette ... super on salads & more!

  • Delicious Dates!

  • Organic Extra Virgen Olive Oil

  • Organic Kalamata Black Olives

  • Organic Lemon & Peppermint Extracts

  • Organic Yuca Flour & Banana Flour & Corn Flour

  • Tea Tree Oils

  • Organic Turmeric Extract

  • Patchouli Oil

  • Clove Oil

Sauerkraut is one of the best foods for your tummy ... we are so fortunate to have Rosita's Organic Kraut ... so delicious & great for your digestion and general health.

The shitake mushrooms are extraordinary and quite magical .. click here to read about their many benefits.

Moringa: One Of The World’s Most Abundant Sources of Vitamins And Minerals We are fortunate to have local, organic Moringa here in our area now ... I've been learning more about it's benefits and the amazing energy the seeds and leaves give ... and the healing qualities of the Oil. Trees also available ... all @ Colibri's Corner

Come enjoy a sticky yummy Cinnamon Roll made with real butter!

We have mangosteen "matas" or baby trees at Colibri's Corner. If you want larger quantities .. let me

At Colibri's Corner this week:

Turkey Tail Mushroom Extract Turmeric Extract & Roots & Capsules

Organic Coconut Aminos ...Traditional

Fresh Trout / Smoked Trout

Sacha Inchi Nuts

Palo SantoHombre Grande

All natural organic tobacco

Mariola Honey ... excellent for eye & ear infections

Hot & Sweet Mustard

Organic Vanilla Beans

All Organic Corn Chips ... yellow

Raw Honey

Local Organic White Rice Organic Teas Stevia in Powder & Liquid Organic Dried Mangos / Bananas

Coconut Secret Amino Acids This sap is very low glycemic, an abundant source of 17 amino acids, minerals, vitamins, and has a nearly neutral pH. Organic Sauerkraut

Vegan Pesto & Vegan Raw Cookies

Becca's Amazing Hot Hot Sauces

We also have now:

Crunchy Spirulina

Salt shaker grinders Peppermint Oil

Lavender Oil

Clove Oil

Ylang Ylang Oil Frankincense

Organic sauerkraut Goat cheeses Swiss Cheese Mozzarelli Cheese Fresh & Smoked Trout Nutritional Yeast

Diatomaceous Earth

Epsom Salts

Moringa Seeds & Leaves Organic Black Strap Molasses

International Phone Cards

Cactus Juice & other Natural Bug Repellents

Sticky, Yummy Dates

Costa Rican Macadamias

Integral Oats

For anyone with pain from spots injuries, muscle spasms, fibromyalgia, arthritis, sciatic, please check this link. We are very fortunate to have this high quality Magnesium Oil now available. Also works great as an all natural deodorant!

International Phone Cards available for major savings.

We appreciate pre-orders & can ship throughout Costa Rica.

Pura Vida Blessings to all

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