Pittsburgh newspaper cites Biden, Guanacaste project

A newspaper in the United States says that if Joe Biden runs for president, there will be more attention directed to the dealings of his brother, Frank Biden, who has a project  in Guanacaste.

The newspaper, the Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Tribune-Review. published in article Saturday titled “Biden name drives Costa Rican golf dream” The article referred to the nearly $1 billion Guanacaste Country Club project near Liberia that has been in the planning stages for years. A partner in the project is Frank Biden, the vice president’s brother.

A.M. Costa Rica published an article April 16 that revealed the project is anchored by casinos and hotels, although there are plans for housing and a golf course.

The newspaper quoted Guanacaste partner  Craig Williamson affirming that the vice president has no role in the project. Williamson blamed marketing people for bringing up the name of the vice president, the newspaper said.

The Guanacaste Country Club captured pubic attention here because of plans to install acres of solar panels.

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