Juan Diego Castro Launches Violent Attack Against La Nacion

Taking a page out what appears to be the current U.S. President's attack on the media, in particular, CNN, Costa Rica's presidential candidate, Juan...

Two Morning Quakes Shake Costa Rica’s Central And North Pacific Coast

Two tremors of moderate magnitude were felt on Tuesday morning in the Central Pacific and North Pacific of Costa Rica The most recent occurred at 9:03 am in San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua, and felt...

Facebook Launches Marketplace In Costa Rica

As of today, Tuesday, January 16, Facebook Marketplace has arrived in Costa Rica. This is a functionality that the...

Alvarez and Castro In Close Race For President in 2018

Thought it may not seem like it, Costa Rica is in the midst of a presidential election. Unlike...


In Costa Rica, Nature Comes First

TURRIALBA, Costa Rica — It was 6:01 a.m. when we heard them barking, an insistent “huh-huh-huh-huh” floating through...

Bodies Of Americans In Plane Crash Sent To Relatives In The US

Although at first it was said that the identification of the bodies of the ten Americans who died...

Costa Rica Say No More Projects with UNOPS

The controversy generated by the United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) decision to prevent access to files...

Costa Rica’s Foreign Ministry Initiates Notification Process To Execute Court Order On Gay Marriage

The notification to public institutions to implement the order of the Inter-American Court of Human Rights (IACHR), based...

Costa Rica – Ecuador Swimway Proposed To Protect Marine Life

A group of scientists, marine ecosystem protectors and government officials from several...

Every 12 Minutes The Caja Attends To A Traffic Related Injury

Recklessness is the foremost cause of traffic accidents in the country, with...

Central Valley On Green Alert, Yellow in Limon, Due To Cold Front;

The Comisión Nacional de Emergencias (CNE) - National Emergencies Commission has issued...

Nature Air GROUNDED!

The Dirección General de Aviación Civil (DGAC) - Civil Aviation- grounded Nature...

The 2018 Elections



Why Cryptocurrency Naysayers Are on the Wrong Side of History

By Justin Faber. On March 10, 1876, a new invention sent an invisible electrical signal through a pair of copper wires. On the other end of those wires, the signal was converted to sound...


Anne Hathaway’s Leaked Personal Pictures Go Viral

American actress Anne Hathaway is the latest celebrity to fall victim to the hackers, who shamelessly filtered the intimate photos of the actress with...

American Tourist Dies In Isla del Coco Shark Attack

The National Coast Guard Service of the Ministry of Public Security (Servicio Nacional de Guardacostas, del Ministerio de Seguridad Pública) confirmed the death of...

Female Tiger Shark Attacked American Tourist Who Died in Isla del Coco

The survivor of the shark attack in the Isla del Coco on Thursday, the 26-year-old diving guide identified by his last name Jimenez, said...

10 Countries Reputed As The Ultimate Place For Sex Tourism (Guess Who Isn’t?)

QCOSTARICA - Normally, tourists travel abroad to visit famous landmarks, culture or do fun things. Also there is a group of tourists who travel...

How Will Hurricane Irma Affect Costa Rica?

As Hurricane Irma makes its way through the Caribbean and Floridians ready for Irma's potential landfall, how will it affect Costa Rica? Although Hurricane Irma...

Red Alert Declared For Pacific, Central Valley and Northern Zone

The National Emergencies Commission ( Comisión Nacional de Emergencias - CNE) declared a red alert for the entire Pacific coast, Central Valley and northern...

Nothing Escaped Nate!

Nothing escaped Nate! Floods, rivers overflowing their banks, houses destroyed, families uprooted, schools closed, roads and bridges damaged or destroyed and farms and plantations...

Nude Hotels & Beaches in Costa Rica

Doing what we all think about – going nude in a public, is not so easy in a conservative culture like Costa Rica. What...

14 in Costa Rican Have Changed Their Color Of Their Eyes

If having blue eyes is a dream of yours, you can be part of a test group of Stroma Medical, a U.S. based company...

Man Killed In Monday Morning Shootout in Escazu Was Wanted In Canada

Q COSTA RICA - It was 7:20am, two men outside the Mountview private school in Guachipelin de Escazu, dressed in tracksuits are exercising, two...


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What Do Good Drivers In Costa Rica Know That Most Don’t?

Driving in Costa Rica can be, is a challenge. Besides the poor and often lack of roads infrastructure, the challenge is dealing with newbie drivers. As I have written before, the majority of drivers...

When Will The Transito Put An End To Street Racing (Piques)?

Rico's TICO BULL - It is midnight, one, sometimes even two in the morning, in front of my computer in Piedades de Santa Ana,...

Sad! Costa Rica Sharks Are in Hot Soup

“President Donald Trump reportedly dined on shark fin soup during a meal in Vietnam. The dish, which is considered an expensive delicacy in some countries, has prompted a widespread...

World Cup 2018: Could Costa Rica Win It?

World Cup qualifying has ended and we now know all 32 teams who will compete at next June's finals in Russia. Costa Rica and...

The Truth Behind Pricesmart’s Roasted Chicken

It's hard to resist. Every time I visit Pricesmart, my (big) nose, and watering eyes head for the roasted chicken. But, no, not today...


In 2018, at least six Latin American countries will have elections: Mexico, Colombia, Brazil, Venezuela, Costa Rica and Paraguay. Given the economic and political importance of these countries for the region, the PanAm Post will tell...


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US Ambassador to Panama Resigns, Says Cannot Serve Trump

(Reuters) U.S. Ambassador to Panama John Feeley, a career diplomat and former Marine Corps helicopter pilot, has resigned, telling the State Department he no...

Pope Francis Arrives in Chile Amid Abuse Controversy and Terrorist Threats

Pope Francis arrived to Santiago de Chile on Monday, January 15 for a three day visit, and will have to face tensions over attacks...
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(By Galya Gerstman) Costa Ricans are very polite. Very, very polite. We from the USA think we’re polite. The English think they’re polite. (The...

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Lady Gaga has bee been enjoying her holiday in Costa Rica with beau Christian Carino. And on Thursday,...