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Fleeing violence, Nicaraguans seek safety in Costa Rica

(UNHCR) The thin, bespectacled medical student acted as a paramedic in street protests in...

Costa Rican bishops deplore ruling legalizing gay marriage

(CNA) The Costa Rican Bishops' Conference lamented a ruling by the Constitutional Chamber of...

Costa Rica Joins Global Push to Recognize Legal Gender Self-Identification

(Human Rights Watch) In June, Costa Rica’s president signed a directive and decree ordering...

Hacienda maintains global income proposal only for taxpayers obligated to declare it

The most recent version of the reforms to the Plan Fiscal (tax reform project),...

Lifestyle migrants bring good intentions—but major change—to Costa Rica

A group of Americans and Europeans has relocated to a Costa Rican community in...

Latin America’s fight to legalize abortion: the key battlegrounds

An estimated 6.5 million abortions take place across Latin America each year. Three-quarters of...

Immigration Arrested Owner of Casas Vita, Accused of Fraud, When He Tried To Leave The Country

A real estate developer, identified by his last name Villagra, accused of defrauding at...

In Guanacaste, Plane Propeller Slices Through Pickup Truck Like Paper

A fumigating plane that was on the ground lost control and hit a pickup...

Costa Rica Postpones Naming Ambassador to Nicaragua

The government of Costa Rica has postponed naming an ambassador to Nicaragua, replacing Eduardo...

In Search of Nice Americans: First Impression of Costa Rica!

Extracted from Geoff Steward’s entertaining travel book ‘In Search of Nice Americans‘, the following...

Immerse yourself in the experience of a flight with the Space Drone Simulator SDS-1 at the Paseo de las Flores

For the first time in Costa Rica, the Space Drone Simulator SDS-1, arriving from...

Following An Appeal To The Sala IV, Patient Does Not Have To Wait 9 Years For An Ultrasound

For an increasing number of patients of the Caja Costarricense de Seguro Social (CCSS),...

Fátima Pinto Releases ‘Tic Tic Tac’, Her First Song in Spanish

A year ago, at 17, Fátima Pinto, was just beginning with her first singles,...

They kill him and leave the corpse in Ciudad Colón

Murder victim 360 for the year was identified (preliminary) as 27-year-old Christopher Madrigal Rojas,...

East Bengal Had The Resources To Buy Johnny Acosta, But Couldn’t Arrange For An Interpreter

The East Bengal FC were left embarrassed when they had to cancel the presentation...

President Carlos Alvarado Meets With Curaçao Prime Minister

In Colombia for the inauguration of that country's new president, Ivan Duque, Costa Rica...

Northern Triangle Exceeds US$ 10 billion in remittances

Remittances sent by migrants to Guatemala, El Salvador and Honduras, the Northern Triangle of...

Ronrico has a new line of rums flavored with coconut, lemon and pineapple

Last month, Ronrico invited the press and influencers to a lunch "between compas", where...

No diplomatic experience!

With no diplomatic experience, former minister and vice-minister are candidates to head the diplomatic...

Yes, we have no bananas… or we won’t soon, if fusarium wilt isn’t stopped.

Some suggest the banana is on the brink of extinction. Panama disease, also known...

Travel like the pros, 9 budget hacks for your next vacation

Want to travel like the pros? Better start pinching your pennies, pesos and colones....

Credit Card Sales in Small Businesses

In Costa Rica, 36% of grocery stores and retail outlets have card payment systems,...

Ecuador congress affirms parents’ rights to educate kids on sexuality

The National Assembly of Ecuador on July 31 unanimously upheld the right of parents...

Costa Rica Consuming More Fuel, RECOPE Reports Increase in Sales

Between the first half of 2017 and the same period this year, the state...

Costa Rica Exports Up 6% as of June 2018

In the first semester, sales of goods abroad totaled US$5.718 billion, registering an increase...

10 Women Rescued From Sexual Slavery In Costa Rica So Far This Year

So far this year, authorities have managed to rescue 10 women victims of human...

The Poás Volcano Will Reopen To The Public in August

Authorities of the Sistema Nacional de Áreas de Conservación (Sinac) - National System of...

Islam on Lands of Ancient Maya: Closer Look at Muslim Community in Mexico

Few would be surprised at seeing a girl wearing a hijab in Mexico’s San...

Costa Rica announces winners of public Wi-Fi project

Costa Rica’s telecommunications regulator, the Superintendencia de Telecomunicaciones ( Sutel ) as awarded contracts...

Spider Travels 8,000 Km To Sting Woman Returing From Her Costa Rican Vacation

A Hampshire, England woman returning from her vacation in Costa Rica got the shock...

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