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The Incofer Will Not Increase Rates Until It Improves Train Service

With good sense, the Instituto Costarricense de Ferrocarriles (Incofer) Costa Rican Railway - admitted...

The presidential directive to save on travel. How is that working out?

After the criticism that sparked the number of trips abroad by the previous government,...

When can governments revoke citizenship?

The Economist - “IT’S KIND of heartbreaking to read,” said Shamima Begum in response...

Costa Rica seeks to prevent fraud in tourist services

Costa Rica joined this Friday an international campaign on social networks called "Responsabilízate" (Be...

Dollar exchange reinforces cyclical behavior with a low in mid-March

As it occurred three months ago, the dollar exchange fell this week, dropping ¢11.82...

Minister of Transport assures that his plans against Uber “are very solid”

The Minister of Public Works and Transport (MOPT), Rodolfo Méndez Mata, assures that his...

At The San Jose Airport

Photos from Aeroformación de Costa Rica from the Juan Santamaria international airport (SJO) in...

Havana’s collapsing colonial charm

In Cuba, the government guarantees everybody a place to live, but away from the...

The Tica Barbie!

Adriana Corrella. See more of Adriana at COSTA RICA CONFIDENTIAL.

European airlines seek to expand operations in Costa Rica due to high demand

European airlines that connect Europe with Costa Rica are extremely pleased with the results...

5 of 17 nations with diplomatic ties with Taiwan are in Latin America

Five of the 17 countries that have direct diplomatic ties with Taiwan are in...

Costa Rica Takes Delivery Of Donated Helicopters By U.S.

Four Bell UH-1 helicopters, donated by the United States, arrived in Costa Rica Friday...

Sugef relaxes bank reserves to boost credit

The Superintendencia General de Entidades Financieras (Sugef) - General Superintendency of Financial Institutions -...

Samsung to release two more foldable phones – report

Samsung is working on a pair of new foldable smartphones to follow its Galaxy...

While China robotizes its workforce, Latin America is falling behind

By Andres Oppenheimer. I was in Ecuador a few days ago when China’s official...

IMF Recommends Costa Rica Increase Taxes

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Fondo Monetario Internacional (FMI) in Spanish - recommends...

Electric Vehicles Are Exempt Restrictions and Parking Meters

Electric Vehicles in Costa Rica with their green license plates will be exempt from...

Doctor Accusing Oscar Arias of Rape Feels No Longer ‘Alone’

Alexandra Arce, the first of woman to file a denuncia - criminal complaint -...

Costa Rica plans to become the world’s first decarbonized country

Costa Rica launched "National Decarbonization Plan 2018-2050", a plan to make the country one...

Legislators Looking To Tax Non-Traditional Lodging

The proposed bill to generate security in tourism to avoid repeating what happened in...

Proposed bill would see higher fines for businesses that hire illegals

The proposed bill by the head of the Partido Restauración Nacional faction, legislator Carlos...

Recope Can Operate With 40% Of Its Staff

According to the Minister of the Environment: "Recope can operate with 40% of its...

Passenger On Flight 1079 Tells His Story

On February 1, 2019, United Airlines flight 1079 suffered an engine failure moments after...

Immigration takes action against illegal foreigner workers

Costa Rica's immigration police on Friday, February 22, began 'operational actions' to verify the...

Country Could Face Serious Water Shortage!

The dry season has forced water rationing affecting thousands of people daily, with no...

Fiscalia appeals and requests ban for Oscar Arias leavin the country

The Ministerio Público (Public Prosecutor's Office) requested, through an appeal, an impedimento de salida...

‘Pretty Little Liars’ Tyler Blackburn Naked in Costa Rica

CONFIDENTIAL - American actor Tyler Blackburn is visiting Costa Rica and has a shared...

More jail for Only suspect in murder of Spanish tourist

Albin Díaz Hawkings, 32, will be spending four more months in preventive detention as...

Tom Brady & Gisele spent Valentine’s Day in Costa Rica

The Tom Brady and Gisele Bündchen hit the beaches of Costa Rica this past...

Users Give Public Transport A LOW Rating

Rates have gone up in the last several weeks, but service is the same....

Santa Cruz strengthens recycling efforts

Tamarindo News - The Santa Cruz Environmental Commission reports that, during 2018, recycling projects...

Carlos plans to travel through Latin America to advocate for Nicaragua and Venezuela

President Carlos Alvarado is considering to travel through Latin America to advocate for a...

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