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Mother Abandons Newborn, Says In Note “God Will Forgive Me”

A newborn was abandoned on Friday morning inside the Catedral de Cartago, found by a sacristan, the person in charge of the church, inside...

Deal Between Ultra-Low-Cost Carriers Volaris and Frontier Will Mean More Destinations

Frontier Airlines could soon be landing in more destinations in Mexico and Central America. The ultra-low-fare Frontier and Volaris, the ultra-low-cost airline serving Mexico,...

Costa Rica Owned US Brewer Gets New CEO

Think of Labatt's Blue and you immediately think of Canada and hockey. But did you know, at least in the United States, the Labbat...

Costa Rica ‘More Complete’ After Recovering 200 Artifacts From Venezuela

Costa Rica said it is "more complete" after recovering nearly 200 pre-Columbian artifacts from Venezuela, where they had been amassed by a wealthy Estonian...

Fitch Revises Costa Rica’s Outlook To Negative; Affirms Ratings At ‘BB’

Fitch Ratings revised the rating of the Costa Rican economy from stable to negative, according to a press release issued by the rating agency. The...

Electronic Payment System For Public Transport Will Be Universal

The universal electronic payment system for bus fares will have to wait until 2019, as transport authorities continue with their plan to make travel...

Costa Rica Will Have Direct Flight With Portugal Starting In April

Portugal is the latest of European countries with direct flights to and from Costa Rica. Starting in April, the Ávoris travel operator, part of...

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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...

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...

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...

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...

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Nicaragua beefs up migratory controls at Las Tablillas border with Costa Rica. Photo Carlos Hernández, La Nacion

Nicaragua Reinforces Border With Costa Rica To Prevent Crossing of African Migrants

QCOSTARICA - Nicaragua has sent reinforcements at Las Tablillas border with Costa Rica, ahead of the possible arrival of African and Cuban migrants who...

Why It’s Hard to Downgrade from Uber to Taxis

TODAY COLOMBIA by bogotastic · Uber cars have been in Colombia for quite some time now. I have been here for over a year...

Securites Law Reforms To Spur Stock Investment

Costa Rica's stock market (mercado de valores in Spanish) is looking to facilitate the possibility of more investors, through the proposal of a bill...

Expansion of Caldera Port Almost Complete

COSTA RICA NEWS - The Puerto de Caldera (Port of Caldera), in Puntarenas, is almost ready to debut its new multipurpose quay for unloading...

Libertarian Wins Vote Recount for Legislator

Libertarian lawmaker candidate Carmen Quesada narrowly won the final seat for Limón in the Supreme Election Tribunal (TSE) recount. Quesada narrowly defeated Citizen Action...