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[BLOG] Costa Rica’s Postal (Zip) Codes

TICO BULL - I thought to post a list of Costa Rica's postal code,...

What impact would a category 5 have in a city like San Jose, Costa Rica?

I am a great fan (reader) of Quora. Sometimes I spend way too much...

Are Tourists In Costa Rica Getting Screwed Over? You Decide!

Costa Rica, characterized as a jewel for tourism, last year alone visited by more...

A Synopisis of the Cementazo Scandal

Rico's TICO BULL - So far I have stayed away from reporting the Cementazo...

Panama IS NOT Part of Central America. Or Is It?

Independence Day in Costa Rica . Photo from costaricalearn.comTICO BULL by Rico – Every...

Tico (Costa Rican) Road Engineering At Its Finest

TICO BULL takes you this morning Escazu, Calle Lajas in San Antonio de Escazú...

Ebola: Liberia, Costa Rica and Liberia, Africa Are A LONG Way From Each Other!

TICO BULL - I can see the confusion, especially from the "geographically challenged"...

What Is Winter Like In Costa Rica?

  While still in the Canadian north, Toronto actually, as winter nears and many start...

World Cup 2018: Could Costa Rica Win It?

World Cup qualifying has ended and we now know all 32 teams who will...

The Most Dangerous Roads In Costa Rica

(TICO BULL) A Youtube video by The Talko  listing the 10 most dangerous roads...

The Truth Behind Pricesmart’s Roasted Chicken

It's hard to resist. Every time I visit Pricesmart, my (big) nose, and watering...

Costa Rica Bank Scam – Don’t Be ‘CLAVE(D)’

This is the story of my friend. I'll call him Daniel not to embarrass...

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...

Time To Put A Stop To Costa Rica’s “Pura Birra” Culture

EDITORIAL - Costa Rica's Judicial System Broken. Really Broken. Once again we have proof...

You Can’t Take Pictures of Public Buildings In Costa Rica?

Rico's TICO BULL - Journalist Freddy Serrano writes on social media he was verbally...

The U.S.A. Is Not America!

Invariably, in gatherings of Americans, Ticos and other Latins, the subject of what is...

“Pop”, Major League Baseballs Made In Costa Rica

While in Toronto (Canada) this week, I got a chance to a see Blue...

Do You Sit In The Back Seat or Front?

Hail a cab or call an Uber in any city in the U.S. or...

Something is wrong here…the con job is over!

Rico's TICO BULL - Last Saturday, I had the occasion to visit the Irazu...

“Sugar Babies”, A Trend Sweeing North America Always Been A Way of Life in Costa Rica

TICO BULL - While reading several articles about the phenomenon that is sweeping the...

What The F**k Happened To The Sabana Lake?

An aerial view of the La Sabana lakeTICO BULL by Rico – Any who...

Don’t Get Ripped Off, Watch That Exchange Rate

(updated) TICO BULL by Rico – The local currency, the Colon, can be confusing...

“Territorio de Zaguates”

(TICO BULL) San Jose, Costa Rica - This from Costaricabargainhunter.com, an experience you will...

It Could Have Been Me!

The report "Man Dies After Car Crashes Against Bull in Liberia" is very, very...

Do The Math, How Long Does It Take To Get Your Confiscated License Plates Back?

TICO BULL - Do the math. With more than 6,000 license plates - the...

Everything Simple Made Difficult, The Costa Rican Way!

RICO's TICO BULL - Costa Rica's first same-sex marriage that was set for today,...

Yes, It Is Safe To Drink Tap Water in Costa!

TICO BULL - You need drinking water no matter where you go, but not...

Misleading Advertising Or Plain Stupidity?

Jesús Hernández wrote in to La Teja in of the misleading advertising he came...

Shopping at Pricesmart in Costa Rica

TICO BULL by Rico – Often I get asked why I shop at Pricesmart....

The Party’s Over!

Rico's TICO BULL - In less than two hours after the voting, it was...

My “Impugnacion” (Traffic Ticket Appeal)

Of the few traffic tickets I had to pay to the Cosevi, the others...

My Pricesmart Index To High Prices in Costa Rica

TICO BULL (BLOG) - I didn't need the Programa Estado de la Nación (State of...

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Costa Rica to Offset National Team’s World Cup Carbon Footprint

Costa Rica will offset its national soccer team’s carbon footprint during the 2018 World Cup in Russia by purchasing bonds that help fund an...

Teachers, Muncipal & Health Workers Strike in San Jose!

Wednesday was a day of strikes and protests in downtown San Jose, as thousands of public sector employees took to the streets against the...

Medical Devices Company Announces Costa Rica Expandion and 1,100 New Jobs

Microvention-Terumo announced it will be doubling its production capacity in Costa Rica by the end of the year and plans to expand its facilities...

446 Direct Flights Connect Juan Santamaria (SJO) With Europe and The Americas

With the start of the flight from Frankfurt, Germany by Lufthansa, Costa Rica now has a record 446 direct flights a week between San...

Catholic Church Agrees to Mediate following Violent Protests in Nicaragua

The Episcopal Conference of Nicaragua (ECN) agreed on Tuesday to be the mediator and witness of a dialogue proposed by the Daniel Ortega administration...

Government Decrees Regulation For Breastfeeding Rooms In The Workplace

The Executive Branch of the government has signed a decree requiring companies, both public and private, employing more than 30 women, to have to...

Virilla Bridge Between Lindora and Belen Closed Nightly

Take note, the Virilla bridge connecting Lindora (Santa Ana) and Belen will be closed from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. every night starting today,...

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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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Woman’s Institute Urges Victim of Street Harassment To File Charges

QCOSTARICA - The Instituto Nacional de la Mujer (INAMU) - Woman's Institute, is asking the young woman victim of having her intimate parts being...

Potential Net Migration Index Falls in Middle East, Latin America

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- People's desire to migrate permanently to other countries rebounded slightly between 2013 and 2016, but Gallup's Potential Net Migration Index (PNMI)...

Araya Takes Lead in Nomination Race

Saturday 03 November 2012 | QNews Politics Granted, National Liberation Party doesn't win all the elections, but its races for presidential nomination are always spirited....

The Game of the Little Devils

The Brunka are an indigenous people living in the Province of Puntarenas in the south-pacific zone of Costa Rica. Most of the tribe live...

Nicaragua Wind Power

Nicaragua's Eolo wind farm, whose 22 turbines will produce 7% of the country’s annual energy demand, makes wind energy the fastest growing source of...