Festival of Lights Saturday, Dec. 16 At 6:00 pm

The annual "Festival de la Luz" (Festival of Lights) takes place Saturday, December 16, 2018, starting at 8:00...

The ‘Mother’ Of All Holidays

Today, August 15, is Mother's Day in Costa Rica, for many the most important holiday of the year. This...

New Bat Exhibit in San Ramon Museum

TODAY COSTA RICA - Ever wonder what it's like walking through the deep woods at night? Now you...

Grecia is Rising to End Violence against Women

Q COSTA RICA,  Grecia, Alajuela – The United Nations has declared Wednesday, March 8, 2017, International Women’s Day....

Costa Rica to become official stop on the WSL QS tour

Q24N via Surfersvillage Global Surf News - Two hundred and eight of the best surfers in the world will...

Enjoy Turkey Day (American Thanksgiving) On the Beach

QCOSTARICA - Turkey day (American Thanksgiving) is here and what better way than to spend it on the...

U.S. Embassy San José’s Participation in Diversity March (Photos)

COSTA RICA LIFE NEWS - For the second consecutive year, the U.S. Embassy San José participated in the...

Kayak Paddle Fest in Jaco This Weekend

Kayak Jaco will host PaddleFest 2014 on Saturday May 24th. There will be paddling events going on all morning...

Not every country has a “Cup of Excellence”. Costa Rica does.

The Cup of Excellence is the most prestigious award given to a fine quality coffee. The level of...

Feria del Café 2014

Some 15.000 people are expected to attend the Feria del Café de Frailes, January 17, 18 and 19,...

Palmares Festival Kicks Off Tomorrow

It's been less than two weeks since the Zapote Fair, now it's Palmares' turn with concerts, bulls, horse...

Escazú Set For A Day of Haunting

Everyone is invited to Escazú today, as the Municipalidad de Escazú holds its traditional "Domingo Embrujado" (Haunting Sunday). The...

Los Suenos Resort Hosts Links & Laces Golf Tour

Costa Rica News & Events – About a week ago I had the pleasure of going out and...

Christmas In San José: Zapote, Tope & Carnaval

Christmas in San José is party time for everyone, from the family day activities, the bulls an night...

Costa Rica’s Festival de la Luz Saturday, A Magical Time That Can’t Be Missed!

In two days, on Saturday, the most important of the annual holiday parades, the Festival de la Luz,...

Annual Telethon Tonight

It's December and time for the annual "Teletón" (Telethon), testing the solidarity in Costa Rica in raising money...

More Than 200.000 Attended Puntarenas Air Show Sunday

An estimated (by Traffic Police) crowd of 200,000 gathered in Puntarenas Sunday to watch an international assortment of...

Craft Beer Festival Saturday in Escazú

The 2nd Craft Beer Festival (II Festival de Cerveza Artesanal) will take place Saturday, April 20, at Avenida...

Enjoy A Great Cup of Java and More This Weekend In Los Santos

Los Santos is holding its first coffee festival - Festival del Café - this weekend, where you can...

7.000 Costa Ricans To Celebrate Chinese New Year To Break Guinness Record

The Chinise colony in Costa Rica is getting ready to celebrate the year of the snake.  On February...

The Cirque du Soleil Is Coming To Costa Rica

The famous Cirque du Soleil, self-described as a "dramatic mix of circus arts and street entertainment", has posted...

Animal Foundation Needs Your Donations

Fundación Tierra de Animales is having a drive on Saturday 8 December 2012 and needs your help. The...

PRIMERA CARRERA BOMBEROS 2012

Costa Rica's firefighters (Bomberos) are holding their first ever race - Carrera Bomberos 2012 - on Saturday 8...

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On Thursday, December 14, the first clothing store that will accept bitcoins opened in Costa Rica. Felipe Kirsch, representative of the Brazilian UV.Line franchise in...

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The failure of the Central Government's latest effort sell bonds on the local financial market leads analysts to believe stock market activity in the...

The psychology of Christmas shopping

Many people see marketing as a form of manipulation, particularly around Christmas and the other retail bonanzas: Easter, Valentine’s Day, Mothers’ Day and Fathers’...

Central America Builds Interconnected Clean Energy Corridor

(IPS) Countries in Central America are working to strengthen their regional electricity infrastructure to boost their exchange of electricity generated from renewable sources, which...

Festival of Lights Saturday, Dec. 16 At 6:00 pm

The annual "Festival de la Luz" (Festival of Lights) takes place Saturday, December 16, 2018, starting at 8:00 pm in La Sabana Park, San...

Homer Takes Marge To Poas, Canopies La Fortuna With Bart

Though the Poas Volcano is closed to regular tourists, the national park was open to Homer and Marge Simpson. "Homer read the recommendations sent him...

Volaris Costa Rica confirms new flights to Los Angeles, New York and Washington

The low-cost airline Volaris Costa Rica confirmed the opening of new routes between San Jose (SJO) and Los Angeles (LAX), New York (JFK) and...

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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...

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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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