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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More Warnings Over Fiscal Deficit

Standard & Poor's maintained Costa Rica's debt rating at BB, but warned that it could lower it this year if the next government (on...

Populism and Division: Latin America At The Ballot Box

It does not seem long ago that analysts were predicting a new chapter in Latin America. At the start of the 21st Century, the region's...

Mexico’s America Humiliates Costa Rica’s Saprissa At Home in Concacaf Action

Mexico’s America blew out Costa Rica’s Saprissa 5-1 in the first leg of the round of 16 of the Concacaf Champions League. Paraguayan Cecilio Dominguez...

The Second Round of the Presidential Election

Neither of the two Presidential Candidates, Fabricio Alvarado of the National Restoration Party (PRN), or Carlos Alvarado of the Citizen Action Party (PAC), has...

App Makes Downtown San Jose Parking A Snap

Parking in downtown San Jose is a challenge. Right? An app(lication) now makes life easier in the capital city, eliminating the time to looking...

RECOPE Sells Diesel Fuel That Is Less Polluting But Harmful To Some Engines

Though less polluting, the state refinery Refinadora Costarricense de Petróleo (Recope) admitted that the diesel it distributes since November to gasoline stations across the...

Guatemala to Claim US$122 Million From Odebrecht

Following the Brazilian construction company's abandonment of the road work contract that had been awarded, the government intends to make a claim on the...

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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...

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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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A Beauty With Big Heart That Doesn’t Forget The Homeless

Raquel Mora Fernández has been modeling for 16 years, five years of being a nurse and the same amount of time dedicating her time...

Small Plane Goes Down In Nosara, Guanacaste

QCOSTARICA - The Cuerpo de Bomberos (Fire Department) confirmed responding to a call of thal small plane crash thisThursday afternoon. Bomberos chief Hector Chaves said...

Gowex CEO Alleges Negotiating With Tico Government

"We are skilled in creating Wireless Smart Cities® GOWEX reinvents and transforms your city into a Wireless Smart City, where people can enjoy free...

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We grew up with these brand names. But what do the numbers that appear on each of these brands actually mean? Follow along with...

Maduro strips Venezuela’s parliament of power

Venezuela’s political crisis has deepened after a new pro-government “superbody” stripped the opposition-held parliament of its legislative powers and the fugitive attorney general accused...