Sex Tourism In Costa Rica Attracts More and More Younger Men

COSTA RICA JOURNAL (By Tim Rogers)  - Costa Rica’s sex tourism industry used to...

Buying a Used Car in Costa Rica

Buying a used car in Costa Rica is not different than buying a used...

Nicoyana Is Great Great Great Great Grandmother

Mansión, Nicoya, Guanacaste. At 107 years of age, María Francisca Isolina Castillo Carrillo, on...

The Drama of Crossing from Nicaragua to Costa Rica With Horses

As the FEI and the World Organization for Animal Health (OIE) work to make...

Ticos Consider Themselves Good Neighbours, But Keep Their Distances

Most Costa Ricans consider themselves good neighbours, while keeping a distance as a good...

Trash and Littering Still Major Problems In Costa Rica

Trash and littering is still a major problem in Costa Rica, contradicting the self-proclaimed,...

Bicycle Use Booming in Latin America | Today Colombia

(TODAY COLOMBIA / IPS) - “I ride 43 km a day and I love...

Network of High Profile Women Sell Sex To Prisoners in La Reforma

Adaptación Social is investigating a powerful network that operates in La Reforma prison Well known...

When Nicaraguans Emigrate, They Are More Likely To Go To Costa Rica Than The United States

COSTA RICA JOURNAL  (LATimes) Nicaragua has many of the same problems as much of...

Five Reasons Sean Penn Failed as a ‘Journalist’ in ‘Chapo’ Interview

  Q24N by Steven Dudley (Insightcrime.org) Sean Penn’s exclusive interview with Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán...

Why is Costa Rica A Very Happy Country?

COSTA RICA JOURNAL -- Are Costa Ricans satisfied with their government, standard of living,...

Latin Men Allow Their Wives To Work For Need Of Money, But Fear They Will Be “stolen”

Latin men fear that the woman leaving the home to work will meet another...

Attention All Drivers: Road Closures In Effect From San José To Cartago Today

To ensure safety for the "romeros" (pilgrims), the Policia de Tránsito (traffic police) has...

Otto Guevara Could Likely Be Elected Next President

With a steady third position in the polls, the Movimiento Libertario candidate, Otto Guevara,...

Sexual Harassment Is The Main Form Of Violence Experienced Costa Rican Women: Survey

COSTA RICA JOURNAL - Costa Rican women are more likely than men to experience...

Cost Rica: Ecstasy use on the rise among children

(INFOSURHOY) A drastic increase in ecstasy seizures in Costa Rica has caught the attention...

Narco Jet in Costa Rica Scandal Tied to Iran Contra Figure

By Daniel Hopsicker A key employee in Bogotá (Colombia) of the Canadian oil company owners...

Costa Rica’s Salvation Army Facebook Page to Challenge People to Remember “Los Olvidados”

In Costa Rica, they are called “Los Olvidados,” the Forgotten Ones, but they can...

Costa Rica Losing Its Fight Against Drug Trafficking?

Costa Rica is ill equipped to prevent its growing importance as a major drug...

Costa Rica’s Intelligence Service Inspects Hotels and Hospitals Ahead Of Obama Visit

The Dirección de Inteligencia y Seguridad (DIS) - Costa Rica's intelligence and spy unit...

“Los Urabeños” in Costa Rica?

A shipment of 445 kilos of cocaine from Colombia headed for Costa Rica belongs...

Made In Costa Rica…Foreign Filmmakers Still Use Costa Rica As A Movie Set

With increasing frequency Costa Rica is being used as movie set for foreign filmmakers....

Rise Of A “Divergent” Middle Class As The Agent Of Change In Latin America

Recent findings from the World Bank and the Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID) confirm...

“Visiting an Organic Pineapple Plantation”

COSTA RICA NEWS  (Examiner.com) - Our tour of the Corsicana Farm's Organic Pineapple Plantation...

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...

Organized Crime: World’s Most Lucrative Criminal Activities

By CNBC - Cross-border organized crime is big business, worth about US$2.1 trillion per...

“Barrio de Casetas”, Informal and Undereducated Guards Maintain a Watchful Eye On Our Homes

Private security guards fill a gap that police in Costa Rica are not able...

Why People Give Their Money Away – And Why They Don’t

Do you wish you had more money? Most people do. And even though people work...

Costa Rica Arrests Illustrate Rise in Trafficking, Consumption

Four out of five people detained by Costa Rica's special police task force during...

[OP-ED] Why Always The Poor?

Early in the morning, around 5:00AM, I am in the office to read hundreds...

Pakistani Eartqauake Explains Costa Rica’s Origin

In the aftermath of the terrible earthquake in the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, a...

Mexico’s ‘Colonization’ of Costa Rica

Costa Rica is "the happiest country in the world." It is also called the...

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