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Obama Visit Costa Rica 2013

Ortega flew to Venezuela on Saturday to criticize US meddling

President Daniel Ortega sat at the dinner table with Obama and his fellow Central American presidents. After sitting politely...

A Close Encounter of the Obama Kind

Ángel Rafael never imagined that one day he would be face-to-face with a U.S. president, let alone doing...

Remarks by President Obama and President Chinchilla of Costa Rica in a Joint Press Conference

President Barack Obama participates in a press conference with Presidenta Laura Chinchilla of Costa Rica at the CENAC,...

For Obama, Costa Rica Was ‘Safe Bet’

Costa Rica's strong tradition of democracy and longtime friendship with the United States ensured President Obama would enjoy...

Tico Curiosity Got The Best Of The US Secret Service

Thousands of spectators invaded the autopista to take pictures of U.S. president Barack Obama. At least of "the...

Boston Hero tried to meet Barack Obama

Carlos Arredondo, the Costa Rican who became news after the attacks in Boston weeks ago, is visiting his...

The 22 Hours of Barack Obama in Costa Rica

It was 12:38pm when the wheel of Air Force One lifted from the tarmac at the Juan Santamaria...

Presence of Obama Silenced Barrio Amón

Snipers and explosive detection dogs watched over historic district A musician was silenced and children checked with metal detectors...

Obama pitches economic cooperation to Latin American leaders

U.S. President Barack Obama made a pitch for regional economic cooperation Friday before sitting down to dinner with...

[VIDEO] “Pura Vida, Muchas Gracias”, Obama Shows Off His Spanish!

U.S. President Barack Obama showed his Spanish during the press conference Friday afternon at  Centro Nacional de la...

“Sometimes you have to trouble yourself to get to the good friends”, Says Chinchilla

"Sometimes you have to trouble yourself to get to the good friends", were the words of Presidenta Laura...

[FOTOS] San José a Ghost Town!

The downtown core of San José on Friday was a ghost town, void of the normal Friday traffic...

[FOTOS] The Beauty And The Beast

  The "Beauty", the official ride of Presidenta Laura Chinchilla The "Beast", Obama's pimped out limo.  

Escazú A Fortress Ahead of Obama Arrival

Under a security blanket never before seen, the usually casual and commercial area of Escazú, from La Sabana...

“The Happiest Country In the World” Will Keep Obama Away From Its People

In this CRHoy.com Toon, we see Obama's limo fall prey to the famous Costa Rican potholes. The captions: Obama: "And...

Whitehouse To Broadcast Obama Costa Rica Press Conference Live

The Whitehouse website will be offering the President Obama and President Chinchilla Press Conference live, stating at 5:15pm...

Obama To Arrive In Costa Rica At 2pm

Paseo Colon at 6:10am this morning The presidential plane, Air Force One, is expected to touch down at the...

U.S. Embassy Requests Watching President Obama’s Visit on TV and to Avoid Going Downtown San Jose

The Embassy of the United States requested that Costa Ricans follow the visit of President Barack Obama on...

Eight Presidents Await Obama In The Most Violent Region

Protesters burn an image mockery of President Barack Obama on Wednesday May 1, 2013, during the International Labour...

No Gala Dinner, A Working Session

Thursday afternoon government officials provided details about the agenda regarding U.S. President Barack Obama and the Central American...

OBAMA VISIT: Pejibayes On Dinner Menu

In English it is called Peach Palm Fruit, in Costa Rica it is Pejibaye, and it will be...

President Obama’s Arrival Will Block Highway and Downtown San Jose

No Costa Rican official has dared to say it as clear as this, but the total of security...

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 – requested all hotels...

You Better be Good, Better not Cry Because Obama is Coming to Town

Let’s look to night sky and see if Air Force One is being lead by a red nosed...

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 - requested all hotels...

Banco de Costa Rica (BCR) to Close 57 Branches on May 3rd

This Friday, May 3rd, 57 branches of Banco de Costa Rica (BCR) will close because of the day...

President Obama Closely Watched for 22 Hours in Costa Rica

Upon the landing of Air Force at Juan Santamaria International Airport, on May 3rd, a 22-hour countdown will...

Calderon Guardia Hospital Cancels Visits to Patients on May 3rd

The relatives of patients at Calderon Guardia Hospital, downtown San Jose, won’t be able to visit them on...

More Than 1.000 Costa Rica Police Will Be Working Obama Security

More than 1.000 officials of the Fuerza Pública (police) and 150 officials of the  Policía de Tránsito (traffic...

Obama Visit Means Closed Shops

One of the situations generating the most uneasiness of the Obama visit among the people is the closing...

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Mafias Control Import and Counterfeiting Of ‘La Sele’ T-shirts

When a world-class team like Spain's Real Madrid or Costa Rica's national team, La Sele and many others present a new line of clothing...

A Brazilian Politician Is Trying to Ban Bitcoin

You’ve probably heard and read about all the massive gains Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies had this year, and where there are money and freedom...

Should We Be Governed by Persuasion or by Force?

Margaret Thatcher, former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, noted that “Europe was created by history. America was created by philosophy.” And indeed, we...

Multinational Companies Generated 13,754 New Jobs in 2017 in Costa Rica

The Coalición Costarricense de Iniciativas de Desarrollo (CINDE) - Costa Rican Investment Promotion Agency -  and the Ministerio de Comercio Exterior (COMEX) - Ministry of...

OAS Members Avoiding the “Honduras Issue”

The Organization of American States (OAS) said it will wait till after Hernandez is sworn in to sign off on the organization's report on...

Drones confirm importance of Costa Rican waters for sea turtles

(Duke University) Hundreds of thousands of sea turtles come ashore to lay their eggs during mass-nesting events at Ostional National Wildlife Refuge on Costa...

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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...

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...

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...

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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Wyndham To Open First Costa Rica Resort

COSTA RICA NEWS - Wyndham hotels and resorts announced it is planning to expand its presence in Costa Rica with the Wyndham Papagayo Yu...

Early Morning Raging Fire Consumed Eight Homes

COSTA RICA NEWS - A raging fire consumed several hours in the early hours of this morning (Wednesday), in the area known as Bajos...

Extrajudicial Killings Accompany Venezuela Security Raids

(Insightcrime.org) Experts say extrajudicial killings have jumped alarmingly since the Venezuelan government began a new anti-crime initiative last year, further suggesting that security forces...

Nicaragua Trafficker Captured in Costa Rica Claims His Country Wants Him Dead

COSTA RICA NEWS - A recently captured drug trafficker,  Agustín Reyes Aragón, from Nicaragua has accused Sandinista political heavyweight Eden Pastora of placing a...

Ticos Abroad To Get Early Jump On 2014 Presidential Vote

Costa Ricans living abroad and registered to vote will be able to get a jump on the 2014 presidential elections. On Saturday, February 1,...