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Monday 25 September 2017

San José Airport Back To “Normal Operations”

QCOSTARICA - 3:23 pm - It was at 2:30pm Friday when officials at the Juan Santamaría international airport...

San José Airport “Temporarily” Open

QCOSTARICA - 12:37 pm -  The San Jose airport manager Aeris, announced minutes before noon the "temporary" reopening...

San José Airport CONTINUES CLOSED

QCOSTARICA - 8:23am - The Juan Santamaria (SJO) airport continues closed this morning, the airport manager, Aeris, saying...

Ash From Turrialba Volcano Reached Orotina

QCOSTARICA - The ash from the Turrialba volcano following a series of eruptions on Thursday reached as far...

San José Airport Closure Extended to 8:00am Friday

QCOSTARICA - 9:34 pm -The closure of the Juan Santamaria International Airport (SJO) will continue until 8:00 am...

Ash Forces Total Closure of San Jose Airports

QCOSTARICA - 5:23 pm - Air Surveillance (Vigilancia Aérea) reports a number of flights cancelled or delayed due...

Turrialba Registers Third Eruption Today!

UPDATE: 4:11 PM - The Turrialba continues its activity, with a four eruption, the largest since 1996, at...

The Most Miserable Countries In The World. Where Does Costa Rica Stand?

QCCOSTARICA - A report by the Cato Institute reveals that Honduras and Costa Rica are the countries with...

13 Year Old Divides Her Time Between Being A Full Time Student And Mother

QCOSTARICA - At 13 years of age, María Fernanda divides her time between being a full time student...

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 be the exclusive province...

La Carpio May Be Costa Rica’s Worst Ghetto

COSTA RICA JOURNAL - Very few expats living in Costa Rica have ever heard of La Carpio.  Even...

Costa Rica’s Quakers dodged US draft, now face perils of changing world

QCOSTARICA JOURNAL - MONTEVERDE, Costa Rica — Marvin Rockwell is a man full of stories. Originally from Fairhope,...

Drought Forces Costa Rica Households To Incur Extra Expenses

QCOSTARICA - The driest months of the year forces many families in Costa Rica to incur additional expenses,...

The Legend of Malacrianza: Costa Rica’s Badass, Killer Toro

COSTA RICA JOURNAL  (SBNation) Last year,  SBNation did a story on Costa Rica's most celebrated and revered badass...

Scientists Rediscover Critically Endangered Frog in Costa Rica

COSTA RICA JOURNAL  (EPOCH TIMES)  In the past 20 years, amphibian species around the world have experienced rapid...

Costa Rica Is World Example of Reforestation: NY Times

QCOSTARICA (NY Times) La Virgen, Costa Rica - Over just a few decades in the mid-20th century, this...

Is It Profitable To Sell To The Poor?

QCOSTARICA - In recent years, many companies have come up short trying to make a profit by solving...

Charging the Future: Electric Vehicles in Costa Rica

COSTA RICA JOURNAL (By Russ Martin, iNews.co.cr) One real blemish on Costa Rica's green image is the air...

Talamanca To Solve The Problem of Food Spoilage

QCOSTARICA (Grist.org) In southeast Costa Rica near the Panamanian border, there’s a group of farmers growing bananas and...

Chira Island, Costa Rica, Will Be Home to Recycle and Community Center

A-01, which comprises a company based in Costa Rica and a foundation based in the Netherland, is building...

Latin America Faces Challenge of Ageing

BUENOS AIRES (IPS) - The eternally young Latin America is also ageing, due to the rise in life...

The Drug War: Costa Rica Seizes Large Volumes of Drugs and Illicit Cash

COSTA RICA JOURNAL (Dialogo-Americas.com) Costa Rica’s new anti-drug strategy, which targets organized crime leaders and seizes contraband to...

Costa Rica Expat Profile: Tanya’s Story

COSTA RICA JOURNAL (By Liisa Vexler) -- I am so pleased to share with you my friend Tanya’s...

The Price of Kings: Oscar Arias

COSTA RICA FRONT PAGE -- The Price of Kings is a projected twelve-part feature-length documentary film series directed by...

Why is Costa Rica A Very Happy Country?

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

A Liberal Agenda For Costa Rica

COSTA RICA NEWS -- Costa Rica is the one of the best examples of what happens when you...

World is Running Out of Chocolate, Says World’s Biggest Chocolate-Maker

COSTA RICA JOUNAL - Last year, again more cocoa was consumed than what was able to be produced....

An Abandoned Friendship: Thieves are Stealing the Tempisque River Bridge, Piece by Piece

COSTA RICA NEWS -- By Wilberth Villalobos Castrillo, Vozdeguanacate. The bridge that at one point represented friendship between...

Costa Rica’s Capuchin Monkeys Helped In Hominid Cognitive Elovution Study

COSTA RICA JOURNAL -- Scientists have long recognized how the challenge of hunting for food has helped spur...

Ruta 27: The Solution Is To Do Nothing

COSTA RICA JOURNAL - Built for 25.000 vehicles daily, almost five years later, traffic on the Ruta 27...

Behind the Tourism In Costa Rica

COSTA RICA JOURNAL  (By Litavh) -- What do we think of when we hear the name “Costa Rica”?...

La Carpio: Sentenced To Remain a “Precario”

COSTA RICA JOURNAL - The "precario" (shantytown) known as La Carpio is an urban settlement that has become...

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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 and physically assaulted by a private security guard, by the last...

Interest Payments Stifling Costa Rica’s Public Finances

In Costa Rica, interest payments rose from 1.5% to 1.7% of GDP, and this increase accounts for 32% of the increase in total spending...

Costa Rica Lifts Price Controls In Mobile Telecom Market

The Superintendencia de Telecomunicaciones (Sutel) - Costa Rica's Superintendency of Telecommunications - has declared that the country’s mobile market is now considered competitive following...

Costa Rica Looking To UAE Investments For The Logistics Sector

(Abu Dhabi) Costa Rica is aiming to become a major logistics hub in Central America and Caribbean region with a US$1 billion mega-port project. Jhon...

Lots of Rain and Cool, Landslides and Flooding

September and October are the months for the worst of the rainy season, where the rains are intense and temperature a few degrees cooler...

Buffalo Farming in Costa Rica

They're big and strong but versatile and gentle. For milk production, they are better than cows or goats because they produce longer during the...

Deadly Earthquake Could Cost Mexico US $10 Billion, One Percent of Its GDP

The September 19 earthquake that hit Mexico could cost the country up to one percent of its Gross Domestic Product, according to an estimate...

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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...

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...

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...

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