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Sunday 23 July 2017

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...

Bananas From EARTH Categorized “Best” By North American Food Retailer

COSTA RICA JOURNAL -- "Rather than just grow bananas we decided to do business in a sustainable way,:...

Plans for Ciclovía (Bike Path) in San José Still A Only A Dream!

COSTA RICA JOURNAL -- The project to build a ciclovía (bike path) in San José, is designed, planned...

Presidential Tour of Reventazon Hydroelectric Project (Photos)

COSTA RICA JOURNAL - President Luis Guillermo Solís on Tuesday took a tour of the construction of the...

Protecting Biodiversity in Costa Rica’s Thermal Convection Dome in the Pacific

COSTA RICA JOURNAL (IPS) - The vast habitat known as the Costa Rican Thermal Convection Dome in the...

Costa Rica’s Military Abolition History: Who Protects Costa Rica?

COSTA RICA JOURNAL -- Costa Rica is one of the few countries in the world that doesn't have...

Is Ebola Out of Control? An Outbreak in Costa Rica Could Damage Tourism

COSTA RICA NEWS --How Ebola affect Costa Rica? Via The Weekly Standard, Department of Defense News reported on...

Cartago To Rent Bicycles To Get Rid of Traffic Congestion

COSTA RICA NEWS -- With the goal of decreasing the use of the car, mitigating traffic congestion, protecting...

Costa Rica is Not Prepared To Deal With Ebola

COSTA RICA NEWS -- "We are not prepared to deal with Ebola, no cause alarm. We have no...

“Josefinos” Litter Up To 17 Tons Daily

COSTA RICA NEWS -- Street sweepers collect some 17 tons a day of bottles, plastic bags and flyers,...

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Artisans Lost Fight For Call 13 bis, Agree To Relocate

After 22 years of conflict and uncertainty, the artisans of Calle 13 bis, on the west side of the Plaza de la Democracia, in...

USA Gives Costa Rica First Warning After 2-0 Win In Gold Cup 2017 Semi-Final

Q SPORTS - After reading the two main articles in La Nacion on last night's semi-finals game between Costa Rica and the United States,...

Is Tesla gearing up for a big surprise? Or is it hiding something?

TSGMAX - For a car that is widely expected to take the world by storm soon -- and that is now officially in production...

The Typewriter Over the Computer

The typewriter might be the snail-writer but it still has advantages over your computer. For one, your ‘files’ cannot be hacked and stolen. The...

July 25 is Guanacaste Day: A National Holiday

On Tuesday, Guanacaste Day is a Costa Rican holiday celebrating Costa Rica's annexation of Guanacaste province in 1824. It is celebrated every July 25th....

U.S. Looks To Flip Script on Costa Rica in Gold Cup Semifinals Tonight

Q SPORTS - Bruce Arena wasn’t in charge the last time the United States faced Costa Rica, but he’s well aware of the final...

Picking The Perfect Sandía (Watermelon)

  If you are like me, picking the right sandía (watermelon) is a hit and a miss. To show off my expertise to no one...

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Man Killed In Monday Morning Shootout in Escazu Was Wanted In Canada

Q COSTA RICA - It was 7:20am, two men outside the Mountview private school in Guachipelin de Escazu, dressed in tracksuits are exercising, two...

Four Years Later, China-Backed Nicaragua Canal Is Paralyzed Or About To Die

TODAY NICARAGUA - The Nicaragua Interoceanic Canal project is either paralyzed, or nonexistent. In June 2013, the Nicaraguan National Assembly passed Law 840, which authorized...

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...

Argentina: 128-Year-Old Man Claims He’s Hitler

Q JOURNAL - An allegedly 128-year-old man in Salta, Argentina has announced he is in fact former Nazi leader Adolf Hitler, and has spent...

OIJ Arrest Suspect Who Made Threats Against Ariana Grande Concert In Costa Rica Tonight

A 22-year-old man was arrested Sunday morning in Tibás, as a suspect in a "threat of attack" at the concert that Ariana Grande will...

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