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Saturday 27 May 2017

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,...

“You’ve never seen anything like the house John Bender died in”, CBS Probes Bender Case

COSTA RICA JOURNAL -- “Paradise Lost,” the CBS program probing the Costa Rican case against Ann Bender in...

Leukemia Patient Had To Resort to Courts To Get Medication

COSTA RICA NEWS - The lack of medicines in Costa Rica's public hospitals and clinics is nothing new....

Catholic Church Marriages Regaining Ground in Costa Rica

COSTA RICA NEWS - The Catholic Church in Costa Rica says that many couples living together are choosing...

Country Well-Being Varies Greatly Worldwide

Costa Ricans are second to Panamanians to have the highest well-being globally COSTA RICA JOURNAL WASHINGTON, D.C. -- One...

[Opinion] Domestic Violence No Respecter of Borders

COSTA RICA JOURNAL - The following article is a repost from an opinion peice by Rod Hughes at...

The Awakening of Black Costa Rica: Beyond the Rhetoric

COSTA RICA JOURNAL, By Harry C. Alford - I am writing this article from the beautiful nation of...

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 Central America. Extreme poverty....

The Age of Survival Migration: Mobility Fueled by Desperation

COSTA RICA JOURNAL (IPS) by Diana Cariboni - “Survival migration” is not a reality show, but an accurate...

National Emergency Commission Took Seven Years To Rebuild a Bridge

COSTA RICA NEWS - It took the Comisión Nacional de Emergencias (CNE) - national emergency commission-  seven years...

Let Them Eat Lizard: Nicaragua Suggests Eating Iguanas As Food Crisis Looms

NICARAGUA NEWS - Nicaragua is in dire straights. The country - Central America’s poorest - is facing widespread...

“Visiting an Organic Pineapple Plantation”

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

Allegations of Adults Who Have Sex With Minors On The Increase: PANI

COSTA RICA NEWS - Having a relationship (sex) with a minor is on the increase according to the...

Is “Popeye” Headed For Costa Rica? Now Free, Pablo Escobar’s Top Hitman Wishes To Visit Our Country

COLOMBIA JOURNAL - At 9:03PM Tuesday night, Jhon Jairo Velásquez Vásquez, aka 'Popeye', left Colombia's Cómbita prison amid...