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Costa Rica's immigration service, the Dirección General de Migración y Extranjería (DGME), is preparing...

Costa Rica Has A New Map: Includes 36,000 km2 of Maritime Territory Won in Court Against Nicaragua

Costa Rica's Foreign Ministry presented, Monday afternoon, the new map of Costa Rica with...

Tax Reforms To Suffer New Impasse

Today, Monday, the tax reform bill "Ley de Fortalecimiento de las finanzas públicas' will...

Zoilamérica Ortega Murillo Speaks Out Of Her Stepfather: ‘Daniel Ortega Invents Conspiracy’

"The president comes out to invent that there is a conspiracy because he does...

Nicaragua Tells Costa Rica To Mind It’s Own Business. Diplomatically Of Course!

After the director general of Costa Rican Foreign Policy, Christian Guillermet expressed concern of...

Elevated Train: Good or Bad Option For Urban Transport In The GAM?

By 2022, the Metropolitan Area of San Jose (GAM) will have an elevated rapid...

Costa Rican Ex-President Leads OAS Election Observers in Paraguay

ASUNCION – Former Costa Rican president Laura Chinchilla began on Tuesday her activities as...

Carlos Alvarado Officially Elected President, TSE

This morning, the Tribunal Supremo de Elecciones (TSE) - Elections Tribunal - officially declared...

Could Costa Rica’s New Pro-LGBT President Represent a Change Throughout Latin America?

In its report dated April 15, 2018, the Hornet.com's by Matt Baume sees the election...

Costa Rica Story Sparks Threat of Lawsuit

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Former Romanian Minister Sentenced For Bribery Takes Refuge in Costa Rica

Elena Udrea, the Romanian tourism minister sentenced to six years in prison for abuse...

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Can Costa Rica’s New President Restore Voters’ Faith in Mainstream Politics?

On April 1, Costa Ricans returned to the polls to elect a new president...

The Ortegas Congratulate Carlos Alvarado

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Frente Amplio Sets Conditions For Joining National Unity

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Costa Rica looks a little less exceptional after its heated election

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President-elect Alvarado Faces Biggest Deficit In Three Decades

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President-elect Carlos Alvarado Calls For Unity, ‘Taking The Country Forward’

Following a long and divisive campaign, president-elect Carlos Alvarado, has called for unity, for...

The Party’s Over!

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Why Is Costa Rica Voting On Easter Sunday?

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Elections Tribunal Orders PRN Not To Use Religion To Attract Votes and Contributions

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Otto Guevara Suspected Of ‘Legitimating Capital’

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Alvarados in “Technical” Tie

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Presidents of Costa Rica and Panama Promote Bilateral Long-term State Policy

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Costa Rica Immigration Prepares For Increase In Nicaraguan Arrivals

Costa Rica's immigration service, the Dirección General de Migración y Extranjería (DGME), is preparing for an eventual increase in the number of Nicaraguans entering...

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The Laboratorio Nacional de Materiales y Modelos Estructurales de la Universidad de Costa Rica (Lanamme-UCR) has determined that 14 bridges on the Bernardo Soto...

Costa Rica to Offset National Team’s World Cup Carbon Footprint

Costa Rica will offset its national soccer team’s carbon footprint during the 2018 World Cup in Russia by purchasing bonds that help fund an...

Teachers, Muncipal & Health Workers Strike in San Jose!

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Microvention-Terumo announced it will be doubling its production capacity in Costa Rica by the end of the year and plans to expand its facilities...

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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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On the third anniversary of her government, Presidenta Laura Chinchilla acknowledged that her to some conflicts have been slow, but did not specify which...

Costa Rica To Bring In International Experts To Combat Violence In The Stadiums

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Killer Driver Of Three Goes Free!

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