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Costa Rica’s long-running San Ramon road project is costing more than originally expected while taking longer to build...

Costa Rica Retail Sector to Grow 2.8% in 2018

The Cámara de Comercio de Costa Rica (CCCR) - Costa Rica Chamber of Commerce - expects retail activities...

ICE Expands FTTH Service

Costa Rica's state-owned telecom, the Instituto Costarricense de Electricidad (ICE) has announced a further expansion of its Kolbi...

Panama Moves Closer To Rail Link With Costa Rica

Panama moved a step closer to building a rail link to the Costa Rican border on Thursday, December...

Escazu Jewlery Store Thieves Had Mocked Police in Canada and Mexico

Four Mexicans, linked to the assault on two jewelry stores in Escazu, were arrested Wednesday when they tried...

The Impact of Costa Rica’s Business Tourism

The 60 conventions planned for the next five years in Costa Rica will bring together more than 32,000...

The Cost Keeping Secreet Information About Public Works

In Costa Rica, the central government and its agencies often keep secret files and detials of contracts for...

Costa Rica Paves the Way for Climate-Smart Agriculture

In Costa Rica, using isotopic techniques scientists have found that applying fertilizer on the leaves of pineapple plants...

INS Willing To Invest US$500 Million to Build Roads

The Costa Rica state insurer, the Instituto Costarricense de Seguros (INS), says it could be willing to invest...

Doctor and Businessman Found Guilty of Trafficking of Organs and Illegal Transplants

A doctor and a pizzeria owner were found guilty and sentenced on Monday for the trafficking of human...

Costa Rican Coffee Exports Surge

Costa Rican coffee exports rose nearly 53% in November to reach 34,024 60-kg bags compared to the same...

Immigtation Will Use Face Verification and Fingerprints At Airports

In the not too distant future, arriving at the Juan Santamaria International airport in San Jose (SJO), Costa...

A Moving Monday Morning: Two Quakes Shake The Pacific Coast

A 4.1 magnitude earthquake shook up the Central Pacific early this Monday morning, at 7.49 am, at 23.7...

Woman Killed In Costa Rica Shark Attack Was New York Financier

The woman who was fatally attacked by a tiger shark on Thursday in the Isla del Coco has...

85% of Gas Cylinders In Points Of Sale Non Conforming

Propane gas or LPG cylinders can be found in many homes and restaurants across the country, many preferring...

Costa Rica Placed Against Brazil, Switzerland and Serbia In 2018 World Cup

The Final Draw ceremony for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia took place on Friday, December 1, in...

Volaris Costa Rica To Open Three New Low-Cost U.S. Routes In 2018

With a year's operation under its belt, connecting Costa Rica with Mexico, Guatemala, El Salvador and Nicaragua, Volaris...

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...

Costa Rica Bets on Education to Prevent HIV/AIDS

The Caja Costarricense del Seguro Social (CCSS) - Costa Rica's Social Security, known commonly as "La Caja" is...

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...

Fiscal General Raids Offices and Homes of Legislators Linked To The Chinese Cement Scandal

The #Cementazo is the corruption scandal in Costa Rica that keeps on growing, the investigation now focusing on...

Costa Rica Drives For A New Green Goal: Electric Transport

Costa Rica this month broke the world record for the most consecutive days running on renewable energy -...

U.S. Army Veteran Charged With Defrauding VA To Pay For Sports Bar in Costa Rica

The owner of a sports bar in Costa Rica has been charged with defrauding the U.S. Department of...

Costa Rica Dollar Exchange Falling

In the last three months, the exchange rate of the U.S. dollar against the national currency, the Colón,...

Could Users of Uber Be Penalized?

The demand and use of Uber in Costa Rica is on the increase. And so is the pressure...

Banco Nacional To Cancel Accounts Of Uber Drivers

The Diaro Extra, the self-billed "most sold newspaper in the country" reports that the Banco Nacional (BN) will...

Bill Approved That Exempts Electric Vehicles Of All Taxes

Buying an electric car just got cheaper with the approval on Monday of the bill that exempts electric...

Hydrogen Powered Bus Started Operating in Liberia

The first hydrogen fuel cell electric bus in Central America went into operation on Monday, November 27, on...

Wages In Costa Rica Rose 1.9%, Study Reveals

The Sistema Empresarial de Información Salarial (Salary Information Business System) survey reveals salaries in Costa Rica increased, on...

OIJ Working Around The Clock To Solve Murder of Prosecutor

A 'very large' team of investigators and prosecutors are working around the clock to solve the murder of...

Costa Rica Opens Embassy in Abu Dhabi

Costa Rica's UAE embassy was officially opened in Abu Dhabi on Thursday, Nov. 23, 2017, by foreign affairs...

Medical Device Companies Give Life To A New Consortium In Costa Rica

It is estimated that this year the exports of medical devices - mainly industrial export from Costa Rica...

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The premier travel site Condé Nast Traveler reports round-trip flights to San Jose, Costa Rica from eight U.S. cities including Houston, Miami, and Pittsburgh,...

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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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