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Friday 20 October 2017

Full Time and Temporary Jobs Up For Grabs

Looking for work or a better job or career? Ekono is holding four job fairs that started Thursday (October...

San Jose Is The Least Stressful City in Latin America

San José is the least stressful city to live in throughout Latin America, according to 2017 stressful cities...

“Aguaceros” (Rains) Back This Weekend After A Week Of Dry Season Conditions

It's been a week and not a drop of rain in the Central Valley and Pacific coast, the...

Pacheco Coto Shakes Up Legal Industry With EY Merger

EY (formerly Ernst & Young), one of the largest professional services firms in the world, will absorb prominent...

Costa Rica Second in Expat Destinations in 2017

Costa Rica was chosen as the second best country to live abroad, according to a survey conducted by...

Costa Rica Effective Dollar Rate Goes Up

The effective rate in dollars went up to 2.13% from 2.01% last week, while the passive basic rate...

Tico Selling Fake Viagra Online Pleads Guilty In U.S.

A Costa Rican man pleaded guilty in U.S. federal court to charges of mail fraud and money laundering,...

Drug Traffickers Move At Least ¢800 Million A Year In The Prisons

The fact that 87% of the criminal population in the country has had contact with illegal drugs, causes...

Costa Rica Tourism Big Business

Costa Rica tourism, foreign travel to the country,  generated US$4 billion dollars in income between July 2016 and June...

Christmas Arriving In November in Costa Rica: Gas Price Drop On The Way

Christmas is arriving early in Costa Rica this year, a reduction in gasoline prices that will take effect...

Costa Rica Cruise Season Expectations

  For the 2017-2018 cruise ship season, the Caribbean port town of Limon expects the arrival of 240,000 tourists...

Two Teens Murder Foreigners In Orotina

This past week there has been a rash of homicides, most of what authorities believe "a settling of...

United States Reaches Out To Costa Rica

The United States government, through the U.S. Embassy in San Jose, is in solidarity with the Costa Ricans...

Red Cross Calls On People To Keep Donating

The Cruz Roja (Costa Rican Red Cross) thanked donors for their support to those in need, affected by...

Clogged Storm Sewers Caused Floods In Different Communities of Santa Ana

Many of the flooding problems during the rainy reason is due to clogged storm sewers. Litter accumulating in the...

What and How to Sell to China

Tropical fruits and coffee are two of the products with opportunities in a market with great potential for...

Repair Of Storm-damaged Aqueducts Will Be Financed With Increases In Water Rates

The repair of the storm-damaged aqueducts will be covered by increases in water rates, announced the Instituto Costarricense...

New Tropical Wave Could Affect The Country This Coming Weekend

The month of October is the worst of the rainy season. Typical forecasts are rain, rain, and more...

Costa Rica Could Benefit From High Price of Florida Orange Concentrate

The international price of orange juice increased by 24% between the beginning of July of this year and...

Almost One Quarter Of Costa Ricans Admitted To Paying “Chorizo”

The report “People and Corruption: Latin America and the Caribbean” by Transparency International (TI) reveals that one in...

Rescue Helicopter Crashes In Savegre River

A helicopter assisting with the emergency response caused by tropical storm Nate fell on Monday morning in the...

Tourists Rescued From Chirripo National Park

A group of 22 tourists who were trapped in the Chirripó National Park, with the highest peak in...

81-Year-Old Man Survives Being Trapped In Mud For Two Days After Nate

An 81-year-old man spent two days buried in mud before being rescued on Saturday. Alfredo Sequeria Ondoy, a...

ICE Seeking Electricity Rate Increase To Offset Lower Sales And Higher Financing Costs

When sales drop and financing costs go through the roof, in the real world this would mean financial...

PURA VIDA IN RUSSIA!

At minute 90+4, a headbutt by Kendall Waston from a center shot by Bryan Ruiz tied the game...

Damages Over Nate Expected To Fuel New Increases In Food Prices

An expected lower supply of vegetables, some fruits, meats and dairy products due to damage caused by Tropical...

MOPT: ‘Damage from Nate On Roads Is of Titanic Proportions’

  "The magnitude of the damage caused by Tropical Storm Nate in the entire road infrastructure of the country...

Nate Leaves 10 Dead, 8 Missing and Severe Damage Across The Country

As the rains across the country dimish and the groundwater recedes, the impact of Tropical Storm Nate are...

Storm Doesn’t Detain World Cup Qualifier. Game On Saturday!

  Good news for futbol (soccer) fans, storm or no storm, nothing will detain Costa Rica's national team from...

Nothing Escaped Nate!

Nothing escaped Nate! Floods, rivers overflowing their banks, houses destroyed, families uprooted, schools closed, roads and bridges damaged...

Tropical Storm Nate Hits Costa Rica Hard: Seven Dead, Thousands In Shelters

Tropical Storm Nate has hit Costa Rica hard, especially in areas of Guanacaste were major roads have become...

Red Alert Declared For Pacific, Central Valley and Northern Zone

The National Emergencies Commission ( Comisión Nacional de Emergencias - CNE) declared a red alert for the entire...

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Full Time and Temporary Jobs Up For Grabs

Looking for work or a better job or career? Ekono is holding four job fairs that started Thursday (October 19) in Puntarenas, looking to fill...

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Photo from a post on Unknowrover.com dated February 19, 2017.

San Jose Is The Least Stressful City in Latin America

San José is the least stressful city to live in throughout Latin America, according to 2017 stressful cities ranking by Zipjet, which took into...

New iPhone Leak Reveals Apple’s Nasty Surprise

(Forbes) Apple best ever iPhone is coming soon. But the harsh reality for Apple is it may not come soon enough and in significant...

Preorder the iPhone X starting October 27

For iPhone users, it seems like an eternity since Apple announced the iPhone X with its large screen, no home button, and fancy facial...

“Aguaceros” (Rains) Back This Weekend After A Week Of Dry Season Conditions

It's been a week and not a drop of rain in the Central Valley and Pacific coast, the dry season conditions caused by a...

Panama Canal Reports Record Cargo Volumes

The Panama Canal Authority reported that the expanded waterway reached a record throughput in the last fiscal year, handling a record 403.8 million tonnes...

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Anne Hathaway’s Leaked Personal Pictures Go Viral

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...

Red Alert Declared For Pacific, Central Valley and Northern Zone

The National Emergencies Commission ( Comisión Nacional de Emergencias - CNE) declared a red alert for the entire Pacific coast, Central Valley and northern...

Nothing Escaped Nate!

Nothing escaped Nate! Floods, rivers overflowing their banks, houses destroyed, families uprooted, schools closed, roads and bridges damaged or destroyed and farms and plantations...

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