Court imposes six months preventive detention against suspect of raping an American tourist in Tortuguero

The Criminal Court of Pococí imposed on Tuesday night, six months of preventive prison...

DNA, Skin Traces and Testimonial Evidence Is Conclusive For OIJ In Murder Of Spanish Tourist

The Organismo de Investigación Judicial (OIJ) confirmed on Monday that they found coincidences between...

Fleeing violence, Nicaraguans seek safety in Costa Rica

(UNHCR) The thin, bespectacled medical student acted as a paramedic in street protests in...

Costa Rican bishops deplore ruling legalizing gay marriage

(CNA) The Costa Rican Bishops' Conference lamented a ruling by the Constitutional Chamber of...

Costa Rica Joins Global Push to Recognize Legal Gender Self-Identification

(Human Rights Watch) In June, Costa Rica’s president signed a directive and decree ordering...

MOPT Expects To Have Exclusive Bus Lanes In The Metropolitan Area By 2021

Exclusive lanes for buses and other infrastructure works, in order to expedite transportation in...

At least 16 tourists died tragically while vacationing in Costa Rica in recent months

"We came to live a dream and we are living a nightmare from which...

‘App’ Will Alert Tourists About Insecurity in Costa Rica

An app(lication) with warnings and safety tips for tourists would be ready in December,...

Couple Arrested For Assaulting Canadian Tourists Through The “Pinchonazo” Method in La Sabana

A married couple, using the 'pinchonazo' method - puncturing a tire that uninflated slowly...

“They Didn’t Warn Us About The Danger”, Says Family Of Spanish Woman Murdered in Costa Rica

“Don’t fail us again.” That’s the message from the family of Arancha Gutiérrez, a...

Lottery Denies “Ominous Force” In The Drawing of the Acumulado

Tonight the tombola will spin again for the 'acumulado' prize of ¢1,040 billion colones...

Another Try! Government Sends Legislators New Draft Tax Reform

In an effort to keep alive the reforms to the Plan Fiscal (Tax Reforms),...

Legislators criticize Sala IV for passing onto them the responsibility on gay marriage

Legislators on Thursday joined in the criticism of the Constitutional Court passing onto them...

Aresep in the process of developing an application for taxi drivers

The controversy generated by the incursion of Uber in Costa Rican has one more...

Constitutional Court Orders Congress To Legislate Same-Sex Marriage in Costa Rica Within 18 Months

The Constitutional Court or Sala IV has ordered the Legislative Assembly (Congress) to legislate...

Costa Rica Taxpayers would pay millions in fines for ‘factura electrónica’ errors

As the obligatory 'factura electrónica' or electronic invoicing approaches for almost all taxpayers, it...

ULACIT will give 100% scholarships to Nicaraguan refugees

The Universidad Latinoamericana de Ciencia y Tecnología (ULACIT) announced on Wednesday that it will...

Police Catch Them, Judges Let Them Go

The horrible deaths of two tourists in Costa Rica over the weekend has gotten...

Watching Planes Takeoff And Land At The San Jose Airport Will Soon Be Only A Memory

Correction: The length of the extention was corrected from 100 feet to 100 yards. The...

Costa Rica’s new Minister of Tourism reveals plans to increase sustainable tourism to the country

Maria Amalia Revelo, Costa Rica's new minister of tourism, has revealed her plans to...

Lottery Reports Historical Sales For The Record ¢1 Billion Jackpot

Have you bought yours yet? If not, you may be in for a surprise:...

Costa Rica Government Advised Not To Send New Ambassador to Nicaragua

The socio-political crisis in Nicaragua, as well as the accusations of alleged collusion by...

New patrol boats lay siege to drug traffickers in Punta Burica

Costa Rica authorities said on Thursday they had seized two tons of cocaine from...

Two tourists killed this weekend: in Tortuguero and Santa Teresa

Two tourists were killed this weekend on different beaches in Costa Rica: a Mexican...

Train Crossing Signal Project Underway, Cartago Will Have The First In September

In September, Cartago will be the first to have traffic barrier and traffic lights...

Credit Card Sales in Small Businesses

In Costa Rica, 36% of grocery stores and retail outlets have card payment systems,...

Venezuela President Nicolas Maduro Survives Drone Attack

A televised address by Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro was cut short during a speech...

Jorge Luis Pinto Seems Willing To Resume The ‘Sele’

Following their poor 2018 performance at the World Cup in Russia, Costa Rica's national...

Catholic Church opens reception centers for Nicaraguan refugees

(ACI Prensa) The Diocese of Quesada in Costa Rica has set up two reception...

Costa Rica Exports to Nicaragua plummeted 51% in June

Exports to Nicaragua plummeted 51% in June says the Promotora del Comercio Exterior de...

Nanny will spend 20 years in jail for raping 12-year-old girl

A woman who worked as a nanny will be spending the next 20 years...

Parents take children out of school in Los Chiles for fear that the Sandinista Army will recruit them

In Los Chiles, in the northern part of Costa Rica bordering with Nicaragua, parents...

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