Transnica and Ticabus Suspend Bus Service To And From Nicaragua

The bus companis Ticabus and Transnica announced Saturday their suspension of travel between Manag...

Nicaraguans In Costa Rica In Peaceful Demonstration In Front of Their Embassy in San Jose

A group of Nicaraguans in Costa Rica demonstrated Friday afternoon in front of their...

Confrontation Leaves One Dead and Several Injured at Crucitas mine

A clash between 'coligalleros' and the police apparently left one dead death and several...

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...

Immigration Defers Fine On Overstaying Tourists

The Dirección General de Migración y Extranjería (DGME) - Costa Rica's immigration service -...

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...

OECD: Lack Of Competition Is Why Costa Rica Is So Expensive!

Costa Rica stands out as a country where a good portion of its markets...

Philip Morris International Will Stop Producing Cigarettes in Costa Rica

The Mendiola & Compañía, a subsidiary and 100% owned by Philip Morris International (PMI),...

Fiscalia Raids Home Of Former Supreme Court Magistrate Celso Gamboa

This Wednesday at 6 in the morning, the Fiscalia (Prosecutor's Office) raided the home...

Carlos Alvarado Officially Elected President, TSE

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

‘Listeria Costaricensis’ Is The New Bacteria Found In An Alajuela Drain

Listeria costaricensis is the official name given to the new bacterial species described by...

Impunity Harbors Case of Millionaire Scam From 16 Years Ago

  A French investor based in Costa Rica handed over, in 2001, one million dollars...

Inmates Use Animals To Smuggle Contraband Into Prisons

A cell phone, a battery, a charger, and headphones. That was the cargo carried...

“Never Again…Never Again” Said Elena Umaña After Being Arrested For Leaving Her 2-year-old In The Car Alone

  UPDATE: 1:32 p.m. The child welfare service, the  Patronato Nacional de la Infancia (PANI), ...

It’s Official, Costa Rica Has The Worst Roads In America!

  Costa Rica has third worst roads in the entire American continent, not just Latin...

Rainy Season In The Central Valley To Begin May 11 – 15

Time to prepare for the oncoming rainy season, a season that according to the...

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...

Bacteria in Heredia Hospital Kills Patient, Sends Surgeon To ICU

A patient has died and a surgeon remains in intensive care at the San...

Father Sentenced to 372 Years in Prison For Rape and Sexual Abuse Of His Three Children

A father was sentenced to prison for abusing, raping and showing pornography to his...

Actor in “Presos” Among The Arrested For Drug Trafficking in Grecia, Atenas and Sarchi

Gordo Puro, one of the actors in the 2015 Costa Rican film Presos (Imprisoned),...

Uber Trips Would Be Taxed If VAT Is Approved

Legal or not, the tax plan that is in the process in Congress,  if...

Internet Purchases Would Pay Double Tax, If Propose Tax Reform Approved

Purchases made online in Costa Rica would have two types of taxes, if the...

Tax on Soft Drinks and Snacks Heats Up Tax Reform Debate

The inclusion of a tax on plastic containers and another on ultra-processed food, proposed...

State Child Care Receives Children Whose Mothers Stay At Home and Do Not Study Or Work

Offering poor women the option of caring for their children while they go out...

First Tico To Score World Cup Goal Has High Hopes for 2018

Costa Rica’s World Cup history will always be marked by Juan Cayasso’s goal in...

3 Venezuelans Detained For Cloning Bank Cards In Costa Rica

The Organismo de Investigación Judicial (OIJ) arrested three Venezuelan men on Monday, suspected of...

Disney Cruise Ship Docked in Costa Rica After 7 Year Absence

The Disney Wonder docked in Costa Rica this April 15, at the Muelle de...

‘Drifting’ Accident Raises Concern For The Sport In Costa Rica

Four people were hurt during a 'drifting' event in the Terramall shopping center on...

Merchants Cling To Self-defense To Repel Attacks By Thieves

"I have this grocery store for more than 15 years and, in that time,...

The Ortegas Congratulate Carlos Alvarado

Nicaraguan president, Daniel Ortega, on Friday sent a letter to President-elect Carlos Alvardo, congratulating...

An End To Excessive Perks For Government Employees Proposed

The majority of legislators declared war on a series of salary bonuses ("pluses salariales"...

Costa Rica Bets Strong On Convention Tourism

The new convention center opened its doors on Thursday and is expected to impulse...

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Costa Rican Trade-investment Office Opens in Seoul

Following the signing of a free trade agreement between South Korea and Central American nations Costa Rica, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua and Panama in...

Is It Over? Daniel Ortega Announced The Revocation Of INSS Reforms

Nicaragua President Daniel Ortega announced this Sunday afternoon that the INSS board of directors revoked the reforms approved on April 16, which increased worker...

A Tale of Two Countries

Aaron Aalborg is a retired international banker, economist and business advisor now living in Grecia. He wrote this on return from a birding trip...

Nicaragua Reporter Killed During Facebook Live Report

Angel Gahona was reporting on damage at a bank in the Caribbean coast town of Bluefields when a bullet hit him during his Facebook...

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 not have the lucidity nor the audacity to admit that...

Foreign Ministry Recommends Costa Ricans Avoid Travel to Nicaragua As Long As Violence Continues

The Costa Rica Ministry of Foreign Affairs recommends that Costa Ricans avoid traveling to Nicaragua, while in that country the clashes continue between police,...

Transnica and Ticabus Suspend Bus Service To And From Nicaragua

The bus companis Ticabus and Transnica announced Saturday their suspension of travel between Manag and San Jose due to clashes between citizens and police...

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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...

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 Seguridad Pública) confirmed the death of...

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...

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 by his last name Jimenez, said...

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...

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Amazon Expands Costa Rica Operation

COSTA RICA NEWS -- Today (Wednesday) Amazon, operaing in Costa Rica  Amazon Support Services Costa Rica, will inaugurate its new "Seller Support Center", a...

Flight Deal: U.S. to Costa Rica from $216 Round-Trip

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,...

Proposed Bill To Make Easier For Men Paying Alimony To Leave The Country

QCOSTARICA - Currently, men in Costa Rica who pay alimony and/or child support must deposit the equivalent of 14 basic salaries and obtain permission...

Honduras Forced Liquidation of Banco Continental

CENTRAL AMERICA NEWS - It has been announced that deposits up to $ 92,000 (L200,000) per person will be returned, and then payments to...

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If you’re thinking about buying a new tablet, then you may be a bit perplexed by all of the option out there today. The...