INS caves, requests increase in mandatory insurance for vehicles

The national insurer (INS) caved in, withdrew its lawsuit against the insurance superintendent, the Superintendencia...

Volaris will create its Central American hub in Costa Rica and fly to South America

The ultra-low-cost airline Volaris informed that it will convert Costa Rica into its Central...

Aspects of Nicaraguan Migration in Costa Rica

The report by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) describes the historical evolution of migration...

Fitch Issues Costa Rica Alert

Fitch Ratings has given Costa Rica 90 days to resolve its public finances before...

Oxígeno postpones its opening to the end of November

Cuestamoras had planned to open the doors of its mega project Oxígeno, in Heredia,...

Biologist infected with rabies died

The 43-year-old biologist infected with the rabies virus died Wednesday, confirmed the Ministry of...

18-Month Countdown To Same-Sex Marriage Begins This Month

The 18-month countdown that the Constitutional Court gave legislators to regulate same-sex marriages begins...

Taxi Drivers Want To Be Able To Operate With Older Cars

Taxi drivers have asked Rodolfo Méndez, the Minister of Transportation (MOPT), to increase the...

Consumers in Costa Rica avoid “impulse” purchases in the face of economic outlook

Consumers in Costa Rica are increasingly attached to a short list of purchases, which...

BCR Goes “Beep” With The First “Wearable” Banking in Costa Rica

The Banco de Costa Rica (BCR) is the first bank in Costa Rica to...

Up In Dollar Exchange Triggers Hike In Ruta 27 Tolls

The variation of the dollar exchange has triggged an adjustment of tolls on the...

MOPT Backpeddles On Support Of Uber

On September 25, Rodolfo Méndez, the Ministro de Obras Públicas y Transportes (MOPT), admitted...

Wall Street Sours on Costa Rica

(Bloomberg Business) In a part of the world known for guerrillas, drug runners and...

Electric Train Project Enters Feasibility Stage and Design

The ambitious plan by the government of Carlos Alvarado seems to be coming closer...

Labor Judge declares the strike by Poder Judicial workers legal

The Juzgado de Trabajo del Segundo Circuito Judicial de San José (Labor Court) declared...

Half of the Costa Rica population does not know how to make transfers and payments online

Nearly 60% in Costa Rica say they do not have any banking app installed...

Telecable looking to buy regional operator Cable Costa

Costa Rican cable TV and broadband operator Telecable has requested permission from the country’s...

In Costa Rica, Sanction For Malpractice Is A ¢200 Fine and Maxium 120 Day Suspension

From the unbelievable to the ultra-ridiculous in Costa Rica, Doctors who commit mala praxis...

Used Electric Vehicles To Be Exempt From Tax

In an effort to limit the emission of polluting gases, the government signed on...

Does the government have the money to pay the Aguinaldo for this 2018?

If you ask me today if I have it, I say no (...). There...

Goverment To Appeal Decision Declaring Recope Workers Strike

President Carlos Alvarado on Tuesday requested the Attorney General to file an appeal on...

Appeals Court Declares “Legal” Strike By Recope Workers

The long-running public sector strike got a boost on Monday with the Labor Court...

Sofía is Giraffe #13 is born in Costa Rica. She is from Guanacaste.

Saturday morning Sofia was born, giraffe number 13 that is gestated on Costa Rican...

Turrialba Continues With Eruptions

The Turrialba volcano had an intermittent activity during this week, passive eruptions as the...

Chinese Cemenet Importer Juan Carlos Bolaños Remains In Prison

Chinese cement importer Juan Carlos Bolaños will spend 6 more months concrete walls (pun...

Liberia airport store offer tourists the secrets of the Nicoya longevity

Tourists passing through the Daniel Oduber airport in Liberia, Costa Rica, will be able...

English Speakers Earn An Average ¢148,000 More Monthly And Work One Hour Less Per Week

People who speak English can earn on average ¢148,000 more (US$240) per month and...

They charged ¢3,000 ($5) For Crossing Illegally Into Costa Rica

The Policía de Fronteras (Border Police) at the Los Chiles border post with Nicaragua,...

“It was premeditated” OIJ Director On Suspects Attempt To Kidnap Boy In Santa Ana

A suitcase with food for children confirms the intention of the couple to kidnap...

Property tax on vehicles will decrease 8% for 2019

The owners of 2,391,602 vehicles will feel a relief when paying the property tax...

Banks Throttle Back Slightly On The Dollar, As Spiral Upwads Continues

It's been a frantic week, a financial rollercoaster for the dollar exchange. In the...

Retailers Usher in “Christmas Season” Confident In Sales Increase

The Christmas season has officially arrived in retail stores in Costa Rica and with...

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