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Caño Negro Wildlife Refuge Has A New Tourism Infrastructure

Costa Rica has invested ¢800 million colones (US$1.4 million dollars) in tourist infrastructure for the Refugio Nacional de...

Costa Ricans In U.S. Concerned Of Trump’s Immigration Proposal

The Middletown, New York, Times Herald-Record reported some locals decrying U.S. President Donald Trump's immigration proposal includes a...

Nicaragua’s Inexplicable Obstacle to Tourism

Q COSTA RICA - Nicaraguan immigration authorities have introduced a new and inexplicable measure that requires foreigners who...

Return of Seized Plates For Bad Parking Has Oversatured The Cosevi

The volume of parking violations resulting in the confiscation of license plates has over saturated the ability of...

ICE Reports 1st. Quarter Loss Of ¢33 Billion Due To Exchange Rate Fluctuations

Q COSTA RICA - Like many in Costa Rica whose income is in colones and debt in U.S....

Costa Rica Rules Out Suing Uber Drivers

Q COSTA RICA - The government announced Thursday night that it does not have the legal power to...

Costa Rica, UAE To Prevent Double Taxation

Costa Rica and the United Arab Emirates successfully negotiated an agreement to prevent double taxation between the two...

‘Nobody Wants Costa Rica To Be Another Greece’, President Solis

  President Luis Guillermo Solis shakes off criticism following his Tuesday evening's television address to the nation that Costa...

Images And Video of Poas Volcano Eruption Of Aug 1, 2017

Images and video by the Red Sismológica Nacional (National Seismological Network) of the Poas Volcano eruption of August...

Telecom Tax Proposed To Fund 911 Service

Costa Rica's Legislative Assembly has received a proposed tax on mobile and fixed telephony and broadband services with...

San Jose GAM To Get Railway Signals

With the objective of reducing the great number of accidents, many with fatalities, involvingt he commuter train, after...

Costa Rica Government Faces “Liquidity” Problems

President Luis Guillermo Solis announced Tuesday night that the government "faces liquidity difficulties to pay its obligations and...

Possible Road Rage Results In Early Morning Death of Motorcyclist

A motorcyclist died this morning (Tuesday) after being hit by a vehicle driven by what witnesses describe as...

OIJ Theorize Son-in-law Target Of Murdered of Family in Guanacaste

The Organismo de Investigacion Judicial (OIJ) hypothesize the son-in-law of the massacred couple and their two sons on...

Costa Rica Calls Venezuela Process and Results “Null and Illegitimate”

"The Government of the Republic of Costa Rica does not recognize and considers void, vacated, unlawful, unconstitutional and...

Costa Rica Tourism Leads Service Exports

Of the US$8.792 billion generated from services exports in Costa Rica between April 2016 and March 2017, 45%...

Costa Rica’s Fight Against Money Laundering

The Financial Action Task Force on Latin America highlighted Costa Rica's progress achieved in the area of ​​financial...

Faith Moves Mountains: The ‘Romeria’ (Walk To Cartago) Is On!

Although it won't be until Tuesday, August 1, when the massive flow of 'romeros' head to Cartago, hundreds...

La Cruz Family Massacre May Have Been For Revenge

They were forcibly removed from their 'rancho' (farmhouse), lined up and executed, one by one, with a shot...

Shotgun Used To Kill Five in La Cruz Guanacaste

The Fuerza Publica (National Police) reported on Friday night the finding of the bodies of five people in...

Attorney General Takes Action To Declare Strike By Judicial Workers Illegal

The Juzgado de Trabajo de Pococí (Labor Court) in Limon, is getting the proverbial 'hot potato', to deal with...

Bad Parking Can Mean More Than Three Days Wait To Recover Seized Plates

Q COSTA RICA - Drivers who have their vehicle license plates confiscated for parking illegally, such as in...

Gas Price Drop Coming Next Week

Next week, a reduction of ¢9 colones for a liter of super gasoline and ¢5 for regular will...

Suspects Carrying AK-47 Freed Due To Alleged Police Error

Q COSTA RICA - Two young men were detained late Thursday night for carrying an AK-47 assault rifle,...

Train of Idiots!

What has become almost a daily occurrence, a collision with the commuter train caused tremendous congestion this Thursday...

Are Tourists In Costa Rica Getting Screwed Over? You Decide!

Costa Rica, characterized as a jewel for tourism, last year alone visited by more than 2 million tourists,...

MTSS Says It Never Authorized Use of Logo On Stop Human Trafficking Advertising

The billboards of the image of an employer unmasked and with the logo of the Ministerio de Trabajo...

McKinsey & Company Expanding in Costa Rica

McKinsey & Company has announced plans to further expand its Costa Rican office with the opening of 250...

Artisans Lost Fight For Call 13 bis, Agree To Relocate

After 22 years of conflict and uncertainty, the artisans of Calle 13 bis, on the west side of...

USA Gives Costa Rica First Warning After 2-0 Win In Gold Cup 2017 Semi-Final

Q SPORTS - After reading the two main articles in La Nacion on last night's semi-finals game between...

July 25 is Guanacaste Day: A National Holiday

On Tuesday, Guanacaste Day is a Costa Rican holiday celebrating Costa Rica's annexation of Guanacaste province in 1824....

U.S. Looks To Flip Script on Costa Rica in Gold Cup Semifinals Tonight

Q SPORTS - Bruce Arena wasn’t in charge the last time the United States faced Costa Rica, but...

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Money Laundering Risk Levels in Latin American Countries, Ranked

Insightcrime.org - An annual report by one of the world's leading institutions working against financial crimes ranks countries around the world in terms of...

Maduro strips Venezuela’s parliament of power

Venezuela’s political crisis has deepened after a new pro-government “superbody” stripped the opposition-held parliament of its legislative powers and the fugitive attorney general accused...

Canadian Couple Building Schools in Nicaragua

Sarah Kerr and Tom Affleck have a special affinity for Nicaragua. For the last 11 years, they’ve regularly visited the impoverished country to build...

David Strecker, aka Cuba Dave Acquitted

Q COSTA RICA NEWS - Found guilty of promoting sex tourism in Costa Rica, David Strecker, aka Cuba Dave, is today a free man. Strecker,...

Private Sector Supports Uber And Demands New Legislation

Costa Rica's private sector is urging the government of Luis Guillermo Solis to modernize and enact new legislation to allow the new techonological platforms...

For The Gavilanes, The Lines Outside The La Uruca Cosevi Offices Is a “Gold Mine”

We've all seen them, the long lines at the immigration office, the registry office (both, the property and civil), at the Caja, the driver's...

9-1-1 Makes Call For People To Use It For Emergencies And Not To Report Uber Drivers

Q COSTA RICA NEWS - Calling 9-1-1 to report Uber drivers has forced the Emergency System to make call to the general public to...

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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...

Man Killed In Monday Morning Shootout in Escazu Was Wanted In Canada

Q COSTA RICA - It was 7:20am, two men outside the Mountview private school in Guachipelin de Escazu, dressed in tracksuits are exercising, two...

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...

Argentina: 128-Year-Old Man Claims He’s Hitler

Q JOURNAL - An allegedly 128-year-old man in Salta, Argentina has announced he is in fact former Nazi leader Adolf Hitler, and has spent...

Four Years Later, China-Backed Nicaragua Canal Is Paralyzed Or About To Die

TODAY NICARAGUA - The Nicaragua Interoceanic Canal project is either paralyzed, or nonexistent. In June 2013, the Nicaraguan National Assembly passed Law 840, which authorized...

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