Historic Day For Costa Rica, First Vote On Tax Reform Expected

After 39 hours of discussion and voting on the last motions on the Plan...

Costa Rica Convention Center Confirms Its First International Congress

If you build it they will come. In the 1989 film Field of Dreams an...

MAG and Cen-Cinai Workers Agree To Return To Work

Union representatives of the workers of the Ministerio de Agricultura y Ganadería (MAG) and...

Tourist Van Attacked During A Demonstration in Puntarenas (Photos & Video)

This video posted by Raul Gonzalez on Facebook is how a U.S. family visiting...

Consumers Will Foot The ¢4.6 Billion Loss By Recope Due To The Strike

Update: The original post did not reflect the fuel price increase that went into...

More than 79,000 students without meals due to closed school lunchrooms

For primary public school children, every day in school means a proper meal. For...

An act that dishonors the country. Attack on the president unleashes strong repudiation.

There is no similar event in the recent history of Costa Rica, a President...

Demonstrators Insult and Corner President Alvarado in Downtown San José

A group of protesters chased President Carlos Alvarado this morning, around 11 am, when...

Former Romanian Minister And Friend Hiding Out in Costa Rica Arrested

Two Romanian politicians with pending cases in their country were detained Wednesday by agents...

UFOs Have A Kind of Route Through The Mountainous Areas of Costa Rica (photos and Videos)

This is no joke. Unidentified flying objects (UFOs) - objetos voladores no identificados (ovnis)...

Tax Reform bill will be voted on in first debate on October 15

Legislators are expected to vote, in first debate, the Plan Fiscal (Tax Reform) on...

Pessimism reigns among businessmen

Pessimism reigns among entrepreneurs, in terms of how the Costa Rica economy could close...

New Ride App Bee Go Sets Goal Of 10,000 Drivers In A Year

On Monday, the recruiting of drivers began and in 15 days Bee Go will...

Rain, Rian, And Even More Rain!

It is October, the worst month of the rainy season. The Comisión Nacional de...

Traveling To Costa Rica With Large Sums of Undeclared Cash Risky Business

When traveling to Costa Rica with more than US$10,000 in cash or its equivalent...

Government Gives One Week To Unions That ‘Wish To Sign The Agreement’

"Today (Monday) we officially closed the preliminary phase of rapprochement in which the Church...

The wake of the strike: 90,000 medical appointments and 3,000 surgeries canceled

Today Monday is the start of the fourth week of the national strike by...

Could Costa Rica become a “gene bank” for giraffes?

Giraffes face 'silent extinction' as population. The giraffe (jirafa in Spanish), the tallest land...

Minister of Education: striking teachers can return to work without fear of being fired

"Nobody is going to lose the job for returning", insists time and again the...

Chancellor demands to appoint friend as ambassador despite not meeting requirements

Vice-president and Foreign Minister, Epsy Campbell, is being criticized for demanding the appointment of...

Time For Plan B. Is There A Plan B?

It is necessary now to start to implement a plan B, as the national...

“Deal Reached”, But Strike Continues

The Government and union leaders announced reaching a 'preliminary agreement' in the wee hours...

Happy but frustrated – that’s Costa Rica today

The answer to perhaps the most important question of all: "Are you happy?" Is...

“A Cruel And Inhumane Act”

Many classified as "a cruel and inhumane act" the interruption of work in the...

Minister of Labor, “We are very close to an eventual agreement”; Unions, “Strike Continues”

Despite the number of resultions to declare the national strike - now in its...

Central Bank intervenes with US$41 million to soften the rise in dollar exchange

The government is scraping the barrel to finance public spending, while the market reacts...

On average every 15 days there is a “trafficking” victim in Costa Rica

The sexual exploitation of persons for commercial purposes is increasing and is the most...

New Ride App Rep: “Taxi Drivers Should Support Modernization”

While Rubén Vargas, representative of the Unión de Taxistas Costarricense (UTC) - Union of...

Government resorts to “pawning grandma’s jewelry” to pay debts

The Government resorted to "pawning grandma's jewels" to be able to face the debts...

“Marcha de los Gatos” In San Jose On Tap For Today, Day 17 Of The National Strike

With banners illustrated with cats, public labor unions are calling for another national "grand...

Taxi Drivers Join Protests In To Complicate Traffic in San Jose

Staying firm on their goal of ridding the country of Uber, formal taxi drivers...

Government and Unions Fail To End Strike Now In Its 16th Day

Following eight hours of talks in their fifth "preliminary meeting" on Monday between the...

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