Crime In San José Reduced by 5% in 2012

Police authorities say they achieved a 12% reduction in assaults on pedestrians in San...

New Prison Modules To Solve Overpopulation Crisis

Going to jail in Costa Rica in 2013 may not be so bad if...

Rodrigo Arias Calls It Quits

Former Ministro de la Presidencia and brother to two-time president and Nobel laureate Oscar,...

“Soup Of The Month” Video Shows Man Decapitating Turtle

Costa Rica authorities are investigating an alleged officer of the Fuerza Publica (police) for...

Low Sales And Low Attendance At Zapote

An empty fair field characterizes this year's traditional Zapote Fair. And with the last...

Costa Rica – December coffee exports soar 28%

Costa Rica exported 100,120 60-kg bags of coffee in December 2012, up 28% from...

Costa Rica says inflation ends 2012 at 4.55%

(Reuters) - Costa Rican inflation hit 4.55% at the end of 2012, the National...

Driver Causing ¢50 Million Damage On The Lam

The Policia de Tránsito (traffic police) know full well who the driver is of...

300 Drivers Fined For No Marchamo In First 2 Days of New Year

More than 300 drivers were caught by the Policia de Transito in the last...

2.500 Cameras To Make Costa Ricans Feel More Secure

An ambitious project by the Ministerio de Seguridad in co-ordination with the Secretaría de...

Excessive Wages Responsible For Higher Electricity Rates?

The Cámara de Industrias de Costa Rica (CICR) - Costa Rica's Chamber of Industries...

Nearly 1.000 Killed in Traffic Accidents and Assaults in 2012

The Cruz Roja costarricense (Costa Rican Red Cross) reports it responsed to over 3.400...

New Year Brings More Enforcement of Traffic Laws

Not long ago Costa Rica got its new traffic law, one that introduces a...

Fine For No Marchamo is ¢47.000

Driving today with the 2013 Marchamo will set you back ¢47.000 colones, the fines...

First Quake of The New Year

Although several earthquakes shook Costa Rica during the early hours of the the first...

Residents of La Uruca Start New Year Without Power

Like dominoes the nine electrical posts fell after the first being struck by an...

No Vehicular Restrictions of San José Continues This Week

If you have to drive into San José this week, no to worry, there...

Ruta 24 One Way To San José on Tuesday

Once the partying is done all that is left is to head home. And...

Last Day For Old ¢5.000 and ¢10.000 Notes

If you have stashed away in your sock drawer any of the old ¢5.000...

Monopoly Hubris: ICE Spurns Private Power

The National newspaper La Nacion revealed Friday that the government-owned power company ICE wrote...

Sundays: The Day Most Probable To Be Murdered in Costa Rica!

A recent report by the Organismo de Investigación Judicial (OIJ) reveals that the majority...

Costa Rica Happiest or 10th?

Despite the Happy Planet poll that insists that Costa Ricans are the world's happiest...

Complaints For Not Paying Aguinaldo Reaches 148 Companies

The number of employers whose employees have filed a complaint for not paying the...

San José – Caldera Tolls Increasing Jan 1

Come Tuesday (January 1) prepare yourself to pay more for the tolls on the...

Colombia’s Nutresa Buys POPS Ice Cream

The sale of POPS ice cream to Colombia's Nutresa was confirmed on Friday in...

Tax Them Where It Hurts

IMAS, the Instituto Mixto de Ayuda Social - Costa Rica ( Institute for Social Assistance)...

Traffic Patrol Vehicles Sit Idle For Lack Of Money To Repair Them

They sit idle doing nothing while Traffic officials complain about the lack of patrol...

Dollar Exchange Continues On Upward Swing

The dollar exchange has taken an upwards swing in the past week, rising more...

Dance and Music Filled Desampa

Thursday was Desampas' turn to party, as the Carnaval de Desamparados filled the streets...

Facebook tests charging $1 to send messages to strangers

Facebook has without a question hooked million of users. Now, in a trial the...

Former President Rodríguez Say He Forgives His Accusers

Wednesday morning former president Miguel Ángel Rodríguez (1998-2002) was all smiles. This days after...

Consolation Lottery Sales Flat

Despite assurances by the Junta de Protección Social de San José (JPS) - Costa...

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