Costa Rica To Reveal Secrests of It’s “Blue Zone”

Costa Rica will reveal the secrets of living a long and healthy life at the World Meeting of...

Half Of Travel Destinations Preferred By Ticos Are In The United States

When Costa Ricans (Ticos) search the web for travel, half of the destinations they prefer are in the...

Waze SOS To Assist In Accidents And Mechanical Problems

It would be great if WAZE had an SOS function if you feel sick while driving, are involved...

Truckers Demand Ruta 27 Tolls Lowered and Expaned to Four Lanes

The protest on Monday by truckers may have been in vain, the Autoridad Reguladora de los Servicios Públicos...

Court Annuls Fine Against ICE

Costa Rica's contentious-administrative court (Tribunal Contencioso Administrativo) has annulled a fine of ¢2.18 billion (2.157.826.200) colones (around US$4...

Why Are Cell Phones So Expensive In Costa Rica?

The price of a smartphone in Costa Rica can be up to double, sometimes more, of its price...

Proposed Is A Merger of The Banco de Costa Rica With the Banco Nacional

Costa Rica is down to two State banks, that is if you don't count the Banco Popular, which...

Tourism Slows Down In Costa Rica Due To Drop In Visitors From The U.S.

The arrival of tourists to Costa Rica grew only by 1.3% in the first eight months of the...

Seamounts Explain Sunday Night’s Strong Earthquake in Jacó

The 6.9 magnitude earthquake that shook Costa Rica Sunday night is due to the friction exerted by the...

Taxi Drivers and Truckers Protests In San Jose Today

Heading to downtown San Jose or Escazu today? Maybe rethink that for a bit, as taxi drivers and...

US$2 Million Dollar Mansion Most Expensive Seizure From Drug Traffickers

A US$2 million dollar two-story mansion that is under construction, standing out in a middle-class neighborhood of La...

Three Dead From Sunday Night’s Earthquake

A 6.6 magnitude earthquake shook Costa Rica Sunday night, leaving three people dead. As confirmed by the Fuerza Public...

Aresep Inspections Ensure Quantity And Quality of Gasoline Dispensed

The Autoridad Reguladora de los Servicios Públicos (ARESEP) - Regulatory Authority of Public Services - often comes under...

The Incorruptible Jorge Chavarria Linked to the “Cementazo” Corruption Case Is Looking For Early Retirement

The (once) solid, unimpeachable, incorruptible, Jorge Chavarria is requesting the Poder Judicial (Judiciary) to reactivate his retirement effective...

La Niña Is Here. This Is What That Means for Costa Rica.

The climatic phenomenon of La Niña began to be present in Costa Rica and expected to last for...

“Paradise Papers”: Is Costa Rica Involved?

The most recent leak made by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) is the Paradise Papers. This...

Costa Rica Among The Most Unequal in Latin America

On equality issues, Costa Rica is ranked 86 out of 98 nations analyzed in the report of the...

Costa Rica Slow Down in Dollar Loans

As of September of this year, the bank loan portfolio granted to the private sector registered a 5%...

Government Proposes To Charge 4% VAT Tax On Airline Tickets, Books and Machinery

Expected today, Thursday, is the government's final draft of its tax reform that establishes two Value Added Tax (VAT)...

Social Networks Fuel The Dirtiest Political Campaign In History

The social networks are full of personal attacks and false profiles with a view to the political campaign,...

President Luis Guillermo Solis Denies Any Involvement In The Chinese Cement Corruption

Costa Rica President Luis Guillermo Solis denies any link to the "cementazo" corruption scandal that has resulted in...

Car Break-ins “Tachas” In Costa Rica On The Rise

There are many who, after running an errand, shopping or a day at work, find the unpleasant surprise...

Costa Rica Has Highest Percentage of Immigrants

Costa Rica has the highest percentage of immigrants in Central America, according to the study Labor Market and...

Closures: Riteve Nov. 10 & 11; U.S. Embassy Nov. 10

Riteve Closed Friday, Nov. 10 and Saturday, Nov. 11 The vehicular inspection stations, Riteve, will be closed on Friday,...

Seeking The American Dream, Women End Up Being Exploited in Costa Rica

The "American Dream" of several women in Costa Rica never came to be. The promises of a promising...

US Deports Costa Rican Wanted In Costa Rica For Rape Of Minor

A Costa Rican national who is wanted for raping a minor in Costa Rica was turned over Wednesday...

The Water Crisis: A New Water Law for Costa Rica

Costa Rica's Legislature last Thursday (Nov. 2) approved, in first debate, a new law on the management of...

Court Confirms Drunk Driver That Killed Athlete To Remain At Liberty

The Tribunal Penal de San José (San Jose Criminal Court) confirmed on Monday that the driver running over...

Sysco Takes Complete Control of Costa Rica’s Mayca

Sysco, the leading global foodservice distribution company, announced that it has acquired the remaining 50% of Costa Rica's...

Costa Rica Teams With KLM On Aviation Biofuels Program

The government of Costa Rica and the Dutch airline KLM have joined hands to combat carbon dioxide emissions....

Same-sex Marriage Conference To Take Place in Costa Rica

Activists from across the Western Hemisphere will gather in Costa Rica this week for the first of its...

Immigration Nabs Second In Jewelery Store Heists Trying To Leave The Country

The first one got away. The second of the alleged 16 members of the gang in the Escuza...

LATEST

Costa Rica Stock Market Activity Shrinking

The failure of the Central Government's latest effort sell bonds on the local financial market leads analysts to believe stock market activity in the...

The psychology of Christmas shopping

Many people see marketing as a form of manipulation, particularly around Christmas and the other retail bonanzas: Easter, Valentine’s Day, Mothers’ Day and Fathers’...

Central America Builds Interconnected Clean Energy Corridor

(IPS) Countries in Central America are working to strengthen their regional electricity infrastructure to boost their exchange of electricity generated from renewable sources, which...

Festival of Lights Saturday, Dec. 16 At 6:00 pm

The annual "Festival de la Luz" (Festival of Lights) takes place Saturday, December 16, 2018, starting at 8:00 pm in La Sabana Park, San...

Homer Takes Marge To Poas, Canopies La Fortuna With Bart

Though the Poas Volcano is closed to regular tourists, the national park was open to Homer and Marge Simpson. "Homer read the recommendations sent him...

Volaris Costa Rica confirms new flights to Los Angeles, New York and Washington

The low-cost airline Volaris Costa Rica confirmed the opening of new routes between San Jose (SJO) and Los Angeles (LAX), New York (JFK) and...

Álvarez Desanti Unintentionally Picks A Fight With Lady Gaga

Presidential candidate Antonio Alvarez Desanti unintentionally charged a Lady Gaga fan club for misuse of public resources in Costa Rica. The Partido Liberacion Nacional...

TRENDING / POPULAR

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...

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...

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...

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...

RANDOM