Government Decrees Regulation For Breastfeeding Rooms In The Workplace

The Executive Branch of the government has signed a decree requiring companies, both public...

Costa Rica Has A New Map: Includes 36,000 km2 of Maritime Territory Won in Court Against Nicaragua

Costa Rica's Foreign Ministry presented, Monday afternoon, the new map of Costa Rica with...

Costa Rica Has A System To Measure Effective Fight Against Global Warming

The Sistema Nacional de Métrica del Cambio Climático  (Sinamecc) - National System of Metrics of...

Are You Paying Too Much In Taxes?

“In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes,”...

Costa Rica Credit Card Debt Up 14%

The number of cards in circulation grew by 13% between January 2017 and the...

Tax Reforms To Suffer New Impasse

Today, Monday, the tax reform bill "Ley de Fortalecimiento de las finanzas públicas' will...

Transnica and Ticabus Suspend Bus Service To And From Nicaragua

The bus companis Ticabus and Transnica announced Saturday their suspension of travel between Manag...

Nicaraguans In Costa Rica In Peaceful Demonstration In Front of Their Embassy in San Jose

A group of Nicaraguans in Costa Rica demonstrated Friday afternoon in front of their...

Confrontation Leaves One Dead and Several Injured at Crucitas mine

A clash between 'coligalleros' and the police apparently left one dead death and several...

Nicaragua Tells Costa Rica To Mind It’s Own Business. Diplomatically Of Course!

After the director general of Costa Rican Foreign Policy, Christian Guillermet expressed concern of...

Immigration Defers Fine On Overstaying Tourists

The Dirección General de Migración y Extranjería (DGME) - Costa Rica's immigration service -...

Elevated Train: Good or Bad Option For Urban Transport In The GAM?

By 2022, the Metropolitan Area of San Jose (GAM) will have an elevated rapid...

OECD: Lack Of Competition Is Why Costa Rica Is So Expensive!

Costa Rica stands out as a country where a good portion of its markets...

Philip Morris International Will Stop Producing Cigarettes in Costa Rica

The Mendiola & Compañía, a subsidiary and 100% owned by Philip Morris International (PMI),...

Fiscalia Raids Home Of Former Supreme Court Magistrate Celso Gamboa

This Wednesday at 6 in the morning, the Fiscalia (Prosecutor's Office) raided the home...

Carlos Alvarado Officially Elected President, TSE

This morning, the Tribunal Supremo de Elecciones (TSE) - Elections Tribunal - officially declared...

‘Listeria Costaricensis’ Is The New Bacteria Found In An Alajuela Drain

Listeria costaricensis is the official name given to the new bacterial species described by...

Impunity Harbors Case of Millionaire Scam From 16 Years Ago

  A French investor based in Costa Rica handed over, in 2001, one million dollars...

Inmates Use Animals To Smuggle Contraband Into Prisons

A cell phone, a battery, a charger, and headphones. That was the cargo carried...

“Never Again…Never Again” Said Elena Umaña After Being Arrested For Leaving Her 2-year-old In The Car Alone

  UPDATE: 1:32 p.m. The child welfare service, the  Patronato Nacional de la Infancia (PANI), ...

It’s Official, Costa Rica Has The Worst Roads In America!

  Costa Rica has third worst roads in the entire American continent, not just Latin...

Rainy Season In The Central Valley To Begin May 11 – 15

Time to prepare for the oncoming rainy season, a season that according to the...

Former Romanian Minister Sentenced For Bribery Takes Refuge in Costa Rica

Elena Udrea, the Romanian tourism minister sentenced to six years in prison for abuse...

Bacteria in Heredia Hospital Kills Patient, Sends Surgeon To ICU

A patient has died and a surgeon remains in intensive care at the San...

Father Sentenced to 372 Years in Prison For Rape and Sexual Abuse Of His Three Children

A father was sentenced to prison for abusing, raping and showing pornography to his...

Actor in “Presos” Among The Arrested For Drug Trafficking in Grecia, Atenas and Sarchi

Gordo Puro, one of the actors in the 2015 Costa Rican film Presos (Imprisoned),...

Uber Trips Would Be Taxed If VAT Is Approved

Legal or not, the tax plan that is in the process in Congress,  if...

Internet Purchases Would Pay Double Tax, If Propose Tax Reform Approved

Purchases made online in Costa Rica would have two types of taxes, if the...

Tax on Soft Drinks and Snacks Heats Up Tax Reform Debate

The inclusion of a tax on plastic containers and another on ultra-processed food, proposed...

State Child Care Receives Children Whose Mothers Stay At Home and Do Not Study Or Work

Offering poor women the option of caring for their children while they go out...

First Tico To Score World Cup Goal Has High Hopes for 2018

Costa Rica’s World Cup history will always be marked by Juan Cayasso’s goal in...

3 Venezuelans Detained For Cloning Bank Cards In Costa Rica

The Organismo de Investigación Judicial (OIJ) arrested three Venezuelan men on Monday, suspected of...

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