Barclays tells investors to exchange their Costa Rican bonds for Salvadorans

Barclays international bank told its investors on Thursday through a report that it would...

Day 12: No White Smoke!

Costa Rica, caught in the biggest strike in almost two decades. On this 12th...

Day 11: Strike Continues Indefinetely, Unions Assert

Despite the meeting with the Government on Wednesday, that many on both sides say...

More than half of public schools closed

According to reports sent by the 27 regional offices of the Ministry of Public...

Government: End The Blockades. Unions: Withdraw The Tax Bill

With the mediation of the Catholic Church, the government and labor unions had their...

OIJ reports increase in number of suicides in Costa Rica

The Judicial Investigation Organization (OIJ) reports an increase in cases of suicide in Costa...

Legislator: Costa Rica can go “to shit” because of gossip about the ‘plan fiscal’

On Tuesday afternoon, in a heated intervention in the Legislative Assembly, the legislator for...

U.S. Embassy Alerts Its Citizens On Strike in Cost Rica

The United States Embassy in San Jose sent an alert to its citizens in...

Airports Running Normally!

Despite the blockades on Route 1, on both sides of the Juan Santamaría International...

Gas Truckers Moving Again! (Video)

Casa Presidencial reports the police action in La Garita Recope plant was successful, the...

Cruz Roja and Bomberos Concerned About Fuel Shortage At The Pumps

As drivers around the Greater Metropolitan Area of San Jose (GAM) lines up for...

Unions Accept Prelim Mediation As Strike Continues Into Day 9

The labor unions announced Monday evening an agreement to a preliminary dialogue with the...

“If war is what you want, war you will get” Masked Men Threaten The President

Residents of Limon haven taken to social networks threaten the president, Carlos Alvarado and...

Day 8: Fuel Truckers Suspend Work For Safety Concerns

Blockades by strikers at the RECOPE plants in La Garita (Alajuela), Barranca (Puntarenas) and...

Cruiseliner with 3,500 tourists cancels stop in Puntarenas due to the strike

Celebrity Cruises announced the cancelation of the stop in Costa Rica of its Infinity...

President will take strikers to court

As the strike enters its 8th consecutive day, on Sunday President Carlos Alvarado emphasized...

Guanacaste gas stations with little to no fuel

Some correspondents of Guana Noticias on Saturday visited different gas stations across the province,...

Costa Rica National Strike Testing New President

Thousands of Costa Ricans today enter their seventh day of protests against the proposed...

Yellow Alert Declared For Costa Rica’s International Airports

Aviación Civil (Civil Aviation) on Friday issued a 'yellow alert' at all international airports...

What if there was a party and nobody came?

As is the tradition in Costa Rica every September 14, the Municipality of Cartago...

Happy 197th!

September 15, Independence Day is a big deal in Costa Rica. So big in...

President Received The Torch of Independence In The Midst of Boos!

Not his best moment in his first months of governing, certainly not what he...

Que Vergüenza!

EDITORIAL - Que Vergüenza! What a shame that striking public sector workers would interfere...

For First Time In Costa Rica’s Hisotry Torch of Independence Airlifted To Cartago

For the first time in the history of Costa Rica - 197 years -...

Albino Vargas: The Face Behind The National Strike

A leave without pay granted to Albino Vargas on January 15, 1990, has allowed...

Glass factory with 700 employees about to stop operations due to lack of gas

The glass factory Vidriera Centroamericana S.A. (Vicesa) activated its protocols to stop production this...

Independence Torch Victim Of The National Strike

A group of trade unionists, apparently from the National Association of Educators (ANDE), boycotted...

Protesters beat, threatened and insulted members of the press during protests

Blows, threats, insults, and obstacles are part of the aggression suffered by news teams...

National Strike Continues Into Day 4

President Carlos Alvarado assures the doors to dialogue are open if the protest movement...

Wednesday’s Protest Turns Violent

Day three of the national strike, the single biggest day for striking public sector...

“Gran Marcha” Is On!

The "gran marcha" is on. Labor unions estimate that some 160,000 people will take...

Unions Say General Strike Making an Impact As National Strike Heads Into Day 3

Costa Rica's labor unions said its second day of the national strike is having...

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