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Costa Rica: The Expat Abandoned

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Two Very Different “Gringo Gulches” in Costa Rica

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Careful of the lottery in Costa Rica

When one hears the word lottery (lotería in Spanish) mentioned, the first thing that...

Ice Skating in Costa Rica

When people retire they find themselves with a lot of spare time on their...

[BLOG] When is Daylight Saving Time in Costa Rica – Q Answers

Yes today, the Norties (North Americans) awakened to their watches, clocks, timers, car clocks,...

In Costa Rica retirees won’t have to die of loneliness

I recently read an article about loneliness increasing one’s chances of dying prematurely. Can it...

Costa Rica’s health care options to Obama Care for retirees

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Are There Gangs in Costa Rica?

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5 Experiences To Enjoy Costa Rica in 2014

If you've been complaining there is nothing to do in Costa Rica or you...

CNN selects Costa Rica as one of the 10 best places to visit in 2014

In an article published ivy CNN on January 1, 2014 Costa Rica was mentioned...

Fitting In and Adjusting to Your New Life in Costa Rica

You've made the decision to move to Costa Rica.., you have arrived and gotten...

Journey to the Center of the Earth in Barra Honda’s Caverns

By: Arianna McKinney, Vozdeguanacaste - We stood at the top of a dark opening,...

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Costa Rica Santa Ana: Second Best Destination In The World

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7 Tips To Exercise Safely Under the Summer Sun

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[PHOTOS] Living in Costa Rica: Sunset October 2013

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Supplying books to Costa Rican village is Pura Vida

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Healthy advice for retirees living in Costa Rica

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Building a Dream In Costa Rica

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Foreign Retirees Might Be Scared Off Of by Costa Rica’s High Cost of Living

Comparing the cost of living across international regions is a popular activity among those...

A Look at Yesteryear…A Look At the 1980s Costa Rica

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Health news and advice for retirees living in Costa Rica

I have been told by more than one retiree that just by making the...

Retire Here, Not There: Costa Rica

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Universities Are A Steal in Costa Rica!

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A Few Tips For Retirees Who Rent

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Behind The Iron Curtain or Behind Bars

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The driver of a dump truck and his passenger were injured Wednesday afternoon, after a wooden bridge they were traveling on gave way under...

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Costa Rica stands out as a country where a good portion of its markets have little competition, which affects the poorest, says OECD Economic...

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Philip Morris International Will Stop Producing Cigarettes in Costa Rica

The Mendiola & Compañía, a subsidiary and 100% owned by Philip Morris International (PMI), absorbed the Tabacalera Costarricense S.A. and in addition, it will...

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This Wednesday at 6 in the morning, the Fiscalia (Prosecutor's Office) raided the home former Supreme Court magistrate Celso Gamboa, in search of evidence...

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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...

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Nicoyan Farmers Harvest Rainwater to Survive the Summer

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Lack of Evidence Prevents Most Complaints Of Disseminating Pornographic Material Of Minors

COSTA RICA NEWS -- More than half (60%) fo the complaints filed with the  Ministerio Publico (prosecutor's office) for the corruption of minors and...

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Costa Rica Rural Tourism A Hit With Tourists

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We Quit Our Jobs and Moved to Costa Rica Before Turning 30

Q COSTA RICA - At the ripe age of 28 years old, my wife (then girlfriend) and I quit our jobs. We hopped on...