Holy Days of Film! Movies Not To Miss On Semana Santa

COSTA RICA EXTRA - It's Samana Santa and that means ¡Días santos de película! (Holy Days Of film),...

Costa Rica Film “Viaje” Praised At Tribeca Film Festival

COSTA RICA EXTRA - The Costa Rican film "Viaje" scored its first praise from the international press on...

‘Coco’: A Latino-themed movie that gets it right

Q MAGAZINE - From featuring an all-Latino cast, to using popular Mexican sayings like "no manches," (you've got...

Happy 50th, “Gilligan’s Island”!

COSTA RICA EXTRA - Among the many shows marking anniversaries this month ("Friends" celebrates its 20th, and "The...

Costa Rica To Host First Comics and Manga Matsuri Convention

COSTA RICA EXTRA - Lovers of anime, comics and manga have a full weekend to enjoy the First...

Iron Man 3 Debuts in Costa Rica today!

Disney and Marvel Studios' Iron Man 3 roared out of the gate at the international box office, opening...

Miss Costa Rica 2018 Casting Call Gets Cold Shoulder

Though there was no contest for the 2017 Miss Costa Rica, Teletica, the owner of the Miss Costa...

Local Televsion Station Offers Casting Call For Women 17 to 25

Teletica, the national television station, is making a casting call to all women between 17 and 25 who...

INS Auctioning Off Used “Good” Vehicles

If you are planning to a buy a used car, take note that the Instituto Nacional de Seguros...

U.S. Embassy San José’s Participation in Diversity March (Photos)

COSTA RICA LIFE NEWS - For the second consecutive year, the U.S. Embassy San José participated in the...

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Woman to Watch: Costa Rica’s Marcela Aguilar

COSTA RICA NEWS - Costa Rica's own, Marcela Aguilar, has been hired by Apple as marketing director for...

The Costa Rican “Beast”

QCOSTARICA - When we hear the term "The Beast" we instinctively think of President Barack Obama's "Cadillac One",...

Starbucks Announces 4th Costa Rica Store

The U.S. coffee chain, Starbucks, continues its expansion in Costa Rica with a fourth store location in March. The...

Anti-drugs Khloe Kardashian Filmed With “Joint” On Family Holiday in Costa Rica

COSTA RICA EXTRA (IBT) Often regarded as the most outspoken Kardashian, Khloe isn't shy when it comes to...

Glenda Leaves CNN en Español

COSTA RICA EXTRA -- The beautiful and talented and one of the top figures in Costa Rican TV...

Chinchilla: All Ready For The Romería!

Former President Laura Chinchilla is all set for today's "romeria", the annual pilgrimage to Cartago. On her Facebook page,...

Why the mountains of Costa Rica produce some of the world’s finest coffees

Q COSTA RICA  - Zona de Los Santos, Costa Rica (EFE via COMTEX) -- High in the mountains...

Star Wars’ Last Jedi May Use the Force of Quantum Science

As Star Wars: The Last Jedi opens in theatres (Dec. 14 in Costa Rica) and its heroine Rey...

Cheaters Can Blame It On Genes

COSTA RICA EXTRA - A recent study by researchers at Binghamton University, State University of New York has revealed that...

120 Traffic Accidents Daily During Rainy Season

Wet roads and low visibility are responsible for up to 120 traffic accidents daily during the rainy season,...

Sandra Bullock Is PEOPLE’s 2015 World’s Most Beautiful Woman!

COSTA RICA EXTRA - She may be PEOPLE's 2015 World's Most Beautiful Woman, but Sandra Bullock doesn't take...

Così Opens in Multiplaza

Lately, more and more fast-casual U.S. chains are coming to Costa Rica. The newest, Così, has about 140...

And Now The ‘Chiliguaro’ Is Also A Registered Name

COSTA RICA NEWS -- First it was the "chifrijo" that is being challenged by the registered owners of...

Special Activities For Children Before Heading Back To School

Parque de Diversiones, INBioparque and Zoo Ave are only three children and family activity centres that all have...

Cirque de Soleil Back in Costa Rica In January

COSTA RICA EXTRA -- The Cirque du Soleil (Circo del Sol in Spanish) will back in Costa Rica,...

Controversy Over Miss Costa Rica Costume

QCOSTARICA - National fashion designer Daniel Moreira has been told by the Protocol Department of the Foreign Ministry...

A Costa Rican Origin Story

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Costa Rica And Panama Evolution Is A Clue To How Continents Formed

The same processes that determined how continents were generated on Earth more than 2.5 billion years ago have...

Mercedes-Benz Fashion Show Held in Guanacaste

  COSTARICA EXTRA - Last night, December 28, the Mercedez Benz Fashion Week San José hel its second show...

Hugh Hefner dead at 91: How Playboy founder inspired the casino industry

With Hugh Hefner dead at 91: How Playboy founder inspired the casino industry is something that a lot...

Watching TV Can Make You “Gay” And “Lawyer”

(ETOnline.com) Megyn Kelly‘s interview with the cast of Will & Grace raised quite a few eyebrows — Debra...

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Opened In Costa Rica First Clothing Store Accepting Bitcoins

On Thursday, December 14, the first clothing store that will accept bitcoins opened in Costa Rica. Felipe Kirsch, representative of the Brazilian UV.Line franchise in...

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...

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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...

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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...

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QCOSTARICA - Normally, tourists travel abroad to visit famous landmarks, culture or do fun things. Also there is a group of tourists who travel...

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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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