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Two Injured In Mora As The Wooden Bridge Collapsed Under Loaded Dump Truck

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

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 have little competition, which affects the poorest, says OECD Economic...

Millennial Expats in Costa Rica

I grew up in Canada and never thought for a second that I would leave to live somewhere else. My parents expatriated to Costa...

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...

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 former Supreme Court magistrate Celso Gamboa, in search of evidence...

Costa Rican Ex-President Leads OAS Election Observers in Paraguay

ASUNCION – Former Costa Rican president Laura Chinchilla began on Tuesday her activities as head of the Organization of American States (OAS) mission that...

Cuba’s new president: What to expect of Miguel Díaz-Canel

Cuba has a new president – and for the first time in six decades, his last name is not Castro. Cuba’s National Assembly has elected...

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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...

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...

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...

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...

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WINGO: Low-Cost Airline From Costa Rica To Panama Takes To The Skies Dec. 1

(QCOSTARICA) Wingo is the name of the new low-cost airline that will connect Costa Rica with Guatemala and Panama starting on December 1, 2016. The...

Four Countries Show Interest In Investing In A Passenger Electric Train in Costa Rica

Q COSTA RICA - State entities from Spain, China, Switzerland and Italy are said to be interested in investing in an electric passenger train...

Third Time’s The Charm: Oscar Arias Considers Runnin For Third Term

QCOSTARICA - 'Third time's the charm', the third time you try to do something, it will work, can be said about the possibility of...

School Bus Driver Convicted of Sexual Abuse Of Minors

José Francisco Rojas Padilla was sentenced to 12 years in prison on 3 counts of sexual abuse against a minor, who at the time...

Tourism Operators and Tax Man In Conflict Over Sales Tax On Recreation

Q COSTA RICA  - The Cámara Nacional de Turismo (Canatur)  - National Chamber of Tourism  - denounced that Ministerio de Hacienda (Ministry of Finance)...