Ziad Akl To Remain In Immigration Custody Pending Deportation

Ziad Akl, brother of Elias Akl, the Canadian-Lebanese national murdered last May 15, in front of a school...

Work Begins To Speed Up Traffic At The Juan Santamaría Airport Crossing

On Monday, the first works began for a series of road changes in the area of the Juan...

A New Airport in the Northern Zone

A contract has been awarded to a French-Spanish consortium to carry out the location study and master plan...

Which Nationalities Work The Longest Hours? Costa Rica Is Second.

Though Costa Rican workers are often branded "lazy", they are in fact in second place for the most...

Acoustic imaging reveals hidden features of megathrust fault off Costa Rica

Geophysicists have obtained detailed three-dimensional images of a dangerous megathrust fault west of Costa Rica where two plates...

Twenty Schools Padlocked By Parents In Protest Against Sex Education

Parents padlocked the gates of 20 schools in Costa Rica on Thursday to protest sex education classes for...

Turriabla Blew It Stack on Tuesday

The volcano that keeps on giving, the Turrialba, registered on Tuesday morning an eruption blowing steam and gas...

ICJ: Nicaragua Must Pay Costa Rica For Isla Calero Environmental Damage

THE HAGUE, Netherlands - The International Court of Justice (ICJ) has ordered Nicaragua to compensate Costa Rica for...

Divers Up-Close With Baby Humpback Whale in Waters Off Costa Rica

A group of snorkelers were treated to a magical sight during their dive off the waters of Playas...

The “Beasts” have Arrived: US Embassy Donated Armored Cars

On Thursday morning, the U.S. Embassy in Costa Rica made official the donation three tactical security vehicles, nicknamed...

Hotel Security And Manager Arrested For Preventing Police To Enter Downtown San Jose Hotel With Dead Body

A call to 911 reported an alleged person deceased inside the Hotel Del Rey, in downtown San Jose....

Gerardo Cruz’s Ex-Girlfriend Sentenced to 30 Years In Prison

It was on October 5. 2015 that the young man, 22-year-old Gerardo Cruz Barquero, shamed publicly an alleged...

Foreigner Detained At Airport For Concealing Large Amount Of Cash

A woman of Cuban nationality was detained by the officials of the Policía de Control de Drogas (PCD)...

New ¢1,000 Not Fake: New Series Issued With Changes

The Banco Central (Central Bank) confirmed on Monday, January 22, that the new ¢1,000 banknote in circulation is...

Canadian Wanted In Shooting Of Two Nicaraguans in Santa Teresa de Cobano

A fight outside a liquor store in Santa Terese de Cobano, in the Nicoya Peninsula, resulted in the...

Protesters Claim Secular Status for Costa Rica

While thousands of demonstrators across the United States marched in support of female empowerment and denounced President Donald...

Air Surveillance Service Made More Official Transport Flights Than Patrols

The Servicio de Vigilancia Aérea (SVA)- Air Surveillance Service - of the Ministry of Public Security made -...

First Outbreak of Bovine Rabies Of The Year

The Servicio Nacional de Salud Animal (Senasa) - National Animal Health Service - says it has detected the...

Mother Abandons Newborn, Says In Note “God Will Forgive Me”

A newborn was abandoned on Friday morning inside the Catedral de Cartago, found by a sacristan, the person...

Electronic Payment System For Public Transport Will Be Universal

The universal electronic payment system for bus fares will have to wait until 2019, as transport authorities continue...

Mafias Control Import and Counterfeiting Of ‘La Sele’ T-shirts

When a world-class team like Spain's Real Madrid or Costa Rica's national team, La Sele and many others...

‘The First Thing She Asked Was If She Had Killed The Maes’

Jealousy and not liquor played a key role the shooting of two men by a 27-year-old woman in...

First Same-Sex Marriage in Costa Rica To Be On Saturday

Mario Arias and Roberth Castillo will be tying the knot on Saturday, January 20, 2018,  and thus will...

Man Missing In Costa Rica Found, Now Home In The U.S.

" Ryan, was full of emotion last night talking to his 7 month old daughter for the first...

Women’s March, San Jose, Costa Rica

On January 21, 2017, the day after Donald Trump's presidential inauguration, massive demonstrations for equality, justice, and tolerance...

Two Morning Quakes Shake Costa Rica’s Central And North Pacific Coast

Two tremors of moderate magnitude were felt on Tuesday morning in the Central Pacific and North Pacific of...

Every 12 Minutes The Caja Attends To A Traffic Related Injury

Recklessness is the foremost cause of traffic accidents in the country, with numbers rising in recent years. On average,...

Central Valley On Green Alert, Yellow in Limon, Due To Cold Front;

The Comisión Nacional de Emergencias (CNE) - National Emergencies Commission has issued a Green Alert for the Central...

Bodies Of Americans In Plane Crash Sent To Relatives In The US

Although at first it was said that the identification of the bodies of the ten Americans who died...

Nature Air GROUNDED!

The Dirección General de Aviación Civil (DGAC) - Civil Aviation- grounded Nature Air, ordering a suspension of all...

Costa Rica Say No More Projects with UNOPS

The controversy generated by the United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) decision to prevent access to files...

Costa Rica’s Foreign Ministry Initiates Notification Process To Execute Court Order On Gay Marriage

The notification to public institutions to implement the order of the Inter-American Court of Human Rights (IACHR), based...

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Ziad Akl To Remain In Immigration Custody Pending Deportation

Ziad Akl, brother of Elias Akl, the Canadian-Lebanese national murdered last May 15, in front of a school in Escazú, remains in the custody...

ICE Prepared For Electric Vehicles

In front of the Instituto Costarricense de Electricidad (ICE) main building in La Sabana. Read more on electric vehicles in Costa Rica

Chinese Railroad in Panama?

A rail line connecting Panama City and David is the first of several joint infrastructure projects to be studied, as part of a cooperation...

Slim’s Flagship Telecom Shudders Into Biggest Loss In 16 Years

Mexico's America Movil, the crown jewel of Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim’s empire, better known as "Claro", with extensive operations in Costa Rican and Central...

Presidential Candidates “Light” On Economic Plans

With only weeks to go for the second round of Costa Rica's presidential election on April 1, little has emerged on the economic plans...

A Week In Paradise: Women Escape The Cold With A Fitness-focused Trip to Costa Rica

(Dl-oline.com) Pura Vida: a Spanish expression meaning "pure life" that can be used as a greeting, farewell, or way to say "thank you;" a...

Nicaragua Shelves Canal, Promises Port

Of late there has been little or nothing about the Interoceanic Canada project or Grand Canal in Nicaragua, as the Ministry of Transportation and...

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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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Felipe Gregorio Cigar Brand Is Looking To Costa Rica To Reblend

COSTA RICA BUSINESS NEWS - While it seems that so much of the premium cigar industry is turning to Nicaragua for its tobacco, Philip...

Acapulco Hotel Owners Unite Against Airbnb with New Tax Bill Countering “Unfair” Competition

Airbnb, the online housing rental service, may be charged a new tax in Mexico’s tourist destination of Acapulco. The Association of Hotels and Tourism Companies...

Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Visits Colombia To Boost Ties

TODAY COLOMBIA - The UAE’s business links with Colombia are growing and have the potential to expand because of strong political ties, said Sheikh...

Six 11 Year Old Girls Accuse School Principal Of Sexual Abuse

QCOSTARICA - Six students of the El Higuerón school, in Upala, Alajuela, reported being sexually abused by the school's principal, a 47 year old...

Costa Rica Sex Workers At Panama Border Complain Of Cuban Migrants Taking Business From Them

QCOSTARICA - The arrival of hundreds of Cubans to the Paso Canoas border (with Panama) has caused havoc among Costa Rica sex workers, claiming...