Cold Front Claims Fourth Mortal Victim

  An indigenous man, a resident of Grano de Oro, in Turrialba became the fourth mortal victim due to...

ICE Expands FTTH Service

Costa Rica's state-owned telecom, the Instituto Costarricense de Electricidad (ICE) has announced a further expansion of its Kolbi...

Cold Front Leaves Theee Dead, 35 Houses Roofless, Thousands Without Electricity

A cold front that has gripped the entire country since Saturday has caused three death, the closure of...

Escazu Jewlery Store Thieves Had Mocked Police in Canada and Mexico

Four Mexicans, linked to the assault on two jewelry stores in Escazu, were arrested Wednesday when they tried...

The Impact of Costa Rica’s Business Tourism

The 60 conventions planned for the next five years in Costa Rica will bring together more than 32,000...

Costa Rica Paves the Way for Climate-Smart Agriculture

In Costa Rica, using isotopic techniques scientists have found that applying fertilizer on the leaves of pineapple plants...

The Dance Of The Little Mare

On December 12th of every year, a centuries-old folkloric celebration of the Virgin of Guadalupe and la Yegüita...

Doctor and Businessman Found Guilty of Trafficking of Organs and Illegal Transplants

A doctor and a pizzeria owner were found guilty and sentenced on Monday for the trafficking of human...

A Moving Monday Morning: Two Quakes Shake The Pacific Coast

A 4.1 magnitude earthquake shook up the Central Pacific early this Monday morning, at 7.49 am, at 23.7...

Woman Killed In Costa Rica Shark Attack Was New York Financier

The woman who was fatally attacked by a tiger shark on Thursday in the Isla del Coco has...

85% of Gas Cylinders In Points Of Sale Non Conforming

Propane gas or LPG cylinders can be found in many homes and restaurants across the country, many preferring...

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...

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...

Fiscal General Raids Offices and Homes of Legislators Linked To The Chinese Cement Scandal

The #Cementazo is the corruption scandal in Costa Rica that keeps on growing, the investigation now focusing on...

Could Users of Uber Be Penalized?

The demand and use of Uber in Costa Rica is on the increase. And so is the pressure...

Banco Nacional To Cancel Accounts Of Uber Drivers

The Diaro Extra, the self-billed "most sold newspaper in the country" reports that the Banco Nacional (BN) will...

Can The Traffic Police Force You To Get Out Of Your Vehicle?

Wednesday morning in Alajuela, apparently a driver was demanded to get out of his vehicle by officials of...

Costa Rica Exceeds 98% Renewable Energy Generation For Third Consecutive Year

Costa Rica has charted another clean energy accolade, so far this year, running on 300 days of 100% ...

Murdered Woman Was Planning To Report Her Husband On Monday For Domestic Violence

  Kattia Vargas Azofeifa, 44,  was tired of the violence and abuse she suffered at the hands of her...

Free Wi-Fi Access In Public Spaces Project Details Revealed

Costa Rica’s telecommunications regulator, the  Superintendencia de Telecomunicaciones (SUTEL) has announced the details of the national broadband network...

Work On The Circunvalacion Cause of The Horrifying Traffic Congestion In San Jose

After more than a week of horrifying traffic congestion in the area of La Uruca due to the...

Ruta 32 Infrastructure Works In Limbo

In Costa Rica, the Solis administration is trying to give the order to begin the construction and extension...

Bill To Prohibit Sale of Liquor In Mini-supermarkets

The Legislative Comission for Children, Youth and Adolescents (Comisión de Niñez, Juventud y Adolescencia) is evaluating a bill...

More Than 1,000 Aftershocks Recorded After Sunday’s Earthquake In jaco

The Observatorio Vulcanológico y Sismológico de Costa Rica (OVSICORI) says it has registered today more than 1,000 aftershocks,...

Costa Rica To Reveal Secrests of It’s “Blue Zone”

Costa Rica will reveal the secrets of living a long and healthy life at the World Meeting of...

Truckers Demand Ruta 27 Tolls Lowered and Expaned to Four Lanes

The protest on Monday by truckers may have been in vain, the Autoridad Reguladora de los Servicios Públicos...

Court Annuls Fine Against ICE

Costa Rica's contentious-administrative court (Tribunal Contencioso Administrativo) has annulled a fine of ¢2.18 billion (2.157.826.200) colones (around US$4...

Seamounts Explain Sunday Night’s Strong Earthquake in Jacó

The 6.9 magnitude earthquake that shook Costa Rica Sunday night is due to the friction exerted by the...

Taxi Drivers and Truckers Protests In San Jose Today

Heading to downtown San Jose or Escazu today? Maybe rethink that for a bit, as taxi drivers and...

US$2 Million Dollar Mansion Most Expensive Seizure From Drug Traffickers

A US$2 million dollar two-story mansion that is under construction, standing out in a middle-class neighborhood of La...

Three Dead From Sunday Night’s Earthquake

A 6.6 magnitude earthquake shook Costa Rica Sunday night, leaving three people dead. As confirmed by the Fuerza Public...

La Niña Is Here. This Is What That Means for Costa Rica.

The climatic phenomenon of La Niña began to be present in Costa Rica and expected to last for...

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Did Snow Really Fall On Costa Rica’s Chirripó?

The social networks are abuzz with a photo published first on Whatsapp, supposedly of a hill full of frost that, in theory, would be...

The World is Losing the Battle Against Child Labour

BUENOS AIRES, (IPS) - The IV Global Conference on the Sustained Eradication of Child Labour, which drew nearly 2000 delegates from 190 countries to...

Honduras’s election crisis is likely to end in violence

The violent election crisis in Honduras, where both incumbent President Juan Orlando Hernández and challenger Salvador Nasralla are claiming victory in the country’s Nov....

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 seeks to learn the ways of...

Janucá (Hanukkah) In Costa Rica

In case you don’t know Costa Rica has a Jewish population. The first Jews in Costa Rica were probably "conversos" (converts) who arrived in...

Costa Rica Expands Marine Areas under Conservation Program

Costa Rica has expanded its Protected Marine Areas and other conservation lands by 92,000 hectares (227,160 acres) to protect sea turtles, coral reefs, whale...

Cold Front Claims Fourth Mortal Victim

  An indigenous man, a resident of Grano de Oro, in Turrialba became the fourth mortal victim due to the bad weather that has prevailed...

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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...

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...

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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...

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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