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...

Car Break-ins “Tachas” In Costa Rica On The Rise

There are many who, after running an errand, shopping or a day at work, find the unpleasant surprise...

Costa Rica Has Highest Percentage of Immigrants

Costa Rica has the highest percentage of immigrants in Central America, according to the study Labor Market and...

Closures: Riteve Nov. 10 & 11; U.S. Embassy Nov. 10

Riteve Closed Friday, Nov. 10 and Saturday, Nov. 11 The vehicular inspection stations, Riteve, will be closed on Friday,...

Seeking The American Dream, Women End Up Being Exploited in Costa Rica

The "American Dream" of several women in Costa Rica never came to be. The promises of a promising...

The Water Crisis: A New Water Law for Costa Rica

Costa Rica's Legislature last Thursday (Nov. 2) approved, in first debate, a new law on the management of...

Court Confirms Drunk Driver That Killed Athlete To Remain At Liberty

The Tribunal Penal de San José (San Jose Criminal Court) confirmed on Monday that the driver running over...

Immigration Nabs Second In Jewelery Store Heists Trying To Leave The Country

The first one got away. The second of the alleged 16 members of the gang in the Escuza...

Suspended BCR General Manager Will Be First To Arrive At the San Sebastian Jail

Mario Barrenechea, the suspended general manager of the Banco de Costa Rica (BCR), will be the first, today...

215 People Face Complaints For Having Sex With Minors

At least 87 people were reported to the Organismo de Investigación Judicial (OIJ), between January 13 and September...

Immigration Official Let Suspect In Jellery Store Heist Leave The Country

An immigration officer is under internal investigation for allowing one of the 16 suspects in the jewellery store...

Shootings So Common In Alajuelita That Residents Do Not Even Report Them To Police

Shootings In Alajuelita So Common Residents Don't Even Call Police Shootings in Alajuelita, on the south side of San...

Four Convicted For Duping Girls In Nicaragua To Prostitute Them In Bars in San Carlos

Ciudad Quesada. Three women and one man were sentenced Thursday to 23 years in prison for bringing girls...

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Good News For Renters, Not So Much For Landlords

  Thanks to a recent law reform, residential rentals in colones cannot rise above the accumulated inflation of the past 12 months. In 2018, the legal...

Court Rules Against Uber and its 83,000 Drivers

Colombia’s Constitutional Court has ruled against Uber with a verdict that affects 83,000 drivers affiliated to the technology platform. The decision follows a similar...

Over half a million Venezuelans fled to Colombia

More than half a million Venezuelans have taken refuge in Colombia to escape the crippling economic crisis in their country, Colombia Immigration (Migración Colombia)...

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) - Drug Control Police - at...

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 not counterfeit, as it has been...

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 death of one and serious injury...

Bomberos Attend Fires On Motorbikes

There was an emergency. There was despair. There was a house on fire. The owners called 9-1-1 for help. But instead of the sirens...

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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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Who Ripped Off The Liberator’s Sword?

Simon Bolivar is the Great Liberator of Latin America. His statue stands in the middle of the Parque Morazan (in front of the Holiday...

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Saturday 03 November 2012 | QFeatured Her world tour "The Born This Way Ball", that began in April in South Korea, arrives to Costa Rica...

U.S Judge Denies Eduardo Li Bail

QCOSTARICA - Eduardo Li, the former president of the Costa Rican Soccer Federation (Federación Costarricense de Fútbol - Fedefútbol), being held at the Metropolitan...

Miss Costa Rica Arrives in Manila For Miss Universe Pageant

COSTA RICA EXTRA (MANILA) – Miss Costa Rica and Miss Nicaragua arrived in the Phillipines Thursday, to take part in the 65th Miss Universe...

Sadness, Anger Haunts Funeral

With grave sadness, more than 100 colleagues and family of environmentalist Jairo Mora laid him to rest Sunday. But a sense of repressed anger...