More than 79,000 students without meals due to closed school lunchrooms

For primary public school children, every day in school means a proper meal. For...

Demonstrators Insult and Corner President Alvarado in Downtown San José

A group of protesters chased President Carlos Alvarado this morning, around 11 am, when...

Former Romanian Minister And Friend Hiding Out in Costa Rica Arrested

Two Romanian politicians with pending cases in their country were detained Wednesday by agents...

UFOs Have A Kind of Route Through The Mountainous Areas of Costa Rica (photos and Videos)

This is no joke. Unidentified flying objects (UFOs) - objetos voladores no identificados (ovnis)...

New Ride App Bee Go Sets Goal Of 10,000 Drivers In A Year

On Monday, the recruiting of drivers began and in 15 days Bee Go will...

Rain, Rian, And Even More Rain!

It is October, the worst month of the rainy season. The Comisión Nacional de...

Traveling To Costa Rica With Large Sums of Undeclared Cash Risky Business

When traveling to Costa Rica with more than US$10,000 in cash or its equivalent...

Government Gives One Week To Unions That ‘Wish To Sign The Agreement’

"Today (Monday) we officially closed the preliminary phase of rapprochement in which the Church...

Uber’s New Cancellation Fee For Costa Rica Takes Into Account Time and Distance

As of today, October 2, 2018, the Uber's cancellation fee changes from a fixed...

The wake of the strike: 90,000 medical appointments and 3,000 surgeries canceled

Today Monday is the start of the fourth week of the national strike by...

Could Costa Rica become a “gene bank” for giraffes?

Giraffes face 'silent extinction' as population. The giraffe (jirafa in Spanish), the tallest land...

Minister of Education: striking teachers can return to work without fear of being fired

"Nobody is going to lose the job for returning", insists time and again the...

ICE Auction Offers 222 Vehicles

Looking for a new (used) vehicle? A good deal could be had at the...

Man Found Dead Under Pavas Train

At first, it was believed that the man, found laying on the tracks under...

Time For Plan B. Is There A Plan B?

It is necessary now to start to implement a plan B, as the national...

“Deal Reached”, But Strike Continues

The Government and union leaders announced reaching a 'preliminary agreement' in the wee hours...

Weaving Through Traffic Major Cause Of Motorcyclist Fatalities

Weaving through traffic is one of the main causes of fatalities by motorcyclists, according...

“A Cruel And Inhumane Act”

Many classified as "a cruel and inhumane act" the interruption of work in the...

Minister of Labor, “We are very close to an eventual agreement”; Unions, “Strike Continues”

Despite the number of resultions to declare the national strike - now in its...

Woman Driver Who Hit Three Protesters Arrested Facing Charges of Assault

Tensions flared this morning when a woman behind the wheel of a late model...

Thieves Drill Into Recope Pipeline To Steal Fuel, Spill Alerts Authorities

Under the guise of a construction site, a group rented an empty lot and...

Demonstrators Camped Out Outside Home Of President of Legislative Assembly

The president of the Legislative Assembly, Carolina Hidalgo, was not a happy camper last...

“Marcha de los Gatos” In San Jose On Tap For Today, Day 17 Of The National Strike

With banners illustrated with cats, public labor unions are calling for another national "grand...

Taxi Drivers Join Protests In To Complicate Traffic in San Jose

Staying firm on their goal of ridding the country of Uber, formal taxi drivers...

Government and Unions Fail To End Strike Now In Its 16th Day

Following eight hours of talks in their fifth "preliminary meeting" on Monday between the...

Strike Will Take On Avenida Segunda Today

Today, Saturday, the strike movement will take on the center of San José. According...

National strike enters its 13th day and talks continue

At 7:30 pm Friday, the Deputy Minister of Labor, Juan Alfaro, announced that in...

Together till the end! Tourist Couple Drowned in Guanacaste

A couple visiting Costa Rica had died in a waterfall pool after the worried...

Day 12: No White Smoke!

Costa Rica, caught in the biggest strike in almost two decades. On this 12th...

More than half of public schools closed

According to reports sent by the 27 regional offices of the Ministry of Public...

Government: End The Blockades. Unions: Withdraw The Tax Bill

With the mediation of the Catholic Church, the government and labor unions had their...

U.S. Embassy Alerts Its Citizens On Strike in Cost Rica

The United States Embassy in San Jose sent an alert to its citizens in...

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