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...

‘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...

In Costa Rica, Crime Does Pay. Until …

A criminal gang operating in Perez Zeledon and Buenos Aires de Puntarenas, in the southern zone, dealing in...

Fourth Murder Trial Ordered For Ann Patton

If at first, you don't succeed, try, try, try and try again. Literally. That seems to be the position...

“I ate it. I ate the wasp.” Costa Rica President Luis Guillermo Solis

Q COSTA RICA -  President Luis Guillermo Solis Rivera ate a wasp while giving an interview on his...

OIJ Takes Down “Narcofamilia” And MINAE Officials Growing Marijuana In La Amistad National Park

(QCOSTARICA) In a series of raids early Monday morning, the Organismo de Investigación Judicial (OIJ) detained seven people...

Suspect In Murder of Family in Copey Is A Psychopath, Say Authorities

  (QCOSTARICA) The Organismo de Investigación Judicial (OIJ) believe they have their man in the murder and entire family...

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Increase In Passenger Arrivals Saturates San Jose Airport

The hundreds of tourists arriving at Costa Rica's main international airport, the Juan Santamaria (SJO), in San Jose eager to discover the beauties of...

The Puntarenas Cow Stare Down!

During my current visit to the Nicoya Peninsula, this cow in Playa Tambor was very vigilant of my presence. She followed my every move,...

Meet the Dark Side of Brazil’s Legendary Rio Carnival

Brazil’s female samba dancers the spill the beans on the darker side of working at the iconic Rio de Janeiro Carnival. Viviane Morais Ferreira Guimarães,...

Shrimp Conflict Between Mexico and Honduras Continues

It has been four months since Mexican authorities blocked shrimp imports from Honduras, with no solution in sight in the short term. Alleging the presence...

Santa Teresa, Costa Rica: The Next Tulum

(Nytimes.com) As Tulum has become overrun with Los Angelenos and New Yorkers trying to recreate the cultures of their own hometowns in a more...

Costa Rica’s Election: It Wasn’t the Economy, Stupid!

Is it the economy, stupid? A preliminary analysis would have concluded that such a maxim would prevail in Costa Rica’s presidential race: unemployment is...

Canada To Open Free Trade Talks With Mercosur Group Of South American Countries

(Reuters) - The Canadian government plans to open free trade talks with the four-nation Mercosur trading bloc in South America, an official said on...

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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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Border Run to San Juan Del Sur, Nicaragua

The stoney-faced border official raps the security glass at me through the window, recognizing that I speak Spanish, scolding me in the same language:...

Humedal Nacional Térraba-Sierpe

Humedal Nacional Térraba-Sierpe, at the mouth where the Sierpe and Térraba rivers meet. Photo: Costa Rica Aérea

It Was A Simulation!

QCOSTARICA - Many were surprised last night to see smoke coming out of the top of the Banco Nacional building, surrounded by fire trucks...

El Salvador Approves Law Against Extortion

The Legislature has passed a law authorizing the Attorney General to carry out investigations on its own initiative, without the need for a formal...

Hacienda Looking To Replace Sales Tax With A Value Added Tax

COSTA RICA NEWS - The government of Luis Guillermo Solís is committed to lobbying the Legislative Assembly, in December 2014, for a change in...