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Monday 16 October 2017

Costa Rica Has 2.7 Million Registered Facebook Users

(qCOSTARICA) - Some 2.7 million people in Costa Rica have a Facebook account, according to a study by...

Facebook Users in Costa Rica Can Now Make Free Calls

(QCOSTARICA TECH) Using Facebook in Costa Rica is now for more than just catching up on the latest...

Facebook Launches Slingshot, An App That Forces You To Trade Messages

For those who want to keep on the edge of the latest social media, Facebook has launched a...

U.S. Spy Sgency CIA Joins Facebook, Twitter. Is DIS Next?

Make a friend with CIA on your Facebook or Twitter? It sounds weird. The U.S. spy agency on...

US$2 Billion Game of Goggles

Facebook has just announced that it's buying Oculus Rift for $2 billion. Seriously.  A LONG-TERM bet on the...

Facebook Dodges Opponent With The Purchase of WhatsApp

Facebook or "Face" as it is referred to in Costa Rica (like,"dame tu face" - give your face...

Facebook Celebrates 10th Anniversary

On Feb. 4, 2004, in his Harvard dorm room, Mark Zuckerberg launched thefacebook.com, a website where college students...

Facebook will lose 80% of users by 2017, say Princeton researchers

What, say it isn't so. If true, the loss of Facebook could create a social void in the...

Nobody ‘Likes’ Your Status Updates Any More? Blame Facebook

Do your Facebook friends seem inactive? Notification numbers shrinking by the day? It's not necessarily that your friends are...

YouTube Overtakes Facebook Among Teens

(Mashable) After months of speculation, Facebook last week acknowledged that there was some decrease in the number of...

Facebook Strangers

You'd think this would be a no-brainer, but, apparently, quite a few Facebook users have no problem adding...

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Teatro Nacional (Costa Rica’s National Theater) Celebrates 120th Anniversary

This week the Teatro Nacional de Costa Rica (TNCR) - National Theater -  in downtown San Jose, on the south side of the Plaza...

Drug Traffickers Move At Least ¢800 Million A Year In The Prisons

The fact that 87% of the criminal population in the country has had contact with illegal drugs, causes traffickers to see prisons as an...

Costa Rica Tourism Big Business

Costa Rica tourism, foreign travel to the country,  generated US$4 billion dollars in income between July 2016 and June of this year. Expenditures of dollars for...

The Costa Rica Medical Marketplace

By Galya Gerstman - I often joke to outsiders that in Costa Rica, it would appear that traffic regulations are not obligatory, but merely...

Guatemala Mayor ‘Tres Kiebres’: The Art of Being ‘3 Times Broken’

(InsightCrime) The atmosphere was light, almost jovial, as Ipala's Mayor Esduin Javier turned to the next item on the agenda. The issue was what...

Christmas Arriving In November in Costa Rica: Gas Price Drop On The Way

Christmas is arriving early in Costa Rica this year, a reduction in gasoline prices that will take effect next month. On Friday, the Refinadora Costarricense...

Costa Rica Cruise Season Expectations

  For the 2017-2018 cruise ship season, the Caribbean port town of Limon expects the arrival of 240,000 tourists aboard 115 cruise ships. December 30, 2017,...

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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...

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...

Red Alert Declared For Pacific, Central Valley and Northern Zone

The National Emergencies Commission ( Comisión Nacional de Emergencias - CNE) declared a red alert for the entire Pacific coast, Central Valley and northern...

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...

Nothing Escaped Nate!

Nothing escaped Nate! Floods, rivers overflowing their banks, houses destroyed, families uprooted, schools closed, roads and bridges damaged or destroyed and farms and plantations...

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