A New Generation of Central American Filmmakers Are Lighting Up The Screen

Central America was united as one nation for a brief and volatile period in the mid-19th century following...

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...

Is It Time To Renew Your Costa Rica Driver’s License?

If you are among the thousands of drivers whose driver's license expires in the coming months, leaving it...

“Volá como el Presidente” (Travel Like The President)

President Luis Guillermo Solis came to power on May 8, 2014, and immediately got on an airplane. That...

Diet Coke gets a new look and new flavors

Diet Coke is getting a makeover to try to invigorate the sugar-free soda's slumping sales. Coca-Cola Co. said last...

Costa Rica ‘More Complete’ After Recovering 200 Artifacts From Venezuela

Costa Rica said it is "more complete" after recovering nearly 200 pre-Columbian artifacts from Venezuela, where they had...

Drones confirm importance of Costa Rican waters for sea turtles

(Duke University) Hundreds of thousands of sea turtles come ashore to lay their eggs during mass-nesting events at...

Costa Rica to become Latin American electric-car pioneer?

Costa Rica isn't what you'd call a bastion of automotive sales. The country, wedged between Nicaragua and Panama,...

13-Year-Old Spends Up To 5 Hours A Day, Almost Every Day, In The Public Library

A 13-year-old boy, a resident of Moravia, visits his community library almost every day after school and even...

A Boa In Your Attic. Say What?

"How do I get a boa out of my attic?," was the question over the last few days...

Blood Axe, the saga of a twenty first century Viking

Grecia author Chris J Clarke’s new thriller Blood Axe, the saga of a twenty first century Viking is...

The Game of the Little Devils

The Brunka are an indigenous people living in the Province of Puntarenas in the south-pacific zone of Costa...

WILDLIFE PHOTOGRAPHY II

Wildlife photography in Costa Rica does not have to be a strenuous or demanding pastime. Interesting wildlife is...

New Year’s Supermoon

Did it seem brighter than usual last night where you were? What a great way to start 2018...

Adults and Children With Disabilities Receive Wheelchairs in Costa Rica

Jose Leon has spent most of his recent days sitting in a rocking chair on the porch. The...

A Beauty With Big Heart That Doesn’t Forget The Homeless

Raquel Mora Fernández has been modeling for 16 years, five years of being a nurse and the same...

The Most Famous Company Founded The Year You Were Born

Making a business work over the long term is a major challenge given than the majority of start-ups...

LIVE Cameras Alert Drivers To San Jose Traffic Conditions

Camaras Viales (Road Cameras) is a website with LIVE road monitoring program of the major roads in the...

Festival of Lights Saturday, Dec. 16 At 6:00 pm

The annual "Festival de la Luz" (Festival of Lights) takes place Saturday, December 16, 2018, starting at 8:00...

What Did Homer Tell Keylor?

  ¡Pura vida maes! The Simpsons are in Costa Rica, continuing with their #TravesíaSimpson in Central America. ¡¡Bienvenido al mundo...

Janucá (Hanukkah) In Costa Rica

In case you don’t know Costa Rica has a Jewish population. The first Jews in Costa Rica were...

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...

What Do Good Drivers In Costa Rica Know That Most Don’t?

Driving in Costa Rica can be, is a challenge. Besides the poor and often lack of roads infrastructure,...

Costa Rica’s Volcanos Not On The List Of 10 Most Active Around The World

How do Costa Rica's volcanos rate among the most active in the world? Pretty down the list. Though locally...

Canadian Christmas Trees In Costa Rica

Christmas or 'cypress' trees are part of the Costa Rica Christmas. And this year, you can decorate your...

The National Monument of Costa Rica

There is a pretty little park in Downtown San José that is called “National Park” (in Spanish, “Parque...

Canadians Win Costa Rica Hockey Tournament

The eight-member Calgary beer league hockey team won Costa Rica's first-ever hockey tournament, defeating the Los Angeles Ruination...

Canadians Invited To Soirée at Bar la Perla in Flamingo-Potrero

If you are a Canadian in Costa Rica and have questions about Consular Services or just want to...

This Is The Reason Why Costa Ricans Don’t Refrigerate Milk And North Americans Do

Ask for a glass of milk in a Costa Rican home, and your host will most likely pour...

Short Video of San Jose in 1958

The clip is of Avenida Central, now the pedestrian boulevard, in 1958. Interesting note of the Imperial beer...

Morning Traffic In San Jose

Daily, thousands of drivers face a failed road infrastructure, spending hours to get to and from work. The following...

Respect And Appreciation For Seniors

"Our respect and appreciation for seniors," writes the Minister of Public Security, Gustavo Mata. The high ranking police official...

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2018 Presidential Elections Headed For Second Round

With less than two weeks to the 2018 presidential elections, a run-off election in April is almost guaranteed based on the latest polls that...

Central America fears for US remittances as deportations loom

(AFP) San Isidro, El Salvador: Uncertainty and fear are rising in Central American countries over how many families will manage to get by when...

A New Generation of Central American Filmmakers Are Lighting Up The Screen

Central America was united as one nation for a brief and volatile period in the mid-19th century following independence from Spain, and the Honduran...

Guatemala business leader wanted for graft seeks U.S. asylum

(Reuters) - Former Guatemalan presidential candidate Manuel Baldizon, who is wanted on graft charges, has sought asylum in the United States after he was...

ICE Selects Telia Carrier Backbone To Meet Broadband Demand

Telia Carrier, a subsidiary of Telia Company, has reached an agreement to provide its global fiber backbone to Costa Rica's state-owned telecom, the Instituto...

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...

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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...

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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...

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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6.3 Panama Quake Felt in Costa Rica

It was 10:16am (local time) when a 6.3 magnitude earthquake hit an area of Panama, some 109 kilometres southeast of Costa Rica's Laurel del...

Uruguay: Legal Marijuana Offers Better Prices than Black Market

(Q24N) The marijuana that the Uruguayan state will sell in pharmacies from next July, will be competitive in terms of costs and quality compared...

Tire Imports and Exports in Central America

(Q24N) In 2015 countries in the region imported 130,650 tons of new pneumatic tires, worth US$469 million, while Costa Rica exported 30,626 tons. Data on...

Aguinaldo To Boost Economy With ¢714 Billion Injection of Cash

COSTA RICA NEWS -- In less than a month, starting DecembeR 1, the Costa Rican economy will get a boost as some ¢714 billion...

Return of Seized Plates For Bad Parking Has Oversatured The Cosevi

The volume of parking violations resulting in the confiscation of license plates has over saturated the ability of the Consejo de Seguridad Vial (Cosevi)...