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Sunday 20 August 2017

For The Gavilanes, The Lines Outside The La Uruca Cosevi Offices Is a “Gold Mine”

We've all seen them, the long lines at the immigration office, the registry office (both, the property and...

“El Carretero De Chepe”

Don Romualdo, who is 78 years old, every day he takes to the streets, wheeling his cart (carretica)...

2017 Tamarindo Art Wave set for November

The Tamarindo Art Foundation, a non-profit NGO with big goals for the community, is in the early stages...

How to Store Aguacate So They Don’t Brown

The aguacate (avocado) is one of the world’s favourite super foods, much loved for its high healthy fat...

The ‘Mother’ Of All Holidays

Today, August 15, is Mother's Day in Costa Rica, for many the most important holiday of the year. This...

The Most Successful U.S. Fast-food In Costa Rica

QSR Magazine just released its annual ranking of the top fast-food chains in the US, ranked by US...

Boxed Pasta Worth Buying

When it comes to cooking pasta, the secret is in the quality of the pasta you buy, not...

The Mercado Central; A Slice of Costa Rican Life

North American visitors often ask this question: “I am visiting Costa Rica, and I will be here for...

EPA Consolidates Its Business Model Without Fear of Competition

It was 2004 when EPA arrived in Costa Rica, introducing the "self serve" concept never seen before in...

Mother And Pups Found Living Abandoned Inside A Car in Alajuelita

Despite a new law that sanctions animal abuse and cruelty, cases continue daily, such as an American Stafford...

After The Storm

During the rainy season (May to November) as we that live in Costa Rica know well, it doesn't...

Hot Property. Mel Gibson Puts Up For Sale His Costa Rican Jungle Mansion. Again.

Discovering his 400-acre beachfront jungle mansion while scouting for his film "Apocalypto, Mel Gibson was bit the Costa...

A Delight…

Photos by Marciano Molina on Facebook of the "Fiestas Patronales Santo Domingo de Guzman" in Orotina. Enjoy. ...

Costa Rica’s Caribbean Coast Pools Efforts Against Climate Change

(IPS) - Jonathan Barrantes walks between the rows of shoots, naming one by one each species in the...

Yellow Sea Snake Discovered in Costa Rica’s Golfo Dulce

TODAY COSTA RICA - Hanging upside down with its mouth open ready to pounce is the modus operandi...

Downpours Can’t Stop The Faith!

The illustration by Crhoy.com depicts what 'romeros' (pilgrims) went through yesterday (Monday) afternoon's downpour as they make they...

Costa Rica Trip Among Costco’s Freebies To Entice New Members

TODAY COSTA RICA - To entice new members, Costco in the U.S. is offering a freebie in a...

Memories of Escazu, Photos From The Past

A look at Escazu from the past. From Escazunews.com, a series of photos of one of the earliest...

“Fitz”, Former U.S. Ambassador Will Be In ‘Dancing with the Stars’

Former U.S. Ambassador to Costa Rica, the charismatic S. Fitzgerald Haney, is among the personalities taking part in...

Costa Rican Couple Take Crown in World Open Salsa Championship

Q COSTA RICA - David Cruz Vargas and Muriel Nicole Lowis Ortega from Costa Rica have won the...

Picking The Perfect Sandía (Watermelon)

  If you are like me, picking the right sandía (watermelon) is a hit and a miss. To show...

Walmart Opens In Guanacaste

QCR - Walmart last Friday, July 14, opened its 10th store in the country, located in the city...

Anagrams Never Lie

Someone once said, "All the life's wisdom can be found in anagrams. Anagrams never lie." An anagram is direct...

Bomberos Race Raises Funds For Homeless Family

Some three thousand people attended this Sunday to a colorful race organized by the Bomberos de Costa Rica,...

Kristina Hughes finds her niche in Tamarindo

TODAY COSTA RICA, Tamarindo - You will very rarely see the lovely Kristina Hughes without her little half...

One Of The First Costa Rican Women To Vote Died At Age 90

Q COSTA RICA - With only a few days away from commemorting 67 years of being one of...

Beetle Stolen En Route From Costa Rica to Quebec, Canada

TODAY COSTA RICA - Before any of you go slamming Costa Rica, Herculito, Herculito, the name given to the...

Santa Ana, Costa Rica Home Featured In HGTV’s “Ultimate House Hunt 2017”

TODAY IN COSTA RICA - Tour amazing homes, vote for your faves and and enter for your chance...

Maine Nursing Student Lends a Helping Hand in Costa Rica

TODAY IN COSTA RICA - Every day, for the last month or so, at the Juan Santamaria (San...

After 50 Years, Church Gives Creator Of Zarcero Park Sculptures The Boot

  TODAY IN COSTA RICA - Zarcero is a small community perched on the edge of the Central Valley...

International Cat Day

July 8th is International Cat Day, a day to give the furry members of your family extra attention;...

Poutine and Montreal Smoked Meat To Celebrate Canada Day in Costa Rica!

TODAY IN COSTA RICA - There was Poutine, Montreal smoked meat, Canadians, and Costa Ricans, but not a...

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