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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...

October 12, 1987: Oscar Arias Peace-Broker in Central America

1987 - Costa Rican President Oscar Arias Sanchez (1986 - 1990 and 2006 - 2010) received the Nobel...

You Too Can Help Those Affected By Nate

You can help all the people affected by tropical storm Nate by visiting the Televisora de Costa Rica...

Want To Avert The Apocalypse? Take Lessons From Costa Rica

Earlier this summer, a paper published in the journal Nature captured headlines with a rather bleak forecast. Our...

Costa Rica Hydropower Plant Demonstrates Good Practice In Sustainability

The Reventazón project in Costa Rica, the largest hydropower plant in Central America, has been classed as an example...

October 12 Holiday Moved To Monday 16th!

October 12 is a holiday in Costa Rica, the date to celebrate "Encuentro de Culturas" (Encounter of Cultures),...

What You Should Know About Coffee

Costa Rica is a coffee producing country. And despite that coffee drinking is not the same as in...

American Expat with Photography Exposition in San José

Daily Life in León, Nicaragua is the intriguing title of a photo exposition next month in Barrio Amón...

Costa Rica Foreign Ministry Readies Charter To Repatriate Ticos From Puerto Rico

Forty Costa Ricans are getting ready to leave Puerto Rico following Hurricane Maria thanks to a charter flight...

Passionate About Video Games? CSS Corp is Offering Jobs For Costa Rica Gamers

With the support of Costa Rican Investment Promotion Agency (CINDE), CSS Corp is offering jobs for gamers who...

How to Store Bananas So They Don’t Turn Black

Costa Rica bananas are the best. I've tried the others: from Colombia, Ecuador, Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua. But...

La Casa del Cacao de Costa Rica (Costa Rica House of Chocolate)

TODAY COSTA RICA - Most people know that Costa Rica grows some of the best coffee in the...

Buffalo Farming in Costa Rica

They're big and strong but versatile and gentle. For milk production, they are better than cows or goats...

Why Wendy’s Serves Fast Food’s Only Baked Potato

Perhaps it was the squared patty of fresh, never frozen meat or the focus on baked potato rather...

Can You Imagine A Costa Rica Without All Those 0’s In Its Money?

The new to Costa Rica are often bewildered by all those zeros following the numbers 1 to 9...

Michigan Man To Climb Costa Rica’s Cerro Chirripó

(Tctimescom) Andrew Hudgins decided when things started to go downhill in his life, that he would begin an...

Costa Rica Thrives On Peace, Cooperation With East Asia

TODAY COSTA RICA (Korean Herald) Across serene and pacific Costa Rica, the military has long been a thing...

Compare The United Stares Or Canada To Costa Rica

If you were not born in the country you were, what would your life be like? Would you...

Mexican and Central American Independence: A Historic Backdrop for Present Challenges

On September 15th, five Central American nations — Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, and Nicaragua — will...

Stickhouse, The Italian Gelato On A Stick Now In Costa Rica

Italians first invented ice cream (or Gelato as they call it) in 1565, and never stopped trying to...

Costa Rica Prepares For Independence Day

Independence Day in Costa Rica is celebrated on September 15th, the day that all of Central America commemorates...

Could Cars Flooded By Hurricane Harvey End Up In Costa Rica?

TODAY COSTA RICA - Where to used cars in Costa Rica come from? Interesting question, no? Costa Rica...

Teen suicide is on the rise and this is why

Every 40 seconds, another human life is taken by suicide, according to World Health Organization data. In Costa Rica,...

According to FoxSports, Costa Rica Is An “Island”

Many, often confused, refer to Costa Rica as an "island". I suppose they can be forgiven, for it...

Costa Rica gives refugees opportunities to succeed

SAN JOSE, Costa Rica – When Ricardo Ángel, Miriam Velásquez and their children fled the armed conflict in...

Clothing For As Little As ¢1,000 Colones? The Ropa Americana Store Is Far From Trashy.

You've see them, the "Ropa Americana" stores. They're all over. For the uninitiated, the first thoughts are, 'wow,...

The Reforestation of La Sabana Park

TODAY in COSTA RICA - If you've visited the Parque Metropolitano La Sabana (La Sabana park) recently and...

10 ‘Best Italian Creations’ That Are Popular In Costa Rica

Since the Italians began to immigrate, they have made contributions to many aspects of Costa Rican life. Their...

Something Is Changing The Sex of Crocodiles In Costa Rica

If you want to know whether a crocodile is a male or a female, you have to catch...

10 Steps For A ‘Zero Waste’ Shopping Routine

“Zero waste” is a lifestyle that embraces minimalism; rejects the ubiquitous disposable items that are everywhere in our...

The ‘Best Tamales In The Country’ Are In Aserri Starting On Thursday

Though Tamales is a dish most associated with Christmas, starting Thursday and through Sunday, you can enjoy "the...

Where does ocean plastic come from?

There are three main sources. The world’s oceans are drowning in plastic. A dire prediction from the Dame Ellen...

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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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