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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...

FIA 2017 Kicked Off With A Flying Circus, Music and The Tango

TODAY COSTA RICA - Thousands came out Thursday were dazzled by the open air music, aerial circus and...

New Bat Exhibit in San Ramon Museum

TODAY COSTA RICA - Ever wonder what it's like walking through the deep woods at night? Now you...

A Skunk By Any Other Name

TODAY IN COSTA RICA - Would a skunk by any other name be less pungent? Even the infamous...

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Unstoppable Smuggling in the Northern Triangle

Guatemalan businessmen are demanding stricter laws to combat the illegal entry of goods from Mexico, which are now being sold in El Salvador and...

Downtown San Jose Through The Eyes of Ronald Duran Martinez

All photo from Facebook page  https://www.facebook.com/ronald.duranmartinez

Uber Users In Costa Rica Are Exempt From Sanctions For Using The Illegal Transport

As the Policia de Transito (Traffic Police) crack down on Uber drivers, users (passengers) can rest assured as they are not exposed to any...

Ankle Bracelets A La Costa Rican

At 18 years of age, due to his drug addiction, on conviction, a judge ordered electronic monitoring and house arrest in lieu of prison....

LATAM To Commence On Jan. 1 Flights Between Lima and San Jose

Starting January 1, 2018, LATAM Airlines Peru will begin service between Lima (LIM) and San Jose (SJO), Costa Rica, from 1 January 2018. The airline...

Costa Rica Expands Access To Housing Finance

The Inter-American Investment Corporation (IIC) has established a strategic partnership with Cooperativa Nacional de Educadores (Coopenae), a leading savings and credit cooperative in Costa...

Costa Rica Snake Hitches Ride To Scotland

The Daily Record reports a snake hitched a free ride from Costa Rica to Scotland on a pineabpple before it was discovered by a...

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Man Killed In Monday Morning Shootout in Escazu Was Wanted In Canada

Q COSTA RICA - It was 7:20am, two men outside the Mountview private school in Guachipelin de Escazu, dressed in tracksuits are exercising, two...

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...

Argentina: 128-Year-Old Man Claims He’s Hitler

Q JOURNAL - An allegedly 128-year-old man in Salta, Argentina has announced he is in fact former Nazi leader Adolf Hitler, and has spent...

Four Years Later, China-Backed Nicaragua Canal Is Paralyzed Or About To Die

TODAY NICARAGUA - The Nicaragua Interoceanic Canal project is either paralyzed, or nonexistent. In June 2013, the Nicaraguan National Assembly passed Law 840, which authorized...

OIJ Arrest Suspect Who Made Threats Against Ariana Grande Concert In Costa Rica Tonight

A 22-year-old man was arrested Sunday morning in Tibás, as a suspect in a "threat of attack" at the concert that Ariana Grande will...

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