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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...

First Food Truck Park Opens In Curridabat

The first food truck park in Costa Rica opened in Curribabat, the Calle Vieja Foodtruck Park counts with...

San Jose’s Metropolitan Cathedral; A Good Reason to go to Church

Why do we go to church? If we are religious, we go to worship God. However, some of...

Tunnel of Science Museum

The Tunnel of Science is visiting Costa Rica and offering a new view of the world. This traveling...

Portable Printer Reaches Tico Market To Print Photos From Smartphone

Ten years ago Polaroid stopped making instant film cameras. A year later it stopped making the film the...

Pets Can Travel In The Car But Not Up Front With The Driver, Transito Chief Explains

Taking a car ride with your pet can be a thrill, both for you and your pet. But,...

I Bought An Ambulance On eBay … Just Entered Costa Rica …

"I bought an ambulance from EBay, turned it into my home then started driving south with my puppy......

Costa Rica’s First-ever International Ice Hockey Tournament

This is Costa Rica. There is no snow, no cold and icy winters, but in a few weeks,...

Junior Rodríguez living life one brush stroke at a time

By Ellen Zoe Golden, Tamarindo News -  Junior Rodríguez has found the secret to his life: set up...

Ashley Graham Celebrates 30th In Costa Rica Jungle Adventure

COSTA RICA CONFIDENTIAL - She's never afraid to flaunt her killer curves. And Ashley Graham made sure to...

Costa Rica’s Military History Revived With 100 Years of Bellavista Barracks

By the end of the XIX century, San Jose expanded to the eastside. Constructions such as the Estación...
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Busting Electric Car Myths In Costa Rica & Globally

In Amsterdam earlier this year for EVBox’s first annual rEVolution conference, one of the presenters was TED Talker,...

Who Are The Richest Men in Central America and Why

As is usual every year, Forbes magazine has released its list of richest people in the world, including...

A Varied Art Exhibition on Cuban Culture Day in Costa Rica

A varied sample of Cuban art touched the nearly two hundred people attending the celebration of Cuban Culture...

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...

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Opened In Costa Rica First Clothing Store Accepting Bitcoins

On Thursday, December 14, the first clothing store that will accept bitcoins opened in Costa Rica. Felipe Kirsch, representative of the Brazilian UV.Line franchise in...

Costa Rica Stock Market Activity Shrinking

The failure of the Central Government's latest effort sell bonds on the local financial market leads analysts to believe stock market activity in the...

The psychology of Christmas shopping

Many people see marketing as a form of manipulation, particularly around Christmas and the other retail bonanzas: Easter, Valentine’s Day, Mothers’ Day and Fathers’...

Central America Builds Interconnected Clean Energy Corridor

(IPS) Countries in Central America are working to strengthen their regional electricity infrastructure to boost their exchange of electricity generated from renewable sources, which...

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 pm in La Sabana Park, San...

Homer Takes Marge To Poas, Canopies La Fortuna With Bart

Though the Poas Volcano is closed to regular tourists, the national park was open to Homer and Marge Simpson. "Homer read the recommendations sent him...

Volaris Costa Rica confirms new flights to Los Angeles, New York and Washington

The low-cost airline Volaris Costa Rica confirmed the opening of new routes between San Jose (SJO) and Los Angeles (LAX), New York (JFK) and...

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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...

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...

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...

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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