Respect And Appreciation For Seniors

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

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...

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...

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...

Buffalo Farming in Costa Rica

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

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 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...

XVIII International Book Fair Costa Rica

With the aim of bringing literature lovers together with their creators, and thereby encouraging reading and consumption of...

“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...

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...

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...

A Delight…

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

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Paseo Gastronomico La Luz, An Update on San José’s Exciting Restaurant Row

TODAY COSTA RICA - Over the past few years, the city of San José has created an exciting...

Villagers Of The Jícaro Valley (Guanacaste) Literally Wore Their Ancestors

TODAY COSTA RICA - Nowadays, people cling to objects that belonged to our ancestors as a way to...

Costa Rica Wildlife Photography

Wildlife photography used to be a hobby limited to people with the deep pockets to afford the equipment—cameras,...

Who Where The Filibusteros (Those Yankee Invaders)?

Q COSTA RICA, by Mitzi Stark. Outside of Central America few people know about the invasion of William...

The Number Two Of Things In Costa Rica

Living or visiting Costa Rica as a foreigner means not having to deal with cold and snow, you...

Interesting and Curious Facts About Costa Rica and Costa Ricans (List)

Home Delivery Fast food restaurants such as McDonald's, Burger King, Taco Bell and many others have home delivery or...

The Week Has Three Paid Holidays

Q COSTA RICA - This Semana Santa is a week with three - count them, one, two, three...

Quema de Juda (Judas Night): Scandals and Scoundrels

Q COSTA RICA – Judas Night (Quema de Judas in Spanish) is the night before Easter. For some...

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Costa Rica Decides: Latest Poll

If the presidential elections were held today, who would win? The latest poll reveals no one. The current field of candidates for the election on...

Miss Peru Pageant Protests Gender Violence to International Applause, but not all Peruvians Are Clapping

When contestants in this year's Miss Peru contest exposed the alarming numbers related to violence against women, the international media gave a standing ovation. But...

“Cementazo” Scandal Tarnishes Costa Rica’s Presidential Election

Costa Rica is just months away from a presidential election, set to take place on February 4, 2018. However, the road to the polls...

Family Time (with Multiple Families) in Costa Rica

Traveling thousands of miles from home, with young children, to remote beaches in a foreign country where they speak a different language can be...

Switzerland to Take Part in Bi-Oceanic Train Route Through 5 South American Countries

Switzerland has officially joined the bi-oceanic train project that will connect five South American countries as well as the Pacific and Atlantic Oceans by...

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(Prensa Latina) The number of women jailed in Mexico for crimes associated with drug trafficking increased in recent years. The Equis, Justice for Women organization,...

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Fueled by his restored faith in humanity and inspired by Superman's selfless act, Bruce Wayne enlists newfound ally Diana Prince to face an even...

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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...

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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...

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...

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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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