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Sunday 20 August 2017

“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...

Full Moon Cabalgata

Q COSTA RICA by Jack Donnelly - Costa Rican love horses, even if they live in the midst...

Alcohol and Caffeine, Two Drugs that Have Shaped Human Civilization

(Q24N) No two drugs have defined human civilization the way alcohol and caffeine have. Nature created both to kill...

People In Search of Recreation In The GAM Are Condemned To Malls

Q COSTA RICA - Guillermo Carazo, president of the Cámara Costarricense de la Construcción (Costa Rican Chamber of...

San Jose Readying Its First Park of Dogs

Q COSTA RICA - Ramps, footbridges, labyrinths and areas for socialization and recreation are part of the plans...

Sudor and Sabor, The “Carnaval” Returned To San Jose

Q COSTA RICA - Sudor and Sabor ... After 11 years of absence the "carnaval" returned to San...

12 Reasons Why You Should Never Invite Costa Ricans To Your Home

Q COSTA RICA - The Matadornetwork.com, in their list of the "12 reasons why you should not invite...

The National Theater of Costa Rica, The Nation’s Cultural Treasure

Q COSTA RICA, by Michael Miller - If you ask the average Costa Rican, what feature of San...

How Many Languages does Costa Rica Speak?

Costa Rica's official and predominant language is Spanish*. The variety spoken is Costa Rican Spanish, is a form...

The Spirit of the Season in “Chepe”

Getting into the holiday spirit in "Chepe" (San Jose). This photo is going viral on the social media in...

Christmas In San Jose Starts Friday!

COSTA RICA EXTRA – The capital city will kick off the Christmas 2016 season on Friday, December 2...

A Real, Prickly Christmas Tree In Costa Rica Can Cost US$270 Or More

Q COSTA RICA - How much would you pay for a Christmas tree? Not one of those that...

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