Shucking Cacao in Mastatal, Costa Rica

Shucking roasted cacao beans in Mastatal, Puriscal, part of the process of chocolate making...

Tec Team Costa Rica’s Tropika Home Facilitates Stronger Communities for Senior Citizens

COSTA RICA NEWS - Housing in Costa Rica used to resemble that of Spain,...

West Virginia MU Guitar Ensemble to Visit University of Costa Rica

COSTA RICA NEWS - Four students from West Virginia's Marshall University's guitar ensemble will...

Two Women Get in Street Brawl Over Cell Phone

COSTA RICA CONFIDENTIAL - Two women got into a street brawl over a cell...

If There Are So Many Job Fairs in Costa Rica, Why Still So Much Unemployment?

COSTA RICA NEWS -Some ask, if every week there seems to be a job...

The Importance of Having a Satisfying Job

By: Mary Serphos, Voz de Guanacaste - Given the steep rise in the cost...

Children In Costa Rica Elect Next President

To promote civic duty and democratic spirit in young Costa Rica, the Museo de...

Rural Costa Rican Women Plant Trees to Fight Climate Change

PITAL, Costa Rica  (IPS News) - Olga Vargas, a breast cancer survivor, is back...

Have a Beer While Driving in Costa Rica!

Driving overseas can be confusing enough without dealing with strange laws, like if converting...

El “Copero” de Alajuela

Photo by piscuilofoto.nirudia.com Anyone who has visited Costa Rica will have seen a "copero", that...

New Mural Adorns Music School in Nosara

By Ariana Crespo /  Vozdeguanacaste - Throughout March, a mosaic-style mural on the side...

Costa Rica’s National Theatre Offers Free Tickets To The Needy

The Teatro Nacional (National Theatre) says it will it set aside 10% of its...

Costa Rica’s Refreshing Electoral Process

By Simone Shapiro for Triblive.com - Like the United States, Costa Rica is a...

Costa Rican Misnomers

From Costaricacurious.com - In my former working life, among many other things, I managed...

A Cowboy Who Hasn’t Lost His Style

By: Oliver Perez for El Sabanero/ Vozdeguanacaste - Gonzalo Pizarro Barrantes is one of...

Fire Up The Grill, BBQ Season Heats Up in Costa Rica!

As the dry season gets underway in Costa Rica, the smell of grilled cuts...

Costa Rica Retailers Leave Christmas Behind For Back To School Shopping Season

The 2013 Christmas shopping season is history for retailers who now set their sights...

Health Officials Keep A Close Eye On Zapote Chinamos

Arroz cantonés, yuca and repollo  (cantonese rice, cassava and cabbage) are staples at the...

Costa Rica Boosts Training of Businesswomen

(Prensa Latina) The Creating Businesswomen program has contributed to the professional training of 400...

[PHOTOS] Nativity Scenes in San José

  Submitted by Karol Alfaro Ceciliano

Costa Rican Journalist Wins Garcia Marquez Award

Costa Rican journalist Giannina Segnini won the Recognition of Journalistic Excellence 2013, granted by...

Cost Rica: Ecstasy use on the rise among children

(INFOSURHOY) A drastic increase in ecstasy seizures in Costa Rica has caught the attention...

EDITUS We don’t have an army but we have violins

By Valerie Aguilar, BellaOnline's Hispanic Culture Editor - The people of Costa Rica have...

Costa Rica Homeopathic Cures

What should you do if your child has hiccups? Tell them to hold their...

Folk remedies and bizarre rites are part of the national tradition

Though out history, an important part of any culture has been the remedies utilized...

When you marry or live with a Costa Rican, you basically commit polygamy

By Christopher Howard, Live in Costa Rica blog - I was married to a...

Nude Hotels & Beaches in Costa Rica

Doing what we all think about – going nude in a public, is not...

Pura Vida, A Phrase To Excuse Anything!

Costa Rica is known for its Pura Vida. The phrase is used for just...

100.000 Came Out For A Free Gallo Pinto

More than 300 chefs prepared tens of thousands of rice dishes, mixed with beans,...

Costa Rican University Book Fair Opens

The First International University Book Fair (FILU in Sapnish) will in now ongoing in...

Costa Rica’s Aging Population Multiplies Number of Seniors Driving

In Costa Rica, there are 185.231 people over the age of 65 with a...

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