“Volá como el Presidente” (Travel Like The President)

President Luis Guillermo Solis came to power on May 8, 2014, and immediately got on an airplane. That...

13-Year-Old Spends Up To 5 Hours A Day, Almost Every Day, In The Public Library

A 13-year-old boy, a resident of Moravia, visits his community library almost every day after school and even...

A Boa In Your Attic. Say What?

"How do I get a boa out of my attic?," was the question over the last few days...

Blood Axe, the saga of a twenty first century Viking

Grecia author Chris J Clarke’s new thriller Blood Axe, the saga of a twenty first century Viking is...

The Game of the Little Devils

The Brunka are an indigenous people living in the Province of Puntarenas in the south-pacific zone of Costa...

WILDLIFE PHOTOGRAPHY II

Wildlife photography in Costa Rica does not have to be a strenuous or demanding pastime. Interesting wildlife is...

New Year’s Supermoon

Did it seem brighter than usual last night where you were? What a great way to start 2018...

The Most Famous Company Founded The Year You Were Born

Making a business work over the long term is a major challenge given than the majority of start-ups...

What Did Homer Tell Keylor?

  ¡Pura vida maes! The Simpsons are in Costa Rica, continuing with their #TravesíaSimpson in Central America. ¡¡Bienvenido al mundo...

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...

Morning Traffic In San Jose

Daily, thousands of drivers face a failed road infrastructure, spending hours to get to and from work. The following...

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...

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......

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...

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...

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...

October 12 Holiday Moved To Monday 16th!

October 12 is a holiday in Costa Rica, the date to celebrate "Encuentro de Culturas" (Encounter of Cultures),...

American Expat with Photography Exposition in San José

Daily Life in León, Nicaragua is the intriguing title of a photo exposition next month in Barrio Amón...

Costa Rica Foreign Ministry Readies Charter To Repatriate Ticos From Puerto Rico

Forty Costa Ricans are getting ready to leave Puerto Rico following Hurricane Maria thanks to a charter flight...

Passionate About Video Games? CSS Corp is Offering Jobs For Costa Rica Gamers

With the support of Costa Rican Investment Promotion Agency (CINDE), CSS Corp is offering jobs for gamers who...

La Casa del Cacao de Costa Rica (Costa Rica House of Chocolate)

TODAY COSTA RICA - Most people know that Costa Rica grows some of the best coffee in the...

Buffalo Farming in Costa Rica

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

Why Wendy’s Serves Fast Food’s Only Baked Potato

Perhaps it was the squared patty of fresh, never frozen meat or the focus on baked potato rather...

Can You Imagine A Costa Rica Without All Those 0’s In Its Money?

The new to Costa Rica are often bewildered by all those zeros following the numbers 1 to 9...

Michigan Man To Climb Costa Rica’s Cerro Chirripó

(Tctimescom) Andrew Hudgins decided when things started to go downhill in his life, that he would begin an...

Costa Rica Thrives On Peace, Cooperation With East Asia

TODAY COSTA RICA (Korean Herald) Across serene and pacific Costa Rica, the military has long been a thing...

Compare The United Stares Or Canada To Costa Rica

If you were not born in the country you were, what would your life be like? Would you...

Costa Rica Prepares For Independence Day

Independence Day in Costa Rica is celebrated on September 15th, the day that all of Central America commemorates...

Teen suicide is on the rise and this is why

Every 40 seconds, another human life is taken by suicide, according to World Health Organization data. In Costa Rica,...

According to FoxSports, Costa Rica Is An “Island”

Many, often confused, refer to Costa Rica as an "island". I suppose they can be forgiven, for it...

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Volcanologists Get Up Close To The Turrialba Volcano (Photos and Video)

Using a drone a group of volcanologists calling themselves Volcanes sin Fronteras (Volcanos Without Borders) were able to give us impressive photos and video...

First Outbreak of Bovine Rabies Of The Year

The Servicio Nacional de Salud Animal (Senasa) - National Animal Health Service - says it has detected the first bovine paralytic rabies outbreak of...

“Volá como el Presidente” (Travel Like The President)

President Luis Guillermo Solis came to power on May 8, 2014, and immediately got on an airplane. That made Solis harshly criticized by many...

3 Reasons Not to Live in Costa Rica (and 3 Reasons You Should Move There Now!)

It took a while for my husband and I to pluck up the courage to sell our house and most of our belongings then move...

Diet Coke gets a new look and new flavors

Diet Coke is getting a makeover to try to invigorate the sugar-free soda's slumping sales. Coca-Cola Co. said last week that it's making its 12-ounce...

Everything Simple Made Difficult, The Costa Rican Way!

RICO's TICO BULL - Costa Rica's first same-sex marriage that was set for today, Saturday, following the Corte Interamerican de Derechos Humanos (Inter-American Court...

Costa Rica Notaries Cannot Marry Same-Sex Couples

Despite a resolution of the Inter-American Court of Human Rights that guarantees same-sex marriages in Costa Rica, the first gay couple to have tied...

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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...

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...

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...

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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Honduras Forced Liquidation of Banco Continental

CENTRAL AMERICA NEWS - It has been announced that deposits up to $ 92,000 (L200,000) per person will be returned, and then payments to...

Marches Reflect Venezuelan Rejection to Decree of United States

(Prensa Latina) The rejection of the decision of US President Barack Obama to extend one more year the decree which declares Venezuela unusual and...

Scientists Discover in Cuba Aggressive New HIV Strain

TODAY CUBA - Reports of people in Cuba infected by new strain developing AIDS in less than three years. A recently-discovered form of HIV in...

Central Banker Bargains Way Out of Prison in Guatemala

(Q24N) A former president of Guatemala’s Central Bank who admitted involvement in laundering $30 million will avoid serving jail time, a mixed result for...

Costa Rica: Four Women Murdered By Their Partners So Far This Year

In 2013, a total five women died at the hands of their "significant" other, while ten others were killed by someone with whom they...