MAC Invites You To A Tour Of Costa Rican Erotic Art

In November 2017, the Museo de Arte Costarricense (MAC) - Costa Rican Art Museum - inaugurated the exhibition...

Only In Pura Vida, “Chuzos” Donated By U.S. Embassy Fail Riteve!

From the "that can't be but true" department in the land of Pura Vida, the three "chuzos" donated...

Bomberos (Fire Fighters) on Motorcycles

Battling traffic on the roads is frustrating. For emergency vehicles, it can be life-threatening. Now four new, fully...

Voters Dressed In ‘Handmaid’s Tale’ Outfits Protested Costa Rican Election

On Sunday, a group of women dressed in costumes like those worn in The Handmaid’s Tale took to...

A Literary Giant Recognized

The National Prize for Culture Magón (Premio Nacional de Cultura Magón in Spanish) is the most important literary...

Presidnetial Candidates Ham It Up While The “Ranch Was Burning”

In true democratic style that could only happen in Costa Rica, on Tuesday, 11 of the 13 presidential...

A New Generation of Central American Filmmakers Are Lighting Up The Screen

Central America was united as one nation for a brief and volatile period in the mid-19th century following...

Bomberos Attend Fires On Motorbikes

There was an emergency. There was despair. There was a house on fire. The owners called 9-1-1 for...

“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

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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...

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Costa Rica’s Election: It Wasn’t the Economy, Stupid!

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Canada To Open Free Trade Talks With Mercosur Group Of South American Countries

(Reuters) - The Canadian government plans to open free trade talks with the four-nation Mercosur trading bloc in South America, an official said on...

OIJ Raids Cosevi Central Offices

The Consejo de Seguridad Vial (Cosevi) - road safety council - offices in La Uruca was raided this Monday morning, as investigators delve into...

Migrants Up Against Nicaragua’s “Containment Wall”

(IPS) - Nicaragua’s “containment wall”, aimed at bolstering internal security, has been successful with regard to the fight against transnational crime. But its...

Latin America Focuses on Attacking Pockets of Rural Poverty

(IPS) - Identifying territories where rural poverty is most entrenched in Latin America and the Caribbean to apply new tools and innovative policies to...

Better Safe Than Sorry: Travel Tips

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Tigo To Invest US$30 Million This Year

Tigo (Millicom) is set to invest US$30 million in Costa Rica this year to substantially expand coverage, double broadband speed and bring DTT to...

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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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Costa Rica Officials Assault Press Freedom

QCOSTARICA - Top officials of the Legislative Assembly have attempted to gag the press, requiring news to be channeled through a member of the...

Child Abuse Continues in Costa Rica

The Hospital Nacional de Niños (HNN) - Children's Hospital in Costa Rica - reports for 2013, 2.487 alleged cases of abuse, of which 1.508...

Residents of Puriscal Live With Only 4 Hours of Water Daily

(QCOSTARICA) -- Puriscaleños (residents of Puriscal) have to juggle their lives to live on only four hours of potable water  a day. Yamileth Astorga, head...

Downtown San Jose Hotel Encouraging People To Return To Live In The City

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227 Murders So Far This Year And Counting…

The number of murders in Costa Rica this year to date is 227, the majority from "sicariato" or "murder for hire" in English.  The...