3D Printed Robo-toads Being Used To Study Sex Lives of Amphibians in Costa Rica

A research project at the University of Windsor (Canada) is using 3D printed lookalikes...

Costa Rica’s Turrialba Volcano (Video)

The Turrialba is an active 'Stratovolcano' located on the east side of the Central...

Climbing Chirripo Mountain: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly!

Chirripo Mountain is the highest mountain in Costa Rica towering over the landscape at...

Heredia Police Take Cue From Resident To Help Feed Stray Dogs

Ever thought of helping out street dogs? Taking a cue from a Heredia resident,...

School Buses In Costa Rica Are The Junk of The U.S. and Korea

"The Tico student transport is the junk of the United States and Korea. The...

“Monumento Los Presentes”

The "Momument Los Presentes" (Momument To Those Present), a sculptural set made of bronze...

Food Trucks In Costa Rica

Four years ago food trucks started in the Costa Rican market with the aim...

Misunderstanding Between Caterpillar and Hummingbird Leads to High-Stakes Face Off

The Costa Rica leaf moth is truly a master of disguise. As a newly...

Notes For Semana Santa 2018

While the majority of public institutions and state agencies are closed this coming week,...

Turtle Shuts Down Limon Airport

Just another day living beside nature on the Caribbean Coast when firefighters were called...

5 Things We Know About the People Who Live Longest: Lessons from Nicoya, Costa Rica

The average lifespan in the U.S. is about 78 years, and for the first...

Costa Rica: Could drug-law reform for women open door to wider change?

San José, Costa Rica—When Sandra was arrested for smuggling drugs into a men’s prison...

Road Changes at Juan Santamaria (San Jose) Airport – Photos

An aerial view of the changes to the 'airport intersection' posted on Facebook by Fotos...

Count the Women

(Olive Branch) March 8 is International Women's Day, a date that goes back to...

Costa Rica Interest Facts And Such

Love it or leave it, Costa Rica a truly cool place to live in...

Padre Minor Returns!

  Padre (Father) Minor, as he likes to be called, though he no longer is...

The Puntarenas Cow Stare Down!

During my current visit to the Nicoya Peninsula, this cow in Playa Tambor was...

MAC Invites You To A Tour Of Costa Rican Erotic Art

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

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,...

Bomberos (Fire Fighters) on Motorcycles

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

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...

A Literary Giant Recognized

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

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

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

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...

Bomberos Attend Fires On Motorbikes

There was an emergency. There was despair. There was a house on fire. The...

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

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

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...

A Boa In Your Attic. Say What?

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

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...

The Game of the Little Devils

The Brunka are an indigenous people living in the Province of Puntarenas in the...

WILDLIFE PHOTOGRAPHY II

Wildlife photography in Costa Rica does not have to be a strenuous or demanding...

New Year’s Supermoon

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

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Costa Rican Trade-investment Office Opens in Seoul

Following the signing of a free trade agreement between South Korea and Central American nations Costa Rica, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua and Panama in...

Is It Over? Daniel Ortega Announced The Revocation Of INSS Reforms

Nicaragua President Daniel Ortega announced this Sunday afternoon that the INSS board of directors revoked the reforms approved on April 16, which increased worker...

A Tale of Two Countries

Aaron Aalborg is a retired international banker, economist and business advisor now living in Grecia. He wrote this on return from a birding trip...

Nicaragua Reporter Killed During Facebook Live Report

Angel Gahona was reporting on damage at a bank in the Caribbean coast town of Bluefields when a bullet hit him during his Facebook...

Zoilamérica Ortega Murillo Speaks Out Of Her Stepfather: ‘Daniel Ortega Invents Conspiracy’

"The president comes out to invent that there is a conspiracy because he does not have the lucidity nor the audacity to admit that...

Foreign Ministry Recommends Costa Ricans Avoid Travel to Nicaragua As Long As Violence Continues

The Costa Rica Ministry of Foreign Affairs recommends that Costa Ricans avoid traveling to Nicaragua, while in that country the clashes continue between police,...

Transnica and Ticabus Suspend Bus Service To And From Nicaragua

The bus companis Ticabus and Transnica announced Saturday their suspension of travel between Manag and San Jose due to clashes between citizens and police...

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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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Low Cost Airline Chooses Costa Rica For Its “Groundwork”

QCOSTARICA - The Irish company, Irelandia Aviation, owner of Ryanair and other low-cost airlines, has chosen Costa Rica as its base of operations in...

When China Sneezes, Latin America Gets the Flu

(IPS) - China’s massive urbanization has been built, literally, by metal, supplied mostly by Latin American countries (LAC). Yet now China’s slowing economic growth and...

Canada Confirms 1st Case of Zika Virus

(Q24n) Cbcnews Toronto reports Canada's first case of the Zika virus in the province of Ontario, confirmed by the province's Ministry of Health and Long-Term...

Colombia, A Country Divided For Peace

The government’s pragmatic decision not to call a second referendum comes at a cost(From The Economist) THE announcement that Juan Manuel Santos, Colombia’s president,...

A Catholic “Bash”

The Catedral Metropolitana in downtown San José was packed on Thursday as some 3.000 Catholic faithful gathered to inaugurate the new Archbishop of San...