“Perpetual Tourists” In Costa Rica Face Deportation

Shipments of drugs and firearms from Costa Rica and better immigration controls are part of the country's crackdown...

Fine For Undocumented in Costa Rica Extended 10 Months

Undocumented foreign workers with expired tourist visas in Costa Rica, will have an additional ten months to get...

Immigration Provides Digital Tool With Information on Foreigners in Costa Rica

Costa Rica's immigration service is now making available to users and different sectors, such as local governments and...

QLegal: Rentista Residency Application

The Rentista Residency Category (based on investment income) is of major interest to many persons contemplating moving to...

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2018 Presidential Elections Headed For Second Round

With less than two weeks to the 2018 presidential elections, a run-off election in April is almost guaranteed based on the latest polls that...

Central America fears for US remittances as deportations loom

(AFP) San Isidro, El Salvador: Uncertainty and fear are rising in Central American countries over how many families will manage to get by when...

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 independence from Spain, and the Honduran...

Guatemala business leader wanted for graft seeks U.S. asylum

(Reuters) - Former Guatemalan presidential candidate Manuel Baldizon, who is wanted on graft charges, has sought asylum in the United States after he was...

ICE Selects Telia Carrier Backbone To Meet Broadband Demand

Telia Carrier, a subsidiary of Telia Company, has reached an agreement to provide its global fiber backbone to Costa Rica's state-owned telecom, the Instituto...

Good News For Renters, Not So Much For Landlords

  Thanks to a recent law reform, residential rentals in colones cannot rise above the accumulated inflation of the past 12 months. In 2018, the legal...

Court Rules Against Uber and its 83,000 Drivers

Colombia’s Constitutional Court has ruled against Uber with a verdict that affects 83,000 drivers affiliated to the technology platform. The decision follows a similar...

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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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[BLOG] Violent, Disturbing And Sexual Content Sell Newspapers in Costa Rica

  TICO BULL - The decline of newspapers has been widely debated as the industry has faced down soaring newsprint prices, slumping ad sales, the...

Costa Rica Ratifies OECD Tax Convention

Costa Rica has notified the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) that it has ratified the Convention on Mutual Administrative Assistance in Tax...

San Andreas Review: Not Even The Rock Can Against An Earthquake

(COSTA RICA EXTRA Via NYTimes.com) The big earthquake in “San Andreas” — excuse me, the “seismic swarm event” — has its pros and cons....

Uber Signs Insurance Deal in Panama

TODAY PANAMA | While in Costa Rica taxi driver unions are blocking traffic and committing attacks that the government does nothing to repress, in...

Colombia’s film industry soars

BOGOTÁ, Colombia – Small- and medium-budget film projects like The 33 – a movie starring Spanish actor Antonio Banderas that tells the story of...