Transfer of Powers Will Be An Austere Ceremony

Starting Saturday, international delegations will start arriving in Costa Rica for the Tuesday ceremony...

A Bad Omen For The Legislative Assembly

Fulfilling the strict protocol that mandates wearing black in the legislative session of May...

What Of Fabricio? Who?

A number of emails and bar stool discussions had the same question, what of...

Rush To Get The Job Done On Time For The Transfer of Powers

Two jobs are being rushed to ready on time for the transfer of powers...

New San Jose Artisan Market: More Space, More Choices

The old artisan market in San Jose, on Calle 13bis just west of the...

Talamanca Man Takes Pride And Cherishes The Coffin His Dear Friend Made For Him

This is the story of two friends looking out of each other. Don Adán...

Costa Rica, One Of Three Countries Shows How Close We Are to a Totally Green Grid

The aspiration for a 100% green electricity grid is no longer a dream. It...

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...

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