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...

Canadian Christmas Trees In Costa Rica

Christmas or 'cypress' trees are part of the Costa Rica Christmas. And this year, you can decorate your...

This Is The Reason Why Costa Ricans Don’t Refrigerate Milk And North Americans Do

Ask for a glass of milk in a Costa Rican home, and your host will most likely pour...

Portable Printer Reaches Tico Market To Print Photos From Smartphone

Ten years ago Polaroid stopped making instant film cameras. A year later it stopped making the film the...

How to Store Bananas So They Don’t Turn Black

Costa Rica bananas are the best. I've tried the others: from Colombia, Ecuador, Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua. But...

Stickhouse, The Italian Gelato On A Stick Now In Costa Rica

Italians first invented ice cream (or Gelato as they call it) in 1565, and never stopped trying to...

Could Cars Flooded By Hurricane Harvey End Up In Costa Rica?

TODAY COSTA RICA - Where to used cars in Costa Rica come from? Interesting question, no? Costa Rica...

Clothing For As Little As ¢1,000 Colones? The Ropa Americana Store Is Far From Trashy.

You've see them, the "Ropa Americana" stores. They're all over. For the uninitiated, the first thoughts are, 'wow,...

Boxed Pasta Worth Buying

When it comes to cooking pasta, the secret is in the quality of the pasta you buy, not...

EPA Consolidates Its Business Model Without Fear of Competition

It was 2004 when EPA arrived in Costa Rica, introducing the "self serve" concept never seen before in...

Costa Rica Trip Among Costco’s Freebies To Entice New Members

TODAY COSTA RICA - To entice new members, Costco in the U.S. is offering a freebie in a...

Picking The Perfect Sandía (Watermelon)

  If you are like me, picking the right sandía (watermelon) is a hit and a miss. To show...

Walmart Opens In Guanacaste

QCR - Walmart last Friday, July 14, opened its 10th store in the country, located in the city...

Brown Eggs and White Eggs, What’s The Difference?

Finding yourself in a scramble trying to figure out the difference between brown and white eggs? We cracked...

Retailers Misled Customers on Black Friday, MEIC Report

The Ministerio de Economía, Industria y Comercio (MEIC) - Ministry of Economy , Trade and Industry  - reports...

To Fridge of Not to Fridge Your Eggs?

An important distinction between Costa Rican eggs and in the United States and Canada is how they are...

Christmas Shopping in Costa Rica Begins With Specials. Shop Around For Deals!

n November it is common for Costa Ricans to be doing their Christmas shopping, as retailers announce their...

Starbucks Chooses Lincoln Plaza For Second Location in Costa Rica

The U.S. coffee chain Starbucks chose Lincoln Plaza in Moravia for its second point of expansion in Costa...

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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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China Donates To Costa Rica Airplanes To Fight Crime and For Use in Humanitarian Aid

(QCOSTARICA) Through a donation by the government of China, Costa Rica now has two new airplanes for the transport of police for the fight...

German And American Missing In Quepos

QCOSTARICA - A German and an American disappeared Sunday afternoon in Quepos, Puntarenas reports the Cruz Rojas (Red Cross). The 18 year-old German,  a firefighter,...

Home Burglarized Every 90 Minutes in Costa Rica: Report

The Organismo de Investigación Judicial (OIJ) has revealed a frightening statistic, every 90 minutes a person claims to be a victim of a a...

Interlinea Bus Expanding With Two New Routes

Travelling between adjoining communities and without having to go into downtown San José will be expanding next month, as the Interlinea services adds two...