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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Miss Peru Pageant Protests Gender Violence to International Applause, but not all Peruvians Are Clapping

When contestants in this year's Miss Peru contest exposed the alarming numbers related to violence against women, the international media gave a standing ovation. But...

“Cementazo” Scandal Tarnishes Costa Rica’s Presidential Election

Costa Rica is just months away from a presidential election, set to take place on February 4, 2018. However, the road to the polls...

Family Time (with Multiple Families) in Costa Rica

Traveling thousands of miles from home, with young children, to remote beaches in a foreign country where they speak a different language can be...

Switzerland to Take Part in Bi-Oceanic Train Route Through 5 South American Countries

Switzerland has officially joined the bi-oceanic train project that will connect five South American countries as well as the Pacific and Atlantic Oceans by...

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(Prensa Latina) The number of women jailed in Mexico for crimes associated with drug trafficking increased in recent years. The Equis, Justice for Women organization,...

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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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Red Alert Declared For Pacific, Central Valley and Northern Zone

The National Emergencies Commission ( Comisión Nacional de Emergencias - CNE) declared a red alert for the entire Pacific coast, Central Valley and northern...

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