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You Can’t Take Pictures of Public Buildings In Costa Rica?

Rico's TICO BULL - Journalist Freddy Serrano writes on social media he was verbally and physically assaulted by a private security guard, by the last...

Interest Payments Stifling Costa Rica’s Public Finances

In Costa Rica, interest payments rose from 1.5% to 1.7% of GDP, and this increase accounts for 32% of the increase in total spending...

Costa Rica Lifts Price Controls In Mobile Telecom Market

The Superintendencia de Telecomunicaciones (Sutel) - Costa Rica's Superintendency of Telecommunications - has declared that the country’s mobile market is now considered competitive following...

Costa Rica Looking To UAE Investments For The Logistics Sector

(Abu Dhabi) Costa Rica is aiming to become a major logistics hub in Central America and Caribbean region with a US$1 billion mega-port project. Jhon...

Lots of Rain and Cool, Landslides and Flooding

September and October are the months for the worst of the rainy season, where the rains are intense and temperature a few degrees cooler...

Buffalo Farming in Costa Rica

They're big and strong but versatile and gentle. For milk production, they are better than cows or goats because they produce longer during the...

Deadly Earthquake Could Cost Mexico US $10 Billion, One Percent of Its GDP

The September 19 earthquake that hit Mexico could cost the country up to one percent of its Gross Domestic Product, according to an estimate...

Cuban Regime Profits from Hurricane Irma Relief Donations

“The state should limit its donation efforts to other governments and multilateral organizations,” the FHRC said in a note published under the title “Take...

Cocaine Consumption On the Rise? Think Again

Colombia's coca cultivation boom is not only being blamed for increased cocaine consumption in the United States, it is also being held responsible for...

“Pop”, Major League Baseballs Made In Costa Rica

While in Toronto (Canada) this week, I got a chance to a see Blue Jays baseball game on Saturday. And true to Jays' style...

Why Wendy’s Serves Fast Food’s Only Baked Potato

Perhaps it was the squared patty of fresh, never frozen meat or the focus on baked potato rather than sliced, oil-slicked fries that did...

Original Supermodels Reunite for Walk Down Runway 26 Years Later, Look the Same

The new generation of supermodels (which now includes Cindy Crawford’s daughter Kaia) may be having a moment, but the original supermodels are having an...

Nicaragua To Join Paris Accord, Leaving Trump Alone With Syria

A fisherman throws a fishing net at Lake Cocibolca in La Virgen, Nicaragua. Photographer: Inti Ocon/AFP via Getty Images Nicaragua will reportedly join the Paris...

Colombia Struggles To Deliver Justice In Army ‘Cash-For-Kills’ Scandal

Colombian soliders on parade in Bogota. EPA/Mauricio Duenas Castaneda As Colombia’s 50-year armed conflict enters a post-conflict phase, the country is having to face up...

Conavi Reports Progress in The Limon Road Project

The Consejo Nacional Vialidad (CONAVI)- National Road Council - in a statement said the final designs studies for the construction of 107 kilometers of...

Can You Imagine A Costa Rica Without All Those 0’s In Its Money?

The new to Costa Rica are often bewildered by all those zeros following the numbers 1 to 9 to in the local currency. Even...

Report from Mexico earthquakes: spotlight falls on politicians in aftermath of latest tragedy

(Q24N) I was in Mexico City on September 7 when the biggest earthquake in a century to hit my home state, Chiapas, was felt....

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