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The Silent Darién (VIDEO)

The Darien Gap (el Tapón del Darién in Spanish) is considered by some to be the most dangerous and inhospitable place in Latin America,...
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Roger Waters In Costa Rica November 24

George Roger Waters, singer, songwriter, bassist, composer and co-founder of the progressive rock band Pink Floyd will be in concert in Costa Rica on...

May 8 To Be A Holiday For The Public Sector

The government decreed May 8 a day off for all public sector employees, with the exception of essential services, such as hospitals, police, and...

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 to discover why a species of toad in Costa Rica...

Millicom launches Tigo One OTT service in Costa Rica

Tigo Costa Rica (Millicom) has announced the launch of its Tigo One TV platform combining linear pay-TV and over-the-top (OTT) services. The new offering...

Social Security Protest March Leads To Clashes In Nicaragua (Photos)

A protest over social security changes in Nicaragua has led to clashes between opponents of the measure and government backers. Hundreds of activists, elderly people...

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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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Government Pushes Back to 2017 Plans To Raise Taxes

COSTA RICA NEWS - (Bloomberg) - Costa Rica will delay plans to raise taxes by a year until 2017 as President Luis Guillermo Solis...

La Carpio May Be Costa Rica’s Worst Ghetto

COSTA RICA JOURNAL - Very few expats living in Costa Rica have ever heard of La Carpio.  Even fewer have ever visited it.  There...

Three of Four Radials On The Route 27 Require Immediate Reconstruction: LANAMME Report

(QCOSTARICA) -- The annual report by the Laboratory of Materials and Structural Models of the University of Costa Rica (LANAMME) on the Ruta 27,...

Expect Water Shortages

QCOSTARICA | The water and sewer utility, the Instituto Costarricense de Acueductos y Alcantarillados (AyA), says some 131,000 in the Greater Metropolitan Area (GAM)...

Hot Property. Mel Gibson Puts Up For Sale His Costa Rican Jungle Mansion. Again.

Discovering his 400-acre beachfront jungle mansion while scouting for his film "Apocalypto, Mel Gibson was bit the Costa Rica real estate bug. That was in...