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33 years ago, Costa Rican Franklin Chang traveled to space for the first time

The former NASA astronaut is today, based in Guanacaste, Costa Rica, involved in developing a plasma rocket engine and a bringing to mass use a of the hydrogen powered bus.

Apple Vacations Offers Costa Rica Direct Flights From Chicago’s Rockford IL

Chicago's Rockford Airport (RFD) celebrated on Friday the first direct flight to Costa Rica on Fridays until the end of April. Costa Rica joins Cancun (Mexico) and Punta Cana (Dominican Republic) as the airport's international destinations through Apple Vacations. Flights depart from the main the...

Careful! Strong winds will be with us all week

The presence of high-pressure systems in the Caribbean that maintain masses of cold air near the country will cause strong winds and lower temperatures throughout the week. Daniel Poleo, of the national weather service, the Instituto Meteorológico Nacional (IMN), reported that maximum gusts of between...

4 Costa Rica Beaches In To 50 Beaches In Central America and Caribbean

Often touted as the Mecca of lust-worthy beaches, Central America and the Caribbean beaches provide ample reasons to pack your bagas and book a flight. To ensure your vacation doesn’t disappoint, Flight Network has developed one of the most extensive lists of Central American and...

Failure With Immigration System Affected Travelers at San Jose and Liberia Airports

A failure the immigration control systems on Monday affected the arrival and departure of passengers at the Juan Santamaría (San Jose) in Alajuela and Daniel Oduber, in Liberia, Guanacaste airports. Civil Aviation (Aviación Civil) reported that the failure was in the International Police (Interpol) systems...

Two Costa Rica Police Officials Arrested For Extorting Bribe From Canadian Tourists

Two officers of the Fuerza Pública (National Police) were arrested on Thursday (Nov. 29) after following up on a complaint by two Canadian tourists who were charged US$600 dollars to not be detained (arrested) for not carrying their passports. According to the Organismo de Investigación...

Aeromexico Adds Liberia (Guancaste) – Mexico City Flight

Aeromexico, the Mexican airline, inaugurated its Liberia, Guanacaste flights to Mexico City, Mexico this Saturday, November 10. The airline says the route will be operating during the high season, with the last flight on April 21, 2019. This first flight departed from the Daniel Oduber International...

“Non-traditional Bride” Will Be Features at Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Guanacaste

Verónica Morales Chaves, 26, decided to give herself an opportunity in the fashion market with her brand Verónica Wedding, aiming to bring something very different to the catwalk of Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Guanacaste. The designer will be presented for the first time in this...

Liberia airport store offer tourists the secrets of the Nicoya longevity

Tourists passing through the Daniel Oduber airport in Liberia, Costa Rica, will be able to take home a bit of the longevity of the Nicoyans. Tea and infusions, flour, pinolillo de maiz morado, café de ojoche, chileras, honey, chocolates, condiments criollos, cookies and carao, are...

The Horse and The Sea

Taken at Playa Brasilito, Guanacaste.

512 People Still In Shelters; More Heavy Rain Starting This Afternoon

A total of 512 people are still in shelters following the flooding and damage caused by the tropical storm that hit area of the Pacific coast in Guanacaste and Puntarenas. While residents of those areas, in particular, Jicaral and Paquera, the hardest hit, work to...

Heavy rains cause floods & landslides In Central Pacific (Photos)

During the night Thursday and early morning of this Friday, 12 shelters were set up for around 700 people affected by the rains and floods. Alexander Solis, president of the National Commission of Emergencies (CNE) said that in the last hours there have been heavy...

Planet Hollywood Beach Resort Officially Opens In Costa Rica

Planet Hollywood Beach Resort Costa Rica opened its doors on Monday, marking the opening of the first ever all-inclusive resort by the iconic lifestyle brand. Located at the base of the Papagayo Peninsula, in Guanacaste, one of the most extraordinary coastal landscapes in the world,...

Could Costa Rica become a “gene bank” for giraffes?

Giraffes face 'silent extinction' as population. The giraffe (jirafa in Spanish), the tallest land animal, is now at risk of extinction, biologists say. Because the giraffe population has shrunk nearly 40% in 30 years, in 2016, scientists put it on the official watch list...

Turtle “Arribada” At Ostional

Thousands of turtles arrived this monday at Ostional beach in Guanacaste. Turtles nest at Ostional year round, but peak time is during rainy season. Over the course of a five-day "arribada" (arrival) nesting turtles will leave up to 10 million eggs on the beach. The largest...

Together till the end! Tourist Couple Drowned in Guanacaste

A couple visiting Costa Rica had died in a waterfall pool after the worried wife jumped in to try to save her drowning husband. Darren Mizokami, 48, was swimming when he began to have trouble staying afloat, in a pool unaware it was about 7...

Independence Torch Victim Of The National Strike

A group of trade unionists, apparently from the National Association of Educators (ANDE), boycotted on Thursday blocked the passage of the Independence Torch north of Liberia, Guanacaste, as it moved, as is tradition, from the border with Nicaragua, by students who have been prepared...

Sea urchins surprised bathers in Playa Panama, Guanacaste

This past week, a group of bathers in Playa Panama, in Guanacaste, were surprised to see several erizos (sea urchins) in the water, capturing the attention of all by their curious thorns and attractive color; tourists took the opportunity to take pictures. Guana Noticias reported...

Costa Rica tells us that there is something beyond money that is important

(HUFFPOST) Every Sunday, when his health allows, 100-year-old Francisco Gómez gets a ride from his daughter to the outskirts of town, where he spends the day at a community center dancing. Gómez, a farmer and rancher on Costa Rica’s Nicoya Peninsula, grew up listening to...

Split Decision: Paris vs. Costa Rica for best vacation showdown!

L.A. Parker, the award-winning columnist for The Trentonian, had a difficult decision to make: Paris or Costa Rica for his best vacation ever. Parker wrote: Paris offered all the wonderful excursions, including a memorable first-day trip to Jardin de Luxembourg. With a (Costa Rican) girlfriend...

In Guanacaste, Plane Propeller Slices Through Pickup Truck Like Paper

A fumigating plane that was on the ground lost control and hit a pickup that was on the runway. The propeller hit the box of the pickup truck and cut it as if it were paper. The incident occurred this Thursday shortly before 8:00...

Guanacaste, Costa Rica’s Engine For Economic Development

Guanacaste aims to accelerate its pace of development through the diversification of its productive activities and improvement in infrastructure. The expansion of the Daniel Oduber Airport (LIR), the opening of the cargo terminal, the inauguration of the Liberia-Cañas highway and the start of roadworks between...

Coca Cola has started construction of Liberia plant and expects to double exports by 2024

Construction of the Coca-Cola concentrate plant, in Liberia, Guanacaste, began last Saturday (July 21) and is expected go into operation on January 1, 2020. This US$50 million plant will replace the operation located in La Uruca, San José. The plant located in front of the Daniel...

MOPT Studying Collecting Tolls On Liberia – Cañas Route

Within a short time, drivers may have to start paying for the Liberia - Cañas, the 50 killometer section of the Interamericana or Ruta 1. Guana Noticias reports that MOPT minister Rodolfo Méndez Mata confirmed that studies are being carried out to determine the feasibility...

Canadian Dies In Crash in Guanacaste

A Canadian man died Wednesday afternoon after crashing the vehicle he was driving against a utility pole. The crash occurred at the entrance of Reserva Conchal, in the area of Brasilito, in Santa Cruz, Guanacaste, at 3:36 pm. According to the Cruz Roja (Red Cross),...

New Hotels Will Boost Tourism and Employment in Guanacaste and San José

Costa Rica’s tourism industry is expected to get a boost this year with the recent opening of the National Convention Center in San Jose and the construction of four hotels that should be completed in the next couple of years. San Jose and Guanacaste are...

Manitoba (Canada) Premier Might Be On Hook For “Luxury Tax” On Costa Rica Vacation Home

Manitoba's premier, Brian Pallister, has failed to reassess the value of his tropical vacation home for the past decade, contravening Costa Rican property tax rules and adding more questions as to whether he owes unpaid taxes to the government. A Santa Cruz, Guanacaste, Costa Rica, municipal...

Amazing! Incredible Traffic Crash Cañas And No Injuries. (Photos)

A spectacular accident between two trucks, Friday afternoon, where one overturned and ended up on top of the concrete divider. Despite the spectatcular, no injuries were reported, according to local Red Cross and Transit authorities. Diego Palma, an administrator of the Cruz Roja, explained that...

Nature Air Admits US$1.6 million Debt After Fatal Crash and Suspension

Nature Air, the troubled airline that this week was officially grounded by aviation authorities, blames the same body, the Dirección General de Aviación Civil (DGAC), for the difficulties it faces to refinance its operations and attract new investors. The company estimates that the inability to...

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