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Costa Rica joins countries that close airspace to the Boeing 737 MAX

Costa Rica's Dirección General de Aviación Civil - Civil Aviation - on Wednesday, March 13 announced that, until further notice, the operation of the Boeing 737 MAX 8 and 737 MAX 9 aircraft in the Costa Rican airspace is prohibited. The Director of Civil Aviation,...

American Airlines will let passengers take private helicopters to avoid long lines

For you next flight to and/or from Costa Rica from New York or Los Angeles, you might want to consider taking a helicopter. No, not all the way of course, but to and from the airports at JFK or LAX. Fast Company reports American Airlines...

Know the names of the “cuatrillizas” born in the Hospital México on Monday

Monserrat, Ariana, Paula and Karina are the names of the "cuatrillizas" (quadruplets) born Monday morning in the Hospital Mexico in San Jose. The births were at 9:33 am, 9:35 a, 9:36 a, and 9:38 am. The mother, from Liberia, Guanacaste, Jerlis Vazquez Briceño, is doing...

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...

More Canadians To Hit Costa Rica Beaches With New Direct Flights From Vancouver

The Canadian low-cost airline Sunwing, that also operates seasonal flight services from over 30 local Canadian gateways, started operations this week between Vancouver International airport (YVE) and the Daniel Oduber International airport (LIR) in the Guanacaste of Liberia. The flight operates weekly on Sundays with...

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...

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...

Sofía is Giraffe #13 is born in Costa Rica. She is from Guanacaste.

Saturday morning Sofia was born, giraffe number 13 that is gestated on Costa Rican soil by the hand of 'Ponderosa Adventure Park', responsible for the reproduction and breeding of this species in the country. This is the fourth birth of the year. Preceding Sofia into...

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...

JetBlue Brings EatUp Café Fresh Food to More Latin America & Caribbean Routes

JetBlue announced Thursday (September 20) that starting this month it will now offer fresh food on select Latin America and Caribbean routes for the very first time. Popular on domestic long-haul flights, EatUp Café menu items are now available for purchase on international flights longer...

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...

The Policia de Transito At Work

With a worrisome and growing figure of road fatalities, the Policia de Transito (Traffic Police) have stepped up their game: more patrols (including night), spotchecks and radar control, like that pictured below on the Cañas - Liberia portion of the Interamericana Norte (Ruta 1).

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...

Alaska and United Announce More Flights From U.S. During High Tourist Season

As a complement to the efforts and negotiations carried out by the Costa Rica Tourism Board, the ICT, to increase the frequencies of flights from the United States, Alaska airline announced on Tuesday an increase of frequency on the Los Angeles - San José...

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...

Vinci Buys Stake In Costa Rica’s San Jose and Liberia International Airports

France’s Vinci Airports announced the purchase of airports management portfolio of Airports Worldwide, a portfolio comprising operations at twelve airports, that includes a 48.75% stake in Juan Santamaria International Airport (SJO) in San José and a 45% stake in Daniel Oduber Quiros International Airport...

Coca-Cola Company Moving Operations To Guanacaste

Anyone how has lived or continues to live in Guanacaste knows the problem with the water, a province that has been hit by water shortages due to weather conditions in recent years. But that is no hindrance to the plans by the Coca-Cola Company to...

It Could Have Been Me!

The report "Man Dies After Car Crashes Against Bull in Liberia" is very, very personal to me, for I was on that same stretch of road minutes before the fatal crash. In fact, it could have been me. I know the road well. It is...

Man Dies After Car Crashes Against Bull in Liberia

On the dark stretch of road that runs parallel to the runway of the Liberia international airport in Guanacaste, a man lost his life when he crashed into a bull in the middle of the road, that also sent two passengers to hospital. The crash...

How I Renewed My Drivers License In An Hour And At The Cosevi

Renewing your driver's license in Costa Rica can be an experience. The long lines and hours of waiting, only to find out you haven't paid the "entero" or any outstanding traffic fines, which you may or may not remember getting since the last time...

Sentenced To 216 Years in Prison For The Massacre In Liberia

Bricklayer Gerardo Alonso Ríos Mairena was sentenced on Tuesday morning to 216 years in prison, responsible for the murder of five university students on January 19, 2017, in Liberia, Guanacaste. The sentence was handed down by the Trial Court of Liberia (Tribunal de Juicio de...

Hydrogen Powered Bus Started Operating in Liberia

The first hydrogen fuel cell electric bus in Central America went into operation on Monday, November 27, on the Ad Astra Rocket Company campus, located in Liberia, Guanacaste. This means of transport is part of the project of Hydrogen Ecosystems promoted by the company of...

Jobs, Jobs and More Jobs…As Established Companies Looking To Hire

Despite the general consensus of late among many that the business climate in Costa Rica has slowed down in the past several months, a number of businesses are increasing their staff and looking to hire. Here are some of the job offers on the table...

When in Guanacaste, You Can’t Miss A Visit To The Rincon de la Vieja

Just outside of Costa Rica's northwest capital of Liberia, where you'll find Daniel Oduber International Airport, is Rincon de la Vieja National Park, a spectacular area that encompasses two volcanoes and an inactive crater. This natural area is where travelers can try a huge array...

Guanacaste Theme Park Suffers Set Back

It was in April when the Discovery Costa Rica mega-park project to be built in Guanacaste was made public. Four months later, the project is in "legal negotiations" between the partners, Sun Latin America and Discovery Communications. The former is the developer, the latter...

La Cruz Family Massacre May Have Been For Revenge

They were forcibly removed from their 'rancho' (farmhouse), lined up and executed, one by one, with a shot in the forehead. The Organismo de Investigación Judicial (OIJ) theorized that this may have been the way the five members of a humble farmer family were killed...

Walmart Opens In Guanacaste

QCR - Walmart last Friday, July 14, opened its 10th store in the country, located in the city of Liberia, Guanacaste. Store number 10 is also the first outside the Central Valley or Greater Metropolitan Area (GAM). Located a couple of blocks west of the...

Playa Brasilito, Guanacaste

Took this photo in January (2017) while visiting the Pacific beach town of Brasilito, in Guanacaste. Playa Brasilito is a tiny fishing village between Playa Conchal and Playa Flamingo,  and among the first beaches to attract international attention along Costa Rica’s ‘Gold Coast,' located 70...

Intense Rains Blamed For Shut Down Of San Jose Airport Friday Night

Q COSTA RICA The intense rains of Friday afternoon appears to have caused a short-circuit that shut down the runway lights, causing the complete closure of the  Juan Santamaria International - San Jose - airport operations. The closure was confirmed by Ennio Cubillo, director of...

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