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Costa Rica to Offset National Team’s World Cup Carbon Footprint

Costa Rica will offset its national soccer team’s carbon footprint during the 2018 World Cup in Russia by purchasing bonds that help fund an...

Teachers, Muncipal & Health Workers Strike in San Jose!

Wednesday was a day of strikes and protests in downtown San Jose, as thousands of public sector employees took to the streets against the...

Medical Devices Company Announces Costa Rica Expandion and 1,100 New Jobs

Microvention-Terumo announced it will be doubling its production capacity in Costa Rica by the end of the year and plans to expand its facilities...

446 Direct Flights Connect Juan Santamaria (SJO) With Europe and The Americas

With the start of the flight from Frankfurt, Germany by Lufthansa, Costa Rica now has a record 446 direct flights a week between San...

Catholic Church Agrees to Mediate following Violent Protests in Nicaragua

The Episcopal Conference of Nicaragua (ECN) agreed on Tuesday to be the mediator and witness of a dialogue proposed by the Daniel Ortega administration...

Government Decrees Regulation For Breastfeeding Rooms In The Workplace

The Executive Branch of the government has signed a decree requiring companies, both public and private, employing more than 30 women, to have to...

Virilla Bridge Between Lindora and Belen Closed Nightly

Take note, the Virilla bridge connecting Lindora (Santa Ana) and Belen will be closed from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. every night starting today,...

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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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¢307,000 Fine For Excessive Noise or Polluting Will Only Apply To Owners Of Vehicles

Q COSTA RICA - Driving a noisy or polluting vehicle? If you don't own the vehicle, don't worry, the Policia de Transito (Traffic Police)...

OIJ Publishes Photo Of Deceased Man’s Boxer In Attempt To Identify Him

QCOSTARICA - From this could only happen in Costa Rica, the Organismo de Investigación Judicial (OIJ), the country's version of the FBI, has posted...

Negative Inflation Persists

QCOSTARICA - In September the consumer price index recorded a decrease of 0.26%, placing inter annual inflation at -0.86% and accumulated inflation at -0.70%...

Kosher Accommodations in Costa Rica

COSTA RICA TRAVEL (NY TIMES) -- Extra sunscreen, extra bathing suit, extra pots and pans? For strictly kosher families, planning a vacation in an...

Police Warn Spectators At Illegal Street Races

QCOSTARICA - Security Minister Gustavo Mata warned this week that even spectators at (illegal) street races (Piques, in Spanish) are subject to fines and...