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Nicaragua Justice Trumps Costa Rica’s. Once Again.

Rico's TICO BULL - Justice in Nicaraguan had no doubt to convict Moisés Francisco Sándigo Fernández for the murder of a hotel entrepreneur and his two children, on February 9, 2013, in La Fortuna de San Carlos, in Costa Rica. For Costa Rica's judicial system,...

Meteriorite Did Fall In San Carlos, UCR Confirms

The object that fell on April 23 on the roof of a house in Agua Zarcas de San Carlos is a meteorite, confirmed the Escuela Centroamericana de Geología de la Universidad de Costa Rica (UCR) - Central American School of Geology of the University...

San Carlos Resident says that a “meteorite” hit her house (Photos & Video)

A resident of Aguas Zarcas de San Carlos, in the northern part of Costa Rica, says a piece of a meteorite hit her home on Tuesday night. The woman, who did not want to be identified, told journalist Allan Jara in a Facebook Live interview...

Massacre in San Carlos: Costa Rica delivers info to Nicaragua for search and arrest of the suspect

Costa Rican officials have provided their counterparts in Nicaragua with information on the suspected in the in the San Carlos massacre. If found, he will be arrested and tried in Nicaragua for the murders committed in Costa Rica.

‘Forced Seperation’ May Have Provoked Massacre in San Carlos

Annoyed with the family of his "novia", a Nicaraguan man unleashed his rage and murdered four people, including his father-in-law and his brother-in-law, in La Palma del Recreo de Cutris, in San Carlos de Alajuela. That is the preliminary version by the Judicial Police investigators...

Massacre in San Carlos Cutris Farm

Four people were found without life Friday morning, in the vicinity of a house in La Palma del Recreo, Cutris, in San Carlos de Alajuela, near the Nicaragua border. The finding was confirmed by the Red Cross and the Ministry of Public Security (MSP), which...

Former president Oscar Arias accused of malfeasance

The Fiscalía General (Prosecutor General's Office) accused former President Óscar Arias Sánchez (1986-1990 and 2006-2010) of the alleged crime of malfeasance in the so-called 'Crucitas' case, a gold mine permitted during his second administration. Authorities say Arias in 2008 signed a decree that cleared the...

TripAdvisor: La Fortuna in Costa Rica is the best destination in the world for travel experiences

TripAdvisor has named La Fortuna de San Carlos in Costa Rica the best place in the world for travel experiences. The travel site has revealed the places – countries, and specific cities, towns and regions, grouped under ‘destinations’ – that are best for local tours,...

Downpours Kept Emergency Services Busy Monday, More than 60 Incidents Reported In A Few Hours

The downpours Monday afternoon generated a series of damages in various communities around the country, including the Greater Metropolitan Area (GAM). The Comisión Nacional de Emergencias (CNE) reported more than 60 incidents in San Carlos, Pococí, Sarapiquí, Cartago, Escazú, Curridabat, Desamparados, San José and...

Two Bodies Found Apparently Executed On An Isolated Road In Alajuela

  On an isolated road known as 'Los Italianos' (The Italians), in the area of San Isidro de Palmares, in the province of Alajuela, a young cyclist came across two bodies by the side of the road on Thursday. Officers of the Fuerza Publica (national police)...

Road to San Carlos Could Be Ready By The End of 2020 … Maybe

"If you ask me, with the greatest frankness in the world, this road could be in a hypothetical and theoretical scenario - totally - maybe by the end of 2020. There is too much to do to leave this highway as God intended," of...

A New Airport in the Northern Zone

A contract has been awarded to a French-Spanish consortium to carry out the location study and master plan for the new airport in the Huetar Norte Zone, in San Carlos, thanks to a contribution of ¢228 million colones (US$400,00 dollars) from the Corporación Centroamericana...

A Wet and Windy Dec. 31 Expected For The Northen Zone And Caribbean

A low-pressure system is dampening the year-end plans of many, with rain in areas of Northern Zone and the Caribbean, and intermittent drizzle in the Central Valley. The Instituto Meteorológico Nacional (IMN) - national weather service - explains that it is part of the normality...

Costa Rica’s San Ramon Road Project Turns Into Marathon

Costa Rica’s long-running San Ramon road project is costing more than originally expected while taking longer to build than planned. The work on the 29.7 kilometer stretch between San Ramon and San Carlos was planned initially to cost US$185 million dollars, but has so far...

The Earth Shook For Melissa Mora, Literally, During Marriage Proposal

Wait, was that the Earth shaking? That was what Costa Rican model and singer Melissa Mora felt Sunday night when her boyfriend proposed marriage. Later she learned that the Eaarth shaking was from an earthquake that had just hit the beach town of Jaco and...

Four Convicted For Duping Girls In Nicaragua To Prostitute Them In Bars in San Carlos

Ciudad Quesada. Three women and one man were sentenced Thursday to 23 years in prison for bringing girls clandestinely from Nicaragua and forcing them into prostitution in bars located in La Fortuna de San Carlos. After three weeks of trial, the three member panel of...

La Fortuna Transito Chief Kills His Girlfriend and Takes His Own Life

The chief of the Policia de Transito (traffic police) in La Fortuna de San Carlos, Pedro Arce Arya, 56, took the life of his live-in girlfriend Sunday night and later took his own life. According to preliminary reports, Arce used his regulation weapon for the...

Road Between Chilamate – Vuelta Kooper Floods One Day After Inauguration

  It was on Wednesday that the Government of Luis Guillermo Solis inaugurated the new road between Bajos de Chilamate ien Sarapiquí and Vuelta de Kooper in San Carlos, providing a shorter access to the Puerto Limon. And today, the day after its inauguration, that the...

Mob Turns Violent Againt Police At End Of Soccer Game in San Carlos

A dispute among soccer fans in the final between local teams, Florencia and El Progreso de la Tigra, in Santa Clara de Carlos, turned violent when a crowd of fans turned on two lone Fuerza Publica police officials. The incident that sent the two police...

Costa Rica Confirms 7 Deaths To AH1N1 Virus

QCOSTARICA - Authorities of the Caja Costarricense de Seguro Social (CCSS) - Costa Rican Social Security - confirmed Tuesday the death this month of seven people from the AH1N1 virus. The deaths occurred in the hospital in San Carlos, the Max Peralta and another private...

More Security at New Mega Bus Terminal

QCOSTARICA  by Roberto Acuña Ávalos, Vozdeguanacaste.com - Including tourists, workers and Costa Ricans who journey to Guanacaste and other destinations, more than 10,000 people cross paths daily at the new 7-10 mega bus terminal located on the north side of downtown San Jose. The central station began operating on August 3rd and is now where the Alfaro bus company, which makes trips from Guanacaste to San Jose, makes its...

French Couple Living in Costa Rica Swindled Out of US$275,000 By Their Laywer

(QCOSTARICA) The dream of a French couple living in Costa Rica to own a hotel was cut short by an unscrupulous lawyer, who allegedly made off with the money earmarked for their purchase of a hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos. Fabianne Fernande and...

Irate Father Beats Up Teacher For Chastising Daughter

(QCOSTARICA) An irate father beat up a teacher who allegedly physically chastised his daughter Thursday, sending the educator to the hospital. But that wasn't the end of the matter -- he filed a criminal complaint with the prosecutor's office against the teacher! The school is...

Costa Rica Police Rescue Mule Being Smuggled in Trunk Of Car Headed for Nicaragua

QCOSTARICA - Stopping cars to search them for drugs and other contraband - "retenes" in Spanish - is all in a day's work for border police. But when they stopped a car two kilometers from the Nicaraguan border Thursday, the driver became very nervous. He had...

Trangender Case Stumps School

QCOSTARICA - Education Minister Sonia Marta Mora made an unscheduled trip to San Carlos Friday where she personally tried to untangle a probably unprecedented situation and possible miscommunication: A trans-gender boy was allegedly expelled from school and told not to come back until he...

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