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More Warnings Over Fiscal Deficit

Standard & Poor's maintained Costa Rica's debt rating at BB, but warned that it could lower it this year if the next government (on...

Populism and Division: Latin America At The Ballot Box

It does not seem long ago that analysts were predicting a new chapter in Latin America. At the start of the 21st Century, the region's...

Mexico’s America Humiliates Costa Rica’s Saprissa At Home in Concacaf Action

Mexico’s America blew out Costa Rica’s Saprissa 5-1 in the first leg of the round of 16 of the Concacaf Champions League. Paraguayan Cecilio Dominguez...

The Second Round of the Presidential Election

Neither of the two Presidential Candidates, Fabricio Alvarado of the National Restoration Party (PRN), or Carlos Alvarado of the Citizen Action Party (PAC), has...

App Makes Downtown San Jose Parking A Snap

Parking in downtown San Jose is a challenge. Right? An app(lication) now makes life easier in the capital city, eliminating the time to looking...

RECOPE Sells Diesel Fuel That Is Less Polluting But Harmful To Some Engines

Though less polluting, the state refinery Refinadora Costarricense de Petróleo (Recope) admitted that the diesel it distributes since November to gasoline stations across the...

Guatemala to Claim US$122 Million From Odebrecht

Following the Brazilian construction company's abandonment of the road work contract that had been awarded, the government intends to make a claim on the...

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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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Guanacaste: Province with the Third Highest Rate of Teenage Pregnancies

QCOSTARICA via Vozdeguanacaste.com, by Roberto Acuña Ávalos - Guanacaste is one of the largest provinces in the country with 10,140 square kilometers (3,915 square miles),...

Jailed serial killer suspected of 16 homicides in Colombia’s capital

TODAY COLOMBIA (EFE) A jailed alleged serial killer in the Bogota may be responsible for the deaths of at least 16 people, authorities said...

Boating Through Tortuguero National Park

Tortuguero is a national park in the Limon Province of Costa Rica, on the Caribbean coast. It is situated within the Tortuguero Conservation Area...

Corporation Tax Ruled Unconstitutional; However 2015 Tax Must Be Paid

QCOSTARICA - A ruling by the Constitutional Court (Sala Constitucional) has declared the tax on corporations ("impuesto a sociedades" in Spanish) illegal. But, despite its...

Check Out This Cool Illustrated Map of Costa Rica

Created by Maria Rabinky. Click here  to check out other creations of hers at: facebook.com/IllustratedMaps.RabinkyArt  •  IllustratedMaps.com