Monday 18 October 2021

Costa Rica wins prestigious Earthshot Prize environmental award

QCOSTARICA - For its successful conservation model, Costa Rica was awarded the Earthshot Prise award in the category Protect and Restore Nature, awarded by the Royal Foundation to incentivize change and help repair the...

Mélida Solís will pay a fine of ¢163 million to get avoid trial

QCOSTARICA - How much does it cost to avoid a trial in Costa Rica? If your name is Mélida Solís and run one of...

U.S. to lift restrictions Nov 8 for vaccinated foreign travelers

(Reuters) - The United States on Friday said it will lift COVID-19 travel restrictions for fully vaccinated international visitors starting Nov. 8, ending historic...

Electric cars would continue to be tax-exempt until 2034

QCOSTARICA - A bill being discussed by lawmakers would...

“Conscientious objection” does not apply to oppose the vaccine against Covid-19 in the public sector

QCOSTARICA - Conscientious objection cannot be alleged in the...

Construction materials maintain strong price increases

QCOSTARICA - Construction prices continue to show high year-on-year variations, an effect caused mainly by the increase in the cost of structural steel, plastic...

La Niña is here! And for the second straight year

QCOSTARICA - The national weather service, the Instituto Meteorológico Nacional (IMN), confirmed the announcement by the United States Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Agency (NOAA)...

Avianca will fly direct from Costa Rica to Cancun, Mexico

QCOSTARICA - Avianca Costa Rica has announced direct flights between the Juan Santamaría International Airport, San Jose, Costa Rica (SJO) and the tourist city...

Finca Paraiso

McD’s in Tiquicia (Costa Rica) in 1970

TODAY COSTA RICA - This photo is of the...

Where to go in Costa Rica (Photos)

QCOSTARICA - Some photos to inspire you to get...

The corner of Costa Rica where people live on, and on

Dulce Nombre, Costa Rica (AFP) Aged 94, Saturnino "Sato"...

Why the billions in English are not like the billions in Spanish

What amount would you prefer to have saved in...

San Jose, Costa Rica in 1950

COSTA RICA RETRO - This is how San José was in 1950, two beautiful ladies crossing the street on the east side of Parque...

Blogs & Opinion

CAREFUL, very careful with Aeropost charges on packages

RICO'S Digest - Making online purchases to bring what...
Paying the bills

All about covid-19

QCOSTARICA - As of December 1, it will be mandatory to show the QR code of the covid-19 vaccination certificate to enter different establishments...

Costa Rica COVID-19 Statistics

549,084
Total confirmed cases
Updated on 14 October 2021 12:44 pm
6,744
Total deaths
Updated on 14 October 2021 12:44 pm
76,578
Total active cases
Updated on 14 October 2021 12:44 pm

COSTA RICA Vaccination statistics

COVID-19 Global tracker

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Dollar exchange rate

¢625.33 Buy

¢631.90 Sell

16 October 2021 - At The Banks - BCCR

Brands

Reports

The profound rejection of Ortega

QCOSTARICA - In an editorial by La Nacion published October 16, 2021, if the general elections in Nicaragua had been a few weeks ago,...

Fossil shows humans, dogs lived in Cental America 12,000 years ago

(AFP) A new study launched by Latin American scientists...

Latin America

Who are the real money launderers in Nicaragua?

TODAY NICARAGUA – A large segment of the accusations filed against the political prisoners mention the crime of money laundering. Since the trials are...

El Salvador: Thousands march against President Nayib Bukele

Q24N (DW) Thousands of protesters took to the streets...

The profound rejection of Ortega

QCOSTARICA - In an editorial by La Nacion published...

Cuban government bans upcoming opposition protests

Q24N - The Cuban government on Tuesday rejected a...

Cuba reopens: low wages, high prices

Q24N - Beers for 135 pesos, meals with pork,...

Canceled euthanasia: Martha Sepúlveda was ready to die last Sunday

QCOLOMBIA – 51-year-old Martha Sepúlveda, diagnosed with ALS, had...

Ortega regime to the US ambassador: “Give up imposing your creeping and decadent Yankee policies”

TODAY NICARAGUA – Nicaragua’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs accused...

Chile corruption probe after president cited in Pandora Papers

Q24N (DW) Chile opened an investigation into President Sebastian...
Paying the bills

Travel

U.S. to lift restrictions Nov 8 for vaccinated foreign travelers

(Reuters) - The United States on Friday said it will lift COVID-19 travel restrictions for fully vaccinated international visitors starting Nov. 8, ending historic...

Avianca will fly direct from Costa Rica to Cancun, Mexico

QCOSTARICA - Avianca Costa Rica has announced direct flights...

The United Kingdom clarifies that Costa Ricans will have to quarantine

QCOSTARICA - After the announcement that Costa Rica will...

Estadio Nacional

QCOSTARICA - The multipurpose national stadium, the first modern...

Expat Focus