Wednesday 27 January 2021
QCOSTARICA - About 29,000 microenterprises disappeared in 2019, according to the latest figures by the National Institute of Statistics and Census of Costa Rica...

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Two minivan passengers lose their lives after freak traffic accident (Photos)

HQ - A load of "perlin" (extrusions used in construction) became loose and rolled from a truck and fell on top of a minivan,...

Alleged Colombian narco wanted by the United States was arrested in Escazú

QCOSTARICA - Agents from the Organismo de Investigación Judicial (OIJ) stationed at the Interpol-San José National Central Office detained, this Friday, a 51-year-old Colombian...

Price of Tomato beginning to return to normal

QCOSTARICA - This report may seem odd to some, but not for those who the grocery shopping, who noted the sharp increase in prices...

“You come to me” President Alvarado tells Congress

QCOSTARICA - Costa Rica President Carlos Alvarado has asked Congress to go to him, at Casa Presidencial, if they want to question him for...

FINCA PARAISO

Zompopas: Costa Rica’s Leafcutter Ants

QCOSTARICA - Leafcutter ants are ubiquitous in Costa Rica, except for the higher elevations. They are known commonly as zompopas. In some countries they are...

LIGHTER SIDE OF COSTA RICA

Costa Rica COVID-19 Statistics

192,066
Total confirmed cases
Updated on 27 January 2021 10:27 pm
2,584
Total deaths
Updated on 27 January 2021 10:27 pm
150,748
Total recovered
Updated on 27 January 2021 10:27 pm

"YO YO" EXCHANGE

¢610.29 Buy

¢615.55 Sell

27 January 2021 - At The Banks - BCCR

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REPORTS

Trump’s Right wing supporters seek what to do with their anger

AFP - WASHINGTON: The American far right is angry: Angry at Joe Biden, angry...

Drug Trafficking, Politics and Power: The Age of Drug Lords

How a new generation of global drug lords emerged at the end of the...

Biden administration braces for new wave of migrants as it rolls out new immigration plans

Q REPORTS - Hours after being sworn in as president, U.S. President Joe Biden...

Mexico President announced that he has coronavirus

Q24N - The president of Mexico, Andrés Manuel López Obrador, reported on his Twitter...

LATIN AMERICA

Where can Americans currently travel to in Latin America?

The world isn’t as open to US citizens right now as it was nine...

TRAVEL

Costa Rica and Panama in times of Coronavirus

The worldwide pandemic has devastated the world’s health care systems. Poorer and underdeveloped countries...

EXPAT FOCUS

PHOTOS OF COSTA RICA

Costa Rica’s tallest building in Costa Rica towers over...

At 140 meters height, the tallest building in Costa Rica, the new Leumi Business...

Puerto Viejo, Limon

Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Limón, Costa Rica Photo by Silivan Munguarakarama via Unsplash.

Dog walking the beach in Santa Teresa

Dog walking the beach in Santa Teresa Beach, Puntarenas, Costa Rica Photo by Ricardo Arce...

Playa Hermosa, Puntarenas

A view of Playa Hermosa, Puntarenas looking southwest from the Costanera. Photo by Ricardo Arce...

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Business & Econony

About 29,000 small businesses disappeared in one year

QCOSTARICA - About 29,000 microenterprises disappeared in 2019, according to the latest figures by the National Institute of Statistics and Census of Costa Rica...

IMF loan must be approved in the Assembly no later than the beginning of June

QCOSTARICA - The Legislative Assembly must approve the US$1.75 billion dollar "soft" loan from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) no later than the beginning...

Services, medical industry and teleworking cushioned the fall in foreign investment

QCOSTARICA - In a pandemic year where global value chains were broken, key economies for Costa Rica fell and a very strong drop in...

Price of Tomato beginning to return to normal

QCOSTARICA - This report may seem odd to some, but not for those who the grocery shopping, who noted the sharp increase in prices...