Saturday 16 January 2021
Home Search

chinatown - search results

If you're not happy with the results, please do another search

Blow to money laundering: OIJ finds more than US$3 million and detains five people in Chinatown

Costa Rican authorities gave a financial blow on Tuesday to a money laundering gang operating out of Chinatown in the heart of San Jose,...

The 5 Best Chinatowns in the World. Costa Rica NOT Among Them!

(QCOSTARICA) Throughout the world, every metropolitan area hosts cultural enclaves. Little Italy. Japantown. Koreatown. But Chinatowns are something else, set apart by their uniform...

Since The Opening of Chinatown Two Years Ago, 25 Business Have Closed

QCOSTARICA - Since the opening of Chinatown (Barrio Chino in Spanish) two years ago in the heart of San José, some 25 businesses have...

Lack Of Customers Forcing Chinatown Businesses To The Brink of Closure

Barrio Chino or Chinatown, a commercial area created by the Municipalidad de San José in the Paseo de los Estudiantes, has proven to be...

Chinatown “Domes” Will Be Thing Of The Past

The Chief at the city of San José's Works Department, Rodolfo Sancho, confirms that the "domes" or speed bumps of Avenidas 10, 12, 14...

Chinatown Speed Bumps To Be Demolished Due To “Design Flaw”

In a little over two months of being in place, the speed bumps in Chinatown are going away due to an "error in design"....

Costa Rica Has Its Barrio Chino (Chinatown)

Costa Rica has now joined the list of some 100 countries around the world to have a Chinatown or Barrio Chino as it is...

Costa Rica’s Barrio Chino (Chinatown) Ready Early

San José's Barrio Chino (Chinatown) will be ready early on December 5, municipal officials confirm. According to mayor Johnny Araya, in the early hours that...

How the Venezuelan Diaspora Is Leaving Its Mark

Q24N - The Venezuelan exodus has already surpassed the 5 million mark according to UNHCR estimates, with Latin America, North America, and Europe being...

San Jose (Chepe): A downtown lost!

(QCOSTARICA) Times before March were tough. With the entry of the Value Added Tax (VAT) - Impuesto sobre el Valor Agregado (IVA) in Spanish...

Costa Rica is “officially amazing” thanks to its Guinness World Records™

Costa Rica is "officially amazing" according to Guinness World Records™. And Inés Sánchez de Revuelta tops with two: that of the longest educational program...

One Store Closed, 14 Fined in Downtown San Jose Labor, Tax and Immigration Control

The first mega inspection carried out by different government institutions, headed by the Ministry of Labor, that was aimed at verifying compliance with labor,...

Why Costa Ricans are being paid to marry Chinese migrants

"Who wants to earn some money?" It was just a simple question, but it was enough to convince María (not her real name) to...

HISTORY OF DRUG TRAFFICKING

(History.com) Drug trafficking in the United States dates back to the 19th century. From opium to marijuana to cocaine, a variety of substances have...

Clogged Storm Sewers Caused Floods In Different Communities of Santa Ana

Many of the flooding problems during the rainy reason is due to clogged storm sewers. Litter accumulating in the storm sewers and drains and the...

Heavy Rains Flood Downtown San Jose; Landslide In Desamparados

The heavy rains of Wednesday afternoon once again flooded areas of downtown San Jose, the Hatillos, San Sebastian and Cañada del Sur. On the...

ATMs dispense more than money: The dirt and dope that’s on your cash

We live in a dirty world. Wherever we go, we are among microbes. Bacteria, fungi and viruses live on our phones, bus seats, door...

Transito “Sweep” Of Badly Parked Vehicles On Downtown San Jose Streets

This Thursday morning alone, in the area of the Instituto Nacional de Seguros (INS) and the Ministerio de Relaciones Exteriores (Foreign Ministry, also known...

Christmas In San Jose Starts Friday!

COSTA RICA EXTRA – The capital city will kick off the Christmas 2016 season on Friday, December 2 with a series of free holiday...

“Repopulating The City” Is The Mayor Of San Jose Greatest Goal!

(QCOSTARICA) From the mayor's chair in San Jose, Johnny Araya wants to convert the capital city into a place to live comfortable and efficiently,...

Protection of Chinese Investments in Costa Rica

QCOSTARICA - After almost a decade of debate, Costa Rica's Legislature announced on Tuesday the approval of an investment promotion and protection agreement with...

“Tachulones” To Reduce Traffic Congestion In San Jose and Heredia

QCOSTARICA | In rush hour, drivers inch away through any open space to avoid the congestion, ignoring demarcations to channel traffic flow, causing even...

Yes, There are Chinese in China Town

QCOSTARICA by Michael Miller - If you have any Costa Rican friends who live in San José, and you would like to see them...

Heavy Rains Flood Downtown San Jose (Photos)

QCOSTARICA - Heavy rains were reported Friday afternoon in areas of downtown San Jose, La Sabana, Heredia, Moravia, Tibás, Guadalupe, Calle Blancos and Alajuela. According...

LGBT Group Made Their Voice Heard in San José

COSTA RICA NEWS - Fancy costumers, body paint, men with upper torso exposed and scantily clad women, were among the almost 10.000 people who...

“Marcha de la Diversidad” Moved Ahead Not To Conflict With This Afternoon’s Game

COSTA RICA NEWS - So as not to conflict (and end up with a poor turnout), the planned Marcha de la Diversidad (Diversity March)...

Costa Rica Falls Short In Gratidue To China

When the People’s Republic of China kindly donated the design, materials and fine workmanship to build the new National Stadium of Costa Rica, a...

San José A Loveable City?

The capital city of Costa Rica has been ranked among the top five loveable cities in the world by respected British publication Monocle. San...

The Mystery of John Lennon’s Eyeglasses

A new blog post by Arnoldo Rivera of La Nacion calls attention to something that tourists and Ticos alike often ask about John Lennon's...

Why Does Costa Rica Keep Shooting Itself In the Foot?

According to a report and figures released titled “State of the Region”, SICA writes that Central America is the most violent region in Latin...

San José Circa 1948

There was a time that if you didn't have a car, a mule would do. This photo was shared on Facebook, a glimpse of...

Chinese Tsunami!

Once again Presidenta Laura Chinchilla plays host to a world power with the visit of China's president Xi Jinping, who is set to arrive...

TRENDING - 10 MOST POPULAR

Log In

Forgot password?

Forgot password?

Enter your account data and we will send you a link to reset your password.

Your password reset link appears to be invalid or expired.

Log in

Privacy Policy

Add to Collection

No Collections

Here you'll find all collections you've created before.