Sunday 7 March 2021
QCOSTARICA - Friday night, Costa Rica paid tribute to the memory of all the people who have lost their lives due to the pandemic...

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Today Costa Rica wakes up to an increase in fuel prices, the third this year

QCOSTARICA - At 12:01 am this Wednesday, fuels will be more expensive, as the third price hike of the year takes effect. The increase in...

Panasonic will invest US$10 M to move operations from Asia to Costa Rica

QCOSTARICA - Panasonic announced that it will invest US$10 million dollars in the expansion of its plant in Costa Rica, in order to move...

Discovery Channel began filming the second season of “Reversed” in Costa Rica

The filming of the second season of the reality show “ReverseD” on the Discovery Channel officially began last Sunday, February 21, in Atenas, in...

False dentist worked from his garage and charged ¢ 100,000 for ‘braces’ that come off in a few hours

QCOSTARICA - A 30-year-old man, who posed as a dentist, set up an office in the garage of a house in Siquirres, Limón, where...

FINCA PARAISO

Torre del Bicentenario: An envisioned project to commemorate Costa Rica’s 200th

QCOSTARICA - To commemorate the Bicentennial of Costa Rica that occurs in 2021, Inverse Project has designed the Torre del Bicentenario for this important...

LIGHTER SIDE OF COSTA RICA

Costa Rica COVID-19 Statistics

206,640
Total confirmed cases
Updated on 7 March 2021 6:29 pm
2,833
Total deaths
Updated on 7 March 2021 6:29 pm
187,484
Total recovered
Updated on 7 March 2021 6:29 pm

"YO YO" EXCHANGE

¢607.19 Buy

¢614.22 Sell

06 March 2021 - At The Banks - BCCR

BLOGS & OPINION

REPORTS

The coronavirus pandemic raised poverty in Latin America to 33.7%, its highest level in 12 years

Q REPORTS - Poverty in Latin America increased in 2020 to the highest levels...

What should Biden do about Venezuela?

Q REPORTS - Former US President Donald Trump's policy of maximum pressure on the...

Former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev celebrates his 90th birthday

Q REPORTS - The former leader of the Soviet Union and 1990 Nobel Peace...

Alert in Colombia due to the start of the first rainy season

Q COLOMBIA – In less than two weeks, Colombia enters its first rainy season...

LATIN AMERICA

Islas Murciélago, unknown Tico paradise ideal for hikers and divers

Q TRAVEL - Located in the extreme north of the Pacific coast, in front...

TRAVEL

Drivers can use foreign license for 6 more months

QCOSTARICA - The Ministry of Public Works and Transportation (MOPT) announced Thursday that it...

EXPAT FOCUS

PHOTOS OF COSTA RICA

New Congress building to be inaugurated

The new building of the Legislative Assembly, the seat of Costa Rica's unicameral Legislature...

New commuter train in speed trials

The new commuter trains in up to 70 km/h speed tests in Heredia. Watch...

La Sabana

A view of La Sabana, the part, stadium, what will be the tallest building...

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Business & Econony

Viatris, a world leader in the manufacture of generic drugs, opens operations in Costa Rica

QCOSTARICA -Viatris, one of the largest generic drug manufacturers in the world, announced the opening of commercial operations in Costa Rica, with an initial...

Consumer confidence improves slightly in early 2021

QCOSTARICA - Consumer pessimism decreased slightly for February 2021, compared to November of last year, however, uncertainty around the economy remains high and the...

IMF sets its clear requirements for Costa Rica

QCOSTARICA - The International Monetary Fund (IMF) finally said yes to the loan for almost US$1.78 billion and to the fiscal adjustment commitment proposed...

Greater demand for dollars in OPCs worries the Central Bank

QCOSTARICA - Complementary Pension Operators - Operadoras de Pensiones Complementarias (OPC) -  have become, in recent years, increasingly dollar-thirsty participants in the Costa Rican...