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Home Invasion, Everyone’s Worst Fear: Reflections of a victim

Home invasion. We were victims of a professional, well-planned home invasion. It is everyone’s...

5 killed when plane crashes into sea after takeoff in Honduras

Five people, four Americans and a Canadian were killed when a small plane crashed...

Bad Times for Costa Rica’s Agricultural Sector

The decline in exports of the agricultural sector reported in the first quarter, coupled...

FIFCO Reduces Costa Rican Brewery’s Environmental Footprint

The Florida Ice & Farm Company (FIFCO) is reducing its environmental footprint with a...

‘Don’t get comfortable’: Trump says CA migrants will be ‘sent home’

U.S. President Donald Trump has called on Democrats to vote for his immigration reform...

Often mistaken for grandmother and granddaughter, lesbian couple say they are getting married

They say that age is only a number, that in love there is no...

Impressive photo of the lightning strike on the San Rafael de Heredia church

Circulating in social networks is this photo of the lightning strike that fell on...

Some people just don’t seem to know how to travel

INSIDER - At every airport and on every flight, you'll find the person who...

Extortion in Central America

Insightcrime.org - Extortion in Central America comes in many forms and targets different victims....

Loan Sharking Grows in Costa Rica by Piggybacking on Drug Trafficking

(Insightcrime.org) Costa Rica’s economic crisis and its strategic position along drug trafficking routes have...

Costa Rica trembles about 12 times a day: Ticos scientists will map areas more prone to earthquakes

Earthquakes are quite common in Costa Rica. Every day it trembles. This is proven...

Pocora, Limón, Costa Rica

No, this is not a scene from Jurassic Park, is one of the many...

In the country without an army, more and more Ticos seek ‘tranquility’ in firearms

In the La Garita Polígono - shooting range - the ground is covered by...

Conservation charity honors campaign to save Costa Rica’s hammerhead sharks from illegal fishing

A conservationist striving to protect hammerhead sharks in Costa Rica has been honored with...

Keylor Navas is up for sale!?!

The top managers of Spanish soccer club Real Madrid confirmed Keylor Navas is up...

President Doesn’t Measure Up!

Industrialists reject (Carlos) Alvarado in the fight against poverty and unemployment

Legislator Proposes “College Of Hair Stylists”

Legislator proposes a "Colegio de Estilistas" - a body akin to the College of...

Are coffee farms for the birds? Yes and no

By University of Utah - Over 11 field seasons, between 1999 and 2010, ornithologist...

Latin American Migrants Turn to Train Hopping Amid Crackdown in Mexico

Migrants from Latin American countries have once again resorted to illegal freight train hopping...

“I slept with my best friend 22 days before she got married”

In a month and a half, the actor and 'influencer' Boris Sosa has proven...

Nicaraguan exile is asking Miami to help his fellow refugees in Costa Rica. He’s got art

(Miami Herald) When Milton González realized thousands of his fellow Nicaraguans were being forced...

One year into Nicaragua crisis, more than 55,000 Seek Refuge In Costa Rica

(UNHCR) April 16, 2019 - A year into Nicaragua’s political and social crisis, an...

Trump declares economic war on Cuba

Speaking in Miami on April 17, the anniversary of the United States’ failed 1961...

Bringing the border closer to home, one immersion trip at a time

This unfamiliarity can make it easy for politicians to distort what’s going on there...

Migrants’ stories: Why they flee

Massive influxes of Central American families seeking asylum in the United States are overwhelming...

Nicole Carboni

Nicole Marie Carboni Renault (better known as Nicole Carboni) is a well known model...

Models At War: Karina Ramos Sues Nicole Carboni For ¢135 Million

Costa Rica model and Miss Costa Rica 2014, Karina Ramos, is suing model and...

What Numbers Tell, and Don’t About Solo Travel By Women

Solo travel by women has grown in popularity year after year, but there are...

More Women Are Travelling Solo

Recent headlines about the deadly violence inflicted on women traveling alone have raised questions...

Doubts And Objections Over Ethanol

On Monday, the Recope faces a multitude of doubts and objections on its plan...

Victoria’s Secret Angel Josephine Skriver flaunts her incredible bikini body in Costa Rica

Victoria's Secret Angel Josephine Skriver jetted out to Costa Rica ahead of her 26th...

IBM consolidates Costa Rica as an international expert with the expansion of its Security Operations Center

IBM, at an official event on Thursday, April 4, 2019, featuring the participation of...

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