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2014 Elections: Piza Offers Cure For “Tramitomania”

Partido Unidad Social Cristiana (PUSC) party presidential candidate Rodolfo Piza has a partial solution...

Presidenta Signs Public Work Projects Ahead of Ending Term

In the waning weeks of her term as chief executive, Presidenta Laura Chinchilla has...

Gross National Product Up 3.73%

Production in Costa Rica was good during the third quarter of 2013 and showed...

Three Die Violently Each Day in Peace Loving Costa Rica

In this country of peace, three persons on average died daily in 2013 in...

Costa Rican Franchises Go Foreign

It seemed for many years that international giants were trying to colonize Costa Rica,...

Experts Expect Elections Campaign To Get Aggressive

If political analyst Claudio Alpizar is right, the tone of at least the three front...

Myth-Busting the Nicaragua – Costa Rica Border Crossing

I read every article I could get my hands on regarding the new tax...

3 Costa Rican Vets Sucor Animal Victims of Haiyan

While millions of dollars and thousands of volunteers flood into The Philippines to aid...

From Rubbish To Electricity By 2016?

It appears that this country could solve its ever present garbage disposal worries and...

Costa Rica Re-Opens Serial Killer Case

He preyed on mostly women but was not timid about shooting men. He caused...

Sewage Spill Affects Casa Presidencial

An overflow of sewage from the bathrooms of the Presidential Offices in Zapote crippled...

Only One Third Of Costa Rica Workers With Rights

The laws are there in Costa Rica, but the will is weak, the State...

Prosecuters Ask Corruption Charges Against Presidenta Chinchilla Be Dropped

Prosecutors have asked the judges of the criminal court (Sala III) to dismiss a...

Take Care in Calculating “Extras” On Online Purchases

The national Spanish language newspaper La Nacion advised its readers to take care in...

Wave of Turtle Deaths Spreads to Costa Rica

The wave of green turtle deaths in Central America has spread to Costa Rica,...

Costa Rica Soccer Clubs Can Lose Standing For Unruly Fans

In a decision sounding very much like something the world soccer organization (FIFA) would...

On Feb 2 Many Costa Ricans Would Rather Do Anything Else, Less Vote

"I'd rather lose all my teeth than vote" According to a poll by Unimer contracted...

Costa Rica: Gone Are Traditional Politicians

The times they are a-changin' and nowhere more than in elections where Presidential nominees...

Clandestine Helicopter Pad Found in Costa Rica’s Remote North

It appears that someone has taken an interest in the ranch called Los Chinos...

Costa Rica Community Teaches Tsunami Drill

Sometimes, Costa Rica surprises one by getting ahead of the game -- the community...

MOPT At War With Itself

The hierarchy of the Ministry of Public Works (MOPT) may be in a state...

Dall’Anese Resigns Appellate Court

Crusading Costa Rican prosecutor Francisco Dall'Anese has resigned from his appellate court judgeship without...

Mexican Comedian: No Vote For Johnny Araya

Mexican comedian Adal Ramones, who quite playfully admits he wants to naturalize as a...

Costa Rica Court Rejects Gay Marriage: Appeal Pending

Two young men from Escazú were turned down by the family court in San...

US Universities Woo Costa Rican Students

Today, Friday, a dozen U.S. universities will make academic presentations at the Crowne Plaza...

Where do English Teachers Live in Costa Rica?

Costa Rica English Teaching News - One of the most common queries about teaching English...

Ebais Workers To Strike Thursday

Personnel at 45 EBAIS clinics in Montes de Oca, La Union and Curridabat intend...

Hundreds Rush To Adopt “Baby Luciana”

Tuesday, Sept. 5, a newborn girl baby was found in garbage discarded in La...

The “Politics” Of The Circunvalación

The high command of the Ministry of Public Works (MOPT) and the highway agency...

Costa Rica First to Negotiate Sale of Forestry Carbon Credits

World Bank Press Release - The Government of Costa Rica and the Forest Carbon...

Independence Day Celebrations Around The Corner

Plans for the 192nd anniversary of Independence Day for Costa Rica are nearly solidified,...

Need For Sex Education In Costa Rica Schools

A survey of youth conducted by the Young People's Council of the Ministry of...

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