Thursday 2 April 2020

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What’s Up With This From The Diario Extra?

Rico's Digest - Was it an April Fools headline? "COSTA RICA CON MAS CONTAGIOS...

Rico’s Covid-19 Digest: Vehicular Restrictions For Semana Santa

The sanctions for violating the vehicular restrictions are no longer a joke, so listen...

Rico’s Covid-19 Digest: The pandemic by the numbers, where’d you rather be?

By the numbers in the Americas, perhaps, the best place to be during the...

Rico’s Covid-19 Digest: Coronavirus, why are the death rates different?

Many of us are tracking the daily coronavirus infection and death rates. You may...

People don’t understand, everyone it seems was in the streets on Friday

Rico's Covid-19 Digest - Despite the call from the Minister of Health and the...

Rico’s Covid-19 Digest: Are We Headed For Lockdown?

With some 30 new cases of the coronavirus confirmed on Thursday and I am...

Rico’s Covid-19 Digest: “Be Like Ortega,” The Viral Message in Nicaragua

The situation in Nicaragua is at its worst, a people that are slowly coming...

Rico’s Covid-19 Digest: Threatening to take away residency is ‘mala vibra’

Yesterday, the President of Costa Rica, Carlos Alvarado, announced that as of today, March...

“No One Checked Me Out”

Rico's TICO BULL - Several arrivals, foreigners, into Costa Rica's Juan Santamaria (San Jose)...

Why are people stockpiling toilet paper?

Rico's TICO BULL - As the new coronavirus (covid-19) has spread in Costa Rica,...

Costa Rica Cable Television Drops CBS From Channel Line Up

Rico's TICO BULL - It's official, no U.S. television networks are on now Costa...

The 9 Provinces of Costa Rica

Rico's TICO BULL - Costa Rica issues national id, the Cédula de identidad, commonly...

Former President Pacheco: “I am a little old but well”

Three former presidents were caught on camera voting in Sunday's municipal elections: Abel Pacheco...

Canadian Tourist Overcharged For Ice Cream in Costa Rica

Rico's TICO BULL  - $4,000 for ice cream in Costa Rica? I don't think...

A Selfie With The President

In how many countries can one find the "mandatario" (President) shopping at the local...

Overhaul Of Zatope Rotonda Making Progress

The Ministerio de Obras Publicas y Transportes (MOPT) - the folks who maintain our...

If You Get Your Car License Plates Seized, You Won’t Be Able To Get Them Until The New Year

Take care in driving around town and the country in the next couple of...

Transito Pulls Out Measuring Tape To Check If A Young Girl Requires Child Seat

One of the 'must' tools of a Transito (traffic officer) in Costa Rica is...

A Costly Practice!

Rico's TICO BULL - Vehicle owners who usually pay for Marchamo (annual circulation permit)...

The Painted Lines Come Later. Maybe Never.

Rico's TICO BULL - Take a look at the photos below, we see men...

The One Ingredient You Should STOP Putting In Your Coffee

For most of us, our day cannot get started without our routine cup of...

The “Uncommon” Behavior of Drivers and The Traffic Fines

Rico's TICO BULL - It's not unusual while driving in Costa Rica to see...

Tax on Tax On Airport Car Rentals, Now You Know!

Ricos' TICO BULL - If you are thinking about renting a car in Costa...

Civil Service Livin’ Is The Life For Me…

Rico's TICO BULL - I've always said and will say it again, better than...

However beautiful they are, it is forbidden to have pet pigs in Costa Rica

Rico's TICO BULL - Thinking of getting a pet? A dog? A cat? A...

Facing skyrocketing rates of obesity, Chile is waging war on unhealthy foods

Rico's TICO BULL - Rich or poor, no country is immune to the rapid...

What is Considered Normal In Costa Rica, But Not Accepted By Foreigners

Rico's TICO BULL - What is considered normal in Costa Rica and other countries...

Somebody Has To Love Him. No?

Rico's TICO BULL - Facing a year of challenges, culminating in almost two weeks...

Word Of The Day: Pusillanimous

Pusillanimous: Lacking courage and resolution: marked by contemptible timidity: a person or organization exhibiting...

OPINION: Serious Presidential Mistake

Rico's TICO BULL - I have to agree with the editorial in La Nacion...

The VAT and UBER

Rico's TICO BULL - "We remain committed to the country," reads the headline of...

The Ministry Nincompoops (MOPT) Do It Again!

Rico's TICO BULL - If you weren't aware, as many, this morning on the...

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