Goverment To Appeal Decision Declaring Recope Workers Strike

President Carlos Alvarado on Tuesday requested the Attorney General to file an appeal on...

English Speakers Earn An Average ¢148,000 More Monthly And Work One Hour Less Per Week

People who speak English can earn on average ¢148,000 more (US$240) per month and...

IACHR visits Costa Rica to monitor the situation of Nicaraguans migrants

In its report, the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) says it conducted a...

Epsy Campbell alleges “racist” and “machismo” campaign against her

Under fire for her controversial appointments in her post at the Foreign Ministry, Vice-president...

Could Costa Rica go the same way of Argentina?

Argentina is in crisis. The fiscal deficit experienced by the country, added to inflation...

Costa Rica’s Laura Chinchilla Criticized In Brazil Prior to Historic Election

As head of the observer mission of the Organization of American States (OAS) in...

Migrant caravan members have right to claim asylum – here’s why getting it will be hard

Roughly 5,000 people, mostly from Central America’s violent and unstable “Northern Triangle” of Guatemala,...

Lesgislators Propose Bill To Sanction Illegal Strikes

As the strike by Costa Rica's on strike, now in its seventh week, and...

Fabricio Alvarado resigns from National Restoration and founds new party for upcoming elections

He would have been president, today he is without a party. Tomorrow he will...

30,000 Nicaraguans Fled to Costa Rica In Six Months

The director of Costa Rica's immigration service, Raquel Vargas, said on Sunday that the...

Nicaragua accuses Costa Rica of ‘numerous deaths’ and ‘massive human rights violations’ during strike

As a distraction to the current situation in Nicaragua before the international stage, on...

Letter to the Editor: Collect the taxes that are due!

What I am going to suggest as an answer to the fiscal crisis in...

Costa Rica Grants Political Asylum to Nicaraguan Human Rights Activist Alvaro Leiva

Costa Rica has officially granted political asylum to the executive secretary of the Nicaraguan...

All Traveling In A Vehicle Must Identify Themselves If Asked By Police, Court Confirms

As reported Tuesday (October 9) afternoon by the Ministry of Public Works and Transportation...

Trade Unions Defy “Line In The Sand” Drawn By Government

The Government had given to 5:00 pm Monday, October 8, for the public sector...

Latest climate science must mobilize us, not paralyze us

,(OPINION) San Jose - The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), the United Nations...

President Alvarado Carlos Alvarado asks his security team not to isolate him from contact with the people

After the unprecedented event in the recent history of Costa Rica, in which protesters...

Historic Day For Costa Rica, First Vote On Tax Reform Expected

After 39 hours of discussion and voting on the last motions on the Plan...

An act that dishonors the country. Attack on the president unleashes strong repudiation.

There is no similar event in the recent history of Costa Rica, a President...

Tax Reform bill will be voted on in first debate on October 15

Legislators are expected to vote, in first debate, the Plan Fiscal (Tax Reform) on...

Chancellor demands to appoint friend as ambassador despite not meeting requirements

Vice-president and Foreign Minister, Epsy Campbell, is being criticized for demanding the appointment of...

Happy but frustrated – that’s Costa Rica today

The answer to perhaps the most important question of all: "Are you happy?" Is...

Negotiating To End The National Strike

Government representatives and union leaders in a press conference explaining how close they are...

On average every 15 days there is a “trafficking” victim in Costa Rica

The sexual exploitation of persons for commercial purposes is increasing and is the most...

Vice president’s daughter lashed out against president Alvarado

Tanisha Swaby, daughter of the Vice President, Epsy Campbell had no qualms and attacked...

New Ride App Rep: “Taxi Drivers Should Support Modernization”

While Rubén Vargas, representative of the Unión de Taxistas Costarricense (UTC) - Union of...

Nicaraguan Migrants Fleeing Turmoil Test Costa Rica’s Good Will

(NYT) - PEÑAS BLANCAS, Costa Rica — The three men, fearing for their lives,...

CNP Workers On Strike Illegally. Strike continues into day 15.

The Labor Court of the First Judicial Circuit of San José ruled that the...

Day 11: Strike Continues Indefinetely, Unions Assert

Despite the meeting with the Government on Wednesday, that many on both sides say...

Legislator: Costa Rica can go “to shit” because of gossip about the ‘plan fiscal’

On Tuesday afternoon, in a heated intervention in the Legislative Assembly, the legislator for...

Que Vergüenza!

EDITORIAL - Que Vergüenza! What a shame that striking public sector workers would interfere...

Albino Vargas: The Face Behind The National Strike

A leave without pay granted to Albino Vargas on January 15, 1990, has allowed...

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