Monday 24 February 2020

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President complains because he inherited a “mortgaged” country

  In the CRhoy.com caricature, we see President Carlos Alvarado (left) painting the typical Costa...

Though President Proclaimed Cuts In Electricity Rates, 2020 Will Bring Increases

Though President Carlos Alvarado publicly announced cuts in electricity rates, we will see increases...

Court is reluctant to let go of their bonuses!

The Judicial branch says the Comptroller General's office does not have jurisdiction to force...

President Alvarado announces 3 trips abroad in less than a month

President Alvarado announces 3 international trips in less than a month Caption: I'll have back...

Avenida Central In The 1950s

Avenida Central (Central Avenue), today known as the "Bulevar" (boulevard), in downtown San Jose...

The question we all ask ourselves: What do the two vice presidents do?

Did you know Costa Rica has two vice presidents? Yes, there are. And what...

“Super Charlie”

Costa Rican president Carlos Alvarado I heading to New York on Wednesday amid "secretism". ...

Mishap On The General Cañas: McLaren On Losing End

It sucks to be the owner of this expensive and exotic vehicle involved in...

Thousands Already Paid Their Marchamo

Some 41,000 plus owners of vehicles have already paid their 2020 Marchamo, the annual...

The “Trocha” Hits The Courts 8 Years Later

La Trocha, officially national route 1856, is a trail developed in 2010 by the...

Taxi Drivers Join The ANEP

The formal taxi drivers (red taxis) formally joined the ANEP led by Albino Vargas...

Presidential Disapproval!

Faced with a 65% negative approval rate, President Carlos Alvarado will be facing the...

Don’t Worry, President Has A Plan To Face Daunting Economic Conditions

President Carlos Alvarado and his economic team present a plan to face a daunting...

Costa Rica 1, Albino Vargas 0

Albino Vargas, unquestionaly the most powerful union leader in Costa Rica, would be the...

Clash Between Taxi Drivers Who Want To Work And Those Not

During Tuesday's protest by the "official" or "red" taxi drivers, a clash broke out...

It’s September and Teachers Are Back On Strike. Again.

Public school teachers vow to extend their new strike past the September 12 deadline....

The Many Unusual Uses of Coca-Cola (Besides Drinking It)

There aren't many things more refreshing than a cold Coke on a hot Costa...

“Waterproofing” your car in Costa Rica

The photos from Accidentes de Costa Rica Facebook page can serve as an example...

An Uphill Battle!

The Government of Carlos Alvarado faces a complicated path to ask for more money.

Costa Rica Unemployment Rate Goes Up to 11.9%

From April to June of this year, the unemployment rate in Costa Rica stood...

Niot The Fake News?/?!!

Francisco Prendas defends his not having all the facts but asserts it is not...

Presidential Anger Explained Through Memes

The anger of the president, Carlos Alvarado, while giving his speech in guanacaste generated...

Etched In Stone

The fight of the Taxi drivers against Uber is etched in stone. Period.

Government hires communications agency for ¢150 million

The Presidency (government) has hired acommunications agency to the tune of ¢150 million colones...

Unions up the pressure on the president

Iin the caricature we see Albino Vargas, head of one of the most powerful...

IVA Gamez 2019!

A constructive criticism which many have been waiting for. The video and is produced by...

Word Of The Day: Pusillanimous

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

Albino Vargas Stirs The Fire And Calls For A National Strike. Again.

Albino Vargas is stirring the fire and made a call to huelga nacional (national...

Squeezing Out Every Single Last Colon

In the caricature we see the Ministra de Hacienda (Minister of Finance), Rocio Aguilar,...

Starting July 1 all services will be taxed with 13% VAT

Starting July 1 all services will be taxed with 13% Value Added Tax (VAT)...

Who Needs A Tow Truck, When Bueyes Will Do (Video)

A video has gone viral on social networks after two oxen (bueyes in Spanish)...

Opposition asks government to put aside CO2 to boost economic reactivation

With the economy wilting and employment falling, the opposition is asking the government of...

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