Wednesday, 5 August 2020

IATA warns Costa Rica for overcharging on travel insurance

(QCOSTARICA) The International Air Transport Association (IATA) issued a warning to the Costa Rican...

No “Zapote Fair”, “Tope” & “Carnaval” this year

(QCOSTARICA) In the 50 years of tradition, this 2020 will be the second time...

Prosecutor’s Office: suspect drowned tourist in the sea and stole her cell phone

(QCOSTARICA) Mexican tourist María Trinidad Matus Tenorio was drowned on the beach of Santa...

First flight lands at San Jose Airport 137 days after pandemic restrictions

(QCOSTARICA) At 6:59 pm Monday, Iberia flight 6317 landed at the Juan Santamaría International...

The rebellion has begun: Escazu, Santa Ana and Mora evaluate lifting restrictions

(QCOSTARICA) The municipalities of Escazú, Santa Ana, and Mora would allow their businesses to...

Costa Rica President admits that police violated protocol by arresting protesters

(QCOSTARICA) President Carlos Alvarado admitted this Friday that the Fuerza Publica (police) did not...

Mobile hospital carries out COVID-19 tests to Nicaraguans stranded at border

(QCOSTARICA) The Arias Foundation for Peace reported that COVID tests for Nicaraguans stranded on...

Six people arrested for obstructing ruta 27 this Friday morning

(QCOSTARICA) Six people were arrested for blocking passage on the ruta 27, at the...

Protesters block ruta 27 in Santa Ana this Friday morning

(QCOSTARICA) As had been announced, this Friday morning an important number of people blocked...

Crashes vehicle and strips naked in public

In plain light of day Thursday, in the area of Paso Ancho, San...

Court orders owners to remodel house built more than 100 years ago in Desamparados

The Desamparados Criminal Court ordered the owners of the house known as Casa...

Italian woman dies touching electrical cable in Puerto Viejo

A 54-year-old Italian woman died on Wednesday after suffering an electric shock in...

Clear as mud. What is allowed, then isn’t and is again for August!

(QCOSTARICA) Costa Rica president Carlos Alvarado this Wednesday announced the measures that will be...

Second suspect in murdering doctor in Quepos will spend 6 months in preventive detention

The Quepos Criminal Court issued six months of preventive detention against the second...

Owners of confiscated cars will only have 3 months to reclaim them

(QCOSTARICA) The owners of cars seized cars by police for would have only three...

Hotel operators reported high occupancy during the first long weekend

(QCOSTARICA) Tourism was reactivated during the first long weekend, the first of the seven...

Second suspect arrested in murder of María Luisa Cedeño

The Organismo de Investigación Judicial (OIJ) confirmed the arrest of a second suspect...

Las musas de la Pampa

(QCOSTARICA) Continuing the Guanacaste Day celebrations, we bring you this beautiful photo by @AdrielRuiz...

Authorities monitor flow of romeros to tighten controls and ask to abstain from visiting the basilica

(QCOSTARICA) The Basilica de la Virgen de Los Angeles is closed. The Catholic Church...

Economic reactivation or irresponsibility?

(QCOSTARICA) The Puntarenas ferry terminal in full pandemic practically collapsed this long weekend by...

Catholic Church: “It’s time to stay home”

(QCOSTARICA) Every year, on August 2, hundreds of thousands in Costa Rica descend on...

Missing German woman San Ramón found naked and lifeless

(QCOSTARICA) This Friday, Organismo de Investigación Judicial (OIJ) agents from the Fortuna de San...

Today, July 25, is Guanacaste Day!

(QCOSTARICA) Today, July 25, we celebrate Guanacaste Day. It is a legal holiday. This...

Nicaraguans continue stranded at the doorsteps of their homeland

(QCOSTARICA) An estimated 300 and up to 500 Nicaraguans remain stranded on the Nicaraguan...

Suspect arrested in death of Tica in Quepos

Shoe prints and several scratches incriminate a 38-year-old man in the murder of...

Once Again, Nicaraguans Need To Beg Their Government To Be Allowed Back In

(QCOSTARICA) Up to 250 Nicaraguans are currently stranded in Peñas Blancas, Guanacaste, at the...

Santa Ana demonstrate in front of Carlos Alvarado’s house; President comes out and talks with them

(QCOSTARICA) President Carlos Alvarado was greeted Tuesday morning by a group of local merchants...

It’s almost 5 pm, do you know where you car is?

If you are in an orange alert zone, anywhere from San Ramon to...

Canatur: With the opening of borders tourists will come, but only 5% of those before

(QCOSTARICA) Costa Rica will open airports on August 1 to tourists, but the National...

Municipality installs distancing posts on Jacó beach to receive tourists

(QCOSTARICA) The Municipality of Garabito, which takes in the popular tourist destination of Playa...

Dental analysis confirmed that the skeletal remains were those of Karin Holzapfel, a missing tourist

The Judicial Investigation Agency (OIJ) confirmed that the skeletal remains found in Jacó...

AyA will close attention to the public in orange areas until July 31

(QCOSTARICA) The offices of the water and sewers utility, Acueductos y Alcantarillados (AyA) located...

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