Saturday, 6 June 2020

Is it wet enough? IMN has the numbers

Think it didn't rain much yesterday? The rainy season has consolidated and intensified throughout...

Coronavirus in Costa Rica: 37 new cases confirmed

(QCOSTARICA) This Thursday, June 4, the curve of cases of covid-19 again peaks with...

Finance Minister: “I Forgot” to tell the president that the new deouty minister faces criminal charges

(QCOSTARICA) The new Minister of Finance, Elián Villegas, says "he forgot" to inform President...

Another 125 drivers without plates for disrespecting vehicular restrictions

(QCOSTARICA) In the 24 hours between 5:00 am Wednesday and 5:00 am Thursday, a...

Man fires gun in the middle of San José, one person seriously injured

A 29-year-old man was arrested Wednesday morning for firing a gun in public, in...

People with covid-19 affected by heavy rains will be placed in special shelters

(QCOSTARICA) People living in flood- or landslide-prone communities who are a confirmed or suspected...

Eruptions in Rincón de la Vieja volcano rose up to 2,000 meters above the height of the crater

The Rincón de la Vieja volcano, located between the cantons of Liberia and Upala,...

CNE changes protocols for attending to rains amid pandemic

(QCOSTARICA) The COVID-19 pandemic has prompted changes in guidelines the National Emergency Commission (CNE)...

Quepos and Parrita under water; heavy rains affected many areas Monday

(QCOSTARICA) The cantons of Parrita and Quepos are two of the most affected after...

Johnny Araya wants to connect the GAM electric train with a tram for San José

(QCOSTARICA) One day, possibly in the very near future, Costa Rica, at least in...

39 detained in weekend mega-operations

(QCOSTARICA) During a series of mega-operations over the weekend, mainly in the greater metropolitan...

Costa Rica tells Panama that it will not receive the inter-continental migrants stranded by Covid-19

(QCOSTARICA) The director immigration, Raquel Vargas, clarified to Panama that she will not receive...

Police Bust Garage House Party in Alajuela

The noise, lights, and an unusual number of vehicles parked on the street alerted...

2020 Light Festival Suspended; Zapote in Doubt

(QCOSTARICA) San Jose mayor, Johnny Araya, this Thursday morning, announced the cancelation of the...

Dengue Outbreak Alert in Zona Sur

(QCOSTARICA) Dengue cases continue to rise nationwide, but the Brunca Region, in the zona...

Bishop of Alajuela confirmed total adherece to ‘Church Doctrine’ on equal marriage

(QCOSTARICA) “We have to be tolerant, we live in an open society. We live...

‘I Declare You Wife and Wife’: Costa Rica Celebrates Its First Equality Marriage

At 0:08 on May 26, 2020, Alexandra Quirós Castillo, 29, and Daritza Araya Arguedas,...

“In Costa Rica it is dangerous to go out alone, if the Covid does not kill you, someone on the street does”

Although it is recommended to stay at home, some people just need to be...

Criminal judge disrespects sanitary vehicular restriction, ensues police chase

The Ministerio de Seguridad Pública confirmed that a criminal court judge disregarded the sanitary...

Foreigner committing murder in Costa Rica cannot be denied citizenship

(QCOSTARICA) It is almost impossible to believe, but it is so. Officials from the...

One month grace for Riteve inspection for May and June

(QCOSTARICA) Vehicle owners whose vehicular inspection (Riteve) comes up in May or June will...

Two more new bridges on Santa Ana Route 121 will be ready in a month

After more than 18 months, residents of Santa Ana and drivers on the ruta...

Father sentenced to 31 Years For Sexual Abuse of Minor Daughter

(QCOSTARICA) The expertise of a doctor of the Costa Rican Social Security Fund (CCSS)...

Health Minister: ‘No one can say that commercial cargo is worth more than life’

(QCOSTARICA) Health Minister Dr. Daniel Salas on Thursday reminded the business sector and regional...

“Green Alert” declared for rains and the proximity of tropical wave One

The National Emergencies Commission (CNE) declared a "green alert" to the increase in rainfall,...

A Downtown San Jose Without Cars?

(QCOSTARICA) A proposal seeks to transform the streets of San José into a walkway...

Two Men Lost Their Lives Thrown Accidentally From a Moving Pickup

Two work hands riding in the back of a pickup truck lost their lives...

Pandemic, what pandemic? Despite an increase in cases, Costa Ricans take to the streets

On the first day of the relaxed measures of the national emergency, downtown San...

“Historic” the number of seized license plates

(QCOSTARICA) A total of 13,529 license plates have been seized since the Health vehicular...

Despite the restrictions, every day almost 200 drivers are fined for violating

(QCOSTARICA) By now you would think that every driver in Costa Rica is aware...

Couple smuggled and housed foreigners into the country

A couple was arrested this Friday, May 15, accused of smuggling migrants into the...

Costa Rican police detained by the Nicaraguan army.

Two officers from the National Police Academy who were serving on the northern border...

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