Sunday, 7 June 2020

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...

39 detained in weekend mega-operations

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

2020 Light Festival Suspended; Zapote in Doubt

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

Criminal judge disrespects sanitary vehicular restriction, ensues police chase

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

A Downtown San Jose Without Cars?

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

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...

Two bus drivers tested positive for COVID-19

Authorities confirmed 2 cases of coronavirus COVID-19 in bus drivers. Although there is not...

250 Homeless in hostels by COVID-19

(QCOSTARICA) The National Emergency Commission (CNE) and the Municipality of San José aim to...

Is it over? It sure looked like it was in San Jose Friday

The streets of downtown San Jose this holiday Friday, May 1, seemed like a...

Users and workers go through “disinfection tunnel” to enter the Central Market

Entering the Central Market in downtown San José through the main entrance will have...

Airport taxis will now operate the same as the “rojos”

The lack of tourist arrivals, a  group close to the 120 taxi drivers who...

In These Times of Coronavirus, Bicycling Is OK, Skateboarding NOT

From the, it could only happen in Costa Rica, two young men had their...

Garantia Sociales Viaduct Inaugurated, Less Congestion In Zapote

On Monday, March 30, The Ministery of Transport (MOPT) inaugurated the new overpass of...

Mobile sinks installed in downtown San José to combat Covid-19

The Municipality of San José, in coordination with the “Chepe se baña” organization, installed...

M*A*S*H (Mobile Army Surgical Hospital) Go Up At San Jose Hospitals

Medical centers in the province of San José have deployed M*A*S*H (an acronym for...

“They did not stay home” despite the warnings and the risks due to Covid-19 (Photos)

Despite warnings from the Ministry of Health and call from the President Carlos Alvarado,...

AyA official to Hatillo neighbors: “Only Moses could bring them water”

At a time when the Ministry of Health increases preventive measures due to the...

Pavas Fire Station Has Become The Drop Point For Victims of Area Shootings

The firefighters of the Pavas station have more than battling fires on their hands,...

Policia de Transito Fire On Drunk Driver For Him To Stop

The Policia de Transito (Traffic Police) had to take out their guns and fire...

Bye Bye To Gas Cylinders In The Mercado Central of San Jose

The Mercado Central de San Jose has become a little safer thanks to the...

Man who raped a dog pleads “Don’t take it away from me, it’s my girlfriend”

A 55-year-old homeless man, identified by his last names Rojas Araya, could become the...

Plane Makes Emergency Landing At SJO

An Alaska Airlines plane had to make an emergency landing at Juna Santamaría Airport...

Three-level vehicular passage in La Uruca will begin construction this month

Starting sometime this month (February), the construction order for the three-level crossing will be...

Costa Rica’s Economic Crisis Blamed For Suspension Of Construction of Residential Tower

HSolís Inmobiliaria, a division of the HSolís construction company announced the suspension of one...

Zapote turns 50 and continues to attract the love of families

Over the years, Zapote remains unmissable for families. Each year new and old head...

Circus Without A Tent: The Tope Nacional 2019

A buffalo that participated in the Tope Nacional (Horse Day in San Jose) caused...

Overhaul Of Zatope Rotonda Making Progress

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

McDonald’s in front of the Central Bank will leave building that it occupies since 1970

The first restaurant McDonald’s opened outside the United States, in 1970, was right here...

Retail Chain Expands, Doubles Stores In Costa Rica

ETAfashion, dedicated to the sale of clothing, shoes, and accessories, opened its second store...

Festival de la Luz Goes “Dry”: Municipality Bans Alcohol

The Festival de la Luz (Festival of Lights) this year will be "dry" (alcohol-free)....

Family that survives with just ¢75,000 a month: ‘We buy the basics … we can hardly buy meat’

The Grijalba Sandí family is one of the thousands of households in Costa Rica...

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