Sunday, 5 July 2020

How much are you willing to pay for a mask?

(QCOSTARICA) A study by the Ministry of Economy, Industry and Commerce (MEIC) detected “significant”...

The iPhone 12 arrives in September but without headphones or charger

(QCOSTARICA) Apple's new flagship, the Phone 12, is expected to arrive in September as...

Ruta 27 tolls increased today, July 1

(QCOSTARICA) Users of the Ruta 27 (San Jose - Caldera) will have to dig...

Sinart employees demonstrate for layoffs

(QCOSTARICA) With the proper distancing and masks on their faces, a group of employees...

Rains will be less intense this Tuesday

(QCOSTARICA) Today, Tuesday, June 30, the rains will be less intense than those yesterday...

Retailers ask customers to wear face masks inside stores

(QCOSTARICA) The Costa Rican Chamber of Commerce is urging all customers visiting points of...

OMNI launches Costa Rica’s Super App

(QCOSTARICA) Omni officially launched the OMNiMoni service, a virtual bank or “neobank” focused on...

Prepare to stop using ¢50,000 bills

(QCOSTARICA) Good chance you've used them sparingly, even less of late or may have...

Uber Costa Rica: users and drivers will be able to cancel trips if no mask

(Q COSTA RICA) Starting Thursday, Uber drivers and their passengers will be required to...

IDB funds pandemic relief in Costa Rica, Panama

Latin Finance - The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has granted US$400 million in financing...

COVID-19 detected in Auto Mercado worker in Escazú

(QCOSTARICA) AutoMercado confirmed on Tuesday about a positive case of COVID-19 in one of...

Costa Rica will receive foreign patients with COVID-19 to treat them

(QCOSTARICA) Costa Rica will receive foreign patients infected with COVID-19 to treat them, at...

More than 15,000 foreigners rejected

(QCOSTARICA) As a result of the operations of the Ministry of Public Security in...

Police intervene party in La Carpio and are attacked

(QCOSTARICA) The 9-1-1 emergency service reports receiving hundreds of calls over the weekend of...

Baker opens bakery despite having to be quarantined

(QCOSTARICA) The Desamparados Municipal Pollice had to be called in when a baker, under...

Sinaloa Cartel ring leader in Costa Rica is sentenced to 12 years in prison

Antonio León Rojas, a Mexican national and member of the Sinaloa Cartel, was sentenced...

Overcoming crisis in Costa Rica

(Newswire) Costa Rica is known around the world over for its rainforests, coffee and...

School delivered food without permission and parents crowded outside

(QCOSTARICA) The Ministry of Public Education (MEP) made a strong wake-up call to the...

Part of mega drug shipment seized in Spain left Costa Rica

(QCOSTARICA) Authorities in Valencia, Spain, claim that part of a mega shipment of cocaine...

Main suspect in Lunay’s murder ordered to 6 months preventive detention

A man with the last name Mejía Araya, who is the main suspect in...

June is jobs month: Sykes announces 450 new jobs

In addition to the creation of 125 new jobs by Pricesmart in Liberia, Sykes...

Almost 2,000 drivers fined for driving without the Riteve

Between January and May of this year, some 1,966 drivers received a fine of...

3 babies die from bacteria in Hospital San Juan de Dios

(HQ) Three babies died from a bacterium Streptococcus agalactiae at Hospital San Juan de...

Hospital México performed a caesarean delivery on a patient with Covid-19

(QCOSTARICA) Thursday morning, doctors at the Hosptial Mexico successfully performed a caesarean section, also...

¢4 billion plane has already failed and was almost a month out of service

(QCOSTARICA) The plane for which the Government paid more than ¢4 billion colones (US$7...

Woman walked completely naked through San José

(HW) A woman was detained by police while walking naked through downtown San José,...

LNG Set for Distribution in Panama and Costa Rica

Panama's Colon LNG Marketing and Tropigas Natural signed the first contract to distribute liquefied...

China pledges continuous support for Costa Rica’s COVID-19 fight

Chinese President Xi Jinping said Friday that China will continue to offer firm support...

Clues to the impact of climate change may seep from a volcano in Costa Rica

An expedition to steamy northwestern Costa Rica searches for clues to climate change and...

Costa Rica: Ongoing impunity prevents effective protection of indigenous defenders, says UN expert

A UN expert today expressed grave concern for the lives of indigenous human rights...

SYKES detects first case of COVID-19 in its San Pedro, Costa Rica building

SYKES Costa Rica reported this Friday that it detected the first case of COVID-19...

Good News: confirmed, premature baby is negative for COVID-19

(QCOSTARICA) Dr. Mario Ruiz, medical director of the Costa Rican Social Security Fund (CCSS),...

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