Sunday 16 May 2021

Protesters tried to block roads, but Police prevented closures

QCOSTARICA - Small groups of protesters tried to block several routes in the country...

San José is the queen province of street brawls

QCOSTARICA - Frequently the 911 emergency services receive calls reporting street brawls, "pleitos" in...

Customs to hold electronic auctions to sell unclaimed products

QCOSTARICA - The National Customs Service (Aduanas) will carry out the first electronic auctions...

Chevrolet installs its first charger for electric cars at its headquarters in Ayarco

QCOSTARICA - With more than 1,600 electric cars of various brands circulating in the...

Airport Police apprehend American carrying crocodile head

QCOSTARICA - Authorities from the Air Surveillance Service (SVA) - airport police - apprehended...

Not taking chances: Covid protocol to pick up man who died in La Merced park

QCOSTARICA - Authorities activated the covid protocol to remove the body of a man...

Commuter train derails in Pavas

QCOSTARICA - One of the old Apolo trains derailed this Wednesday afternoon in Pavas,...

Higher Fuel Prices at the Pumps Today

QCOSTARICA - The latest increase in fuel prices - the fifth consecutive this year...

Remember vehicle restriction begin at 9 pm today, Tuesday, April 27

QCOSTARICA - As of today, Tuesday, April 27, and until Sunday, May 16, the...

US$90 Million for Banking Sector

QCOSTARICA - With the aim of strengthening the liquidity of Costa Rica's state banks...

Body of missing American found in Playa Jaco

QCOSTARICA - Red Cross rescuers recovered the body of the 25-year-old American, who was...

Woman sentenced to 18 years in prison for using social media to prostitute minors

HQ - A woman, identified as Karol Tatiana Solís Álvarez and known by the...

Incofer suspends San Jose-Heredia-Alajuela service. Again!

HQ - The Instituto Costarricense de Ferrocarriles (Incofer) indefinitely suspended the urban train service...

Woman crashes head-on with tanker truck. Did she foresee her own death?

QCOSTARICA - Emily Vega Espinoza, 43, tragically lost her life when the car she...

Ruta 32 (San Jose – Limon) CLOSED to 5am Friday!

QCOSTARICA - The Ruta 32, which connects San José with Limón, will be closed...

TEC students create autonomous vehicle prototype for multiple uses

HQ - A group of four TEC - Costa Rica Institute of Technology -...

Couple used fast food delivery services to hide sales of marijuana pastries

HQ - A couple was arrested on suspicion of using fast food delivery services...

Fire devours plastics warehouse in Alajuela

QCOSTARICA - A large fire in a plastics warehouse in Alajuela has firefighters working...

Fake massage parlor was used for sexual services in Guadalupe

HQ - A 42-year-old woman, a Venezuelan national identified by her last name Padilla...

Fire consumes part of Turrialba market

HQ - Two wooden structures in the Turrialba market, in Cartago, raised the alarm...

Higher tolls on the Ruta 27 on Thursday

QCOSTARICA - As of Thursday, April 1, driving on the Ruta 27 will be...

President Signs Space Agency Bill Into Law

QCOSTAICA - Despite a large number of questions over the creation of the Agencia...

Vehicular Restrictions for Semana Santa and April

QCOSTARICA - The sanitary vehicle restrictions for Semana Santa (Easter Week) that unofficially began...

4 cantons will have a dry law for Semana Santa

QCOSTARICA - The Unión Nacional de Gobiernos Locales (UNGL) - National Union of Local...

Spanish police frustrate “hit” on Tico sent from Costa Rica

QCOSTARICA - A man in Costa Rica planned and ordered the murder of a...

Transitos save Uber driver from assailants

QCOSTARICA - Transitos (traffic officials) Gustavo Ordóñez and Daniel Picado became guardian angels of...

Firefighters mourning the death of Onix, the search dog

QCOSTARICA - The Bomberos (Fire Department) is mourning Onix, the best performing dog in...

Ombudsman requires AyA to correct exorbitant bill problems

QCOSTARICA - The Acueductos y Alcantarillados (AyA), the state water and sewers utility, is...

Thursday’s Downpour flooded the new Legislative Assembly building

HQ - The first downpour of 2021 - in March! - flooded part of...

Traffic lights are STOP signs at night!

Something that has been on the books for the longest time, but few know...

Costa Rica doesn’t change the time

Costa Rica does not practice advancing clocks in the spring and set clocks back...

Costa Rica will produce more sustainable honey

QCOSTARICA - Consumers in Costa Rica will enjoy a better quality honey, produced under...

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