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Green alert for the North Zone, Central Valley, North Pacific and Caribbean due to strong wind and waves

The National Meteorological Institute - Instituto Meteorológico Nacional (IMN) - points out that a...

Big Drop In Gasoline Prices Expected

The Refinadora Costarricense de Petróleo (Recope) - Costa Rican Petroleum Refinery, on Friday presented...

Coronavirus Fears Make Toilet PaperThe Hot New Currency in Singapore and Hong Kong

In the risky world of gifts in Asia's financial axes, Montblanc pens and leather...

Taxistas abandon traditional service and join Beego platform

If you can't beat them, join them. That is the decision of some 380...

President Alvarado defends lifting bank secrecy, that “it does not affect honest people”

President Carlos Alvarado said earlier this week that lifting bank secrecy should not be...

Latin America

Graft-busting goes into reverse in Central America

(Bloomberg) Latin America's war on corruption is something to celebrate. In the last few...

Warren Buffett’s Son Is Spending $200 Million to Help Colombia Kick Its Cocaine Curse

(AP) — With Colombian military snipers in position, Howard Buffett descends from a helicopter and trudges through the wet...

Virus halts Panama beef exports to China

Panama’s beef exports which were helping to re-energize the agricultural industry and reached US$10 million in six months last...

Mexico sets a date for the inauguration of its ‘new capital city airport’

Only a short time ago, a headline like that above would have referred to the opening of a brand...

Troops storm El Salvador’s parliament

Armed soldiers and police officers accompanied El Salvador's President...

We Haven’t Hit Bottom Yet

Jobs are in short supply in Costa Rica as a result of low levels of investment while sales of goods and services are dwindling;...

GUILTY! Guard Sentenced To 16 Years For Murder of Carla Stefaniak

Bismark Espinoza Martínez, the security guard at the hotel...

How Much Does It Costa To Hire A Hitman In Costa Rica?

How much does it cost to hire someone to...

Record Durg Seisure: 5 tons of cocaine found in container at Limon Terminal

Almost six tons of cocaine headed for the European...

Unclear Future for Costa Rica’s Commercial Sector

In Costa Rica, the commercial sector faces major challenges...

18 years in prison for the murder Carla Stefaniak

The Ministerio Public (Prosecutor's Office) is asking for 68...

BLOGS / OPINION / ANALYSIS

Canadian Tourist Overcharged For Ice Cream in Costa Rica

Rico's TICO BULL  - $4,000 for ice cream in...

A Selfie With The President

In how many countries can one find the "mandatario"...

Overhaul Of Zatope Rotonda Making Progress

The Ministerio de Obras Publicas y Transportes (MOPT) -...

Living In Costa Rica

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Is Costa Rica a Caribbean country?

Is Costa Rica a Caribbean country? In a way,...

US Embassy San Jose Closed Monday

In honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, the...

TRAVEL & ADVENTURETRENDING

3 New Tented Camps That Amp Up Glamping

A tent with a skylight? These new camps in Costa Rica, Canada and the American Southwest range from simple and modern to borderline decadent....

“Open skies” policy would bring cheaper flights

The new president of Guatemala, Alejandro Giammattei, is suggesting that Costa Rica should extend...

TransNica Adds Cuidad Quesada On New San Jose – Managua Route

As of March 1, Sancarleños will be able to travel to Managua, Nicaragua with...

Vegan Guide to Costa Rica

Looking for some travel inspiration? Costa Rica should be top of your list. The...

Coming to Costa Rica? Make Sure to Taste These Foods

While it may hurt our feelings to say this, Costa Rica is not one...

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