Tuesday 15 June 2021
QCOSTARICA - The OIJ uncovered a big pothole on Monday when it was announced that public officials had allied with construction companies that, apparently,...

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The “rebound” effect boosted growth in Costa Rica’s economic activity

QCOSTARICA - Costa Rica's economic activity registered in April 2021 a year-on-year growth of 8.8%, a figure affected by a “base” or “rebound” effect,...

Should the vaccination against covid-19 be opened?

QCOSTARICA - Six months after the start of vaccination against covid-19, will it be time to open the campaign to those who want to...

Plate rupture has potential for stronger quakes

QCOSTARICA - The 5.7-magnitude tremor, felt at 5:27 pmon Thursday, occurred in a maritime zone with the potential for stronger earthquakes, explained Ivonne Arroyo,...

Nicaragua’s Foreign Minister absent from the summit of Central American presidents

QCOSTARICA - The Daniel Ortega government sent its ambassador to Costa Rica, Duilio Hernández, as its representative to the summit of Central American presidents...

Costa Rica passes law to attract foreign pensioners and rentiers with $150K capital

QCOSTARICA - Costa Rica's legislature approved, in the first debate, a bill that reduces the minimum amount that a foreign pensioner or rentier must...

Carlos Alvarado describes calls reprehensible the persecution of Ortega against opponents in Nicaragua

QCOSTARICA - The President of Costa Rica, Carlos Alvarado, described the persecution of Nicaragua President Daniel Ortega against opponents as reprehensible after the government...

PURA VIDA

Back in the 80’s Costa Rica

QCOSTARICA - When CR was so beautiful, healthy, and safe! No motorcycles. No loud cars. No billboards. No traffic. When everyone walked to a pulpería,...

A Bicentennial Celebration in Costa Rica: The Case of a Singular Democracy

OP-ED By Rodolfo Solano Quirós, Costa Rica's Minister of Foreign Affairs. Costa Rica is celebrating its Bicentenary of Independence in 2021. After signing the 1821...

PERSPECTIVE

Today’s Covid News: A slight drop in new cases and deaths is seen

QCOSTARICA - Faced with wasting a vaccine dose when people in the priority groups scheduled do not show up, and a substitute cannot be...

Costa Rica cannot feel safe from covid-19 before having about 80% of population vaccinated

QCOSTARICA - No doubt, vaccines are one of the most powerful tools to maintain control of Covid-19, but when it comes to entire populations,...

Quepos flooded by heavy rains (Photos)

QCOSTARICA - The residents of the Central Pacific endured heavy rains Monday afternoon, June 7, hardest hit the town of Quepos, where the streets...

Will President Alvarado be vaccinated against Covid-19 soon?

QCOSTARICA - Costa Rican President Carlos Alvarado is just another citizen when it comes to covid-19 vaccination, given his young age and good health,...

Bus stops could be a covid-19 contagion bomb

QCOSTARICA - It's five in the afternoon on any given Wednesday in San José. Hundreds of people returning to their homes begin to crowd...

Costa Rica receives 204,000 doses of covid-19 vaccines from AstraZeneca

QCOSTARICA - Costa Rica received this Sunday morning, June 6, the second direct shipment from AstraZeneca of vaccines against covid-19. The flight landed at 11:05...

Know the new vehicular restrictions starting Monday. And why.

QCOSTARICA - On Friday, the government announced the vehicle restrictions for the coming weeks, starting Monday, June 7 and to July 11. At first glance...

Costa Rica Won’t ‘Compromise Our Dignity’ for COVID Vaccines

QCOSTARICA - Costa Rican President Carlos Alvarado made it clear he would not accept COVID-19 vaccinations with political strings attached. "We're talking about saving lives,...

Costa Rica condemns arrest of Nicaragua’s opposition leader

QCOSTARICA - Costa Rica deplored the arrest of opposition leader Cristiana Chamorro, on Wednesday in Nicaragua by the Daniel Ortega regime. “Costa Rica condemns the...

Carlos Alvarado and Antony Blinken call on countries in the region to respect democracy and freedom of the press

QCOSTARICA - President Carlos Alvarado and  Antony Blinken, Secretary of State of the United States, in Costa Rica, demanded on Tuesday that the countries...

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