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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 at a drunk-driver for him to stop. A 26-year-old man,...

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 elimination of gas cylinders used in the kitchens of 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 first person to be convicted for mistreating, or rather raping,...

Neighbor smothered 74-year-old to hide sexual assault

A neighbor suffocated with a blouse a well-known Patí de Sixaola, Talamanca, vendor to hide a sexual attack he had committed, minutes before. That...

Paul Speckmann and Master Blast Their Way Through Costa Rica

An enthusiastic black-clad crowd at el Chivo Bar in Desamparados welcomed back legendary death metal band Master to Costa Rica after an absence of...

Presidential Spying?

Two economic advisers in the office of President Carlos Alvarado, Alejandro Madrigal, and Andrés Villalobos, have been working for a year and a half,...

Costa Rica is the first country in America where very resistant antibiotic bacteria for meningitis is isolated

A 50-year-old man and an a senior became the first two people in Costa Rica - and in the Americas - who were found...

The 9 Provinces of Costa Rica

Rico's TICO BULL - Costa Rica issues national id, the Cédula de identidad, commonly known as the "cedula", to its citizens based on the...

Playa Jacó 1964

Playa Jacó 1964. Photo from Facebook.

Opinion: Is it fair to compare Trump with Chavez?

A series of announcements aimed at Latino voters launched by a Democratic group has created a stir when comparing President Trump with dictators Fidel...

Uber Back In The Streets Of Colombia

Uber restarted operations in Colombia on Thursday (February 20) after shutting down its app for almost three weeks. In a statement, the company said...

Costa Rica is the second best destination in the world for foreign investment in tourism

Having 6.5% of the world’s biodiversity in just 0.03% of the world’s territory and talent as its flagship differentiating resources amazes more than one...

Hologic opens Costa Rican financial services center

Massachusetts-based medical device manufacturer Hologic, Inc. on Tuesday (February 18) inaugurated its 32-employee financial services center in Costa Rica, expanding the company's presence in...

What could the end of globalization mean for Costa Rica?

I always seem to see the most dismal future. They used to call economics the dismal science. Maybe they were right. At business school in...

Woman discovers rape of her 9-year-old daughter when she finds video on cellphone given by stepfather

A woman discovered that her 9-year-old daughter had been raped by her live-in partner, through a video found on the phone that he (the...

Carlos Alvarado gives up creating an office that would access confidential database

The government reversed and repealed on Friday the decree that created a new office in Casa Presidencial, under the president Carlos Alvarado, which could...

Salaries of 260,000 public employees would be frozen indefinitely

The salaries of more than 260,000 public sector employees are close to being frozen indefinitely, due to the critical situation of public finances. They will...

Meet the Tico Competitors To Uber, inDriver and DiDi

Everyone knows Uber, Didi, and inDriver. They are the mobile applications for the transport of people most popular among Costa Ricans. But dd you...

Forever 21 gets a new lease on life

Reuters - Forever 21 has a new lease on life after Simon Property Group Inc., Brookfield Property Partners LP and Authentic Brands Group agreed...

Labor flexibility would help revive economy

Extending the workday to 12 hours for four days and three days off would help to revive the economy and mitigating the high unemployment...

President Creates Thousands of Jobs For Bureaucrats

In almost two years (May 8) of is administration, President Carlos Alvarado allowed the creation of 37,000 jobs in the public sector, according to...

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