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“123456” The password used by President Alvarado to lock his phone

QCOSTARICA - The password that Costa Rica President Carlos Alvarado used on one of the cell phones that was seized by the Fiscalia (Prosecutor's Office) and the OIJ (Judicial Agency), is one of the most insecure in the world. "123456" was revealed on Wednesday during...

Gas companies must change cylinder valves, not users

QCOSTARICA - In some neighborhoods in the south of San José, gas companies ("gaseras") are forcing small distributors to tell customers that when returning gas cylinders they must deliver do so with the new threaded valves and that if they do not, they must...

Most Costa Ricans feel insecure, yet very few invest to protect themselves

QCOSTARICA - A study carried out by the National University (UNA) showed that the majority in Costa Rica believe that they live in a very unsafe environment, but very few of invest in their protection. This conclusion stems from the results obtained in the survey...

How Costa Rica VPN Can Protect Your Privacy Online  

If you’re in San José, California, and want to mask your online business through a San José, Costa Rica, connection, you will need to use a Costa Rican VPN service (https://surfshark.com/servers/costa-rica). By the same token, if you happen to be on vacation in this beautiful land...

How Costa Rica’s environment minister talks to his daughter about climate change

Do we need new, advanced technology to reduce carbon emissions? Carlos Manuel Rodríguez, Costa Rica’s Minister of Environment and Energy, says we already have the best “machine” for the job. Speaking at the World Economic Forum’s Annual Meeting of the Global Future Councils in Dubai,...

Unemployment already hits social security

The worrying unemployment figures that affect the country not only have a direct impact on people's purchasing power and a vicious circle effect on the economy. They also have begun to reflect on social security. After two years in a row in which the number...

3 Municipalities Have New Motorcycles

The Bureau of International Narcotics Law Enforcement Affairs (INL) donated six Suzuki DR-650 motorcycles to the municipalities of Alajuelita, Mora and Desamparados. Each municipality received two motorcycles that, according to mayors, will support and improve their citizen security programs. By U.S. Embassy San Jose

President Carlos Orders Hands Off La Sabana Park

Costa Rica President Carlos Alvarado on Friday afternoon ordered the suspension of any initiative that involves fencing La Sabana following the report in the morning by the Instituto Costarricense del Deporte (Icoder) to erect a perimeter fence on the four sides of the 72...

OIJ warns: if security is neglected tourism and foreign investment will be affected

Although they are aware of the country's complicated situation regarding (police) resources,  judicial authorities are clamoring for the government not to neglect or reduce security budgets, as tourism and foreign investment would be impacted. In fact, both factors are considered as pillars that go hand...

Pawnshops Must Be Closed Between 7 pm and 6 am

"Casas de empeño" or "compra y ventas" (pawnshops) will be restricted from opening for business between 7:00 pm and 6:00 am after legislators approved a bill regulating the activity of these businesses. The main objective of the law is to provide municipalities greater controls to...

Weekend Mega Police Operation Nets Criminals, Firearms and Drugs

A mega-operation by the Fuerza Publica (National Police) held this weekend in areas of great influx of tourists to the country led to the arrest of two individuals who assaulted a couple of tourists in Uvita de Osa, in the southern part of the...

Stop and Search? This Poor Community in Brazil Says Yes, Please.

Rio De Janeiro: To quell a burst of carjackings, supermarket lootings and murders, military troops rolled into this tropical metropolis last month heading straight for the slums. They set up checkpoints and sent armed patrols to root out criminals, searching everyone from children to...

Nicaragua Claims to Be Safest Country in Latin America

Nicaragua claims to be the safest country in Latin America says a report by the Latin American Herald due to its sophisticated “Containment Wall” public safety strategy. The report says that Nicaragua's capital city deputy police chief Fernando Borge told EFE, “We have a comprehensive...

Presidents of Costa Rica and Panama Promote Bilateral Long-term State Policy

With the vision of strengthening the bilateral long-term State policy, the President of Costa Rica, Luis Guillermo Solís Rivera, and the President of Panama, Juan Carlos Varela Rodríguez, generated agreements on security, migration, trade and customs modernization. The bilateral meeting, which took place this Wednesday,...

Down To The Last Four Months

President Luis Guillermo Solis leaves office on May 8, 2018, after four years at the helm of a nation that some have qualified it as "ungovernable". In this Crhoy.com caricature, the President's main challengers this year are Taxes and Security.

Generation Z Opts for Personalization Over Privacy

Security is of great concern for anyone who uses the Internet. Whether you’re creating sites or just visiting them, security is always top of mind. Large breaches can make you think twice before buying something online. However, the way people view online security changes with...

Perception of Security in Colombia Is Better than the Global Average

02Policia Nacional de Colombia The perception of security in Colombia is better than the global average and more favorable than the three other largest countries in Latin America, according to a recent study from Unisys. The U.S.-based IT company’s report found that people in Colombia —...

Costa Rica Government Promises To Expel The “Bad Guys”

Q COSTA RICA - Are you a bad guy? Living in Costa Rica? You're out of here. Thinking of living in Costa Rica? Thing again. That is the scenario promised by the government of Luis Guillermo Solis on Wednesday. In a lockdown meeting of high...

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