Expect A Hot One Today. And For The Next 9 Months!

The national weather service, the Instituto Meteorológico Nacional (IMN), is forecasting a hot one...

More jail for sonly suspect in murder of Spanish tourist

Albin Díaz Hawkings, 32, will be spending four more months...

Valentina Fradegrada

Valentina Fradegrada, she was born on September 2, 1991 in Bergamo, a small beautiful town near Milan (Italy) where she created one of the...

Costa Rica Director Antonella Sudasassi on Her Feature Debut Screening in Berlin

Produced by Amaya Izquierdo at Costa Rica’s Betta Films, and José Esteban Alenda at Spain’s Solita Films, “El Despertar de las Hormigas” portrays a...

How To Trek 10 Waterfalls Through Costa Rica’s Las Monas Rainforest

Waterfalls and hiking are synonymous with adventure-seekers in Costa Rica. There is no shortage of spectacular displays of crashing waters in the destination. This...

Ortega Government Accepts To Negotiate, Business Sector Welcomes “Opening Of Door”

The government of Nicaragua admitted Saturday night “the need for an understanding” to resolve the crisis, after a meeting with businessmen and the Catholic...

Propose bill seeks to punish street harassment (acoso callejero)

From 9 to 30 days fine is the sanction that is proposed for those committing “acoso callejero” (street harassment) in Costa Rica. Street harassment in...

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Movies Partially Shot in Costa Rica

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Arrivals Faced A 4 Hour Wait At The San Jose Airport on Saturday

A failure in the ‘sistema’ – system – had thousands of people arriving or leaving Costa Rica waiting. And waiting. And even more waiting....

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Europeans denounce Nicaragua’s ‘democratic crisis’

The European Parliament delegation following their recent visit to Nicaragua, urged President Daniel Ortega to release political prisoners, allow the return of banned human...

U.S. Increases Contribution To Costa Rica To Fight Organized Crime

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Tom Brady & Gisele spent Valentine’s Day in Costa Rica

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High-ranking former official of the Ministry of Justice Denounced For Sexual Abuse

“I was not willing to be part of the people who try to normalize these behaviors in society, when we know they are acts...

Vogue Brazil Boss Quits After Her BDay Photos Slammed for ‘Praising’ Slavery

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Getting Behind The Grupo Nacion Paywall

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In Costa Rica, “Women are born in a hunting ground with their legs, hands and mouth tied”

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That Makes It Nine, The Women Accusing Former President Arias

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IBM Announces US$21 Million Investment in IT Service Center Expansion

IBM announced that it will invest US$21 million in expanding the operations of its Security Services Center in Costa Rica, which includes the extension...

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