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Night Carla Stefaniak was killed all hotel rooms were occupied

The night and early morning when the Venezuelan-American tourist, Carla Stefaniak, was killed all the rooms in the Escazú hotel/Airbnb, almost all the rooms...

Costa RicaMinistry of Health approves “morning after pill”

The Ministry of Health approved today, Thursday, the health registration for Levonorgestrel, the so-called morning-after pill (pastilla del día después in Spanish), an emergency...

Costa Rica Highway Expansion from San Jose to the Pacific

The Government has proposed to start the San José-Caldera road expansion in 2021. Conversations with the Globalvia dealer, which made proposals in 2014, have...

Braille Books for Costa Rican Libraries

Over 20 Costa Rican personalities are coming together for a great cause, to provide 25,000 library books in braille to distribute to public libraries...

Nicaraguan exile is asking Miami to help his fellow refugees in Costa Rica. He’s got art

(Miami Herald) When Milton González realized thousands of his fellow Nicaraguans were being forced to flee their country and take refuge in neighboring Costa...

Costa Rica to begin administering HPV vaccine

The Social Security System (CCSS) announced Wednesday that Costa Rica will begin administering the human papilloma virus (HPV) vaccine as part of its basic...

Man Convicted in 2003 in Florida Crash That Killed Couple Captured in Costa Rica

For 11 years an American was on the run from U.S. authorities after causing a tragic accident in Flroida, in which a couple of...

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Mexico, Guatemala Police Suppress Migrant Caravan at Border (Photos)

Thousands of migrants have traveled in a caravan, mostly on foot, from Honduras to the Mexico – Guatemala border, the journey has stretched for...

The Difficulties of Telecommuting in Costa Rica

Costa Rica News – Telecommuting gets complicated by the deficiencies in Internet in Costa Rica. Many entrepreneurs point to problems in connectivity as one of the...

Costa Rica and Mexico Abolish Double Taxation

On March 21, Ley 9644, the income tax treaty with Mexico, which avoids the double taxation of income and wealth taxes, was published. According to...

Nicaragua expels international human rights missions

The government of Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega expelled two expert missions from the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights Wednesday, accusing them of meddling and...

T-rex had pulverizing teeth, new study now suggests

By the A.M. Costa Rica staff The Tyrannosaurus rex had jaws and teeth strong enough to pulverize bones, a new study suggests. The pressure the...

Costa Rica Hastens to Recover Its Previously Undervalued Wetlands

The calm waters of Tortuguero (Q24N) Costa Rica now seeks to preserve the beauty and improve the conservation of its wetlands, an ecosystem forever undervalued...

Venezuela Rejects Statements of US Spokesman

Q24N – (Prensa Latina) Venezuelan Foreign Minister, Delcy Rodríguez rejected statements by State Department spokesman John Kirby in which he links the electoral process...

Corruption in Costa Rica? Say It Ain’t So

Costa Rica News – The Judicial Investigation Organization performed a raid on the Patent and Work Affairs Office of the Municipality of San Jose this...

Expats get more sites to file for residency

Correos de Costa Rica said Wednesday it was opening up 13 more locations where expats can apply for residency documents or renewal of their...

What Did Homer Tell Keylor?

  ¡Pura vida maes! The Simpsons are in Costa Rica, continuing with their #TravesíaSimpson in Central America. ¡¡Bienvenido al mundo amarillo @NavasKeylor !!#TravesíaSimpson pic.twitter.com/TSxOGjT500 — Simpsonized (@realsimpsonized)...

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Northern Triangle Deploys Tri-National Force to Combat Gangs

Nearly 70,000 gang members operate in the Northern Triangle countries of Central America, according to estimates by Honduran authorities (Photo: El Heraldo Honduras /...

Your Next Hotel May Be Staffed By Robots

Robots in hotels – Robot receptionist ChihiraKanae, created by engineers at Toshiba, made a recent appearance in Berlin. She speaks 19 languages and, as...

New Shoots Amidst the Ashes?

A long line at the security check in the Sacramento airport snaked around the cloth barricades even before the first glint of dawn had...

In the US, people are drinking themselves to death at record rates

Alcohol is killing people in the United States at a rate not seen in at least 35 years, according to new federal data. Last year,...

No shirt, no shoes, no hospital visiting privileges, says Costa Rican Supreme Court 

Walk down the street in any Costa Rican city and there will be some, well, interesting fashion choices. But it’s not the Navajo print...

Costa Rica’s Rocket Company Strengthens Green Hydrogen Footprint

(Liberia, Guanacaste) The Ad Astra Rocket Company has initiated two major projects valued at approximately US$765,000 to strengthen Central America’s first green hydrogen (H2)...

Costa Rica approves law against child abuse prepared by alleged victims of priest

Costa Rica’s congress approved on Tuesday a bill that extends the statute of limitations for the crime of sexual abuse of minors. The initiative, known...

Sightings in the sky Tuesday night may have been meteor showers

Residents of several communities reported on social networks a loud sound and flashes in the sky Tuesday night. Image from Teletica traffic cam in Escazu The...

Tour Guide Suprised by Cougar In Corovado Beach

A tour guide was taken by surprise when an adult cougar (puma in Spanish) fell from a tree near him and the walked the...

International drug rehab in Costa Rica with the Costa Rica Treatment Center

Costa Rica Treatment Center understands the process of addiction recovery from personal experience. Their evidence-based treatment programs are engineered to guide patients toward recovery,...

Tips for Costa Ricans to Get US Visas

If you are looking to get a US visa there are some tips that help up to 93.51% of Costa Ricans who apply get...

Costa Rican Surfer Defeats Leader

A Tica, Brisa Hennessy, defeated the previous leader, American Caroline Mark, in the maximum surf circuit on the planet. The Women’s World Tour took...

Haunted Cambodia

I have never placed boots-on-the-ground in Cambodia, but I flew over Cambodia, when I was leaving Bangkok, Thailand. As I was looking at...

Costa Rica meets with Inter-American Commission on Human Rights to discuss Nicaragua, Venezuela, indigenous rights

Costa Rica’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, Manuel Ventura Robles, met with the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) this week in Washington D.C. to...

Freed Nicaraguan prisoner tells of torture

One Nicaraguan guard pinned his hand to a table with his knee while another ripped out a nail with a pair of pliers. Opposition...

Costa Rican Family Trying to Get Daughter Home After Death in Barcelona

A grieving family is seeking economic help to bring the body of their loved one home. Stephany Gradys Artola was a special education teacher...

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