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    Pope Francis Lifts Sanction on Nicaraguan Poet Ernesto Cardenal

    After 35 years, the Vatican reversed the punishment again former priest and member of the Sandinista National Liberation Front (FSLN), Nicaraguan poet Ernesto Cardenal. After hearing the news, Cardenal celebrated mass from his hospital bed. Nicaraguan Poet and Liberation Theologist Ernesto Cardenal delivers a speech during the federal congress of the German left party in […] More

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    Argentine Novice Speaks Out Against Torture, Abuse in Convent

    Novices in Argentina have begun sharing their experiences of abuse, torture, and humiliation executed within the walls of the convent by their priests. At least a dozen novices were abused during the eight years that former nun, Sandra Migliore, remained at the San Lorenzo convent. | Photo: Reuters “He sent me to the basement alone […] More

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    AyA intensifies water rationing in San Jose metropolitan area

    In Moravia, Desamparados, Alajuelita and Hatillos alone almost 60,000 residents are struggling to meet needs in their homes and businesses due to water rationing this week. Thousands more are affected in other communities as the national water authority, the Instituto Costarricense de Acueductos y Alcantarillados (AyA), increased water rationing due to the decrease in water […] More

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    Waste Of Taxpayers Money? Transitos Provide Escort For Nongovernment Official and Visitor NOT On “Official” State Visit

    Rico’s TICO BULL – With the lights and sirens, three Policia de Transito officials (transitos), escorted the former president of the Legislative Assembly, Gonzalo Ramírez and American motivational speaker, who is visiting Costa Rica. Photo from Crhoy.com The vehicle, a BMW, carrying Ramirez and Maxwell, left La Uruca and made their way through traffic to […] More

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    ‘Pretty Little Liars’ Tyler Blackburn Naked in Costa Rica

    CONFIDENTIAL – American actor Tyler Blackburn is visiting Costa Rica and has a shared a naked photo of himself ‘au naturel’ while enjoying a Costa Rican sunset in one of the country’s poshest hotels. The young actor, singer and model, best known for playing Caleb Rivers on the hit Freeform series Pretty Little Liars and […] More

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    Woman used beauty salon as front to prostitute three women in Guadalupe

    A 25-year-old woman, identified by her last names Robles Flores, was arrested on Tuesday afternoon, suspected of pimping or proxenetismo in Spanish. Photo Poder Judicial Originally from Nicaragua, the woman is accused by the Section of Crimes against Physical Integrity and Trafficking who raided a beauty salon used as a front, in the center of […] More

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    Tips for Applicants from Costa Rica Applying To US College

    Applying to schools after graduating marks a huge milestone in any young adult’s life. It becomes an even more significant opportunity and responsibility when they are trying their hand at education in another country. When applicants from Costa Rica are getting ready to apply for college in the United States, there are some tips they […] More

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    U.S. (and Canada) Could Take A Page From Costa Rica: The “Cedula”

    Rico’s TIOC BULL – The United States is gearing for the 2020 presidential elections. And without a doubt, alleged voter fraud will be part of the process. Though studies suggest voter fraud isn’t a widespread problem in the US, it does happen. In 2014, Justin Levitt, a professor at Loyola Law School, found 31 known […] More

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    Here Yesterday, Gone Today

    The newest, fastest and best technology that some of us grew up with have become relics. Some products last just a few years, and others endured for decades. But, one thing is certain — obsolescence is often inevitable. Here’s my list of 25 products I never thought would become obsolete. ALARM CLOCK Prior to the […] More

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    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 for today, Monday, February 18, 2019. According to the IMN, we can foresee the hot temperatures across the entire country caused by the low moisture content in the environment. And no to little winds. Daytime temperatures will be a few degrees […] More

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    More jail for sonly suspect in murder of Spanish tourist

    Albin Díaz Hawkings, 32, will be spending four more months in preventive detention as the Fiscalia continues to build its case against the only accused in the murder of Spanish tourist Arantxa Gutiérrez last August 4 in Tortuguero. Albin Díaz Hawkings, a native of Nicaragua, is the only suspect in the rape and murder of […] More

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