The Costa Rica News (TCRN) – New ventures that help improve the quality of life of gold pickers, loggers and hunters in the Osa Peninsula will be led by Fundes in Costa Rica, in partnership with Crusa Foundation, The Nature Conservancy (TNC) and the National System of Conservation Areas (Sinac). Such trades are common in […]
President Laura Chinchilla met with United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and asked the group to include Costa Rica’s stone spheres of Diquís which are located in the south Pacific Coastal region of Costa Rica, to be included on World Heritage List. The Costa Rican Diquís Spheres have long been considered one of […]
Costa Rica is an angler’s dream come true. The country’s Pacific ports and beach resorts provide access to some the best deep sea fishing in the world, while the canals and rivers of the northern Atlantic coast feature world-class snook and tarpon fishing. Billfish are the country’s biggest attractions, with abundant sailfish and marlin off […]
Farming activities have been altered in the Pacific and Central Regions, because of the weather conditions affecting the country since the beginning of October. Last Wednesday, the Ministry of Agriculture (MAG) reported damages in coffee, rice, and sugar cane plantations, as well as in pastures, mainly caused by floods that have covered large amounts of […]
Both public schools and new private schools are strengthening their educational centers by encouraging new growth and accessibility for local families and foreign families who wish to relocate.
A volunteer group, the Vicinos Naccion, has created and implemented a beach cleaning and protection education group for the three beaches of Ballena National Park: Playa Uvita, Playa Colonia, and Playa Pinuelas ecosystems.
After a difficult year, the progress from the major players involved is indicative of what is to come for all affected areas, notably Dominical’s surrounding rivers and polluted water supplies.
Uvita police officers have met no cross fire and have been seen as unthreatening while at the same time serving as a protective security measure in regards to the subtext of possible increased danger to the area on account of its rapid growth and progress.
To get the most bang for your buck, join the scores of locals and expats for bargain shopping extravaganzas on name brands in southern Golfito’s highlight destination: the Duty Free Zone.
by TCRN Staff The spectacular natural wealth of the Osa was expressed in the pages of the new book Bear: Where the rainforest meets the seaby the photographer Roy Toft and biologist Trond Larsen, both Americans. A total of 194 photographs are graphic testimony to the varied and rich biodiversity of this area, located in […]