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    Employers May Reactivate, for Specific Terms, Suspended Employment Contracts

    Employers are now allowed, as of August 12th, to resume, for specific periods, the suspended labor contracts...

    Costa Rica Decides to Stop Distributed Generation

    The Executive Power of the country has decided to call off the Distributed Energy Resources Bill, which...

    Russia Will Produce Hundreds of Thousands of COVID-19 Vaccines Starting in Late 2020

    Russia announced this past week that they would soon have the capacity to produce hundreds of thousands of doses of the Coronavirus vaccine every month at the end of this year and that they would raise their production to "several million" next year

    “Costa Rica Artesanal” Seal Certifies Excellence and Authenticity of National Artisan´s Production

    Guaranteeing quality, good environmental practices, and authenticity when buying Costa Rican handicrafts is the objective of the Costa Rica Artisan Seal, developed through an inter-institutional collaboration between the MEIC, the Ministry of Culture, the ICT and the INA
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    Resonance Costa Rica, “Working Online”, An Excellent Option For You In These Changing Times

    The world has taken a huge turn in the face of the...
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    Health

    Costa Rica Decides to Stop Distributed Generation

    The Executive Power of the country has decided to call off the...

    Russia Will Produce Hundreds of Thousands of COVID-19 Vaccines Starting in Late 2020

    Russia announced this past week that they would soon have the capacity to produce hundreds of thousands of doses of the Coronavirus vaccine every month at the end of this year and that they would raise their production to "several million" next year

    “Costa Rica Artesanal” Seal Certifies Excellence and Authenticity of National Artisan´s Production

    Guaranteeing quality, good environmental practices, and authenticity when buying Costa Rican handicrafts is the objective of the Costa Rica Artisan Seal, developed through an inter-institutional collaboration between the MEIC, the Ministry of Culture, the ICT and the INA

    President of Panama, Assured that he is Open to Dialogue with Costa Rica to Resolve the Conflict over Exports

    Laurentino Cortizo, president of Panama, assured that he is open to dialogue...

    National News

    Eight Tourists Traveled Without Prior Test (as required) for COVID-19 in Flight From Spain

    Costa Rica received yesterday the first commercial flight since the start of the COVID-19 Pandemic. But in...

    December 1st Declared by Law as ‘Army Abolition Day’

    On May 19th, 2020, at the National Museum, former Bellavista Barracks, the President of the Republic, Carlos Alvarado, and the Minister of...

    13 Natural Protected Areas Will Reopen Next Monday, May 18th

    As part of the effort made at the country level to promote economic recovery, the Ministry of Environment and Energy (MINAE) and...

    General Guidelines for Commercial, Residential, and Mixed Condos Are Updated

    On May 11th, 2020, the Ministry of Health issued a new update (version 5) of the general guidelines that affect commercial, residential,...

    UNWTO Launches Tourism Recovery Assistance Program

    The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has launched a Technical Assistance Program for Tourism Recovery that provides guidance to the Member States regarding...

    World News

    Pandemics That Have Plagued Humanity Throughout History

    Throughout human history, there have been outbreaks of diseases that have affected...
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    Environment

    Employers May Reactivate, for Specific Terms, Suspended Employment Contracts

    Employers are now allowed, as of August 12th, to resume, for specific...

    Costa Rica Decides to Stop Distributed Generation

    The Executive Power of the country has decided to call off the...

    Russia Will Produce Hundreds of Thousands of COVID-19 Vaccines Starting in Late 2020

    Russia announced this past week that they would soon have the capacity to produce hundreds of thousands of doses of the Coronavirus vaccine every month at the end of this year and that they would raise their production to "several million" next year

    “Costa Rica Artesanal” Seal Certifies Excellence and Authenticity of National Artisan´s Production

    Guaranteeing quality, good environmental practices, and authenticity when buying Costa Rican handicrafts is the objective of the Costa Rica Artisan Seal, developed through an inter-institutional collaboration between the MEIC, the Ministry of Culture, the ICT and the INA

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    Costa Rica Celebrates Science and Technology Month

    The Ministry of Science, Technology and Telecommunications (MICITT), celebrates its 30th anniversary with the dedication of the month for science and technology in Costa Rica. Every year, during this month, activities are scheduled to publicize the country's activities in science, technology, telecommunications and innovation, and the work of...

    Entertainment

    Costa Rica: The Ideal Destination for Adventure and Sports Tourism

    Undoubtedly Costa Rica has become an ideal destination for foreign visitors who want adventure sports tourism at any time of the year

    In Costa Rica, the Fun Never Ends For Outdoor Activity Lovers

    Exploring all the outdoor activities that can be done in Costa Rica is almost like naming all the natural numbers

    Puerto Viejo de Talamanca and Its Opportunities for Fun at the Beach

    On the shores of the Caribbean Sea, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca is a paradise for beach lovers. Located on the Atlantic Ocean...

    “La Fortuna”: A Magical Place in Costa Rica Awaiting for Your Visit

    La Fortuna is a small town located in the province of Alajuela and is considered a touristic Hot Spot in Costa Rica...

    Events

    Scientific Understanding of Kundalini Yoga

    Bhajan is a powerful technology for personal transformation which helps people to live their excellence

    Costa Rica Will Host it’s First Surf & Outdoor Expo

    The Surf & Outdoor Expo will be held for the first time in Latin America and Costa Rica will be the host...

    Willkommen! Welcome to Oktoberfest in Costa Rica!

    Oktoberfest is one of the most important and traditional German celebrations. With more than 200 years of tradition, it has come to...

    The International Conference on Sustainable Tourism (P3) at Costa Rica

    Costa Rica was host to a great international activity during the 5th and 6th of September, “The International Conference on Sustainable Tourism:...

    Lankester Botanical Garden Holds Its Annual Bonsai Exhibition

    Bonsai has its origin in China, for about 2,000 years, as an object of worship and representation of eternity, since the tree was conceived...

    Music

    Parable # 25: Shut Off That Music

    (This week is the 28thinstallment of the book, “The Band Director’s Lessons About Life”, which TCRN is publishing as a series during...

    The Band Director’s Lessons About Life (2)

    (This week is the second installment of the book, “The Band Director’s Lessons About Life”, which TCRN is publishing as a...

    Ocaso Underground Music Festival 2020 Lineup Bigger than Ever

    The largest festival of Techno and House music in Costa Rica, in the province of Tamarindo, Guanacaste, will be held for the fourth consecutive year. From January 9 to 13, 2020, the Nicoya Peninsula, on the north Pacific coast of Costa Rica, will witness the largest electronic music festival held in the country.

    Vital Culture of Our Costa Rica

    One of the best ways to experience the culture of any country is through its music. Local clubs and clubs are informal venues perfect for exploring current and popular sounds

    Brazilian Child Born with Autism and Difficulties to Talk, now Speaks 9 Languages

    In Brazil, the story of Rafael Lancer, a child with an autism spectrum disorder, has captivated the international community. During his first...

    food

    Costa Rican Gastronomy: The Pleasures of Typical Dishes with Profound and Varied Roots

    Visiting Costa Rica is synonymous with exquisite gastronomy and it is that Costa Rican cuisine has exquisite...

    8 Yummy Costa Rican Desserts That Will Make Your Mouth Water

    Costa Rica is a country known for its beautiful beaches and its commitment to protecting the environment, however, when foreign visitors step on Costa Rican soil they are amazed by its exquisite cuisine and typical desserts

    Turrialba Will Be Full of Costa Rican Food and Art: Don’t Miss Out

    The II edition of the Turrialba Tourism Festival is taking place this Saturday, August 31 and Sunday, September 1 at the Tropical...

    How Much Wheat Flour Should You Consume?

    Properties of wheat flour are present in foods of the cereals category, which are usually available in many varieties that can be found in...

    If You Like To Exercise Then It Is Essential To Eat Abundant And Balanced

    Nourishment is of great importance for any living being, mainly humans, but good nutrition is also important. There are foods that various experts in...
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    Surfing and Watersports

    Costa Rica Holds the First International Roosterfish Tournament

    Costa Rica is a mecca for sportfishing. And the site FishingBooker knows it pretty well! People travel from all over the world to fish the...

    Come to Tamarindo Beach!

    Playa Tamarindo is the main beach of the district that bears the same name. Also, it is one of the most renowned tourist destinations,...

    Meet the Manuel Antonio National Park in Costa Rica

    Costa Rica is one of the countries with the greatest biodiversity in the world. Along the central Pacific coast, there is a natural treasure...

    Costa Rica Recognized As the Best Destination for Surfing

    Costa Rica has become the world’s revelation country in recent years. Not only it has been given important recognitions such as being the "Happiest...

    Paradise Villa, Dominical

    Paradise Villa is located on the Southern Pacific coast of Costa Rica, in the prestigious luxury home community of Las Olas, in the town...

    Travel and Tourism

    What to Do

    Tourism Minister Announces Tourist Reactivation Route for Costa Rica

    Gustavo Segura Sancho became the new ICT (National Tourism Institute) Executive President and Minister of Tourism...

    What to See

    Nicaragua Awarded for “Environmentally Friendly Global Tourist Destination”

    On behalf of the Government of Reconciliation and National Unity, they received the “Global Eco-Friendly Tourist Destination” award, awarded to Nicaragua during the World Tourism Market “World Travel Market” in London

    How About Going Native Tico Style?

    We Ticos have much to celebrate, in addition to the beauty of...

    Value Added Tax Will Increase Construction Costs 9%

    All projects that obtain the planned visa before the Federated College of Engineers and Architects (CFIA) as...

    “La Fortuna”: A Magical Place in Costa Rica Awaiting for Your Visit

    La Fortuna is a small town located in the province of Alajuela and is considered a touristic...

    Science & Technology

    Science News

    Master Windows 10 with A Few Hidden Tricks

    Be it, an old user, or a new one, there are a bunch of old and new...

    Costa Rica Creates System For Detecting Deforestation with Google Satellite Technology

    Costa Rica announced this past week that the “Group on Earth Observations” and “Google Earth Engine” chose the country's main project to develop a deforestation detection system

    Strong Boost for CETICZN! CRUSA Foundation Supports Regional Technological Project

    The Chamber of Information and Communication Technologies of the North Zone (CETICZN) received a strong boost in its organizational process

    Latest Tech

    What Are Your Instagram Marketing Goals?

    When you set out on your journey to do big things on Instagram, you need to have a clear idea of what that means

    Keep Track of Your Little Ones With a GPS Tracker

    This watch has become fashionable in the first communions, on birthdays and many of the parents consider buying it for the summer

    Costa Rica: One of the Most Innovative Countries in Latin America

    With less than 5 million inhabitants, it has not prevented Costa Rica from being at the forefront of innovation in Latin America....

    Solar Energy in Costa Rica, Its Present Status and the Aim for Future Growth

    Everything has a purpose in life, which is why from The Costa Rica News (TCRN), we want on this occasion we want...

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    Top-6 Countries with the Best Health Care Systems in the World 2019

    "The medical bills you can pay, the doctors who make home visits and the medical care so that affordable retirees simply pay out of...

    The Spiritual Consequences of Alcohol Consumption

    Although it is mass produced, mass promoted, legal, and ingested by a multitude of people all over the world, most people don't ever consider...

    5 Reasons Why People Who Move to Costa Rica are Instantly Healthier

    Can a simple move really make you into a healthier person? In our last few months of traveling about Costa Rica, we noticed that a...

    Costa Rica Stands Out As The Best Destination to Visit After the Passing of COVID-19

    Multiple magazines have highlighted Costa Rica as a destination to consider once the Coronavirus crisis is over

    Zika Virus: FAQ

    First H1N1, now Zika? Read about the world’s latest epidemic in TCRN’s FAQ. Earlier today, the World Health Organization declared Zika a global health emergency....
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