What Happens to Your Security Deposit if you Vacate Early?

Many, if not most, rental agreements or leases include a clause relating to the security deposit, which is usually equivalent to one month’s rent....

Energy Efficiency Conference a Great Success

The international Energy Efficiency Conference was a great success, judging by the turnout and the response of those who attended.  The Conference was held...

Costa Rican Roads Finally Getting Attention

The Costa Rican Legislative Assembly introduced a bill to close the National Highway Council (CONAVI), in a forum called The Need for Reforms on...
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Buying or Renting, Fully Furnished or Not?

When looking for a house, apartment, loft, or any other options that can be found in Costa Rica, an important decision is whether to...
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The Ethics of Professionalism in the Real Estate Market

In Costa Rica there at least two private real estate professional organizations: the Costa Rican Chamber of Costa Rican-Global Realtors (CCCBR), and the Association...

Radical Natural Healing – Part 3

The previous two postings in the article series, Radical Natural Healing, featured the Costa Rican journeys and life of local artist, visionary, holistic healer, and...
Life Project

Find your child’s “Life Project” in Manuel Antonio

In the era of standardized testing and competition, rote memory and performance targets, traditional schooling is in an existential crisis. Children are not being...

New Banking Regulations in Costa Rica

Some of the national banks in Costa Rica have been making changes to their previous restrictions on opening new accounts for foreigners.  In the...

COSTA RICA JOINS IN THE PREVENTION OF CYBER CRIME

The global scope of cyber crime continues to grow, and cyber criminals have discovered that malicious data encryption followed by a ransom demand can...

Efficient Energy Use

Efficient use of energy is the goal of reducing the amount of energy required to use a certain appliance or product and has become...