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    Costa Rica’s First Indigenous Tour Agency – Meet the BriBri People

    Not many people know much about the indigenous peoples who have lived in Costa Rica for hundreds of years.  But that is about to change.  The Bribri tribe will be opening the very first indigenous tour agency with the...

    The “Pact of San Jose”, Costa Rica

    Almost thirty-seven years ago, on November 22, 1979, an American Convention on Human Rights, better known as the “Pact of San José”, was held in San José, Costa Rica, with the representatives from most American countries. Today this...

    Historic Downtown District of San Jose To Be Revitalized

    The Technological Institute of Costa Rica (TEC) recently introduced an ambitious plan to upgrade the face of downtown San Jose. In total that will include 108 blocks, from Avenida 7, Avenida 10, Calle 9, to Democracy Square.The project will...

    Every Festival Throughout The Year in Costa Rica

    Village fairs are a Costa Rican cultural fact, are very popular, and are celebrated much like a carnival.  They range from popular musical groups, parades on horseback, moonlight festivities, the selection of a reigning queen, masquerades, dances, even bingo,...

    Calling All Aspiring Expats: Retiring in Style

    A fabulous life in stunning Costa Rica has attracted retired expats for decades. Do your own dreams take you there?Excitement. Adventure. Anticipation. Oh, yes, and a healthy dose of trepidation, too.  Can you feel them? If so, the idea...

    MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALLS: An Irony for Costa Rica?

    Did you know that during a regular Major League Baseball (MLB) game an average of one hundred baseballs are used?  It means that once taken out of play, a standard professional baseball will not be reused again.Why is this?...

    Habitat for Humanity Wants To Build Homes in Costa Rica

    Habitat for Humanity, Costa Rica, and local entrepreneurs are joining together in a fundraising campaign to build adequate housing for a group of low-income families in Costa Rica.  The national campaign slogan is “home is where dreams are born”.The...

    The Humble Turmeric Is Much More Than It Seems

    The common spice, turmeric, has been used in Indian medicine for thousands of years, while western medicine is just beginning to recognize its many health benefits. Those who have experience with this wonder plant know that it can even...

    Puerto Limon Celebrates Columbus Day

    Last Sunday, September 25th, the streets of Puerto Limon were the setting of a colorful celebration: Conmemoración de la Llegada de Cristóbal Colón - the Commemoration of the Arrival of Christopher Columbus. The people from Puerto Limon celebrated its...

    Costa Rica Open Surfing Competition Back After 14 Years

    Following a recent press conference in San Jose, the World Surf League (WSL) made the exciting announcement that Costa Rica is now back on the Men’s and Women’s Qualifying Schedule (QS).  After 14 years away from this tour, this...
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    For the First Time Ever, Direct Flight Will Connect Brazil and Costa Rica

    GOL LinhasAéreas will offer exclusive, regular, non-stop flights between San José and São Paulo, starting in the last quarter...
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