13 FASCINATING FACTS ABOUT COSTA RICA

If you have done any research preparing for your visit to Costa Rica, you have probably noticed by now the beautiful natural landscape unlike...

October 12th: “Day of the Meeting of Cultures”

Every October 12th we commemorate the arrival of the Genovese Admiral Christopher Columbus to America and celebrating also the meeting of different cultures. Recently...

Paranormal Stories from Costa Rica and Other Latin American Countries

In Latin America, scaring legends, frightening tales, and other kinds of paranormal stories are closer than you think. In this sense, our region is,...

English-Spanish Cognates (Part II)

Read Part I at: https://thecostaricanews.com/english-spanish-cognates-part-i/As we explained in a previous issue, cognates are words or phrases that not only look similar between 2 languages,...

Cashew Nut Butter: Innovative Ideas in the Food Industry

Cashew nut butter is one of the latest products to be exhibited at the fair.Would you like to try fried slices of breadfruit? How...
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Nicoya, the “Blue Zone” in Costa Rica

Eulalia Obdulia, is a centennial woman residing in Nicoya, Costa Rica. In the photo, she is with her 72 year-old child Elias and her...

Newly Installed 3G Tower A ‘Trade-Off’ for Nosara Area Real Estate

By Ashley SteyaertOn Tuesday, June 8th, ICE installed a new telecommunications tower providing coverage across a circumference of 3 kilometers from its base on...

Origin of Karate

Karate is probably Japan’s most known martial art all around the world. The word itself has been translated into English and some other European...

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...

Working in Australia: The Best Options for Spanish Speakers

Australia. Its name has a double etymology. On the one hand, it derives from the Latin word Australis (“from the south”); that is, legends...
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