Salvadorans and Colombians ask for refuge in Costa Rica

The majority of requests for refuge in Costa Rica are made by citizens of El Salvador and Colombia, indicated the Ministry of the Interior. Our...

The San Pedro Streaker

Earlier today authorities detained a 26 year old individual who was running nude around the Fuente de Hispanidad Fountain in San Pedro. Those who...

Death pension benefits extended to gay couples

The death pension benefit for gay couples will be extended to five pension regimens under the national budget, announced the Ministry of Labor (MTSS). It...

Top 10 Expat Tax Tips for Americans Living in Costa Rica

Did you know that Americans living in the stunningly beautiful country of Costa Rica must still file a US tax return each year? You’ll also...

Colombian government and FARC sign historic agreement

The Colombian government and the Armed Revolutionary Forces of Colombia (FARC) put an end to hostilities this Thursday, after an agreement that was announced...

2016 Global Peace Index: Costa Rica is the best country located in Central America...

The 2016 Global Peace Index (GPI, for its acronym in English) prepared by the Institute for Economics and Peace, puts Costa Rica as the...

Marijuana in Costa Rica: Laws, History and Potential

Whether you hate it or love it, frequent news reports suggest Cannabis is a plant to be reckoned with sooner rather than later. There’s a...

TEC works to create new face of San José

The Costa Rican Institute of Technology (TEC) has proposed an immense plan that could change the face of the center of San José. There...

Australia to Costa Rica: Raising My Son on the Road

This is the third time we have been to Costa Rica, and this time we are here to stay. According to my son whom is...

Government proposes 0.5% wage increase for the private sector

The novel continues regarding the wage increases for the private sector. This Wednesday the Government of the Republic proposed an increase of 0.5% for...
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