New Costa Rica immigration law – only law abiding mut pay by the rules

by Gringa en CRJust because the rules have changed, doesn’t mean the incompetency of Costa Rica’s immigration system has been fixed.Last week I received...

Nicaraguan border reopened for trade

by TCRN StaffAs of yesterday, the border crossing from Costa Rica to Nicaragua at Penas Blancas was reopened for trade, at least for specific...

Pirate taxi drivers protest turned violent

by TCRN StaffHundreds of pirate taxi drives turned San Jose and surrounding areas in chaos yesterday by blocking streets, slowing down traffic and precipitating...

Obama salutes Iraqis for voting despite violence

(Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama congratulated Iraqis on Sunday for voting in a parliamentary election despite bomb and rocket attacks that killed at...

Costa Rica gets early start for International Women’s Day

by TCRN StaffMore than 1,000 people from across the country met yesterday in La Sabana in San Jose and enjoyed music, dancing and talks...

Money laundering ring broken up in Costa Rica

by TCRN StaffThe authorities Wednesday broke up a Colombian drug money laundering network which, according to reports from the OIJ, the Drug Control Police...

Another delay from ICE

by TCRN StaffThe Instituto Costarricense de Electricidad (ICE) has once again postponed the sale of prepaid cell lines to late March early April.Originally they...

Chile begins road to recovery

by TCRN StaffWhile rescue effort still continue and thousands have been left homeless, Chile is beginning to recover as aid efforts are being organized...

Earthquake: Brazil comes to Chile’s aid

by TCRN Staff"All the solidarity of the Brazilian people" is what the country's president, Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva offered Monday to Luiz Inácio...

Despair leads to looting of supermarkets in wake of Chilean quake

by TCRN StaffIn Concepcion desperation has led to hundreds of people looting supermarkets where the vast majority of the population has no potable water,...
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