Costa Rican Students Go to International Science & Engineering Fair

Five projects involving solar energy conversion, robotics, biological disease control and a device for teaching music, will represent Costa Rica in the fourteenth edition of the International Intel Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF) from May 9 to 13 in Los Angeles, California.
Costa Rica participates in global science and technology meeting

Costa Rica & Brazil Cooperate in Nanotechnology & Aerospace Engineering

Costa Rica and Brazil took the first steps to reach a bilateral agreement that would allow both nations to mutual cooperation in the development of nanotechnology, the space industry and in other areas of mutual interest.
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Aggressive Driving Deters Ticos From Commuting to Work

Bad drivers, aggressive driving, contamination, lack of information, rude passengers, noisy traveling companions, and interruptions of service are the seven problems that Costa Ricans encounter in their commutes to work.

Foreigners Can Easily Obtain a Driver’s License in Costa Rica

Foreigners may now skip some of the steps originally required to obtain a Costa Rica driver's license, making the process much easier and hopefully more pleasant.
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Film Review: The Green Hornet

Michel Gondry is without a doubt one of the most inventive working directors. However, his unusually perceptive eye to find humanity in the quirkiest details seems to have taken a holiday when he directed The Green Hornet.
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Proud to Live in Costa Rica: A Soldier’s Cry of 21st Century Socialism

A recent speech made in the República of Honduras, during the International Forum "21st Century Socialism & its influence in Latin America."
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4.8 Earthquake Hits Guanacaste, No Damage Reported Yet

According to the Volcanological and Seismological Observatory (OVSICORI), the earthquake tonight was felt in most of the country and had a magnitude of 4.8...

Gay Rights in Costa Rica: Pura Vida?

One of the most commonly used expressions when talking about Costa Rica is “pura vida.” However, when it comes to being gay in Costa Rica, things are not so nonchalant.
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Film Review: Tron: Legacy

Sam realizes he's the only one who can restore things to their normal state, so he builds himself a team in order to escape the virtual world while fixing his Shakespearean papa problems and looking nice in neon accessories.
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Puerto Viejo Cabbies Block Roads

Taxi drivers in Puerto Viejo took action against poor road conditions. Tuesday, February 1, dozens of cabbies blocked all routes into and out of town.
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