Sydney R. Lawson joins The Costa Rica News team!

by Lance HarrellThe Costa Rica News is delighted to welcome to our family, Sydney R. Lawson.With a flare for finding unique vacation spots...

The Costa Rica News’ own Sarah Rarick Ciscusses “The end of Macho” in Global...

Sarah Rarick, Gender Analyst for The Costa Rica News, participated Thursday in a worldwide discourse discussing if the increase of women in positions of...

Deputies set deadline for vote Traffic Law

by TCRN StaffLegislators have now taken up the discussion of amending to the recent Traffic Act and have until Feb. 25 to approve changes,...

4.4 Quake sends rumbles through the night

by TCRN StaffThe earthquake that shook parts of the country last night at 8:50 pm, was centered in the area of Quepos on the...

Newly available investment funds for Costa Rica

by TCRN StaffThe Superintendency of Securities (SUGEVAL) and is working on regulations that would permit the public offering of venture capital funds in the...

Laura Chinchilla elected as first female President of Costa Rica

by TCRN StaffThe liberationist Laura Chinchilla Miranda Sunday became the first woman to occupy the presidential chair in Costa Rica.This political scientist reached 46.7%...

Laura Chinchilla next President of Costa Rica

by TCRN StaffIf the current percentages hold, then the next president of Costa Rica will be Laura Chinchilla. With 48% of the popular at...

Iran Increases Atomic Research Despite UN Threats

President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's announcement raised the stakes in Iran's dispute with the West, but he said talks were still possible on a nuclear swap...

Presidential Election Drawing Ticos from Near and Far

by TCRN StaffThe call of the ballot box has not only drawn Costa Ricans living in the country, but also those residing outside the...

Lancet Oncology Places Costa Rica High in Cancer Survival Rates

by TCRN StaffSeven out of ten women with breast cancer in Costa Rica succeed in realizing the goal of surviving five years after diagnosis...
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