Chinchilla Attends Latin American Summit

by TCRN Staff Playa del Carmen, Mexico - The president elect, Laura Chinchilla, will arrive this afternoon in the Mexican Caribbean area to begin her...

Growing wage disadvantage of women compared to men

by TCRN Staff A recent study, prepared by the State of the Nation and the National Institute of Women (INAMU), reports that on average a...

Costa Rica Pushing to Attract Retirees

by TCRN Staff Costa Rica hopes that in the next few years to attract 10,000 foreign retirees to make the country their new home thereby...

ICE asks customers to save energy

by TCRN Staff The Instituto Costarricense de Electricidad (ICE) are calling on its subscribers to save energy during this dry season, before we see a...

Credit card debt accounted for 2.6% of GDP

by TCRN Staff The total amount owed on credit cards in Costa Rica accounted for 2.6% of gross domestic product (GDP). The debt, as reported by...

Immigration and Aliens Police get a personnel boost

by TCRN Staff Starting in 2011 the Immigration and Aliens Police will have 150 new officers, who will be engaged on research work to combat...

Columbian Weapons Cache Seized

by TCRN Staff A massive blow to the infrastructure of armed drug gangs serving troops handed Marines in Tumaco, to dismantle a cache that...

Interview with new US Ambassador to Costa Rica

You arrived during the election. What are your impressions of local politics now? First, congratulations to Laura Chinchilla on her victory in the campaign. She...

Sydney R. Lawson joins The Costa Rica News team!

by Lance Harrell The 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...
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