5 Spanish Christmas Songs that Aren’t ‘Feliz Navidad’

Believe it or not, “Feliz Navidad” is not the only Christmas song out there that’s in Spanish! The halls are decked, the tamales made, but...

Strong 6.1 Earthquake Shakes Nicaragua

An 6.1 earthquake shook Nicaragua last night caused panic amongst the population and damages to some homes. The United States Geological Service registered the...

Same-sex couples will have the right to “survivor pensions”

Same-sex couples will have the possibility of opting for a pension in the case that their spouse dies, called “survivor pension.” That was what the...

Snakes Alive! A world first in Costa Rica

Last Saturday I witnessed a world first.In saying that it also means that I witnessed a first for Costa rica, a first for Central...

Ex-president Figueres launches Plan of Promises

Ruta Costa Rica 2021 is the name of the list of promises that the ex-president and aspiring presidential elect José María Figueres put forth...

La Casa Amarilla Opens its Historic Doors for Weekend Tours

From Lincoln's signature to a piece of the Berlin Wall, what will you discover in the "Yellow House"? The beautiful Casa Amarilla, located just north...

Bomb Threat at US Embassy in San Jose, Costa Rica

Nearly one-hundred people stand just across the street, patient and undiscerning while waiting for the light to turn green. Confusion hit outside the U.S. Embassy...

10 Things You Didn’t Know About Crocodiles

Their as old as dinosaurs and found all over the world, but how much do you really know about the grey, toothy beast? 1. Not...

In Vitro Fertilization Coming to Costa Rica

President Solis promises to sign draft decree issued last Thursday, authorizing IVF in both public and private medical facilities. In November of 2012, the Inter-American...

Huge Win for Animal Welfare in Costa Rica

Costa Rica is cracking down on illegal breeders. Learn how you too can help animal welfare! Earlier in April, 64 dogs were seized from tragic...
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