Banco de Costa Rica Slaps on $100.00 Withdrawal Limit

Citizens, expats and tourists wishing to make withdrawals with non-BCR cards will now be limited to $100 per transaction. An issue has arisen with Banco...

Dieselgate: Why Volkswagen Will Come Out Smelling Like Roses

Details have been emerging this week of a clever trick pulled by Volkswagen in North America, but who's really at fault? The German-based automaker is...
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Can You Find the Perfect Mate in Costa Rica? – Dating Truths

There are so many things to write about when discussing life in Costa Rica. Many North Americans believe relocation to Costa Rica is the...

The Mystique of Mayan Astrology – A Pura Vida Perspective

The fascination with the Mayan Long Count calendar is peaking as December 21st, 2012 approaches. As more attention is paid to the complex calendar...

Simple DIY Tips that Benefit the Earth and Your Wallet

Tried and true recipes for keeping clean, nourished and moisturized. Doesn’t every family have a homemade recipe that’s been passed down from generation to...

Bill Cosby, Rape Culture and Individual Responsibility

What is rape culture, and why is it such a big deal? On July 26th, 35 of Bill Cosby’s rape victims came forward to discuss their rapes...

A Meditation On Jesus

Martin LeFevre, TheCostaRicaNews.comRaised as a Catholic when the Mass was in Latin, I was compelled to go to church six days a week (five...

Why Americans Stay Put and Never Live Abroad

Only a small percentage of Americans ever cross the ocean to live abroad. But with so many places to see, why wouldn't they? Many people...

Animals Aren’t Property: Circus Edition

The age of the circus is coming to an end as governments crack down on animal cruelty. Usually, it’s upsetting to see a person’s livelihood...

Let the Dead Bury Their DeadQue los muertos entierren a sus muertos

Before I dare to delve into the New Testament, a disclaimer. I’m not a Christian, don’t believe in Jesus as ‘The Crucified Lord,” and...
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