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    National Emergency Commission raises the threat level around Turriabla to yellow

    By TCRN StaffThe National Emergency Commission (CNE) surveyed the area surrounding Turrialba yesterday afternoon and decided to raise the alert status of an eruption to yellow due to the sharp drop of sediment.The yellow alert means that local emergency...

    Turrialba Rumbles and Spits Ash

    By TCRN STAFFA strong sediment eruption of Turrialba volcano yesterday afternoon forced the CNE to evacuate two villages close to the mountain and take preventive measures, fearing a possible emergency of greater magnitude.A total of 40 people in the...

    Caldera toll prices are to remain unchanged

    by TCRN StaffThe company Highways of the Sun said yesterday that the amounts payable at each toll collection station will remain unchanged from any further period home 01 of January 2010.As indicated, as of that date, almost all of...

    Inflation could grow by as much as 131% in 2010

    by TCRN StaffIf market inflation expectations become a reality next year like they have in the past, the indicator would have a 131% growth within 12 months.According to the latest survey of expectations by the Central Bank of Costa...

    Brazil’s mudslide tragedy

    By TCRN StaffThe death toll from the New Year's Day landslide that struck a Brazilian island resort has now reached 26. The slide swept down the hillside, obliterated multiple homes and carried a luxury hotel into the sea on...

    Chinese Lemons?

    By TCRN Staff20 percent of the 200 patrol cars that the Chinese Government donated only a year before to the Ministry of Public Security are currently out of service.According to official reports, these 40 vehicles suffered from various mechanical...

    Happy Holidays from The Costa Rica News

    The Costa Rica News would like to take this opportunity to thank all of our readers, contributors and advertisers for helping to make this past year wonderful. 2009 bore witness to many changes here at TheCostaRicaNews.com including a complete...

    Some ICE Customers Intitled to Refund

    By TCRN Staff The ICE cell phone customers who paid a fee for their TDMA line greater than ¢ 12,500, are entitled to to a refund of the difference when moving to the 3G network.When dealing with migration to new...

    Taxi fares to increase again

    By TCRN StaffTaxi fares will increase by 24% on average, according to a recent release by the Regulating Authority of Public Services (Aresep).The basic rate is currently set to increase from ¢455 to ¢510. Meanwhile, each additional kilometer will...

    Peace: redefined

    Submitted by: Sarah Rarick According to a survey by Unimer, deliquency, drug trafficking, and insecurity were cited as the most pressing problems for costa ricans.  The general discourse suggests that these problems are entirely new phenomenons here in Costa Rica. ...
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