Monday, November 18, 2019

Culture

382 people registered to use public bikes in Cartago on the initiative’s first day

Cartago is one of the frontrunners of alternative urban transport. The evidence of this is that they’re the first section of the country to start a public bicycle program for citizens. The initiative started Tuesday and on that day alone...

TEC works to create new face of San José

The Costa Rican Institute of Technology (TEC) has proposed an immense plan that could change the face of the center of San José. There are a total of 108 blocks including 7th avenue, 10th avenue, 9th street, and Plaza...

2016 Global Peace Index: Costa Rica is the best country located in Central America and the Caribbean

The 2016 Global Peace Index (GPI, for its acronym in English) prepared by the Institute for Economics and Peace, puts Costa Rica as the best qualified country in Central America and the Caribbean. The report, which was released this week,...

Traveling with kids in Costa Rica?

Here are ten things to do that could find you in your very own chapter of the jungle book.  Change your kid's name to Tarzan or Mowgli and get your adventure on.  Your kids will love you all the...

Lindy Hop Classes swing through San José’s Barrio Amon

Stepping out of your comfort zone and trying something new is one of the best ways to meet new people and forge lifelong friendships. As an expat living in San José I decided to explore the city a bit...

Tico film producer “Hands of Stone” Duran wants to bring Robert De Niro to movie premiere in country

The production team of the film Hands of Stone tells the life of legendary boxer Roberto "Hands of Stone" Duran, and they are figuring out the dates for the commercial release of the film in the United States, Canada,...

The World Bank reduces to a 2.4% prediction of the worldwide increase in 2016

WASHINGTON D.C., June 7th, 2016 The World Bank is reducing to a 2.4% prediction of  worldwide economic growth in 2016, with respect to the projected 2.9% this past January. This measure is a consequence of slow growth in advanced...

Firefighters of La Fortuna and Zacero receive ecological award, The Blue Flag

Recently the award of The Blue Ecological Flag was dedicated to two Costa Rican firehouses. The staffs situated at the firehouses in La Fortuna, San Carlos and Zacero were addressed. These are the first stations in the Western part...

Recommended Law would declare June 17th Father’s Day in Costa Rica

The establishment of Father’s Day as a holiday recognized by law and celebrated on June 17th is the proposal laid out this Monday by representative of the Liberación Nacional party, Rolando Gonzalez. The plan is expected to change the...

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 this Monday morning with an end goal of attracting supporters for the elections in 2018. The...
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A new species of snake was identified in our country in recent weeks. It is the dwarf snake of Barbour (Trimetopon Barburi,...
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