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Fingerprint and Facial Recognition Will Be the New ‘ID Cards’ of Costa Ricans

The surveillance camera recorded a criminal while committing his misdeeds in the mall. But it was not just any recording. Without needing to resort to messages in the news requesting help to identify the...

Public Banks Improved Credit Conditions for the Purchase of Electric Vehicles

This announcement was made by the directors of the banking entities together with the First Lady, Claudia Dobles, and the ministers of Energy and Public Works, Carlos Manuel Rodríguez and Rodolfo Méndez. “We are...

San Carlos Hospital Opens Yoga Course for Pregnant Teenagers

A new opportunity to help pregnant teenagers get ahead, forgive and empower themselves opened the San Carlos Hospital through a prenatal yoga course aimed at this population. This is the strategy with which the...

“Conventional Measures Cannot Cope with the Climate Crisis We Are Facing”

In a message that went from the emotional to the energetic, President Carlos Alvarado marked this moment: “It is time to move from words to deeds, with a sense of urgency and transcendence. That is the message...

The Longest Overpass in Costa Rica Begins to Take Shape

The longest overpass in the country begins to take shape with the placement of 140 beams that allow observing the magnitude of the work that is erected in the North Beltway. The work schedule...

Ghandi: The Freedom Fighter that Inspired The World.

Yesterday the world celebrated the  International Day of Non-Violence. Known in India as Gandhi Jayanti, the date pays homage to an Indian lawyer, philosopher and pacifist. His name was Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, who was born in...

Value Added Tax Will Increase Construction Costs 9%

All projects that obtain the planned visa before the Federated College of Engineers and Architects (CFIA) as of October 1st must pay 13% of the Value Added Tax (VAT). That was the conclusion reached by the Attorney...

Contract for the Construction of the Great Hospital of Puntarenas Is Signed

The contract signing for the construction of the great hospital in Puntarenas will be a high-impact moment for the Central Pacific and for Costa Rica. It is the consolidation of the start of the most ambitious hospital...

“Morning-After” Pill May Be Sold to Minors without Parental Consent

The so-called “morning-after” pill, used as an emergency contraceptive, can be sold in pharmacies to minors without requiring the presence of a parent, the National Institute of Women (Inamu) urged about a week ago. Asking that one...

Limón Received Its First Cruise of the 2019-2020 Season

Limón welcomed last Saturday, at 7:30 am, its first cruise ship of the 2019-2020 season, which will last for 6 months. The ship "Carnival Fantasy" arrived at the Hernán Garrón Salazar port terminal, with 2 thousand cruise...
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Fingerprint and Facial Recognition Will Be the New ‘ID Cards’ of Costa Ricans

The surveillance camera recorded a criminal while committing his misdeeds in the mall. But it was not...
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Costa Rica: It is beautiful and it is colorful but is it safe?

Costa Rica is a safe place. But as it may happen anywhere...

An Alert for All Latin America: Numerous Cases of Murders and Persecu-tion of Indigenous Leaders Remain With Impunity

The killings of members belonging to indigenous populations, along with persecution and harassment, have generated fear, helplessness, sadness and mostly anger in...

How to Keep Your Finances in Order and Increase Your Savings

Any time is excellent to start organizing and reviewing your money account. Saving money demands order and it is very important to...

Public Banks Improved Credit Conditions for the Purchase of Electric Vehicles

This announcement was made by the directors of the banking entities together with the First Lady, Claudia Dobles, and the ministers of...
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