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    Top 10 Costa Rica Articles of 2015

    2015 was a year of many developments. For example, the late Gerardo Cruz drew much needed attention to the region's continued street harassment issue....

    H1N1 in Costa Rica: FAQ

    The potentially deadly strain of influenza A has reached Costa Rica half a decade after the global pandemic supposedly ended. There’s been a lot of...

    Costa Rica Welcomes Lindsay Lohan and Selena Gomez for Holiday Vacation

    LiLo and Selly G are going pura vida this New Years. The Costa Rican Directorate of Immigration has confirmed the two pop stars’ presence in...

    Franklin Chang Heads Fundraiser to Make Costa Rica a Developed Country

    Just a few days and roughly $2,000 remain for the fundraiser to meet it’s goal. Headed officially by the Estrategia Siglo XXI, the challenge hopes...

    Police Go Above and Beyond with Special Christmas Operations

    Costa Rica's Fuerza Pública embraced the spirit of Christmas through several heart-warming service projects this past week. Honor, Discipline and Service: the three top values...

    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...

    Papa Francisco Calls Out Feuding Costa Rica and Nicaragua: The Full Story

    Pope Francis expressed his concerns for the two Central American countries last Sunday, but where’s the true root of their problem? In a call for...

    Stay in a Costa Rican Tree House

    Over 1 million guests will be staying in Airbnb residencies this New Year’s Eve; will you be one of them? Sick of hostels and can’t...

    Friendly Relations Continue Between Costa Rica and Cuba

    With thousands of migrants at the border, Presidents Solis and Castro discuss trade and tourism. Costa Rican President Luis Guillermo Solis arrived this week to...

    HIV and AIDS Patients Guaranteed Uninterrupted Care in Costa Rica

    The Solis Administration promises improved treatment for persons suffering from sexually transmitted diseases. Earlier this month, the Solis Administration issued a statement ensuring “proper comprehensive...

    8 Days of Film at the International Festival of Cinema in Costa Rica

    Lights, camera, action! Theaters across San Jose are taking part in the 2015 International Festival of Cinema. The 2015 International Festival of Cinema in Costa...

    Costa Rica Takes the Gold at Nicaragua Surf Competition

    Costa Rica came out victorious with eight of the eleven possible gold medals at the Surf Competition in Nicaragua on December 7. Panamá, El...

    Cuban Migrants Give Back While Authorities Seek Resolutions

    While the rest of the world debates the pros and cons of letting in refugees, migrant Cubans trapped within Costa Rican borders show their...

    #UberSANTA Brings Holiday Joy to Costa Rican Non-profit for Children

    On December 12th and 13th, Uber will be gathering toys for Aldeas Infantiles SOS Costa Rica. From 10am until 4pm this weekend, you can request...

    Differently-Abled Students Compete in the Central American Games

    On December 9, Costa Rican Minister of Sports Carolina Mauri officially inaugurated the VIII Central American Games for Students with Disabilities. The games will continue...

    Charge Your Phone with Exercise

    Last weekend on December 6 La Asunción de Belén en Heredia opened a new kind of sustainable energy initiative. Truth be told, this initiative is...

    LIVE FEED: Costa Rica’s Turrialba Blows Again

    The Turrialba Volcano erupted again at 1:21pm today, December 7, 2015. Just when it looked like she might be done for the year, ol’ Turrialba...

    Up or Out: How What You Eat Affects How You Grow

    Costa Ricans are markedly taller than they were 50 years ago, but that’s not the only direction they’re growing. Let’s face it. Costa Rican’s are...

    Central American Culture Abounds This Weekend in Escazu

    Go, experience the richness of Central American culture for FREE this weekend during Escazu’s folkloric festival and arts fair. It’s the holiday season, and the...
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    Gaming for Giving: Video Games Enthusiasts Collect Christmas Supplies for Children

    This year, GameCon is expecting 6,000 participants in the Costa Rica Video Games Convention, benefitting 5,500 kids. The Costa Rica Video Games Convention is here...

    Speed and Adrenaline Surge at the National 4×4 Championship

    The National Championship is going to be this December 6th in the Hipódromo of San Isidro de El Tejar in Cartago. The Biggest National Competition...

    A Year in Review: Costa Rica Volcanoes

    After a huge bang, the lava shoots up to the sky and starts to flow down the hills, burning everything in its way.  This scenario...

    Black Friday and Cyber Monday Deals for Costa Rica Travelers

    Skip the lines and forget the TVs. Black Friday deals just got a whole lot more exciting! Who needs a new cell phone or computer...

    Costa Rica and Azerbaijan to Strengthen Economic Ties

    In what economists call a complementary partnership, oil-rich Azerbaijan plans on solidifying its relations with Costa Rica, which is globally known for its agricultural...

    Costa Rica’s Epicentro Hosts the First Festival NRMAL outside of Mexico

    Festival NRMAL found a new home away from home this past weekend on the edge of San Jose in Pedregal. The popular music festival held...

    7 Ways Indian Culture is Alive and Well in Costa Rica

    The first annual India Fest was a raving success last week at the Wyndham Herradura Hotel, but where else is Indian culture visible in...

    Orange the World for Elimination of Violence Against Women

    International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women is tomorrow November 25. Learn how you can support the cause in Costa Rica. With the...

    El Steinvorth Bar to Close by the End of the Year

    The days are numbered for the popular hotspot that announced it’s December closure on Facebook. On November 23, 2015 at 12:30pm, the popular bar El...

    Maná: The Gateway Band to Latin Rock

    The Grammy award-winning band Maná will be arriving in Costa Rica for next week’s concert. Will we see you there? Depending on your age and...

    The Dawn Project Inspires Costa Rican Children

    NASA scientists Kristina Larson and Jose Wise were kind enough to answer the questions of a few young Costa Rican dreamers. Anyone can be amazed...

    To Import or Not to Import: That is the Costa Rican Question

    With Black Friday and Cyber Monday just around the corner, it may be tempting to make online purchases, but will the savings be worth...

    42-hour Diabetes Medication Will Soon Be Available in Costa Rica

    As soon as December, residents of Costa Rica will finally have access to a long-acting insulin analog called Tresiba®. Insulin degludec, brand name Tresiba®, is...

    Get Free Wifi While Riding Costa Rican Buses

    San Isidro passengers traveling to or from San Jose may now receive free internet during their trip, but they’re not the only ones! ‘Tis the...

    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...

    Meet The Experts: Tomorrow’s India Fest Line-up

    Local and international experts on Indian culture will share their secrets this Sunday during India Fest. Despite recent complications, the Wyndham Herradura hotel in San...

    Cartago to Build Attention Center for Street Dogs

    The city intends to invest over 140 thousand dollars to house strays and prepare them for adoptions. Carthage has long been known as a pilgrim...

    It’s a Bird! It’s a Plane! It’s the X-Air Show in Costa Rica

    The X-Air Show returns to Puntarenas after two years of waiting. All eyes will be on the skies as the X-Air Show begins next...

    TCRN Classifieds Offers FREE Listings Until The End of November

    Learn why you should take advantage of this limited time deal. TCRN Classifieds offer the unique opportunity to target the ever-growing expat and traveler population...

    Costa Rica to Begin Paving with Recycled Plastic

    The pura vida country will be first to install plastic roads in Central America. Citizens of San Isidro, Malpaís, Delicias, Cabuya, Futuro Verde and Hermosa...

    Costa Rica Faced Panama in Copa Caribe Rugby Tournament

    Costa Rica rugby teams took on Panama in last Saturday’s Copa Caribe “Friendlies” tournament for men and women. Whilst most of Costa Rica may have...
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