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    Fiber Optic High-Speed Internet Coming to Costa Rica

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) – Internet via fiber optics to the home (FTTH) will be knocking on the doors of Costa Ricans next...

    Costa Rican Police Arrest an Average of Four Criminals Per Day

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) – According to security forces data, the police stopped on average four criminals per day in San Jose during...

    Suspects Arrested with Two Kilos of Marijuana in Alajuela at a Roadblock

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) – A Costa Rican and a Spaniard were arrested on suspicion of carrying two kilos of marijuana in the...

    Costa Ricans Prefer Exotic Pets Like Hedgehogs

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - "Man's best friend" is the timeless and favorite pet, but now there's more competition in the race to...

    Better oversight is needed for infrastructure projects

    by TCRN Staff In less than two months, the Arias administration will end without significant advancement on outstanding road projects and streamlining public transport systems. The...

    Costa Rica Allocates $15 Million to Repair Bridges

    SAN JOSE – The Costa Rica government announced that it is allocating $15 million for the reparation of 10 bridges, two days after a...

    US job loss is Costa Rica’s gain

    By Alex Leff , GlobalPost TURRIALBA, Costa Rica — For generations, coffee and sugar cane have kept many of the working people employed in this...

    Arias warns Honduran elections won’t be recognized

    By JENNIFER KAY (AP) CORAL GABLES, Fla. — Costa Rica's President Oscar Arias on Tuesday commended the interim president of Honduras for saying he will...

    A Goal for Copenhagen

    Few seem willing to address the issue openly, but one of the toughest issues to address when delegates gather in Copenhagen in December for...

    Costa Rican calls on UN Security Council to “make good on the promise” for...

    UNITED NATIONS, Sept. 24 (Xinhua) -- Costa Rica on Thursday called on the UN Security Council to "make good on the promise" for peace,...

    President Arias to speak at U.N. summit in New York on climate change

    Costa Rican President Oscar Arias will take part with 25 other heads of state, including U.S. President Barack Obama, on Sept. 22 for a...

    Carbon Controversies in Costa Rica

    Does the Model Central American Country Live Up to its Big Green Reputation, Particularly When It Comes to Climate Control? Everyone needs something to...

    Costa Rica’s watchdog approves China oil contract

    SAN JOSE: Costa Rica's legal watchdog on Thursday cleared a billion-dollar contract the government signed with China to jointly build an oil refinery after...

    Mexico, Costa Rica sign agreement on co-op

    MEXICO CITY, July 30 (Xinhua) -- Mexico and Costa Rica reached an agreement on cooperation on Thursday, according to a statement by Mexico's president's...

    Indigenous People Sidelined

    SAN JOSÉ, IPS) - The Diquís dam, the largest hydroelectric project in Central America, is worrying indigenous communities because Costa Rica’s state power company...

    Singapore and Costa Rica conclude first round of free trade agreement

    AsiaOne Singapore and Costa Rica held the first round of negotiations for a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) from April 20 to 22, 2009 in Singapore. This...

    Arias calls for Mexican Business Investment in Costa Rica

    On his official visit to Mexico, Costa Rican president, Oscar Arias, urged Mexican businessmen to take a look at what Costa Rica has to...

    China to invest in new technology park in Costa Rica

    The global economy may be grinding to a halt, but investment from China continues to pour into Costa Rica. Days after President Oscar Arias laid...

    Major Insurance and Reinsurance Developments in 2008

    Although all of the Latin American jurisdictions had notable regulatory and market developments in 2008, Costa Rica stands out as particularly significant given the...

    Jatropha Harvest Experience

    UNITED BIOFUELS OF AMERICA The Jatropha Harvest Experience 2009 is a 3 day hands on workshop of the complete plantation process from planting to...

    Costa Rica’s Economy is 64.8% Free

    Costa Rica's economy is 64.8 percent free, according to our 2008 assessment, which makes it the world's 49th freest economy. Its overall score is 0.2...
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