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    San Jose Shakes to 4.7 Earthquake

    Initial reports show a 4.7 earthquake rumbling through San Jose tonight at 6:46pm. According to OVSICORI-UNA, the epicenter was located 11.6 km southwest of the...

    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....

    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...

    Turrialba Expected to Erupt Within Hours

    Scientists says last night’s seismic activity suggests an eruption is possible either today or tomorrow. At 7:08pm on Tuesday, October 20th, Turrialba began exhibiting signs...

    Huge Win for Animal Welfare in Costa Rica

    Costa Rica is cracking down on illegal breeders. Learn how you too can help animal welfare! Earlier in April, 64 dogs were seized from tragic...

    Bomb Threat at US Embassy in San Jose, Costa Rica

    Nearly one-hundred people stand just across the street, patient and undiscerning while waiting for the light to turn green. Confusion hit outside the U.S. Embassy...

    Prosecutors Open Investigation, Arrest of FIFA Official Eduardo Li

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) – Prosecutors in Costa Rica have opened an investigation into the country’s soccer federation president Eduardo Li who was...

    Turrialba Volcano Tremors Keep Geologists on Alert

    The sleeping giant awoke in October of 2014, erupting numerous times since, causing airport closures, evacuations and national alerts. Starting Monday, May 11th, Geologists from...
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    Costa Rica Electricity Rate Increase Comes as a Shock

    Back in March, the state utilities regulator announced that Costa Rica had met its yearly energy demand almost exclusively with renewable resources and, therefore,...

    UPDATE: Costa Rica Turrialba Volcano May 5th, 2015

    Turrialba Volcano erupted Monday, May 4, 2015at 3:25 p.m. sending ash almost 3 km into the sky over San Jose, prompting the National Emergency...

    Costa Rica Currency is the Western Hemisphere’s Best Performer this Year

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - According to a report on Bloomberg Business, Costa Rica’s currency (the Colón) is the Western Hemisphere’s best performer...

    The Real Reason Behind Costa Rica’s High Product Prices

    President Luis Guillermo Solis is a strong devotee of economic nationalism. One of his precepts of public policy is the "food sovereignty." This ideology...

    Easter Sunday Eruption at Turrialba Volcano

    At approximately 11:30 a.m. on April 5, 2015, there was another Turrialba Volcano eruption causing police to evacuating tourists in surrounding area. Ash carried...

    Large Drug Arrest off Costa Rica Coast, Canadian & U.S. Navys Assist

    A Canadian naval vessel, the HMCS Whitehorse, in conjunction with the U.S. Coast Guard and U.S. Navy participated in a large drug raid last...

    4.6 Earthquake in Vara Blanca

    Shortly after 3 am last night, many residency of Alajuela south and west were awakened by a 4.6 Earthquake in Vara Blanca. There was...

    Costa Rica Is Running 100% on Renewable Electricity

    Costa Rica continues its quest to become the most sustainable and renewable energy country on the planet and has now powered the entire country...

    Honey Import Doubled Due to Environmental Changes

    The few rains and strong winds have affected the Honey production in Costa Rica; this situation endangers to the apiaries (bee keepers) owners and...

    PriceSmart Alert Kraft Macaroni Contaminated

    PriceSmart reported on its website a warning about possible contamination in a batch of Macaroni brand Kraft, which may have been acquired by Costa...

    Water Rationing Continues in Many Areas of Costa Rica

    In 2014, many regions of Costa Rica experienced months of water rationing. This year has been worse. But what’s going on – don’t we...

    Costa Rican Environmentalists Achieve Goal: No More Hammerhead Shark Fin Exports

    After much controversy and complaints by environmentalists, the Ministry of Environment and Energy (MINAE) announced today that they will no longer issue permits for...

    Chile’s Villarrica Erupts, Over 3,000 to be Evacuated

    The Villarrica volcano in southern Chile and one of the busiest in the country, erupted this morning, creating spectacular lava shows and requiring evacuation...
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    Puerto Viejo Cabbies Block Roads

    Taxi drivers in Puerto Viejo took action against poor road conditions. Tuesday, February 1, dozens of cabbies blocked all routes into and out of town.
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