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    Environmentally Friendly Ways of Traveling

    As the year winds down and colder weather becomes the norm in New Jersey, there's a better way to heat yourself up than cranking...

    Costa Rica Ranks Ninth in Worldwide Energy Performance

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - Costa Rica is among the top ten countries in the world with the best energy performance, according to...

    Costa Rican National Blood Bank Asking for All Blood Types

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - At this time the authorities of the National Blood Bank report that all blood types are needed because...

    Costa Rican Shelter Dogs Rescued from Poor Conditions

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - Yesterday, the National Animal Health Service (SENASA) and the Ministry of Health intervened at a dog shelter in...

    New Virtual Mall Aims to be the Next Costa Rican Amazon.com

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - The technology firm Beetrina created by a group of young entrepreneurs, hopes to publicly release a web platform...

    Newborn baby found alive in Costa Rican dumpster

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - The authorities in Costa Rica found a newborn baby alive among the trash bags curbside in the community of...

    Pura Vida Gardens Estate, Costa Rica

    Pura Vida Gardens Estate, Costa Rica Imagine owning your own private rainforest in one of the most bio diverse places on the planet, greeted every...

    Ministry of Public Security and US Embassy Join Efforts to Fight Corruption

    The Ministry of Public Security of Costa Rica and the U.S. Embassy are working together on a special project to implement reforms and improved...

    Costa Rica still one of the safest places in Latin America

    San Jose Costa Rica – Costa Rica safety is still one of the best in the region. Costa Rica is the third most...

    Costa Rica Economy Gaining Momentum – Central Bank

    Costa Rica’s Central Bank reports the economy recovered very well in 2011 with steadily positive results for 11 out of 12 months. While 2010...

    Landslides and Wash-outs Continue to Cause Problems in Northern Costa Rica

    Landslides and Wash-outs Continue to cause Problems on Ruta 142 - La Fortuna & Nuevo Arenal - Still Closed Continued rain and mudslides still causing...

    Costa Rica Confirms Watson Extradition Demand

    The Costa Rican government has officially confirmed its demand for the extradition from Germany of hardline conservation leader Paul Watson. German authorities queried the status...

    80 Costa Rican Beaches Received Ecological Blue Flag

    A total of 80 beaches from all over the country received the ecological blue flag award during the 16th ceremony of the Ecological Blue...

    Costa Rican Diplomat is Latest Venezuela Kidnap Victim Freed

    (RTTNews) - A Costa Rican diplomat who was abducted in the Venezuelan capital city of Caracas earlier this week has been released unharmed by...

    Retired Lifeguard Calls for Help in Costa Rica After Lifesaving Rescue

    Richard Abrams, now retired and living near Playa Dominical, Costa Rica, worked as a lifeguard in Imperial Beach for 18 years. He was hired and...

    Twin Boy Scouts Honored for Saving Father’s Life During Heart Attack

    It was 3 a.m. in a condo in Costa Rica when Eric Nuevert shook his twin sons awake. "Bryce! Bryant!" He repeated their names again...

    Costa Rica Deficit Plans Face Delay After Finance Minister Quits

    The resignation of Costa Rica’s Finance Minister Fernando Herrero may delay a congressional vote on tax changes aimed at paring a $2 billion fiscal...

    Costa Rica Seeks $500 Million Bond Sale in Wake of Tax Vote

    Costa Rica will seek to sell at least $500 million in bonds abroad this year to help sustain economic growth and improve the Central...

    Costa Rica Rises The Least In Cost Of Living

    Last year Costa Rica suffered less from the effects of inflation, than any other country in Central America, according to a ranking (Spanish only)...

    Cummins Forms Partnership in Central America

    Cummins Inc. , an engine maker based in Columbus, Ind., has formed a joint venture with Grupo Laeisz to distribute and service Cummins engines,...

    Costa Rica Smoking Ban

    Costa Rica may soon be part of the growing list of countries to adopt measures aimed at protecting non-smokers from secondhand smoke and part...

    Costa Rica Stability – Economic, Political, and Social

    Amidst the political and social turbulence that plagues many of the Latin America countries, Costa Rica has been able to sidestep that. The economic,...

    Costa Rica Domestic Help: Benefits and Risks for Retirees

    One of the many great things about retirement in Costa Rica is the quality and affordability of domestic help and other manual labor. Maids,...

    Costa Rica Draws Record Investment on Technology, Communications

    Jan. 16 (Bloomberg) -- Foreign direct investment in Costa Rica rose 52 percent to a record $1.56 billion in the first nine months of...

    Costa Rica to sterilize fruit flies with X-rays

    The Costa Rican State Phytosanitary Service (SFE) aims to sterilize fruit flies with X-ray technology in a bid to reduce crop damages, website Laestrella.com.pa...

    Costa Rica American Football

    SAN JOSÉ, Costa Rica – Sweat slid down the cheeks of more than 30 men wearing shoulder pads, helmets and shorts during a recent...

    TRADE BOOST: GERMAN MINISTER VISITS COSTA RICA

    To compliment Germany's commitment to environmental issues,the German Development Minister arrived at Costa Rica to commence a three-day visit to discuss trade and promote...

    Costa Rican Spanish Vocabulary

    Costa Rican Word/Common Spanish Alternative/Translation abanico/ ventilador/ fan (box or ceiling) enojado/ enfadado (Spain)/ angry birra/ cerveza/ beer boñiga/ estiércol/ manure bomba/ gasolinera/ gas station cabecera/ almohada/ pillow calzones (not the...
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    Yoga Retreat Costa Rica January 31st – Drawing to Win a Free Retreat Package

    Walk to Playa Blanca the award winning best beach in Costa Rica or our own private lagoon with waterfalls, monkeys, whales and rainforest all...

    Medical Travel Summit to take place in Costa Rica

    ICT The Costa Rican Tourism Board is proud once again to be co-sponsors of The International Medical Travel Summit 2012 on April 23-25,...

    Equifax buys Costa Rican credit reporter Datum. Leading provider of US credit scores already...

    Equifax Inc., one of three major providers of credit scores in the U.S., said Tuesday that it has bought Costa Rican credit reporting company...

    Eating Chocolate can Protect the Skin from UV Light

    In human subjects flavanol-rich chocolate improved cardiovascular risk factors including cholesterol, blood pressure, insulin sensitivity and endothelial function.

    Second Day of National Emergency – hard rains continue causing havoc

    UPDATE: Second day of National Emergency. Rains are expected to continue for 2 more days. A large flash flood completely destroyed the neighborhood Lourdes,...
    The Real Guide to Living In San José | TCRN

    The Real Guide to Living In San José

    Forget the Lonely Planet and Frommer’s, if you’re considering living in San José for an extended period of time, you’ll need more than a travel guide to survive.Forget the Lonely Planet and Frommer’s, if you’re considering living in San José for an extended period of time, you’ll need more than a travel guide to survive.

    There’s Real Gold in those Golden Years

    TCRN STAFF: Brian Smith, It seems that there are enough forward-thinkers among the powers-that-be in Costa Rica that a new wave of economic prosperity is...

    Costa Rica wins 2010 Future Policy award for pioneering legal protection of natural wealth

    TCRN STAFF: From the global summit on biodiversity in Nagoya, Japan , Costa Rica was announced as the winner of the 2010 Future Policy award. The...

    The ICT is Promoting Tourism in Samara and Nosara

    By Nicolas Liger The ICT is Promoting Tourism in Samara and Nosara • Hotels are looking to attract national and European tourists • Crisis and the dollar's...

    Costa Rica’s protected areas will get $56 million boost

    TCRN STAFF: San Jose, Costa Rica - To meet UN goals in protected areas, Costa Rica will receive nearly $56 million in donations and debt...

    Central Bank raised rates on deposits at Direct Central

    The central bank on Saturday raised the interest rates offered on deposits at Central Direct. This is the third change made by the Central Bank...

    PLANE GOES DOWN WITH 173 KILOS COCAINE

    TCRN STAFF: PLANE GOES DOWN WITH 173 KILOS DOWN AFTER TAKING OFF FROM TOBIAS BOLANOS PAVAS, west of San Jose with a shipment of cocaine...
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