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    Costa Rica Experienced a 5.7 Earthquake Without Reported Damage

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - An earthquake with a magnitude 5.7 on the Richter scale was recorded today in the South Pacific area...

    Costa Rican Tech School Receives Top World Ranking for Animation

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) -The School of Digital Animation at Veritas University in Costa Rica was ranked as the fourth best Latin American...

    Costa Rican Brought to Justice for Promoting Dog Fights

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - A Costa Rican Court has imposed a sanction against a person that risked an animal’s welfare with dog...

    Costa Rica Signs New Law for the Care of Children and the Elderly

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - Costa Rica's president, Laura Chinchilla, has signed into law the National Network of Care, a program that promotes the...

    Costa Rica Had Lowest Fertility and Child Mortality Rates in 2013

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) – In 2013, Costa Rica recorded the lowest fertility rate in its history, with an average 1.76 children, while...

    Costa Rica Destroys Record Number of Firearms

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - Costa Rica destroyed a total of 21,318 firearms, the most recorded in history, which were used in crimes...

    Costa Rican Authorities Have Confiscated More Than 14 Million Smuggled Cigarettes

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - In just the first two months of this year, the seizure of smuggled cigarettes has reached more than...

    Costa Rica Expresses Condolences to Spain for the Death of Adolfo Suárez

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - The government of Costa Rica has expressed their condolences to Spain after the death of former Prime Minister...

    83 Kilos of Cocaine Discovered in Costa Rican Bus Destined for El Salvador

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - The Ministry of Security in Costa Rica reported that they seized 83 kilos of cocaine that was hidden...

    According to Instagram Costa Rica is the Fifth Happiest Country

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) – Using Instagram as an unusual measuring gauge, the travel guide company Jetpac found that Costa Rica is the...

    Human Skull Found in Morazán Park

    The Costa Rican News (TCRN) – In San Jose around 12:30 this afternoon, one of the Parque Morazan sweepers found a human skull in...

    Costa Rica Establishes New Human Rights Oriented Immigration Policy

    The Costa Rican News (TCRN) - The government of Costa Rica has introduced an immigration policy that will be implemented over the next ten...

    The World Bank Will Consult Young Costa Ricans on Green Development

    The Costa Rican News (TCRN) - The World Bank will consult in the coming weeks with  young Costa Ricans on green development as part...

    Costa Rica Issues Postage Stamp in Honor of Pope Francis

    The Costa Rican News (TCRN) - The Post Office of Costa Rica announced the limited issuance of a postage stamp for 15,000 units which...

    Costa Rica Congratulates the New President of El Salvador

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - The government of Costa Rica has congratulated Salvador Sanchez Ceren on his election as president of El Salvador,...

    New Brand of Costa Rica Goes to First Four Lucky Companies

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - The Foreign Trade Promoter (Procomer) has announced the first four companies that have been licensed to use their...

    Three Tourists Got Lost at Arenal Volcano National Park

    Three Argentine tourists had a scary few hours of during their visit to Arenal Volcano National Park. The foreigners got lost last night, but fortunately...

    Costa Rican Police Found 76 Kilos of Cocaine Hidden in Buckets of Grease on...

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - Police Drug Enforcement Costa Rica announced that they found 76 kilos of cocaine hidden in buckets of fat...

    The Costa Rican Consulate Reopens in Puerto Rico After Five Years

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - Costa Rica has reopened the doors of its Consulate in Puerto Rico, which was closed for five years,...

    Costa Rica Celebrates Good Deeds Day

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - Good Deeds Day was celebrated on March 9 for the first time in Costa Rica, which includes more...

    Costa Rican Fuel Prices on the Rise

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - This Friday, there will be a rise in fuel cost, which was approved by the Public Utilities Regulatory...

    Costa Rica Faces an Unprecedented Political Situation After the Withdrawal of Araya

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) – On April 6, Costa Rica must face an unprecedented runoff election after the historic retreat of the candidate,...

    Costa Rica Takes Responsibility for the Consular Affairs of Panamanians in Venezuela

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - Costa Rica's representation in Venezuela will now handle Panama’s consular affairs in that country after the dissolution of...

    Costa Rican Police Seize Over 550 Kilos of Cocaine Found in Truck

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) – The Drug Enforcement Police of Costa Rica (PCD) today seized a total of 554 kilos of cocaine that...

    Costa Rican Businesses Increasingly Charge in Dollars Rather Than Colones

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - Although officially the country's currency is the colon, shops are leaning to price their goods in dollars, which...

    Tuxedo Tailor Sends Daughter on Impromptu Mission to Costa Rica

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - Judd Frost of Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA, sent his daughter into Costa Rica with one mission: to find Jason...

    Costa Rica Police Seize More Than Half a Million Dollars

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - Police Drug Enforcement Costa Rica (PCD) announced today that they seized  $552,400 which was being transported by a...

    The Central Bank of Costa Rica Takes Action to Prevent the Rising Dollar

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - The Central Bank of Costa Rica (BCCR) announced today that on Monday it intervened in the currency market...

    Snakes and Cremated Ashes Sent Through the Costa Rican Post Office

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) ­- Largely due to the Internet, the Costa Rica Postal service began to decline in 2006, but they still...

    Costa Rica and Germany Sign Agreement to Prevent Double Taxation

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - Costa Rica and Germany signed an agreement to avoid double taxation, which provides greater legal security to investors. The...

    Costa Rica Authorities Seize 41 Kilos of Cocaine from Colombian Boat

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - The Costa Rican drug authorities today seized 41 kilos of cocaine inside a boat from Colombia and docked...

    Costa Rica Legitimizes Sustainability Branding in Travel Industry

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - Closing out the year with ambition for a greener tomorrow, over 200 journalists, advocates, and world leaders in...

    Costa Rican Gay Rights Group Asks for Clear Answers on Candidates’ Stance

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - The Diversity Movement asked the presidential candidates clarity on issues such as unions between same-sex cohabitation and society. Marco...

    Wheelchairs Donated to Costa Rican Children in Need

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - Cristian Daniel is a 5 year-old boy who was born with cerebral palsy, which prevents him from walking...

    Costa Rican Arrested in Spain for Cocaine Hidden in His Bike

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - The Spanish Civil Guard arrested a Costa Rican owned bike that came from Costa Rica to the Madrid...

    Costa Rica’s President Freezes Wages for Senior Officials Including Herself

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - Costa Rica's president, Laura Chinchilla, announced that she has frozen the salaries of senior government officials for the...

    New Managua Consulate of Costa Rica Issues 23,000 Visas in Less Than a Month

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - The Consulate of Costa Rica in Managua has issued at least 23,000 visas since last December 11, which...

    Costa Rica’s Marchamo Vehicle Registration Fine Enforcement is in Full Force

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - A total of 1,025 vehicle owners were fined for not carrying the marchamo corresponding to 2014, according to...
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    Almost 30 Earthquakes Have Been Recorded in Costa Rica in First Days of 2014

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - Although most have been mild, about 27 earthquakes were recorded in the first six days of 2014. "There have...

    Costa Rican Presidential Candidates Hit the Streets for Supporters

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - This Saturday was a day of picketing, house to house visits, political rallies and other campaign activities in...
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