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    Tamarindo Beach show marked decrease in pollution

    By TCRN Staff Tamarindo beach waters are again suitable for recreation and swimming, following a "substantial" drop in pollution levels. This was revealed by a study...

    Taxi fares to increase again

    By TCRN Staff Taxi fares will increase by 24% on average, according to a recent release by the Regulating Authority of Public Services (Aresep). The basic...

    Hotel Green Travel Special

    Travel Special of the Week Hotel Green is a small eco-friendly spot at Jaco beach. While not right on the beach, it has one of...

    Lubin Barahona Orchestra presents De todo un poco

    By TCRN Staff Lubin Barahona Orchestra has just released a new album for the holiday season. Called De todo un poco, it features a mosaic...

    IMF increases funds available to Costa Rica

    By TCRN Staff The International Monetary Fund (IMF) reported on its website Wednesday that it will increase Costa Rica's access to credit from $65 Million...

    Eco hotel Waterfall Villas now offers Detox Yoga Retreat

    Exclusive boutique eco hotel Waterfall Villas now offers a specialized Detox Yoga Retreat. To relieve stress and undergo a healing process detoxification offers a...

    Cloudless Sulphur Butterfly’s Survival In Costa Rica

    By Elizabeth Mann The Cloudless Sulphur butterfly can be found from southern United States, through Central America, Costa Rica, to the northern part of Argentina....

    David Duchovny Spotted at Airport

    By TCRN Staff Hollywood actors David Duchovny (star of the series X-Files) and Tea Leoni (Deep Impact and Spanglish) arrived in the country yesterday, at...

    G3 lines scooped up quickly last week

    By: Lance Harrell With the release of the new G3 lines by ICE last week, the demand for new phones was high. So high in...

    CATS: Costa Rica needs a lesson in High Culture

    By: Lance Harrell I had the great pleasure of attending the touring Broadway production of Andrew Lloyd Webber's musical CATS this past weekend. A unique opportunity...

    Honduran President – Elect Lobo Wants Coup Amnesty

    The president-elect of Honduras, Porfirio Lobo, said Tuesday he wants political amnesty for all those involved in the coup that deposed President Manuel Zelaya...

    Eco-friendly countries combine to demand action at climate talks

    A group comprising six environmentally-friendly nations has urged policymakers to agree on a deal at the Copenhagen Climate Change summit. The consortium is made up...

    Hidden Natural Treasure of the Pacific Ocean

    The first group of hammerhead sharks came straight toward us. They were three to four meters long and their self-confident approach caused us to...

    The dollar fell 7.63 ¢ this week

    TCRN Staff The average price of the US dollar on the wholesale market fell on the 5th an additional ¢3.79, thereby accumulating in a ¢7.63...

    Country invests in improving conditions of police

    TCRN Staff San Jose. AP. Public Safety officials announced Friday an agreement with unions to improve working conditions of various police forces with an investment...

    Talking to Monkeys

    See and listen to the sounds of howler monkey's and green parrots at La Amistad, Playa Panama, Costa Rica. costarica-vacation-getaway.com

    Costa Rica, EU establish consultation mechanism

    SAN JOSE-- Representatives of the European Commission and the government of Costa Rica on Wednesday signed in Brussels a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to...

    Costa Rican, Israeli presidents share peace vision

    JERUSALEM - Costa Rican President Oscar Arias says that peace in the Middle East could create what he calls a "new landscape" for mankind. Arias...

    AH1N1 is here to stay

    Costa Rica had a skilful and quick response to face the first wave of the influenza virus AH1N1. That was one of the conclusions of...

    Costa Rica’s answers to fight climate change

    The tiny country of Costa Rica has giant plans to help change the world for the better, but for that to happen, serious issues...

    Turkey, Costa Rica eye better trade, political ties

    ANKARA- Turkish and Costa Rican leaders said Wednesday the two countries intend to sign a free trade agreement to boost bilateral economic relations and...

    Costa Rica to invest $18M to combat second wave of A/H1N1 flu

    To combat the flu, the country's social security system (CCSS) would purchase 30 X-ray machines, 97 fans, and 18,000 Tamiflu (oseltamivir) treatment dosages for...

    Costa Rica Travel Agency Goes Green

    MORAVIA, COSTA RICA- Costa Rica Sunsets has become one of the most successful local travel agencies despite the poor economy, but its owner, Victor...

    Water slide through the Costa Rican Jungle

    Enjoy a great experience sliding down the longest mountain water slide; 400 meters of pure adventure and excitement in the middle of the Tropical...

    The Long-tailed Skipper in Costa Rica

    By Elizabeth Mann This beautiful butterfly is one of the largest skippers. Skippers are smaller than common butterflies and usually feed on grass. Skippers were...

    Latin American Poker Tour — Costa Rica Stop Begins

    By Ryan Lucchesi The third season of the PokerStars Latin American Poker Tour began Thursday, Nov. 19 at the Paradisius Playa Conchal Resort in Costa...

    Costa Rica, Spain agree to cooperate on fishing, aquiculture

    By TCRN Staff: Costa Rica and Spain have signed two cooperation agreements to promote the development of their fishing and aquiculture sectors, a senior Costa...

    ICE to offer IPTV by July 2010

    By TCRN Staff The Instituto Costarricense de Electricidad (ICE) has stated that in the second quarter of 2010 (April-June) its customers will be able to...

    ICE invests in customer service to survive competition

    By Staff As part of its strategy to face competition, the Instituto Costarricense de Electricidad (ICE) is promoting an ambitious change of its services and...

    “World Wind” Welcomes “Altain Orgil”

    The “world wind” Festival was participated by Mongolian, “Altain Orgil” band, in Taiwan. The purpose of this Festival is to introduce, announce cultural heritage...

    Earthquake stirkes Central Valley

    By Lance Harrell SAN JOSE - A 5.1 magnitude earthquake shook Costa Rica Friday, without immediate report of victims and material damages. The Costa Rican Vulcanology...

    Halloween at Vertigo

    By: Lance Harrell When it comes to dancing, no club is quite as iconic as Vertigo. Maybe it is their ability to pull in the...

    Bright outlook for Central American Coffee

    An increased investment in coffee farms, climate forecasts and high harvest expected in the coming months will help to boost coffee production in Central...
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