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    Alert in Costa Rica: Cheap Liquor Has Killed 20 People

    Sitting on the sidewalk of Avenida 5 de San José, in the red zone of the capital of Costa Rica, Roberto Baca, says he...

    Costa Rica Exported, for the First Time, Organic Melon and Watermelon to Europe

    The quality and freshness of Costa Rican melons and watermelons reached the palate of Europeans but, this time, with an added value that is...

    A Pair of New Butterfly Species Are Named as Carlos Alvarado and Claudia Dobles

    Our country has 2 new species of nocturnal butterflies, which were located in Guanacaste after 40 years of research. The presentation of the new insects...

    Beach Volleyball Started the Pan American Games of Lima

    Although the opening ceremony will be next Friday, July 26th, 2019, the sports activities of the Pan American Games in Lima, Perú, formally began...

    Costa Rica: A True Paradise for Plant Lovers

    Costa Rica was ranked as the 3rd best destination in the world for botanical tourism in a ranking developed by The Travel site. The...

    Did You Know that Bats Are Actually Our Farmers’ Allies?

    The false belief that all bats suck the blood of animals and people has led people to kill them. But it turns out that...

    Costa Rica Receives 10 Awards at the “Oscars” of Tourism

    The award for “Leading Destination of Central America and Mexico 2019” was taken by Costa Rica in the World Travel Awards, considered the "Oscars"...

    Law that Prohibits the Use of Styrofoam in Costa Rica finally Signed

    The President of the Republic, Carlos Alvarado; Ministers of Environment and Energy, Carlos Manuel Rodríguez and of Health, Daniel Salas, signed on Monday morning...

    Costa Rica: A Land of Unique, Exotic Flavors

    Did you know that although Costa Rica represents only 0.03% of the earth's surface, it contains approximately 5% of the world's biodiversity? The geographic...

    The Stone Spheres of Diquí: An Ancient Mistery Revealed?

    The Stone Spheres of Costa Rica are a group of more than 5 hundred pyrospheres located mainly in the south of Costa Rica in...

    New Butterfly Species with Pink Back Wings Discovered in Guanacaste

    Philtronoma Cbdora; this is the name of a new species of butterfly native to Guanacaste that was discovered by Costa Rican scientists and presented...

    SINAC Raises Awareness to Protect Costa Rica’s Wild Cats

    Last Saturday, July 6th, was the National Day of the Wild Cat, a date which was formalized by Executive Decree Nº 37827-MINAE of 2013. According...

    Costa Rica: Adventure and Extreme Sports Paradise

    If you are a lover of extreme sports then come to Costa Rica and enjoy all of them. Our country is above all immersed...

    All Costa Rica Rejects Incomplete and Inaccurate Official Report on Shrimp Trawling

    In Costa Rica, fish trawling is not new, but recently it has intensified and become more harmful. This type of action is also known...

    Tortuga Island: A Unique Landscape in Costa Rica

    If you are about to go on vacation, one of the options that you definitely should not stop doing is visiting Costa Rica. This...

    Get the Best of Tamarindo Beach!

    Our country is a place full of a lot of beaches, among which Playa Tamarindo stands out. This is one of the most visited...

    Costa Rica: Cradle of Happiness

    We are Pure Life! "Pure Life"; a phrase that is commonly heard in our country and is often used as a greeting instead of a...

    Smart Parking Meters Arrive in Liberia

    Parking in Liberia downtown ceased to be a problem for the locals and for those who wish to visit the white city, thanks to...

    Water: An Invaluable Treasure

    According to the phrase "every drop counts" and, in these times, opening the tap and getting quality water, drinkable, and accessible, it is really...

    Boston Scientific Will Hire 600 New Employees in Costa Rica

    The multinational company Boston Scientific, dedicated to the design, manufacture, distribution, and sale of medical devices less invasive of the highest technology, announced that...

    Inside Look at Tambor Bay Turtles – How local citizens banded together to...

    The residents of Tambor never dreamed they had a secret treasure on their beaches arriving year after year. A group of curious, nature-loving residents...

    App Will Automatically Identify Native Plants of Costa Rica

    The identification of the native flora of Costa Rica now has a new ally thanks to an app that will allow users to identify...

    Migration Office Grants Temporary Residence after Recognizing Same-Sex Couples

    For the very first time, the General Directorate of Migration and Immigration granted residence to a woman of Colombian nationality who is married to...

    Glyphosate Confronts Companies and Environmentalists

    The use of herbicides with glyphosate presents antagonistic positions. On the one hand, the marketing companies make a defense of the product; on the...

    Tourists Would Have New Entry Requirements to Costa Rica

    Forcing a visitor to pay US$ 15 and demonstrate minimum solvency of US$ 500, in cash or bank account to enter the country, is...

    Free Zones Generated Exports for US$ 1,925 Million

    Companies covered by the Free Zone Regime are the ones that are generating most of Costa Rica's exports of goods. During the 1st quarter...

    Costa Rica: World’s Best Beach Destination

    Costa Rica has won an Experts’ Choice Award for Best Beach Destination. The award is bestowed annually by TripExpert, a review aggregation service based...

    UNA Cameras Captured the Presence of Bush Dogs in Costa Rica

    A brief video of cameras belonging to the National University (UNA) captured, in the southern area of our country, the presence of a mammal...

    Daddy Yankee Will Be Performing in Costa Rica, next July 20th

    Puerto Rican singer Daddy Yankee will perform in Costa Rica next Saturday, July 20th, 2019, at the Ricardo Saprissa Stadium, as part of his...

    Costa Rica Becomes World Leader in the Export of Butterflies

    In the midst of the traditional products headed by bananas, pineapples, coffee, and medical devices that have crept in recent years among the goods...

    How Well Do You Know Our Country’s Geography?

    Have you ever wondered if you know well the geography of our country? If your answer is no, then we invite you to know some...

    WHO Launches Global Strategy Designed by Costa Rican Scientists that Will Benefit 2.7 Million...

    As of this year, more than 2.7 million people living in poverty who suffer from snakebite poisonings will have new hope in the global...

    Alarming Figures: 70% of Adults Suffer from Hypertension in Costa Rica

    Studies that have been carried out by the Costa Rican Social Security Fund (CCSS), indicate that 7 out of 10 elderly people in our...

    New Frog Species Is Discovered in Talamanca

    A new species of bell frog was discovered in Costa Rica, as revealed in an article published on May 23rd, 2019, in the “Zootaxa”...

    Costa Rica: A Home Away from Home for Canadians

    When first thinking about going on a holiday, the idea that crosses minds is that it should be a place that is strikingly different...

    Tattoo Artists’ Best Canvas: Your Skin

    The most ancient evidence of a tattoo was found in the Chinchorro culture, on the coast of Chile. From this civilization, some tattoos -dating...

    SINAC Is Sued to Apply Management Plan for River and Sea Crocodiles

    The Contentious Administrative Court will initiate the final hearing of a lawsuit filed by environmental activist and lawyer Walter Brenes against the National System...

    Costa Rica: A Small Country Giving Gigantic Lessons

    We are used to pressing a button to turn the light on or off, but for electricity to reach homes, businesses or industries there...

    How Costa Rica Became One of the Most Innovative Countries in Latin America

    This country has a little less than 5 million inhabitants. But that has not prevented Costa Rica from being at the forefront of innovation...

    Terremoto! What Is Going On ln Costa Rica?

    No matter how jaded one can be, when the earth shakes, and shakes hard like it did this Sunday at the border between Costa...
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