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    Bracelet Company Founded in Costa Rica Was Sold for US$ 130 Million

    About 9 years ago, a couple of recently graduated friends from California, USA, came to surf in Costa Rica. Once here, they liked the...

    Obama expands program for Central American refugees

    President Barack Obama announced an expansion of the program for Central American refugees fleeing violence in their countries of origin. This happened on the...

    Salvadorans and Colombians ask for refuge in Costa Rica

    The majority of requests for refuge in Costa Rica are made by citizens of El Salvador and Colombia, indicated the Ministry of the Interior. Our...

    Adiós Whopper: Burger King Closes Four Franchises in Costa Rica

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - BK Central has announced the closure of four Burger King franchises in Costa Rica, leaving 39 people without...

    Salvadoran Airline VECA Launches New Direct Route from San Salvador to SJO

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - Today the Salvadoran airline VECA had its first flight between San Salvador and Juan Santamaria International Airport in Costa...

    Obama Proposes $1 Billion in Economic Aid for Central America

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - President Barack Obama has asked Congress to triple its economic aid to Central America with a contribution in...

    Avianca Airlines Announces Lots of Changes, Including a Flight to New York

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - Avianca airlines has suspended three flights going to Costa Rica from three different different countries: Mexico, Brazil and...

    Need a Caffeine Fix? New Starbucks are Popping Up All Over the Greater San...

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN)- For Starbucks, Costa Rica has become an increasingly promising market, so much so that they have plans to open...

    Bird Causes Avianca Airplane to Make an Emergency Landing at SJO

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - An Avianca plane made an emergency landing today in Costa Rica after a bird slammed into one of...

    Recent English Proficiency Report Publishes Shockingly Low Results for Costa Rica

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) – According to the English Proficiency Index 2014 (EPI), prepared by Education First (EF), Costa Rica’s English proficiency is...

    Norma Torres Becomes the First U.S. Congressman from Central America

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) – The Central American Parliament (PARLACEN) congratulated the Guatemalan, Norma Torres, who on Tuesday was elected the first U.S....

    Two Nuns Quarantined for Ebola in El Salvador After Returning From the Congo

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) – Two missionary nuns from the Democratic Republic of the Congo are in quarantine in El Salvador since last...

    Central American Liberty Torch Travels the Region to Celebrate Independence Day

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) – The Central American Torch of Liberty arrived in El Salvador from Guatemala as part of its tour commemorating...

    2016 Movie Being Filmed Across Six Central American Countries

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - Six Central American countries are working on the pre-production of the first film co-produced by talented filmmakers from...

    Costa Rica Tops the List for Central American Business Opportunity Stats

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) – Central America holds its own in terms of business opportunities and Costa Rica is one of the top locations...

    Central America Supports Obama’s Recent Immigration Collaboration Plans

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador applauded the announcement of U.S. President Barack Obama that he will take executive...

    Central America Currently Has 279 Renewable Energy Projects in Development

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) – At least 279 small renewable energy projects have been implemented in Central America with the support of international...

    Costa Rica's Monte Copey Coffee Producer Wins International Competition

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) – Japanese coffee maker, Hidenori Izaki won Thursday's World Barista Challenge, held in Rimini, Italy, with his Costa Rican...

    Costa Rica's Electrical Service Ranks Second Best in Latin America

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) – The service and electricity coverage in Costa Rica is ranked as the second best Latin America according to...

    El Niño Could Significantly Affect Central America in 2014

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) – The El Niño phenomenon, which involves heating the waters of the tropical Pacific and can lead to drought...

    Global Report Calls Costa Rica a 'Sports Betting Paradise'

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - A detailed report released on Thursday in Paris, France, reveals that organized crime launders $140 billion annually through sports...

    Study Shows Costa Ricans are the Heaviest Drinkers in Central America

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - Costa Ricans are identified worldwide with their good treatment of tourists, their message of 'Pura Vida' and for...

    Tico Passport Ranked One of the Best in Latin America for Travel

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - Costa Rica has one of the best passports for travel to other Latin American destinations without a visa. This...

    El Salvadoran Government Launches New National Tourism Policy

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - The government of El Salvador has released a new national tourism policy in order to strengthen the sector...

    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,...

    Central Institute For Fiscal Studies Says Central America Fared Well In Crisis

    San Jose - A study by the Central Institute for Fiscal Studies (ICEFI), called "Fiscal policy in Central America in times of crisis,"...

    Central American Nations Assisting Migrants Stranded In Mexico

    The governments of El Salvador, Honduras, Guatemala and Mexico are providing humanitarian assistance to several thousand U.S.-bound migrants left stranded on Mexican soil after...

    Avianca Taca Airlines Possibly Looks To Costa Rica For Central American Hub

    - Taca is analyzing airports, Guatemala and Costa Rica because of frustration with El Salvador’s lack of commitment to the expansion of its...

    5.5 Earthquake strikes Guatemala and El Salvador

    A strong earthquake was felt in most of central and western El Salvador and Guatemala at approximately 12:30 am. According to the National Service of...

    Places Every Tourist Should Visit in Central America

    Central America is known for some of the world's best diving sites, lush rainforests and active volcanoes as well as for its ancient Mayan temples.

    Surfers Rejoice! New Discounted Flights to Costa Rica

    BY HILLARD GROSSMAN Quicker air routes, cheaper flights and less expensive surfboard fees are giving Central Florida surfers an economical way to catch some waves...

    New phone service available to Costa Rica

    By: Lance Harrell The Costa Rican company Intertel is planning on releasing IP calling cards for travelers, to compete with ICE roaming service and other...

    Pan-American Life pursues Costa Rican market

    New Orleans-based Pan-American Life Insurance Group announced Wednesday that it has filed a request for authorization to enter the Costa Rican market. The company already...

    Costa Rica’s pull factor for business tourism

    Costa Rica's pull factor for business tourism is set to get a boost this month, industy sector reports. Latin America's congress consortium, COCAL, is hosting...
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