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    Discovering New Depths with Divine Dolphins

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - Our boat quickly found its synchronicity with the water, rising with the wave’s curling crescent, then dipping down into...

    New Imported Rice Tax Increase Actually Lowers Prices While Strengthening Domestic Producers in Costa...

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - Domestic Costa Rican rice producers are applauding the government's decision to increase tariffs from 35% to 62.06% on...

    Ministry of Health Dishes the Good, the Bad, and the Fined During the Zapote...

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) – Today marks the end of the Zapote holiday festivities.  While the event was mostly enjoyed by thousands of...

    Costa Rican Restaurants Unite to Reduce Food Industry Packaging Waste

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) – In the last nine months, 76 restaurants have joined the Returnable Container Campaign introduced by nature association, Terra...

    6 Ways You Know It’s Time for Christmas in Costa Rica

    Costa Rica, like any other place on the planet, has it's own quirky ways to let you know it's that time of year again:...

    Support Your Local Farmers: Recent INEC Report Documents Over 93,000 Farms in Costa Rica

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - Costa Rica has at least 93,007 farms active in crop and livestock production, according to the latest report...

    Check Your Household Cleaners; Panama Just Banned the Use of Nonylphenol Due to Health...

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - Health authorities in Panama have banned the use and sale of any cleaning product containing the substance nonylphenol,...

    Move Over Holiday Turkey; Venezuela Just Created the World’s Longest Hallaca

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) – Venezuela just attained a striking new Guinness record: world's largest hallaca, which is 120 meters long. Amid some 300...

    Big Cats Aren’t the Prime Attraction at Puerto Viejo’s Jaguar Rescue

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - Baby monkeys.  They were the main draw. The rest of the trip to Puerto Viejo, on the Caribbean...

    Report Shows Costa Rica is the Place to be in Central America for Radical...

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) – The rate of adaptation for climate change (called ND-Gain) developed by the University of Notre Dame, ranks Costa Rica as...

    Turrialba Ash is Hitting Dogs in the Area Hardest; Many Have Been Abandoned

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) – Dogs have been the creatures hit hardest by the ash emanating from the Turrialba volcano. Reports from the Ministry of...

    Love the Tropics? How to Stay Safe While Playing in Humid and Sunny Locations

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - Swimming up to a pool bar or hiking amongst huge rainforest trees and foliage sounds like an exotic...

    Day of the Dead Art Celebrations Begin Today at MOLAA

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) – The Museum of Latin American Art (MOLAA), in Los Angeles, California has several events that begin today for...

    Costa Rica Sportfishing Consistently Ranks in Top 10

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - Costa Rica continues to rank in the top 10 destinations for sportfishing, and according to Nature.org, Costa Rica’s...

    Exhibition Generates $60 Million in Costa Rica Exports

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) – The sixteenth edition of the BTM Buyers Mission reached $60 million worth of export negotiations after more than...

    Feeling Crappy? Learn Why Diarrhea is More Common in Costa Rica During the Rainy...

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) – Santa Barbara and Santo Domingo of Heredia are two of the most likely areas where the most cases...

    Health Fair in San Pablo Will Focus on Cardiovascular Disease and Prevention

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) – As a way to create awareness among the public about heart disease, the community of San Pablo de...

    Man Sets New Record for Fastest Climb of Mount Kilimanjaro

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - On August 13, 2014, 33-year-old Swiss-Ecuadorian, Karl Egloff, broke the record for the fastest time to climb up...

    Recent Infrastructure Study Rates Costa Rica in the Bottom for Latin America

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - The Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) and the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development...

    Despite Appeals Obama Extends Cuba’s Trade Embargo for Another Year

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) – The White House announced that the President of the United States, Barack Obama, has extended the trade embargo...

    FDA Warns Common Baby Teething Anstehetic May Cause Severe Health Problems

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) – A drug used to treat pain in teething infants could mean big risks, including seizures, severe brain damage...

    Whale Watching Season is in Full Effect on Costa Rica’s Pacific Coast

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - From August to October and from December to March, tourists in Costa Rica are able to watch humpback...

    First Cruise Boat in Puntarenas Marks the Beginning of the Travel Season

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) – The cruise season in the Costa Rican Pacific began with the arrival of Carnival’s Legend (with a capacity...

    Pesticides and Mites Prevent Produce Imports from Entering Costa Rica’s Borders

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) – Information from the State Phytosanitary Service (SFE) revealed that this month that 28,000 kilograms of garlic, 2,500 kilograms...

    Exporters Must Comply With New Gluten Labeling Demands to Ship to the USA

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) – The Food and Drug Administration approved a regulation this week that all products which do not contain gluten must...

    World Food Program Delivers Supplies to 46,000 Affected by the Drought in Nicaragua

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) – The World Food Programme (WFP) delivered food to 46,000 families affected by drought in Nicaragua. The delivery was made...

    New Grand Central Bus Terminal Planned for San Jose

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) – Within a year, San Jose will have a bus terminal that can accommodate 7,000 passengers per day. This new...

    Traditional Costa Rican Dishes Make a Gluten-free Lifestyle Simple and Cheap

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) – Traditional dishes of Costa Rica are the perfect match for people who are gluten sensitive or celiac, since...

    The Potential Benefits of Industrial Hemp in Costa Rica

    The question of industrial hemp and its possible benefits has been pondered by many governments in recent years. Not only has the international debate...

    Marviva Calls for Greater Sustainability for the Shrimp Sector

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) –The Marviva Foundation has asked the government to create an interagency commission to address the situation of the shrimp...

    Top Three Medical Tourism Destinations for Costa Rican-Americans

    Medical tourism from the United States has increased. The top reasons? Millions of Americans do not obtain a health insurance at all or their insurance...

    El Niño Will Torment Costa Rica's Central Valley Over the Next 3 Months

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - The next three months could be critical for the people of La Cruz, Cañas, Liberia, some areas of...

    Sustainable Exports are Key to the Future of Costa Rica

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) – International consumers who buy Costa Rican products are increasingly aware of the environmental impact of their lifestyles. These days...

    Have Tico Eating Habits Shifted Significantly? Many Say Yes

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - A research in process that performs the School of Nutrition at the University of Costa Rica (UCR) determined...
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    Top 5 Reasons Online Slots Beat Costa Rica Casinos

    Some might say that Costa Rica has it all – beautiful beaches, lush jungles, thriving cities, and even casinos. However, for those looking to...

    Costa Rica Promotes Increased Sales of Organic Products in France

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - The commercial sector of organic agriculture in Costa Rica has its eyes fixed to the growth that is...

    How the World Cup has Surprisingly Affected Brazil’s Economy

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - The enacted public holidays in Brazil for the World Cup in which during every match of the national...

    Costa Rican Women Entrepreneurs Unite to Improve Their Businesses

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) –The VI National Fair for Women Entrepreneurs is dedicated to improving the lives and welfare of women entrepreneurs, facilitating...

    United Nations Reports Drop in Food Price Index

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) –The food price index measured by the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) fell for the third consecutive...

    Territorial Organization is the Key to Climate Change in Central America

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - Improvement of land use and sustainable management is key to facing climate changes in the Central American region,...
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