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    Learn About the Afro-Limón Culture

    The presence of this cultural manifestation has been enriching the history of our country, assigning an enriching diversity that manifests itself in different elements,...

    Coffee: The Pride of Ticos

    At the end of the 18th century, coffee came to Costa Rica for the first time. It was also the first Central American country...

    National Flag of Costa Rica: Why Do We Love It So Much?

    Costa Rica, the country with the most stable democracy on the continent, reveals important and undisclosed details about our beautiful and beloved national flag....
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    Racism

    Racism is indeed an ugly word. Worse still, it is a nasty way of looking at our fellow human beings. According to Wikipedia, it...
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    November 7th: Costa Rican Democracy Day

    History The Conquest of our democratic life was not an isolated event. In fact, throughout Costa Rican historical process, an entire people opened their heart...

    Origin of The Word “Tico(a)” in Costa Rica

    Origin of the word "tico(a)": During the colonial period where the Central American countries formed a single province under the name of the Captaincy...

    Discover the Many Jewels on Costa Rica’s Osa Peninsula

    A trip to Costa Rica isn't complete until you've stepped into a dense rainforest and heard wildlife all around. The Osa Peninsula gives you...

    Traditional Festivals in Costa Rica

    Every country has its folk festivals over the year. So does Costa Rica. They are the oldest social roots of a culture. Some of...

    Caminos de Osa rural tourism

    Caminos de Osa: a perfect combination of tourist development and respect for nature Awarded in the 21st edition of Best Active Tourist Product contest organized by the Spanish...

    Pre-Colombian Art and History Thrive at The Museum of Jade

    The Museum of Jade in downtown San Jose is a fantastic cultrience that visitors of any age can enjoy, it's one of Costa Rica's...

    China Plans Free Trade Zone in Puntarenas

    A free trade zone may come to Puntarenas by the year 2020, depending on the results of a fact-finding mission scheduled for next month....

    5 Reasons You Should NOT Attend Art City Tour This Wednesday

    The second-to-last Art City Tour for 2015 is this Wednesday, September 16. Stay educated before you go. Art City Tour has gained many fans in...

    Delicious Things You Can Do With Chocolate Besides Eat It

    Chocolate has been an important commodity in the Americas for centuries, but it hasn’t always been dessert. From currency to rituals, cacao—the bean used to...

    A Place for Space: A Look at the Parks and Plazas of San Jose

    What do parks say about the city in which they are found? What do they say about the people who visit? For as long as...

    Costa Rican Scientists Discover 15 Meter Molten Crack in the Turrialba Volcano Crater

    The 3,200 meter-high Turrialba volcano continues to increase its temperature, amazing visitors and scientist with its eruptive force and stunning show of colors and activity. The...

    The City of Granada in Nicaragua Deemed the “Paris of Central America” by American...

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - For the second time in just over a month, a US newspaper highlights tourism in Nicaragua and positions it...

    Paulo Wanchope Appointed as the Next Head Football Coach for Costa Rica

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - Today the Costa Rican Football Federation (Fedefútbol) will officially announce Paulo César Wanchope as the new coach for...

    Recently Released Blockbuster Hit Giving Humorous Insight on Rural Life in Costa Rica

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - After last month’s movie release, the feeling that Maikol Yordan de Viaje Perdido has struck accord with Ticos...

    Tico Novelist Awarded a Spot on Julio Ortega’s "Best Reads of the Year" List

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) – The renowned Latin American critic and literary scholar, Julio Ortega , has placed Costa Rican writer Carlos Cortés...

    The New Home of the San Jose Earthquakes Hopes to Take Soccer Fans to...

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - The tech company Avaya and the San Jose Earthquakes of Major League Soccer (MLS) announced that the new...

    A Different Kind of Halloween Tale: Artifacts From Teotihuacan’s Underworld and the Feathered Serpent

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) – The path to the underworld of the ancient inhabitants at the Mexican archaeological site Teotihuacan, a tunnel of...

    National Theater Celebrating Its 117th Anniversary with Free Workshops

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) – The National Theatre is celebrating its 117th Anniversary with free workshops and talks, which begins on Monday, October...

    Three Tico Nominees Making History at the Latin Grammys in November

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) – The National Symphony Orchestra (NSO), Costa Rican singer Debi Nova, and Danilo Montero have all been nominated for...

    Keylor Navas Shone During His Real Madrid Debut

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) – Today will go down in football history Costa Rica, following the debut of Keylor Navas as goalkeeper of...

    Where Did They Go? Learn About the Top Tico Five Playing Football in England

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) – The 2014 World Cup left no doubts on the skill of the Costa Rican football team.  With the...

    Solis Was Optimistic and Asked for Patience During His 100 Day Review Speech

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) – Nearing the end of his speech to review the last 100 days, President Luis Guillermo Solis highlighted actions...

    Navas Makes History as the Second Central American to Join Real Madrid

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) – Keylor Navas's arrival for Real Madrid will be historic because he is only the second Central American to join...

    Cleansing With Fruit and Vegetable Juices: Advantages of a New Way to Detox

    A new diet based on juicing has been launched in the United States and is spreading rapidly in many countries. No doctor in the world...

    Nicoya’s Annexation Celebration This Week Includes Over 1,000 Horseback Riders

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) –This Friday, a total of 1,200 horseback riders will travel the main streets of the city of Nicoya during...

    Six Cases of Chikungunya Confirmed in Costa Rica – Know the Signs!

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) – Costa Rican health officials confirmed this morning that 40 patient samples from different parts of the country where...

    Win or Lose: An Ode to the History of Football in Costa Rica

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) – While it might seem that football has always been an integral part of Costa Rica, even this craze...

    Dwight York Raves: "Let's Go Costa Rica!!"

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) – Dwight Yorke, former player of the national team of Trinidad and Tobago and an outstanding football player for...

    Eight Teams Live to Tell the Tale of the World Cup

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) – World Cup fever presses on as next Friday begins the long-awaited quarterfinals where Costa Rica will be present...

    Costa Rica is the First Central American Team to Make It This Far in...

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) – Although Brazil and Columbia have already made it to the World Cup quarter finals, so far Costa Rica...

    Ole TICO! Costa Rica Secures a Spot for the World Cup Quarter Finals

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) – It’s a good day for football in Costa Rica; through defensive plays, goals and lots of anxiety, Costa...

    ESPN's José Ramón Fernández Declares "Costa Rica Revolutionized this Game"

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) –Again, renowned ESPN reporter, José Ramón Fernández, spoke of Costa Rica which he defined as the “revolutionary World Cup...

    Costa Rica Seals the Deal Becoming the Undefeated Champions of Group D!

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) – The objective was achieved! Costa Rica tied with zero goals against England, thus claiming the first place of Group...

    ESPN Reporter Predicts: "Only Columbia Represents a Problem for Costa Rica"

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) – Iain Macintosh, a reporter for ESPN, analyzed Costa Rica’s victories in Brazil.  Macintosh is straightforward to recognize the...

    Costa Rica Makes World Cup History by Demolishing Italy in a Blowout!!!

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) – Tears of happiness are on the faces of more than 4 million Costa Ricans, after their triumph against...

    Enjoy Cultural Activities This Weekend to Celebrate Father's Day in Costa Rica

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - Although the celebration of Father's Day is not as commercial as Mother's Day, Costa Ricans will pay tribute...
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