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    Approved by Legislative Assembly the Transfer of National Holidays to Mondays Until 2024

    With the premise of encouraging national tourism, the legislators of Costa Rica approved to move the holidays...

    Meet Costa Rica's High School

    Costa Rica's High School is an in-service organization and non-profit, public interest institution, whose essential objective is to strengthen and increase the...

    Amendment to Declare Access to Water a Human Right Goes Through

    drop of water is powerful and more necessary than ever". Some 700 million people in the world still do not have access to drinking water, says the United Nations (UN)

    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...

    President Carlos Alvarado Announced Reactivation and Generation of New Employment for Costa Ricans

    "Today, the priority issue for Costa Rica, and for each Costa Rican, is the generation of more jobs and more companies, as well as...

    Proposal that Reduces from 3 to 2 Weapons Permitted per Person Receives 1st Guarantee...

    The Legislative Assembly approved the afternoon of this Tuesday (yesterday) in the 1st debate reform of the Law of Weapons and Explosives...

    4th Revolution Has Potential to Raise Income Levels and Improve the Quality of Life...

    The liberationist deputy Aida Montiel pointed out that the Costa Rica Digital initiative is part of the historical moment that we are...

    Mario José Echandi Jiménez: A Very Notable Costa Rican Statesman

    His story… Mario José Echandi Jiménez was born on June 17th, 1915, in San José, Costa Rica. A lawyer and politician, he was the son...

    National Surf Day Is Proposed by Declaring that Sport of Public Interest

    An initiative aims to celebrate the National Surfing Day every 3rd Saturday of October while declaring that sport of public interest. On Tuesday, the...

    Credit Will Prevent Wastewater Spill into Rivers and Seas in 4 Cantons

    The government signed a US$ 90.4 million loan with the German bank KFW last Thursday to finance the treatment of sewage from Palmares, Jacó...

    Government Does Not Discard Natural Gas as a Potential Source of Energy

    The Costa Rican Petroleum Refinery (Recope) does not forget about natural gas as an energy proposal in the future and points to the continuity...

    Open-Pit Mining Prohibited in Costa Rica

    Open-pit mining is an industry that creates very negative environmental, visual, human, and cultural impacts. It is an industrial activity that is carried out by...

    Bolivia Passes New Legislation – “Law For The Rights of Mother Earth”

    Bolivia has made a monumental decision that will have far-reaching effects and benefits for our planet.  The Legislative Assembly has passed a new law...

    Bill to criminalize the financing of terrorism

    Members of the Legislative Assembly approved last night in the first debate a bill that criminalizes the financing of terrorism. It was an amendment to the...

    Mayor Petitions Costa Rica Government to Change Forestry Law in Light of Cypress Deforestation...

    The mayor of San Rafael de Heredia, Jorge Isaac Paniagua, has asked the Commission for Environmental Affairs of the Legislative Assembly to reform the...

    New Costa Rica Legislation Gives Jail Time to Animal Abusers

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - The amendments to the animal abuse bill that punishes perpetrators with jail time will be ready on Thursday,...

    Costa Rican Students Protest Against University Funding Changes

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) – The initiative of some Legislative members to reduce the state budget, including the Special Fund for Higher Education...

    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...

    Costa Rican Tour Operators Excluded From Hefty National Park Entrance Fee

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) –The Ministry of Environment and Energy (Minae) is working on an amendment to Decree No. 38295-Minae published in the previous...

    Costa Rica Agencies Call for Greater Child Protection Legislation

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) – Cases like Brandon (11 month old who died in April due to an assault by her mother and her...

    Five Costa Rican Children are Among the 4,000 Being Deported From USA

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) – A report by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs presented by Deputy Humberto Vargas in the Commission for Children...

    Coastal Inhabitants Face Eviction by the Costa Rican Government

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) – Next September the moratorium period for the communities living in the shoreline area and in the border mile...

    Costa Rican Legislative Candidates Sign Ethics Agreements

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - The 57 candidates for deputies by the FA on Friday signed a series of ethical compromises that should...

    Historian praises "unsung hero" in Central U.S.

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - Juan Rafael Mora is the "unsung hero who saved Central America from becoming a slave state in southern...

    Smoking Ban in Costa Rica

    The anti-smoking bill was the topic of debate last Monday in the Legislative Assembly commission in Costa Rica.
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