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    Why Have the United Nations Promoted an International Day for Tolerance?

    In 1995, the member countries of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) adopted a Declaration of Principles on Tolerance. The Declaration...

    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...

    Costa Rica Committed to Protect Plant Genetic Resources

    The workshop gathered representatives from Bioversity International, the Ministry of Agriculture (MAG) and the Ministry of Environment and Energy (MINAET) as well as participants...

    Hacienda Alcasia, Costa Rica’s first Starbucks breed

    The coffee industry giant will release next Thursday a new kind of product in its Costa Rican farm, after nearly four years of R&D,...

    ENTICING CUISINE, ENTICING MORE TOURISTS.

    Costa Rica is located in Central America, between the Pacific Ocean and the Caribbean Sea.  It is known as "the Switzerland of Central America"...

    Whale and Dolphin Watching with Ballena Aventura

    Marino Ballena National Park is one of Costa Rica's outstanding locations for whale and dolphin watching. Located in Uvita on the country's South Pacific...

    UN Acts To Achieve Complete Gender Equality Ahead Of 2133

    International Women’s Day was this week. Costa Rica takes the lead in establishing progress. Declaring that the empowerment of the world’s women is “a global...

    H1N1 in Costa Rica: FAQ

    The potentially deadly strain of influenza A has reached Costa Rica half a decade after the global pandemic supposedly ended. There’s been a lot of...

    Costa Rica Welcomes Lindsay Lohan and Selena Gomez for Holiday Vacation

    LiLo and Selly G are going pura vida this New Years. The Costa Rican Directorate of Immigration has confirmed the two pop stars’ presence in...

    Up or Out: How What You Eat Affects How You Grow

    Costa Ricans are markedly taller than they were 50 years ago, but that’s not the only direction they’re growing. Let’s face it. Costa Rican’s are...

    Turrialba Expected to Erupt Within Hours

    Scientists says last night’s seismic activity suggests an eruption is possible either today or tomorrow. At 7:08pm on Tuesday, October 20th, Turrialba began exhibiting signs...

    Why You’ll Never Want to Buy Another Bottled Water in Costa Rica

    The lack of action and attention to bottled water companies causes a major problem when it comes to springs and water quality control nationwide. Not...

    Costa Rica Travel and Tourism Gets High Scores

    Scores show Costa Rica is safe, good for business and investment Costa Rica also has one of the best travel service industries in the region,...
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    Costa Rica Electricity Rate Increase Comes as a Shock

    Back in March, the state utilities regulator announced that Costa Rica had met its yearly energy demand almost exclusively with renewable resources and, therefore,...

    UPDATE: Costa Rica Turrialba Volcano May 5th, 2015

    Turrialba Volcano erupted Monday, May 4, 2015at 3:25 p.m. sending ash almost 3 km into the sky over San Jose, prompting the National Emergency...

    Costa Rica has a Dirty Little Secret

    Costa Rica has a garbage problem, and it’s more complex than you think. Despite national-level efforts to make Costa Rica a greener country, it seems...

    Are Earthquakes and Volcano Activity on the Rise?

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - If it seems like earthquakes and erupting volcanoes are happening more frequently, that’s because they are. Looking at...

    Rugby in Costa Rica: More than Bodily Strength

    Yes. There is rugby in Costa Rica. But...is it here to stay? In last five years, at least seven new Rugby teams have sprung up...

    2015 Academy Awards Review: All the Oscar Bests

    The Academy Awards, now in its 87th edition, began with a refreshing Broadway musical number led by host Neil Patrick Harris, as well as...

    16 Interesting Facts on the Costa Rica's Presidential Transfer Today

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - Here are some interesting facts about the transfer of power today, where Laura Chinchilla delivers the Presidency of...

    Former President Chinchilla Says Emotional Goodbye to Her Cabinet

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - The president of Costa Rica, Laura Chinchilla, who today delivers the presidential sash to Luis Guillermo Solis, expressed...

    Escazu Flood Victims Finally Receive Reparations

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - Nearly four years after the landslide in Lajas street, Escazú, 51 affected families of this tragedy received a...

    Solis's First 100 Day Agenda is Ready for Implementation

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - The first 100 days of the administration of Luis Guillermo Solís plot the route for the next four...

    Costa Rican Woman Qualifies for World Ironman in October

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - Costa Rican Mauren Solano managed to win the Ironman 70.3 in the Virgin Islands for the female category...

    Solis Supports the Teacher Strike in Costa Rica

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - President-elect Luis Guillermo Solis said he is giving his unqualified support to the teachers strike that began on Monday...

    Six Castaways Rescued Near Cocoa Beach

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - Six castaways were rescued Sunday by officers of the National Guard after the boat they were traveling in...

    Costa Rican Farmers Strategize Climate Change in 2014

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - The agricultural sector is prepared to assess the strategies that will enable them to face the challenges that...

    Costa Rica's Wildfire Season Closes on May 15

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - The National Commission on Wildfire (CONIFOR) estimated that May 15 will conclude the season of forest fires, which...

    Caribbean Tattoo Festival in Puerto Rico This Weekend

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - Puerto Rico is hosting the Island Tattoo Fest this weekend, the biggest Caribbean convention where tattoo artists and...

    Costa Rican Car License Plates Ending in Four Must be Renewed by July

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - If your license plate ends in 4 it needs changing, but you have the next three months and...

    Over 70 Delegations will Attend Solis's Inauguration in Costa Rica

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - About 70 international delegations are confirmed so far to assist the transfer of power in Costa Rica, where...

    Brazilian TV Show Features Costa Rican Gallo Pinto Dish

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - As part of the World Cup, which starts on June 12th, the Brazilian channel Globo - the most...

    Uruguay and Costa Rica have the Highest Ranking for Freedom of Speech in Latin...

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - Costa Rica and Uruguay are considered the Latin American countries with the greatest press freedom, according to an...

    Costa Rican Spheres Nomination as a World Heritage Site Approved

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - The Costa Rican government has announced that the nomination was accepted by the Secretary of the World Heritage...

    Costa Rica Awaits the U.S.A.'s Explanation for 'Cuban Twitter'

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - Costa Rica 's government said it is still waiting for the USA and President Barack Obama to explain...

    The 10 Most Visited Websites in Costa Rica

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) – Alexa.com, a subsidiary of Amazon, has generated a list of the most viewed internet sites in Costa Rica. In...

    Medicinal Cannabis Movement Is Looking For 125,000 Supporters In Favor Of Marijuana Legalization

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - In order to request to the Tribunal Supremo de Elecciones to hold a referendum for marijuana legalization it...

    May Brings Rises and Falls in Bus Fare, Fuel, and Water Prices

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - Three major adjustments in fuel, bus fares and electricity from the Services Regulatory Authority (Aresep) will take effect...

    Ecuador and Costa Rica Establish International Borders in the Pacific Ocean

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - Ecuador and Costa Rica have agreed on their borders in the Pacific Ocean, after technical studies were delayed...

    The US Dollar Rose 4.18 Colones

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - The price of the dollar today rose 4.18 colones on the Foreign Currency Market (Monex), going from 547.28...
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