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    Young Ticos who live in Rural Areas can opt for Scholarships granted by Cenfotec...

    Young people between the ages of 18 and 25 -and who live in rural areas- will be able to opt for scholarships...
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    Together We Are Stronger: “Yo Soy Costa Rica” Is Here for...

    The great family at The Costa Rica News put to service the best of its essence: to provide entrepreneurs with our full support amidst the adversity caused by the Coronavirus Pandemic
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    Aliens or Atlantis? Who Made Costa Rica’s Stone Spheres?

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - Costa Rica is renowned for its biodiversity and hundreds of kilometers of untouched beaches, but it's also home to...

    Top 10 Costa Rica Articles of 2015

    2015 was a year of many developments. For example, the late Gerardo Cruz drew much needed attention to the region's continued street harassment issue....

    El Steinvorth Bar to Close by the End of the Year

    The days are numbered for the popular hotspot that announced it’s December closure on Facebook. On November 23, 2015 at 12:30pm, the popular bar El...

    Ferry Between Puntarenas and Playa Naranjo is Suspended Indefinitely Due to High Winds

    The ferry service between Puntarenas and Playa Naranjo has been suspended indefinitely as of Sunday due to strong winds and dangerous waves in the...
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    Turrialba Volcano Very Active Over the Weekend With Ash Eruptions and Small Quakes

    The Turrialba volcano in Costa Rica, which since last October has maintained constant activity continues excite with new ash eruptions accompanied by seismic movements...

    Nine More Costa Rican Companies Receive the Carbon Neutral Seal of Approval

    The Costa Rica Ministry of Environment and Energy (MINAE) presented nine more companies with the Carbon Neutral (C-Neutral) seal, reported an official source. Of the...

    Costa Rican Company Saves ¢600,000 Per Month Thanks to Solar Panels

    After installing solar panels to generate all their electricity, the Costa Rican company Florex has been able to save ¢600,000 per month. The vice president...

    Women Entrepreneurs in Costa Rica Have Access to ¢750 million to Subsidize Their Businesses

    Women entrepreneurs wishing to start their own business or who want to consolidate their businesses now have access a to ¢750 million in loans...

    Strong Waves and Riptides Will Continue in the North Pacific and Caribbean Until Wednesday

    Strong winds are generating large waves in the North Pacific and Caribbean coasts of Costa Rica, with dangerous conditions lasting until next Wednesday, especially...

    Costa Rica Tea Company Thrives; $2 Million Expansion Facility Opened Today

    Mondaisa, a Costa Rican tea company, has expanded its production plant and had its grand opening Thursday afternoon. The company was founded in 1985 and stated...

    President Solis Will Visit Keylor Navas at the Real Madrid Stadium in March

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - President Luis Guillermo Solis will visit the Real Madrid stadium and meet with Keylor Navas during his European...

    Chang Holds Press Conference Regarding His Break With Recope for the Costa Rica Hydrogen...

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - On Wednesday, Dr. Franklin Chang announced that his company Ad Astra Rocket was ending their relationship with the...

    Costa Rican Scientists Testing New Snake Venom Vaccine to Protect Domestic Animals

    Scientists at the Clodomiro Picado Institute in the University of Costa Rica are in the testing phase of a vaccine to protect livestock from...

    ARESEP Proposes Drastic Electricity Rate Reduction for April

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - This morning the Public Utilities Regulatory Authority (ARESEP) proposed to reduce electricity prices by up to 20%. This reduction...

    Costa Rican Children are Contracting Eye Worms Due to Negligent Pet Owners

    A condition called ocular toxocariasis (colloquially, "eye worms") is transmitted by a worm-shaped parasite found in the feces of infected dogs and can enter...

    Costa Rica Develops New Green Vehicle Program to Further Reduce the Country’s Carbon Footprint

    The Costa Rica government has announced the development of the Acquisition Program for Efficient Vehicles (PAVE) which will promote a reduction of national energy consumption...

    Gallo Pinto for Everyone! Costa Rica Rice Prices Will Go Down 52 Colones Per...

    The Costa Rica government decreed that the price for 2 kilos of rice (quality 80/20) will go down ₡52 per bag starting on June 8...

    Thanks to Public Outrage, Costa Rica Halts Any Further Hammerhead Exports

    The Comptroller General of the Republic (CGR) warned that since September 2014, there have been deficiencies by the National System of Conservation Areas (SINAC)...

    Price Alert: Overnight and Weekly Airport Parking at SJO Just Doubled Its Rates

    Travelers flying out of San Jose's Juan Santamaria International Airport (SJO) just got an unpleasant surprise when it comes to parking: the daily car parking...

    Costa Rica May Recruit Foreigners to Solve Its Anesthesiologist Shortage

    The Costa Rican Social Security Fund (CCSS) may be ​​bringing in anesthesiologists from other countries to meet domestic demand, said the chief executive of...

    Tennis Pro Rafael Nadal Visits Costa Rica After Winning the Argentina Open

    Spanish tennis player Rafael Nadal, who is number three in the world, is in Costa Rica, but the reason for his visit the country...

    10 Delicious Costa Rican Superfoods You Should be Eating Daily

    We are currently living in an age where we are bombarded with information. It comes in all forms on a variety of subjects, none...

    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...

    Costa Rica Environmentalists Outraged at Permits Allowing Hammerhead Shark Fins to be Exported

    Costa Rica's INCOPESCA and System for Conservation Areas (SINAC), has given permission for the export of hammerhead fins, a protected shark species. One of these...

    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...

    Swimmers and Boaters Beware: High Winds and Rough Waves Reported for the North Pacific...

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - Today Costa Rican weather authorities issued a warning that strong winds are creating choppy seas in the North Pacific and the...

    Nutty News: Stowaway Squirrel Catches Flight From Costa Rica to Houston

    Southwest Airlines had a surprising and adorable stowaway on a flight going from Costa Rica to Houston earlier this month. A young squirrel managed to...

    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...

    Costa Rica Government Admits They Have Not Lowered Electricity Rates as Promised

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - The Minister of Environment and Energy (MINAE), Edgar Gutiérrez, acknowledged to ADN Radio 90.7 FM how difficult it...

    The 2015 Envision Festival Began Today: Are You Experienced?

    And by that I mean, have you ever experienced music? Truly felt it, let it in and let it move you? My first time was...

    Get Your Build On: Costa Rican Cement Prices Could Drop 20% Thanks to New...

    A new regulation that would extend the expiry date of cement (currently set at 45 days) will allow importing and selling cement at 20...

    After Much Debate, Costa Rica Approves the $395 Million Chinese Loan for Route 32...

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - After an intense discussion and amid doubts from some lawmakers, Congress approved a loan for $395 million with...

    For the First Time in Decades the Pope Holds Spiritual Lent Retreat Outside the...

    On Sunday, the Pope began his annual spiritual exercises for Lent where he will be accompanied advisers and contributors to delve into topics such...

    Costa Rica Highlighted as a Prime Location for International Arbitration

    The strategic position of the country, being a neutral nation and its interest in resolving conflicts are some of the features that make Costa...

    $1.3 Million in Funding Available for Environmentally Conscious Costa Rican Business Projects

    Small and medium entrepreneurs who want to develop environmentally friendly projects or start an eco-conscious business will have access to $1.3 million in loans...

    Costa Rican Government Issues Official Statement in Response to Venezuelan Politicians’ Request for Asylum

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - The Costa Rica government has expressed concern about recent events in Venezuela, calling for dialogue where "democratic balances" are...

    Mexican Director Flies Home With Four Oscars for His Film ‘Birdman’; Claims Michael Keaton’s...

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - Mexican director Alejandro González Iñárritu was the big winner of the 2015 Oscars with his film Birdman, a...

    Missing Expat Ryan Piercy Returns Home Safe After Month-Long Alleged Kidnapping

    Canadian expat Ryan Piercy is safe and sound in his San Jose home after he was reported missing for the last month when his...
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