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    Nicaragua Awarded for “Environmentally Friendly Global Tourist Destination”

    On behalf of the Government of Reconciliation and National Unity, they received the “Global Eco-Friendly Tourist Destination” award, awarded to Nicaragua during the World Tourism Market “World Travel Market” in London

    Cleaning Beaches, Cities, and Rivers Gains Momentum in Costa Rica, Nicaragua, and Panama for...

    Each year, the purpose for Costa Ricans to provide greater care to our planet gains more and more strength by the way 2019 began,...

    Costa Rica Joins the List of “Full Democracies” in the World

    Greater public support for democracy, which improved the scores of political participation and political culture, allowed Costa Rica to enter the list of "Full...

    Campbell Denounced Crises in Nicaragua and Venezuela at the 73rd UN Assembly

    The Vice President and Minister of Foreign Affairs, Epsy Campbell, took to the discussion of the 73rd Assembly of the United Nations (UN) the...

    Copa Airlines Suspends 4 Flights to Nicaragua

    The Superior Council of Private Enterprise in Nicaragua (Cosep) reported on Saturday afternoon that the Panamanian Copa Airlines canceled operations on 4 of its...

    Reasons Why Tica Bus Decides to Suspend Trips to Nicaragua

    The well-known family business “Tica Bus” has been offering services in Costa Rica and other countries for more than 50 years. It has been...

    Costa Rican Economy Negatively Affected by Internal Conflict in Nicaragua

    The Costa Rican Chamber of Commerce has just announced losses of more than US$ 10 million and increases in operating costs of more than...

    Nicaragua: A Very Close Paradise and 10 Reasons to Visit it

    Costa Rica and Nicaragua are more than neighboring countries. We are brothers of the earth; we share a particular story; and we currently maintain...

    Strict control on southern border to stop illegal migrants

    The Public Forces and Border Police are developing operations on the southern border to stop the entry of irregular migrants and apprehend those in...

    Low prices propel growth in domestic flights

    There has been a growth in the number of passengers taking domestic flights because of the reduction of prices through promotions, the incorporation of...

    Costa Rica among countries that top regional growth

    Regional growth will be led by Dominican Republic (6.0%), Panama (5.9%), Nicaragua and Bolivia (4.5%), and Costa Rica (4.3%) at the end of the...

    Obama expands program for Central American refugees

    President Barack Obama announced an expansion of the program for Central American refugees fleeing violence in their countries of origin. This happened on the...

    Everything in line to continue export of milk to Nicaragua

    After nearly a month since Nicaragua banned the export of milk from Costa Rica to their country, it seems that that fire now has smoke...

    Oil and gas create conflict near Isla Bolanos

    Executive summary: Having the right to exploit the potential multi-million dollar deposits of oil and gas below the Pacific Ocean could be one of the...

    Strong 6.1 Earthquake Shakes Nicaragua

    An 6.1 earthquake shook Nicaragua last night caused panic amongst the population and damages to some homes. The United States Geological Service registered the...

    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...

    Papa Francisco Calls Out Feuding Costa Rica and Nicaragua: The Full Story

    Pope Francis expressed his concerns for the two Central American countries last Sunday, but where’s the true root of their problem? In a call for...

    Friendly Relations Continue Between Costa Rica and Cuba

    With thousands of migrants at the border, Presidents Solis and Castro discuss trade and tourism. Costa Rican President Luis Guillermo Solis arrived this week to...

    Costa Rica Takes the Gold at Nicaragua Surf Competition

    Costa Rica came out victorious with eight of the eleven possible gold medals at the Surf Competition in Nicaragua on December 7. Panamá, El...

    Cuban Migrants Give Back While Authorities Seek Resolutions

    While the rest of the world debates the pros and cons of letting in refugees, migrant Cubans trapped within Costa Rican borders show their...

    Rescuing the Costa Rican Identity Through Art

    The last of four exhibitions in Teatro Melico Salazar is by Martha Espinoza, running from October 8 until December 13, 2015. Martha Espinoza Barquero is...

    Nicaraguan Drug Lord Caught and Sentenced in Costa Rica

    Three Tarzanes members were sentenced this week by Limón court for smuggling cocaine from Colombia to Costa Rica. The trio which, was arrested last year,...

    Work Continues on China-Backed Nicaragua Canal Amid Serious Opposition

    In December 2014, work began on the Nicaragua Grand Canal, a 175-mile-long canal through Nicaragua connecting the Atlantic and Pacific oceans. The Nicaragua canal...

    Costa Rica Announces Next Steps in Border Dispute with Nicaragua

    The Costa Rican Foreign Ministry released a statement on Wednesday of this week, announcing its plans to close the canals and repair damages to...

    Costa Rica Tourism Thrives With a 4% Increase in Visitors During 2014

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - Costa Rica received 2,526,817 tourists in 2014, representing a growth of 4.1 percent compared to 2013. According to the...

    Nicaraguan Canal Opposition Council Seeks Support From Costa Rican Organizations to Fight Repression and...

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - A delegation of Nicaraguans who oppose the construction of the canal are looking to Costa Rican social organizations to...

    Start Watching for Costa Rica’s New National Airline Coming in 2015

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - The new national airline, Air Costa Rica, will be certified to begin operations in the country in the...

    Nicaraguan Sex Worker Organization Celebrates Seven Years of Women’s Rights Accomplishments

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - The Association of Nicaraguan Working Women in the Sex Industry (Nicaragua RedTraSex) today celebrated seven years of fighting...

    Norma Torres Becomes the First U.S. Congressman from Central America

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) – The Central American Parliament (PARLACEN) congratulated the Guatemalan, Norma Torres, who on Tuesday was elected the first U.S....

    Only in Costa Rica: Over 15 Earthquakes in 24 Hours

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) – Sunday closed with 15 recorded earthquakes in the country, according to the Seismological and Volcano Observatory of Costa...

    US Suspends Deportation and Grants Work Permission for Thousands of Central Americans

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) – The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has extended the Temporary Protected Status (TPS), which stops the deportations and grants...

    Crossing the Border This Holiday Weekend? Peñas Blancas Will Have Restricted Office Hours

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - The Ministry of Finance announced through a press release that on September 12 and 13, the customs office at...

    Costa Rica Prepares for Independence Day on Monday

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - The celebration for 193 years of independence will bring the Torch of Independence to Costa Rica this weekend,...

    Miners Unite to Rescue Their Remaining Trapped Nicaraguan Colleagues

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) – Hundreds of artisanal miners have joined the search for seven of their colleagues who were caught Thursday in an...

    Nicaraguans Granted 90 Day Visas for Costa Rica

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) – Costa Rica announced that starting on September 8th the General Directorate of Migration will allow Nicaraguans to have...

    Over 60 Abused Horses Intended for Human Consumption Rescued in San Carlos

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) – This Saturday 62 horses and 4 mules were rescued by members of the security forces patrolling the border...

    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...

    2016 Movie Being Filmed Across Six Central American Countries

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - Six Central American countries are working on the pre-production of the first film co-produced by talented filmmakers from...

    Nicaragua Captured $1.3 Billion of Foreign Investment in 2013

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - Nicaragua captured 1.3 billion dollars of foreign direct investment last year, a record figure in this Central American...
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