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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...

    5 Reasons explaining the Fascination about Costa Rica

    Tourism in Costa Rica is booming since years. Meanwhile about 5 million people are living in the country of “Pura Vida”. And more than...

    Kids Won A Major Victory For Climate Change

    While most of the news these days is about the recent American election, there was some good news coming out of the United States...

    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...

    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...

    New research on legalization of medical marijuana

    This week, research found that states in the U.S. that legalized medical marijuana — which is sometimes recommended for symptoms like chronic pain, anxiety or...

    U.S. News Ranks Costa Rica Most Comfortable for Retirement

    Costa Rica outranked the likes of Sweden, Denmark, Australia and New Zealand. Despite the overwhelming popularity of European countries that made it on the list,...

    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...

    To Import or Not to Import: That is the Costa Rican Question

    With Black Friday and Cyber Monday just around the corner, it may be tempting to make online purchases, but will the savings be worth...

    Changes Coming to U.S. Passports

    The new regulations will affect both current and upcoming travelers of ALL destinations. Despite the United States having one of the two most powerful passports...

    Burger King Shuts Down in Costa Rica, effective immediately

    The land of pura vida may never again savor the taste of a Whopper, but that’s not the only effect of BK’s abrupt closure. If...

    5 Myths about Catching Up on U.S. Tax Returns for Expats

    If you are one of the millions of U.S. citizens who are behind on tax filings, it’s time to take action! Whether you didn’t...

    Franklin Chang Pursues Pineapple Fuel Project

    A project to generate hydrogen from pineapple waste headed by astronaut Franklin Chang is pending with the Ministry of Science and Technology (MICITT), but...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    Costa Rica Tourism Advances Into the International Convention Market

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - According to the Costa Rican Tourism Institute (ICT), the country will be promoted as a destination for international companies...

    John Kerry Will Go to Cuba to Reopen US Embassy Once Negotiations are Complete

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - The Secretary of State, John Kerry, said today that he's prepared to travel to Cuba to formally open a...

    Make a Wish! Research Reveals That 9,000 Meteors Pass Over Costa Rica Daily

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - Every day, 9,000 meteors enter Costa Rican airspace according to data collected by radar from the University of...

    Southwest Launches Cheap and Daily Direct Flights from Houston and Baltimore to Costa Rica...

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - Getting to and from Costa Rica is getting easier and cheaper by the minute. The US carrier Southwest...

    Has Fidel Castro’s Reign Over Cuba Come to a Permanent End? Death Rumors Race...

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - Social media around the world has flooded the blogosphere with unconfirmed rumors about the death of Fidel Castro. However, in...

    Are Your Christmas Lights Up to Par? Check Out the New Costa Rica Lighting...

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - According to new national regulations, safe Christmas lights are defined as being able to withstand a maximum of...

    Deepak Chopra Brings His Insight to Costa Rica

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) – The doctor, Indian writer and speaker, Deepak Chopra, who is noted for his studies on spirituality and the power of...

    Costa Rica Women's Football Team Schools the US Airforce Academy

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) – The Costa Rica Women's National Team continues its preparations in the United States for the Pre-World Cup category,...

    Lottery for United States Residency Begins Tomorrow

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) – Starting tomorrow, Wednesday October 1 at 10:00 am, and 10:00 am on Sunday November 3, an electronic form...

    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...

    JetBlue Announces New Route Between Boston and Liberia

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) – U.S. airline company, JetBlue, announced it will expand its operations in Costa Rica with a new route between...

    Young Tico Actor Casted in Provocative Television Series 'Revenge'

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) – Zovatto Daniel is a young Tico who has made his way into American television, and is now positioned...

    Southwest Airlines Announces New Nonstop Flight to SJO

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) – The Costa Rican Tourism Institute (ICT) announced that Southwest Airlines will have a new route between Baltimore-Washington International...

    Trade Conference With Over 200 Exporters and Buyers From 35 Countries

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) – The authorities of the Foreign Trade Promoter (Procomer) have everything ready for the sixteenth edition of the Buyers Mission or...

    Are Costa Rica’s Hot Springs Safe?

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) – Floating on your back or dipping the your head underwater are common actions when enjoying a natural hot...

    Bookworms Unite for Costa Rica’s 15th International Book Fair

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) – This Thursday officially starts the fifteenth edition of the International Book Fair 2014 in Costa Rica which will...

    Costa Rica Team Earns First Place in CONCACAF and 15th Place in FIFA Rankings

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) –The Costa Rica National Team is at position 15 in the world ranking prepared by the International Federation of...

    Costa Rica's National Guard Participates in Panama Canal Defense Training

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) – Officers of the National Guard of Costa Rica participated in a meeting that brings together 17 nations to...

    New 'Larger Than Life' Dinosaur Display at the San Jose Children's Museum

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - Mundosaurio is the name of the new hall that opened on Wednesday at the Children's Museum. This room...

    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...

    Tico Wins World Championship Kickboxing Tournament in Orlando

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) – Franklin Rivas Mairena will retain his title as world champion for the kickboxing title he obtained in 2012...

    Costa Rican Football Fans Recorded Going Crazy from New Jersey to Panama

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - The celebration of the triumph of the Costa Rican football team was to take to the streets of...

    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...

    President Solis Talks to TMZ About the World Cup While in NYC

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) – Upon leaving one of the meetings held in New York, United States, Luis Guillermo Solís was approached by...
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