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    Perez Zeledon Honors Navas by Renaming the Stadium

      The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - The municipal Stadium for Perez Zeledon will be called, henceforth, Keylor Navas Gamboa stadium.This tribute is for the beloved...

    Holland Disqualified from the World Cup Semifinals for Unsportsmanlike Behavior

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) –The Netherlands team was notified just a few minutes ago on their disqualification from the World Cup Brazil 2014 after...

    Video About Costa Rica Steals the Heart of People Around the World

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) – In Europe and the U.S., Costa Rica is attracting attention, not only for their wins in the World...

    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...

    Lotto Upgrades the World Cup Game Shirts for Costa Rica

    Lotto, the brand of the shirt for the national soccer team of Costa Rica has changed the uniform fabric that will they will play...

    Study Finds That Costa Rica is One of the Fattest Nations in Central America

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) – A recent study published in the journal, The Lancet, reveals that obesity and overweight people are increasing worldwide. This...

    TLC Tattoo Artist Megan Massacre Forced to Cancel Visit to Costa Rica

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) – The organizers of the Paradise Tattoo Convention to be held this Friday at Club Peppers in Zapote confirmed...

    Ebay Comes to Latin America with Spanish and Portuguese Platforms

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - The e-commerce company eBay has announced the launch of their new version of eBay.com in Spanish and Portuguese...

    Starbucks Found in Unusual Places Including Costa Rica

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - The American newspaper The Huffington Post published an article that highlights the five countries in the world they...

    English Couple Says ‘I Do’ 52 Times in 25 Countries

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - This is the story of Alex Pelling and Lisa Gant, a couple from Manchester, England, who in 2011...

    Rare Volcanic Activity at Poas Volcano

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - The outpouring of molten sulphur from the bottom of the lake of Poas Volcano – which floats in...

    Central America Real Estate Growing Steady

    Central America real estate continues to see positive growth despite global economic concerns. Central America has made steady progress in the past decade towards social...

    Costa Rica to Host International Conference on Nutrigenomics

    San Jose - Costa Rica continues to be one of the prime locations for scientific research in Latin America, hosting this year the second...

    Costa Rica – Second Largest Central American Project Could Hit Road Block

    The Diquís hydroelectric project being developed by Costa Rican Electricity Institute (ICE) is accused of violating international standards of the International Labour Organization (ILO)...

    Investing In Latin American Growth Markets

    Investors and big multinationals are tuning into the largest and fastest emerging market on the planet. Latin America has always been an exciting region to...

    Costa Rica Recognized as one of the World’s Best Real Estate Markets

    Cross-border or international real estate investment is a new driving force in real estate markets globally. In North America there is a growing trend...

    CINDE’s Gabriela Llobet Interview

    Gabriela Llobet is the Director General for the Costa Rican Investment Promotion Agency, CINDE. Gabriela joined CINDE in July 2007. Prior to joining CINDE, she...

    Costa Rica Tax Changes Pass to Supreme Court After Congress Vote

    Costa Rica’s Congress last night gave initial approval to an overhaul of the tax system aimed at paring a fiscal deficit equal to more...

    Bhutan holds a 4-nation climate summit

    THIMPHU (IDN) - Keen to guard its ranking as Asia's happiest country, Bhutan has hosted a climate summit and an international symposium accompanied by...

    Paulownia Tree Could Become an Environmental Solution

    Pavulonia a multipurpose tree of Chinese origin, is able to capture 50% of carbon dioxide, used to feed livestock, wood provides only 9 years,...

    First wind power plant in Honduras

    Central America has tremendous opportunities in developing green energy. From biofuels to hydro and wind to thermal there is a lot these central American...
    Biofuels are the next step in the use of aircraft fuels.

    Biofuels Make a Comeback

    Global production of biofuels increased 17% in 2010 to reach an all-time high of 105 billion liters, up from 90 billion liters in 2009. High...

    Limón: Look past the stereotypes and find paradise

    Featured Columnist – Political Correspondent - Latin American Relations Jennifer Mayer When many people think of the province of Limón, they envision calm blue green sea waters,...

    G20 seeks strategies to avoid relapse into world recession

    Members of the G20 summit, which opened last night in Toronto, will compare their strategies to avoid a relapse into recession, as the collapse...

    Reversing the trend of childhood obesity

    Featured Columnist – Health Ileana Alfaro Certified Dermatologist Overweight is defined as a body-mass index (BMI, the weight in kilograms divided by the square of the height...

    Attorney General urges giving free drugs to addicts

    by TCRN Staff The Attorney General, Francisco Dall'Anese is spearheading an initiative to provide, free of charge, substitutes to drug addicts. A plan that aims...

    Taca delays investment in Costa Rica

    by TCRN Staff Roberto Kriete, CEO of TACA Airlines, said yesterday that his company has postponed huge investments in Costa Rica due to infrastructure constraints...

    Decline in coffee production attributed to aging plantations

    by TCRN Staff A 35% decline in national production of coffee in the last seven crops have stimulated authorities to the sector to begin seeking...

    Energy saving campaign set to launch

    by TCRN Staff The Instituto Costarricense de Electricidad (ICE) is launching a campaign to save energy, with the intent to reduce consumption by 120 megawatts. The...
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    Debt had the largest increase in 10 years

    by TCRN Staff In 2009 the burden of public debt rose 2.9 percentage points and ended the year in an amount which represented 42.3% of...

    New stomach cancer clinic opens in Costa Rica

    by TCRN Staff A Costa Rican clinic was recently declared as a Gastroclínica International Training Center in Gastroenterology by the World Organization of Gastroenterology. This means...

    Israeli businesses looking for partners in Costa Rica

    by TCRN Staff A delegation of Israeli businessmen representing 16 companies from various sectors arrive in the country next week in seeking new business opportunities...

    The hip hop matizaa San Jose

    by TCRN Staff From tomorrow until Saturday January 30th, the First Festival Urban Epicenter: Hip Hop and Urban Art for Peace will be held at...

    New tax on airline tickets boosts tourism fund

    by TCRN Staff The $20 million collected via a new airline tax levied on tourists by the Costa Rican Tourism Institute (ICT) will be used...

    Cloud Forest

    Costa Rica is a world leader in ecotourism. Images and video from Costa Rica's cloud forests

    ‘Happy Life Years’; Costa Rica Outscores U.S.

    Quality-of-life in nations is measured using an index of 'Happy Life Years', developed at Erasmus University Rotterdam in The Netherlands. This index combines average...

    The Life Cycle of A Hover Fly

    By Elizabeth Mann *Photos Copyright Elizabeth Mann 2009 This is a Hover fly I discovered resting on my Passion vine plant. Hover Flies are common throughout...

    Czech Republic beats Costa Rica 3-2 at U20 WCup

    The Czech Republic rallied to beat Costa Rica 3-2 at the Under-20 World Cup on Saturday, but Costa Rica still reached the knockout stage...

    Credit Union 24 brings in Costa Rican

    Credit Union 24, the country’s largest credit union-owned ATM and POS network, is collaborating with delegates from the World Council of Credit Unions to...

    Environmental changes and investing?

    In Costa Rica, coffee growers have been forced to plant at higher and higher altitudes in recent years; this fall's crop in Columbia is...
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