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Costa Rica celebrate World Cup Victory Against Japan

Costa Rica beat Japan 1-0 in the second group stage match, and Ticos went crazy. Hundreds of fans headed...

Honduras under state of emergency over gang activity

Police stepped up their presence on the streets of Honduras Friday after President Xiomara Castro declared a state of emergency to quash a rise in gang activity in the...

Costa Rica vs Japan World Cup Match Preview

Costa Rica will be hoping to put the dismal 7-0 defeat against Spain on Wednesday behind them when they face off against Japan in the Ahmed bin Ali Stadium....

Living in Costa Rica: Adapting to a New Life

Traveling to Costa Rica can seem like paradise dreams and a vacation life. Why wouldn’t it be? With its tropical beaches, jungle paradise, and coconuts for days. But let's...

At least 4,473 Women Victims of Femicide in Latin America in 2021

At least 4,473 women were victims of femicide in Latin America during 2021, the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) reported Friday, on the International Day...

Crocodiles Endure “the most polluted river” in Costa Rica

The site of dozens of huge crocodiles are looming on the surface of the Tárcoles, others are resting on the shore of this Costa Rican river that daily vomits...

Rural Tourism in Costa Rica’s Pérez Zeledón

Pérez Zeledón is in the southern region of Costa Rica. It's known for being home to Cerro Chirripó and Los Crestones. However, this area offers a wide range of...

Environment & Wildlife

Crocodiles Endure “the most polluted river” in Costa Rica

The site of dozens of huge crocodiles are looming on the surface of the Tárcoles, others are resting on the shore of this Costa Rican river that daily vomits tires and plastics into the Pacific mangroves. Some 2,000 American crocodiles (Crocodylus acutus) inhabit the Tárcoles, which originates in the Central...

Wildlife Summit in Panama to Vote on ‘Historic’ Shark Protections

A summit on the international trade in endangered species will decide Thursday whether to ratify a "historic" proposal to protect sharks, a move that would drastically restrict the lucrative global shark fin trade. The proposal would place dozens of species of the requiem shark and the hammerhead shark families on...

Wildlife Summit: Turtles and See -Through Frogs on the Agenda

A global wildlife summit in Panama will decide whether to take measures to protect the translucent glass frog and 12 types of freshwater turtles in its final week, which kicked off Monday. Conservation experts and delegates from more than 180 nations began the week with a decision to maintain a...

Chame: Panama’s Beach Between Conservation and Turtle Trafficking

Melisa Campo took her son to observe the release of newborn turtles in captivity in Panama, while, not far from that beach, delegates from more than 180 countries discuss new protection measures for endangered species. "I came to bring the children to see the release of turtles so that they...

Costa Rica Takes a Step Forward in Protecting Sailfish

The Costa Rican Fishing Federation (FECOP), the National Chamber of Tourism (Canatur), the Costa Rica Tourist Marina Concessionaires Association (CRMAR), the Amateur Fishing Club and Crocodile Bay Resort thank the Minister of Finance, Nogui Acosta Jaén ; the Minister of Economy, Industry and Commerce, Francisco Gamboa Soto and the...
Costa Rica Dentist

Living in Costa Rica: Adapting to a New Life

Traveling to Costa Rica can seem like paradise dreams and a vacation life. Why wouldn’t it be? With its...

Costa Rica Loses 7 – 0 in Brutal World Cup Opener

Spain shredded Costa Rica 7-0 on Wednesday in a brutal destruction in their Group E opener which launched their...

Costa Rica FIFA World Cup 2022 Team Preview

The FIFA 2022 Qatar World Cup is finally upon us after a long four years and 4-month or, in...

Thanksgiving Recipes with a Costa Rica Twist

Thanksgiving, or acción de gracias in Spanish, is an all-American tradition that has made its way into the heart...
Costa Rica Weather Forecast

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FECOP Shows How VR Helps Fight Illegal Fishing in Costa Rica

Officials from the Public Ministry, judges, prosecutors, Judicial Investigation Agency (OIJ), the National Coast Guard (SNG), and INCOPESCA received...

What Could a World Without Twitter Look Like?

After another chaotic week of mass staff departures and policy reversals, Twitter's future seems highly uncertain, with users --...

US seizes $3.4 bn in bitcoin stolen from Silk Road

The US government announced Monday it had seized $3.4 billion in bitcoin from a real estate developer who stole...

Twitter starts rolling out new paid subscription

Twitter began rolling out a controversial new paid subscription system on Saturday that the social network's unpredictable new owner,...

Sports

Costa Rica celebrate World Cup Victory Against Japan

Costa Rica beat Japan 1-0 in the second group stage match, and Ticos went crazy. Hundreds of fans headed to the Hispanidad Fountain in...

Costa Rica Beats Japan 1 – 0 in World Cup Match

Costa Rica stunned Japan 1-0 thanks to a late goal at the World Cup on Sunday to blow Group E wide open and hand...

Lifestyle

Torch Ginger Flower Stands Tall in any Costa Rica Garden

As the rains intensify during the last months of the year and growing vegetables becomes a real challenge, gardeners in Costa Rica can turn...

How to Start Growing Sesame: Nutritious and Delicious

Sesame is a native plant of Africa that is now found growing in most tropical countries around the globe. Sesamum orientale has been a...

Arts & Culture

Thanksgiving Recipes with a Costa Rica Twist

Thanksgiving, or acción de gracias in Spanish, is an all-American tradition that has made its way into the heart of Costa Rica. The large...

Costa Rica History: An Ancient Indigenous Uprising

For a unique look into Costa Rica's past, you can't do much better than the 1913 book, "History of the discovery and conquest of...
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