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Is a $12,000 shipping container home your key to owning a vacation rental in Costa Rica?

For as little as $12,000, you could be the proud new owner of a 20-foot shipping container home that you can place on any level lot where there is electricity and water.

Video: The role of the real estate agent in Costa Rica

Attorney Roger Petersen explains the role of the real estate in Costa Rica, and what you should watch out for when dealing with one.

Having problems cashing your closing settlement check?

You've finally sold your house in Costa Rica, you're ready to pop the champagne, and then you learn that the check is made out to the corporation you formed to buy the house — and now you can't cash it! Here's what to do.

Fun and free in Costa Rica: Art Walk at Avenida Escazú

Avenida Escazú is always a good option for finding fun things to do with your family for free, but especially during the Art Walk exhibition this week.

How to remodel your kitchen in Costa Rica

Whether you're looking to buy or already own a house in Costa Rica, the kitchen may leave something to be desired. But remodeling it may be easier and cheaper than you think.

A hassle-free strategy to finding your first rental home in Costa Rica

Looking for a short- or long-term rental home in Costa Rica? Follow these steps and you can save yourself (and others) a lot of grief.
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Guatemala Cancels Environmental License for Canadian Mine

The government of Guatemala revoked an environmental license on Friday due to "anomalies" for an open-pit mine with Canadian capital, located near the border...

Final Farewell: Messi, Suárez, and More at Copa América 2024

Neither the great heroes of South American football can evade the passage of time. With retirement on the horizon, the 2024 Copa América in...

El Salvador Seizes Assets from Ex-Minister Involved in Gang Truce

A Salvadoran court ordered on Thursday that properties seized from former Defense Minister David Munguía, who is in prison for a truce with gangs,...