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Costa Rica’s Ambitious New Initiative: “We will let you work”

The Costa Rican government today presented the "We'll Let You Work" initiative, which seeks to eliminate, one of the biggest problems in the country:...

Costa Rica to focus on against small-scale drug dealing

The new Minister of Public Security, Jorge Torres Carrillo, stated that in the next four years, the Government will focus on the fight against...

In Costa Rica, Coconut is Used Liberally in Caribbean Cooking

The coconut is called the tree of life, for it has been providing humans food and drink, materials for housing, fuel and medicine for...

Rodrigo Chaves announces 4 actions to reduce gas prices in Costa Rica

On Sunday, May 22, Costa Rican President Rodrigo Chaves announced, though a statement, his government will implement 4 concrete actions to lower fuel prices....

Costa Rica’s Ministry of Finance Website Was Hacked

Conti, a group of hackers originated and based in Russia, claimed to have hacked into Costa Rica’s Ministry of Finance's websites, obtaining 1 terabyte...

Looking for Costa Rica History? Guanacasteco Culture is the ‘Bomb’

The pride of Guanacaste is its unique culture, formed by its history and inhabitants. The first known settlers in the region were the Corobicí, an...
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The History and Meaning Behind Costa Rica’s Lantern Parade

Every September 14th, on the eve of Independence Day, most towns and cities of Costa Rica celebrate the traditional lantern parade. Driven by educational...

Costa Rica Wildlife: Meet the Common House Gecko

They’re behind your clock. They’re in your curtains. They’re laying eggs in your knickknacks. They’re your constant housemates, so we might as well learn...

Empanadas in Costa Rica are as Easy as 1,2,3,4

All over Latin America, empanadas (turnovers) are eaten for breakfast, lunch, dinner or as a snack. They vary in taste according to the ingredients used...

Costa Rica Independence Day meal with a side of history

TASTE OF THE TROPICS: How to make Chorreadas with Palmito Cheese and Guacamango