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Voting in Costa Rica and the Upcoming Election

As you travel along the roads of Costa Rica you are quickly reminded of the upcoming election. Whether it be a dirt road through...

Costa Rica Police Raid Illegal Party with more than 1600 people

Last Saturday night, the Costa Rica police descended on a massive party that was taking place inside a warehouse located in the La Uruca...

Costa Rica Presidential debate ends without a winner, analysts say

The debate "was of value for the minority candidates, but it was just a window, it was not defining moment for the voters. (…)...

Costa Rica to receive 2 million dollars from United Arab Emirates

Costa Rica will receive a donation of USD 2 million from the United Arab Emirates for emergencies caused by natural disasters and covid-19, both...

9 Common Questions About Cryptocurrency in Costa Rica

We all know that Bitcoin is the future of digital currencies. Soon each and every country in the world will start transacting through cryptocurrency,...

Costa Rica unemployment rate at 17.7%

Unemployment in Costa Rica was 17.7% in the moving quarter from March to May 2021, according to the  National Institute of Statistics and Census (Inec).
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From Argentina to El Salvador: The Dramatic Hunt for a Gang-Free Future

The Minister of Security of Argentina, Patricia Bullrich, began a four-day visit to El Salvador this Sunday to learn about the "method" applied by...

How to Plant a Tropical Tree in your own Backyard

Since June 15 was celebrated around the planet as tree day, I thought it would be appropriate to highlight a special tree you can...

How a Tiny Parakeet Named Verde Changed My Day

In the area of Guanacaste where my family and I have lived for the last 12 years it is almost impossible to go through...