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Fun and Free Costa Rica Culture: Halloween Masquerade Parades

This Halloween, be a part of Costa Rica’s fun and free costumed tradition — fling yourself into the contagious festivals and parades that flood the streets during Día Nacional de la Mascarada Costarricense.
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Costa Rica to Inaugurate Restoration Project of Locomotive 130 and Open a Railroad Mural

The Association of Specific Development for the Preservation of...

When is a duck not a duck?

When it’s a black-bellied whistling duck.  If you don’t know...

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Costa Rica Denounces Killing of Crocodile Believed to Have Eaten Boy

Late last month an eight year old boy was attacked and taken away by a large crocodile while swimming in a river with his...

Costa Rica Issues Warning about Getting Close to Crocodiles

Through a press release, the National System of Conservation Areas (SINAC) called on everyone to do what would seem obvious and avoid any interactions...

Rainer Schaller And His Plane Still Missing In Costa Rica Waters

One week after his plane went missing off the coast of Costa Rica, Rainer Schaller, the owner of RSG Group, and his plane have...

Eight official rules for getting your free refill at McDonald’s

If you're from the U.S. or Canada, you likely understand the concept of  free refills quite well. You order a soft drink. When you've...

South America vs. Europe: Is Their a Change Coming in Qatar?

It will not be just another World Cup. Qatar 2022 may consolidate the trend or be a turning point in the already wide supremacy...

Venezuelan Migrants Fill Shelters in Panama due to US Entry Ban

Nearly half a thousand Venezuelan migrants packed a makeshift shelter in the Panamanian capital after being stranded by the new US order to expel...

UN Unveils Plan to Fund Early Warning System for Climate Disasters

The United Nations unveiled Monday a $3 billion-plus action plan to ensure that within five years the world's entire population is protected by an...

Getting Dengue Fever in Costa Rica: What It Feels Like

It felt like my skull was lined with spikes, pointy-side inward, and a little man living inside my head was slamming my brain against...

Costa Rica Announces Bill to Allow Recreational Marijuana

The President of Costa Rica, Rodrigo Chaves, announced a project to approve recreational marijuana. During the official act commemorating the first 100 days of...

Gisele Bündchen’s Costa Rica Dinner Date Attracts International Interest

Gisele Bundechen could be considered one of Costa Rica’s top goodwill ambassadors for the international attention she generates while visiting the country. The Brazilian supermodel...
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Traditional Christmas Concerts kickstart Holiday Season in Costa Rica

The National Symphony Orchestra of Costa Rica (OSNCR) and the National Symphonic Choir will unite this week to present the traditional Christmas Concerts in...

Costa Rican government presents National Development and Public Investment Plan 2023-2026

The Costa Rican government presented the National Development and Public Investment Plan (PNDIP) 2023-2026. The activity was held at the F5 auditorium of the...

Meet the White-nosed Coati

The sloths, monkeys and wild cats may be the headliners, but the white-nosed coati is secretly Costa Rica’s most famous mammal. Or at the...

Costa Rica celebrates 74 years without an army

Costa Rica on Monday is celebrating the 72nd anniversary of the abolition of its army.

Costa Rican government to install scanners at ports and airports in 2023

The president of Costa Rica, Rodrigo Chaves, announced last Wednesday the implementation of a project to place scanners in ports to combat smuggling and...
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