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Bill Proposes to Elect Costa Rican President with only 20% of the vote

Congressman Gilberth Jiménez Siles of the Partido Liberación Nacional (PLN) proposed a bill to reduce the percentage of votes needed to win presidential elections...
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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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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...

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...

Costa Rica Close to Registering a New ‘Oncilla’ Species

In less than a year, Costa Rica could officially announce the discovery of a new Oncilla species. Costa Rica WildLife Foundation confirmed this in...

A Costa Rica Halloween Story: The Cart Without Oxen

Like all cultures, Costa Rica’s has its share of legends. These tales are meant to be scary to keep people in line. Who’s going...

All 32 World Cup national slogans, graded and (in some cases) improved

Argentina Official slogan: "Not Just A Team, We Are A Country." Thanks, Capitan Obvious.

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...

5 Ways to Become a Legal Resident of Costa Rica

Becoming a legal resident of Costa Rica can be a challenge. We summarize the options.

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...

Illegal Fishing: The Ghost that Haunts Costa Rican Waters

Illegal, unreported, and unregulated (IUU) fishing is an enormous problem affecting Costa Rica, Panama, and Colombia. In particular, the marine protected areas that make...
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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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