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Minor Keith and the History of Costa Rica’s Train to Limon

In 1848 Minor Cooper Keith was born in Brooklyn New York, fathered by a successful lumber merchant while his mother's side had ties to...
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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 Expat Life: La Pobrecita

Recently I was driving from Dominical to Quepos, on the Costenara highway. My first 20 yearsin Costa Rica, this 40km stretch was unpaved, a...

Want to visit Costa Rica’s Chirripó National Park in 2023?

Excellent news for all those who want to visit Chirripó National Park next year: The National System of Conservation Areas (SINAC) started making online...

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...

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...

10 Benefits of Natural Aloe Vera: A Tropical Wonder Plant

Home Gardening: Check some of the exceptional healing properties of aloe.

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...

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...

Pelé Feels Blessed for Being 82 Years Old and in Good Health

Former Brazilian soccer legend Pele feels blessed for turning 82 on Sunday and in good health, which in recent times has deteriorated. "My friends from...

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...
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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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