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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...

Why I Choose Costa Rica Over United States Convenience

I was in the world's largest Harris-Teeter supermarket, located in eastern North Carolina. The supermarket was cool and expansive with wide aisles and the...

Living in Guanacaste, Costa Rica – Over a Decade of Changes

Nothing screams ‘I’m becoming an old man!’ like complaining about how things are different than they used to be. The fact is, my wife...

Costa Rica Contract Nightmares: How to Protect Yourself

Signing a contract or making a deal in Costa Rica can be the simplest thing, full of good faith and trust for all parties...

Brace for Impact: Costa Rica’s Electricity Rates to Soar by Up to 26.6%

Electricity rates will increase in the country by between 15% and 20%, as confirmed by the Public Services Regulatory Authority (ARESEP) on Monday. The...
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Homelessness in Costa Rica: A Personal Journey of Compassion

Homelessness is a growing worldwide problem and Costa Rica is not immune. In the past 25 years, I have witnessed the homeless population in...

Drug Trafficking Crackdown: Costa Rican Police Nab Mexican Suspect

The Costa Rican Police arrested a Mexican citizen this Friday who is wanted by the United States Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) for drug trafficking...

Tragic Death Sparks Debate: Is Hit and Run Legal in Costa Rica?

A woman tragically died after an apparent hit-and-run incident in the 15 de Setiembre neighborhood in Hatillo, San Jose. This was discovered by two...