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Why one Costa Rican lawyer is suing the government over crocodiles
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Why one Costa Rican lawyer is suing the government over crocodiles

Michael Krumholtz - October 17, 2016

Following two crocodile sightings in three days at the recent World Surf League event in the central Pacific coastal town of Esterillos, Costa Rican lawyer and activist Walter…

New tax brackets for the new tax year
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New tax brackets for the new tax year

L. Arias - October 4, 2016

New brackets for calculating income tax for the next twelve months were implemented on Oct. 1, following their publication in the official newspaper La Gaceta. As of Oct. 1, workers whose…

If you are an ‘expat,’ or thinking about ‘expatriating,’ think about this
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Business
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If you are an ‘expat,’ or thinking about ‘expatriating,’ think about this

Stanley Foodman - September 30, 2016

Thinking about giving up your U.S. citizenship pending the results of the presidential election in November? Concerned because you have been an “expat” for a long time…

Expats in Costa Rica happiest in the world, says new poll
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Expats in Costa Rica happiest in the world, says new poll

Michael Krumholtz - September 5, 2016

Costa Rica ranked very high in yet another international survey in terms of quality of life and ease of settling in for foreign residents. The Expat Insider…

Cuba Dave set to finish year in preventive prison on allegations of promoting sex tourism
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Cuba Dave set to finish year in preventive prison on allegations of promoting sex tourism

Michael Krumholtz - July 21, 2016

David "Cuba Dave" Strecker is set to finish out a full year in preventive prison for allegations of promoting sex tourism in Costa Rica. The 65-year-old U.S. citizen…

Don’t like how someone parked? Give ‘em a ticket 
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Business
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Don’t like how someone parked? Give ‘em a ticket 

Zach Dyer - July 13, 2016

The sidewalks in San José are so tight it can be hard for two people to walk down them shoulder-to-shoulder, especially when there’s a car parked on…

Man linked to Costa Rica murder case sentenced to 3 years for identity theft in US
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Man linked to Costa Rica murder case sentenced to 3 years for identity theft in US

Zach Dyer - July 8, 2016

A U.S. man wanted by Costa Rican police for questioning in the suspected murder of a Czech woman here in 2010 was sentenced to three years in prison…

US fugitive John Saatio escapes again, this time from Florida police
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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US fugitive John Saatio escapes again, this time from Florida police

Zach Dyer - July 4, 2016

Three times were not a charm for would-be fugitive John Wesley Saatio. The 35-year-old U.S. citizen, who was extradited to the U.S. after a year on the…

PHOTOS: The American Colony’s 56th annual Fourth of July picnic
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Expat Living
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PHOTOS: The American Colony’s 56th annual Fourth of July picnic

The Tico Times - July 4, 2016

The Stars and Stripes flew high on Sunday as United States citizens and their Costa Rican family and friends gathered to celebrate the Fourth of July at Cervecería Costa…

American Colony to host 56th annual U.S. Independence Day picnic on Sunday
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American Colony to host 56th annual U.S. Independence Day picnic on Sunday

Michael Krumholtz - June 28, 2016

For one day out of the year U.S. citizens and their Tico friends and families have a reasonable excuse to pig out on hot dogs, drink beer before…

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