Infamous Hotel Del Rey Closed By Costa Rica Authorities
The Hotel Del Rey, a well-known hotel, casino, and bar in downtown San Jose, Costa Rica, had a controversial past due to its association with “The Brothers” investment scheme and large number of escorts. It was shut down in 2001 and reopened as a bar/hotel without the casino but recently shut down again for lack of payment. It will forever be remembered as a part of Costa Rica’s wild history.
Costa Rica: A Mighty Voice From A Tiny Nation
President Rodrigo Chaves of Costa Rica has implemented structural reforms to break up monopolies, opening up markets for rice production, medicine, and the pharmaceutical industry. Costa Rica is one of the first nations in Latin America to have a fully-implemented 5G system, and it has become a hub for biomedical microchip products. The country is negotiating a bilateral free trade agreement with Ecuador and is set to join the Pacific Alliance. Bank of America has praised the budget proposed by Costa Rica’s government to Congress for 2023, and the country is a destination of choice for foreign investors due to its commitment to environmental conservation, tourism, and investment opportunities.
Jack Dorsey, Twitter Co-Founder, Spotted in Costa Rica
Jack Patrick Dorsey, co-founder and former CEO of Twitter, is currently in Costa Rica where he has been enjoying the natural beauty of the country. Dorsey has visited the country multiple times in the past and in 2020 announced that he was moving there for at least six months to work remotely and immerse himself in the local culture. Costa Rica’s position as a hotspot for cryptocurrency and blockchain innovation in recent years may be of interest to Dorsey, who has a real-time net worth of $4.1B, and could potentially lead to new partnerships and collaborations.
Gisele Bündchen talks about her love for Costa Rica
Brazilian supermodel Gisele Bündchen revealed in a recent interview with Vanity Fair that she loves visiting Costa Rica, particularly the tranquil town of Santa Teresa, where she enjoys spending time with her family and engaging in outdoor activities such as horseback riding and playing sports with her kids. Bündchen also expressed her desire to live in Costa Rica full-time. Regarding her divorce from Tom Brady, Bündchen stated that she is focused on her family and job, and wants her ex-husband to be happy. She also dismissed rumors about her relationship with Valente.