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Costa Rican Nat’l Soccer Team on the Taxman’s Radar for Irregularities

Costa Rican Nat’l Soccer Team on the Taxman’s Radar for Irregularities

Costa Rica’s Ministry of Finance raided the nation’s Soccer Federation looking for proof that the federation withheld information about revenue from friendly matches. continue reading »

California Mom Drowns in Costa Rica While Trying to Save Son

Number of Tourists Arriving in Costa Rica Drops by 12%

100 More Taxis Added to Costa Rica’s Main Airport for Tourist Traffic

Costa Rica Considering Eliminating Airbags in Vehicles

Costa Rica Considering Eliminating Airbags in Vehicles

Earlier this year, transport officials became divided over the topic of airbags in vehicles in the country. Though the requirement, that all vehicles entering the country must have at least two airbags continue reading »

“Odissey 2050” Costa Rican Animated Film on Climate Change

Costa Rican Banks Now Required to Report Balances to IRS

Costa Rican Banks Now Required to Report Balances to IRS

Banks, investment funds and stock exchanges in Costa Rica and around the world must report, starting July 2013, the balances and movements on investments of U.S. citizens to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). continue reading »

UPDATE: Pocho the Pet Croc To be Embalmed And Put on Display in Costa Rica (VIDEO)

UPDATE: Pocho the Pet Croc To be Embalmed And Put on Display in Costa Rica (VIDEO)

Pocho, the domesticated Costa Rican crocodile will be immortalized and put on display in a museum in the village that cried upon hearing of his demise and prayed him onto the great beyond. continue reading »

Agricultural Ministers of the Americas Set to Meet, Food Security Top Issue

Agricultural Ministers of the Americas Set to Meet, Food Security Top Issue

Agriculture Deputy Secretary Kathleen Merrigan will lead the U.S. delegation to the Sixth Meeting of the Ministers of Agriculture of the Americas in San José, Costa Rica, October 19-21. The theme of the ministerial is "Innovation for Sustainable, Competitive and Inclusive Agriculture." continue reading »

Costa Rica’s Main Airport Completes 3-Yr Restructure, Ready to Double Passenger Capacity

Costa Rica’s Main Airport Completes 3-Yr Restructure, Ready to Double Passenger Capacity

Costa Rica’s Juan Santamaría International Airport in San José has successfully completed a three-year restructuring and is preparing to more than double its passenger capacity after partnering with the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and the Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC). continue reading »

#OccupyWallStreet Movement Inspires Puerto Rico, Costa Rica, Spain to Stand Up as the 99%

#OccupyWallStreet Movement Inspires Puerto Rico, Costa Rica, Spain to Stand Up as the 99%

Thanks in large part to social media sites like Twitter and Facebook, cities around the world stood together against capitalism and failed economic policies Saturday. continue reading »

Costa Rica to Boost Competitiveness of Micro & Small Firms

“Volun-tourism” Gives Surfers the Opportunity to Do Good Along Central America’s Coasts

“Volun-tourism” Gives Surfers the Opportunity to Do Good Along Central America’s Coasts

For those looking for a new kind of vacation, one in which you put your time to good use while still having fun, Surf for Life may be for you. Surf For Life is a non-profit organization designed to connect surf continue reading »

Brooklyn Museum Returns pre-Columbian Art Objects to Costa Rica

Costa Rica Ranking Slips in the Global Competitiveness Report