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Warner Brothers
August 26, 2016

Cinépolis, a leading movie Costa Rica movie theater chain with locations in Desamparados, Cartago, Heredia, Lindora, Moravia, and Tres Ríos, has started screenings of War Dogs, a film directed by Todd Phillips. In Costa Rica, the title has been translated into “Amigos de Armas” – a play on the expression “bro...

Phytoplankton
August 26, 2016

Imagine tiny bubbles of methane — a potent greenhouse gas — rising from the ocean floor, escaping into the atmosphere, playing havoc in heating up the planet and contributing to global warming and climate change. Yet certain rocks on the depths of the ocean floor host an interesting microbiological community, where...

Source: NIS
August 26, 2016

A New Jersey nanotechnology firm that provides solutions for industrial clients now has a presence in Costa Rica. In a recent statement, Nanotech Industrial Solutions (NIS) explained that it continues to improve their clients’ performance by offering integrated solutions in lubrication, which can only be achieved...

Americana Sportfishing Costa Rica
August 26, 2016

Job generation, increased tourism and healthy profits from equipment sales are the highlights of a new market research report by Technavio. Costa Rica gets a special mention within the report: The research study covers the present scenario and growth prospects of the global sports fishing equipment market for 2016-2020...

Water Shortage and Rationing in Costa Rica
August 26, 2016

By Wendy Anders  With no end in sight to Guanacaste’s ongoing potable water shortages as wells throughout the region face very low levels, some businesses and also the government are turning to sea-water processing as an alternative. Last month, Reserva Conchal hotel inaugurated the first desalination plant in C...

National News

August 26, 2016

Costa Rica Microorganism Could Alleviate Climate Change

Phytoplankton

High School Teacher Marries 15-year-old Student in Perez Zeledon

Costa Rica Fishermen Trained in Sea Turtle Conservation

World News

August 26, 2016

Bangladesh Patient Recovers from “Tree Man” Disease

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U.S. Embassy Offers Citizen Services in Puerto Viejo Next Week

Fatal Pokemon Go Accident Kills Woman in Japan

Business News

August 26, 2016

Sports Fishing Industry of Costa Rica: 60,000 Jobs and Counting

Americana Sportfishing Costa Rica

CR’s First Desalination Plant Opens at Reserva Conchal Hotel

Negative Outlook for Bonds of Major Private Bank in Costa Rica

Technology News

August 26, 2016

U.S. Nanotechnology Firm Expands to Costa Rica

Source: NIS

CR’s First Desalination Plant Opens at Reserva Conchal Hotel

WhatsApp Will Share Your Personal Phone Number With Facebook

Lifestyle News

August 26, 2016

Now Playing in Costa Rica: War Dogs (TRAILER)

Warner Brothers

Gevalia Adds Costa Rica Coffee to Its Special Reserve Lineup

Exploring Costa Rica on a Triumph Motorcycle

Sports News

August 24, 2016

Basketball Officials Seek to Advance Sport Within Costa Rica

Source: FIBA

Portuguese Club Seeks Championship With Two Costa Rica Players

Rio 2016: A 16-Year Olympic Medal Drought for Costa Rica

Political News

August 26, 2016

U.S. Elections: A Very Sordid State of Affairs

Cartoon by Clay Jones

Immigrant Population of Costa Rica Swells to Ten Percent (VIDEO)

Police Release Hundreds of Hatchling Sea Turtles in Limón, CR

Vacations

August 25, 2016

$133 Round-Trip Flights to Costa Rica on Fly.com

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National Park Guards Have Requests Met by President

The Southwest Effect: Great U.S. to Costa Rica Airfare Deals

Resorts, Hotels, Villas

August 16, 2016

Four Seasons Resort in Costa Rica Prepares for the Holiday Season

Source: Four Seasons

Mexico Luxury Hotels Offer Fancy Bottled Water from Costa Rica

Restaurant Chamber Requests Injunction Against Treasury Practices

San Jose, Capital

August 24, 2016

Union Leaders Call for Sept. 1 Protest as Prelude to Mass Strike

Unions United in Action (Unidad Sindical en Acción)  meeting July 15, 2016 at Hotel Balmoral.

Taxistas vs Uber – Surprise Protests Announced, Plus New Platform

U.S. Man Apprehended for Hydroponic Marijuana Operation in Escazú

Guanacaste

August 26, 2016

CR’s First Desalination Plant Opens at Reserva Conchal Hotel

Water Shortage and Rationing in Costa Rica

Police Close 4 Guanacaste Bars in Saturday Raids

Costa Rica Yoga Academy Supports Low-Income Teens in Guanacaste

Manuel Antonio

August 9, 2016

Iconic Costa Rica Sloth Dies in the Rainforest

Photo: Sam Trull

Manuel Antonio in Costa Rica is Ideal for a Late Summer Vacation

Tremors in Santa Ana and Quepos Shake Central Valley

Liberia

August 25, 2016

National Park Guards Have Requests Met by President

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Migrants Bound for the U.S. Continue Arriving in Costa Rica

Costa Rica Tourism Takes a Hit from Brexit

Jaco

August 15, 2016

After Bronze Medal, Costa Rica Looks Forward to Olympic Surfing

Photo: ISA-Jimenez

Costa Rica and Portugal Lead World Surfing Games in Jaco Beach

Jacó to Host World Surf Competition Next Week

Tamarindo

July 29, 2016

Crocodile Attack Prevention Underway in Tamarindo

Crocodile attack, Tamarindo, July  2016.

Costa Ricans Seek Solutions to Crocodile-Human Encounters

Costa Rica Beach Evacuated After Crocodile Attacks U.S. Surfer