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(OIJ Photo)
May 25, 2016

A former official of the Costa Rican Pacific Ports Institute (INCOP) along with three other men were taken into custody after a police raid on a farm in Mogos de Sierpe in Osa, Puntarenas Tuesday afternoon that led to the discovery of some two tons of cocaine, according to the Ministry of Public Security (MSP).

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May 25, 2016

A cadre of 19 legislators from eight political parties in Costa Rica have signed a request for Papal intervention against the potential legalization of abortion. The request was announced earlier this week during an ordinary session of the Legislative Assembly; of the eight parties that signed the petition, seven are w...

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May 25, 2016

Asuncion, May 24 (EFE).– About 100 farmers with peasant organizations on Tuesday left their family farms in Paraguay’s interior to attend a fair in downtown Asuncion, where they displayed their native seeds, the basis for their resistance against the advance of genetically modified crops, or GMOs. The seeds...

"Stephen Curry 2" by Keith Allison from Owings Mills, USA - Stephen Curry. Licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0 via Wikimedia Commons
May 25, 2016

Oklahoma City, May 25 (EFE).- The Oklahoma City Thunder continued to dominate their matchup against the Golden State Warriors, winning Game 4 118-94 to take a 3-1 lead in the Western Conference Finals and put the defending champions on the verge of elimination. Superstar point guard Russell Westbrook, who had 18 triple...

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May 24, 2016

More than half of Costa Rica’s young and educated workforce wishes to emigrate to another country in search of better opportunities as well as to flee the country’s high cost of living and unemployment, according to the latest opinion poll by CID Gallup.

National News

May 25, 2016

Former Costa Rica ports official arrested with 2 tons of cocaine in Osa de Puntarenas

(OIJ Photo)

More than half of Costa Rica’s young, educated workforce want to leave: Gallup poll

Cody Dial’s passport found amongst human remains in Costa Rica

World News

May 25, 2016

Farmers in Paraguay Resist GMO Seeds; Decry Genetic Contamination

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Critical Coke Shortage as Venezuela Runs Out of Sugar

Chapo Guzman is Looking to Make a Deal With the U.S.

Business News

May 24, 2016

Strong Business Interest at Costa Rica Expotur 2016

Source: Pure Hospitality

Executives of Promising Biotech Firm Will Visit Costa Rica

Negative Outlook for International Bank of Costa Rica

Technology News

May 24, 2016

Movistar Plans to Launch Digital Wallet in Costa Rica

Movistar

Google Chromebooks Could Soon Replace Android Tablets

Pink and Blue Stars Detected Outside the Milky Way

Lifestyle News

May 24, 2016

Ismael Calá Will Host Inspirational Retreat in Costa Rica

IsmaelCala.com

SiRacha, a Thai Cuisine Delicacy Produced in Costa Rica

Pop Star Shakira is Not Pregnant and Not Ready for Marriage

Sports News

May 25, 2016

NBA Finals: Sudden Change of Odds for Golden State Warriors

"Stephen Curry 2" by Keith Allison from Owings Mills, USA - Stephen Curry. Licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0 via Wikimedia Commons

Herbalife Will Sponsor Costa Rica at the Rio Olympics

Manchester United Wins FA Cup Title After Dubious Season

Political News

May 25, 2016

Costa Rica Lawmakers Reach Out to Pope Francis on Abortion Issue

Wikimedia Commons

Chapo Guzman is Looking to Make a Deal With the U.S.

Costa Rica Signs International Agreement to Fight Illegal Fishing

Vacations

May 23, 2016

Don’t Miss El Castillo During Your Nicaragua Vacation

Wikimedia Commons

Countryside Spa Vacations in Costa Rica

Combining Spanish Language Learning with Adventure in Costa Rica

Resorts, Hotels, Villas

May 17, 2016

Four Seasons Now Offering Vacation Rentals in Costa Rica

Four Seasons Costa Rica

Luxury Adults-Only Resort in Costa Rica Gets TV Commercial

Four Seasons Launches New Wellness Program in Costa Rica

San Jose, Capital

May 20, 2016

Sales of Surgical Masks Soar in Costa Rica Due to Volcanic Ash

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New Job Opening at the U.S. Embassy in San Jose, Costa Rica

National Theater of Costa Rica Protected Against Bird Droppings

Guanacaste

May 22, 2016

Legendary Killer Bull of Costa Rica Gets Memorialized

Photo by Jack Donnelly

Drone Films Nesting Sea Turtle in Guanacaste, Costa Rica (VIDEO)

Wildfires Consume More Than 1,700 Acres of Costa Rica Forest

Manuel Antonio

May 14, 2016

Major Real Estate Transaction in Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica

Manuel Antonio

TripAdvisor Honors Costa Rica Family-Friendly Beach Hotel

Orphaned Sloth from Costa Rica Gains BBC Fans

Liberia

May 23, 2016

Arrivals to Costa Rica’s Daniel Oduber International Airport in Liberia up 30.5 pct year-on-year

(Archive / Delta Airlines)

Costa Rica Volcano Forced Delta Flight to Land in Nicaragua

New Trail Running Event in Liberia, Costa Rica

Jaco

May 18, 2016

Outbreak: Zika cases in Costa Rica’s Playa Jaco soars to 28, including pregnant woman

Dengue, Chikungunya, and Zika are spread by the Aedes aegyptie mosquito (Wikimedia Commons)

Costa Rica health officials report serious Zika outbreak in Jacó

Jaco Beach is a Great Tropical Destination for Poker Players

Tamarindo

April 18, 2016

Beach Volleyball: Canada Gets Gold Medal in Costa Rica

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International Beach Volleyball in Tamarindo Beach, Costa Rica

Is Tamarindo Beach Safe? A Costa Rica Vacation Provider Explains

Media and Entertainment

Scarlet Macaw at Playa Nicuesa Rainforest Lodge

Costa Rica to be Featured by Australian Broadcasting Corporation (VIDEO)

November 25, 2015
Costa Rica to be Featured by Australian Broadcasting Corporation (VIDEO)
4 votes, 5.00 avg. rating (98% score)
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Stephen Fry in Costa Rica (VIDEO)

October 3, 2015
Stephen Fry in Costa Rica (VIDEO)
10 votes, 4.30 avg. rating (86% score)
Sloth

Costa Rica Tourism Video Enters International Competition

September 6, 2015
Costa Rica Tourism Video Enters International Competition
6 votes, 4.83 avg. rating (96% score)
After Words Movie Poster

Reviews for After Words, a Movie Filmed in Costa Rica (VIDEO)

August 22, 2015
Reviews for After Words, a Movie Filmed in Costa Rica (VIDEO)
10 votes, 4.80 avg. rating (95% score)
Source: Wikimedia Commons

How Costa Rica Intends to Become Carbon-Neutral (VIDEO)

August 21, 2015
How Costa Rica Intends to Become Carbon-Neutral (VIDEO)
13 votes, 4.69 avg. rating (93% score)
Source: Juliana Herz Facebook

Costa Rica May Return to Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue

August 17, 2015
Costa Rica May Return to Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue
14 votes, 4.86 avg. rating (96% score)