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July 28, 2016

Vinicio Cerezo, who in 1991 became the first Guatemalan head of state in four decades to hand over power to a democratically elected successor, said the Central American nation faces dangerous consequences due to a failure to fully implement the 1996 Peace Accords. “The danger for Guatemala is that our state beco...

An Uber driver in Bogota. Wikimedia Commons
July 27, 2016

By Wendy Anders Official taxis have seen better days. A Costa Rica CID Gallup poll published today shows that official “red” taxis are the preferred choice for over half of Costa Ricans, but that Uber is chosen 3-1 over official taxis by those who have used Uber’s services at least once. The 52 percent of those p...

July 27, 2016

By Wendy Anders Tomorrow, Thursday July 28 at 6:00pm, CEO Dan Price of Gravity Payments in the U.S. will speak at the Universidad Latina’s auditorium in San Pedro (San José). The talk entitled “The Force of Gravity” will be given in English with simultaneous translation into Spanish; it’s free and open to the ...

Source: Policia Civil do Rio de Janeiro
July 27, 2016

Brazilian police seized a small shipment of both powder and crack cocaine packaged in bags bearing the Olympic rings and the logo of the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Games, authorities said Tuesday. The drug was in plastic bags marked with the Olympic lettering, the stamp identifying the point of sale and a warning to “ke...

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July 27, 2016

Virgin America Inc. today announced that the merger agreement with Alaska Air Group, Inc., the parent company of Alaska Airlines, Inc., was approved by an affirmative vote of the holders of a majority of the outstanding shares of Virgin America voting common stock. A report reflecting the complete voting results will b...

National News

July 27, 2016

Uber Users Prefer Uber Over Official Taxis by 3-1, New Poll Finds

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Costa Rica Will Protect U.S.-Bound Refugees

Animal Welfare Law Passes Costa Rican Legislature

World News

July 28, 2016

Powder Keg: Is Guatemala on the Verge of Chaos?

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Fugitive Cartel Boss, Previously Arrested in Costa Rica, Speaks

Terrorism Feared After Explosion and Machete Attack in Germany

Business News

July 27, 2016

See Seattle’s Dan Price, the World’s Best CEO, Thursday @ ULatina


Virgin America Could Soon Fly to Costa Rica

Costa Rica Economy Prompts Negative Outlook for ICE Bonds

Technology News

July 27, 2016

Pokemon and Cell Phone Use Could be Banned at the Panama Canal

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U.S. Elections: From Russia With Love, Or How to Feel the Bern

Colorblind Simulator, an Accessibility App Developed in Costa Rica

Lifestyle News

July 26, 2016

The Vagina Dialogues in Costa Rica public domain image

Sexual Harassment and Blackmail Brought Down Fox News Chief

Offbeat British Family Needs $131K to Move to Costa Rica

Sports News

July 27, 2016

Rio 2016: Drug Dealers Sell Cocaine Branded With Olympic Rings

Source: Policia Civil do Rio de Janeiro

Rio 2016: Major Plumbing and Electrical Issues at Olympic Village

Rio 2016: Amateur, ISIS-Linked Terrorist Cell Taken Down

Political News

July 27, 2016

Costa Rica and China: 10 Years of Diplomacy

Source: PRC FM

Animal Welfare Law Passes Costa Rican Legislature

Mexican Teachers Take Over Chiapas International Airport


July 22, 2016

Luxurious British Cruise Ship Sailing to Costa Rica Next Year

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New International Volunteering Platform Inspired by Costa Rica

Surfs Up: Rough Seas Predicted This Weekend

Resorts, Hotels, Villas

July 15, 2016

Mexico Luxury Hotels Offer Fancy Bottled Water from Costa Rica

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Restaurant Chamber Requests Injunction Against Treasury Practices

Costa Rica Beach Resort Will Celebrate International Day of Yoga

San Jose, Capital

July 24, 2016

Police Rescue Sexually Abused Dogs in Costa Rica


Constitutional Court Stops San José Condominium Without Permits

Expat Allegedly Used Sex Video to Blackmail Woman in Costa Rica


July 23, 2016

U.S. Soldiers Help Rebuild School in Guanacaste, Costa Rica

Source: DVIDS

Corporate Univ Founded by Catholic Apostolic Attracts US Company

Adorable Puma Cub Rescued by Police Officers in Costa Rica

Manuel Antonio

July 21, 2016

Tremors in Santa Ana and Quepos Shake Central Valley

Ovsicori-UNA, 2016 quakes in Central Valley.

Travel Channel Will Feature Ultra Luxurious Villa in Costa Rica

Sloth Institute Partners With Toucan Rescue Ranch in Costa Rica


June 24, 2016

Costa Rica Tourism Takes a Hit from Brexit


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

Costa Rica Volcano Forced Delta Flight to Land in Nicaragua


July 27, 2016

Jacó to Host World Surf Competition Next Week


Young U.S. Woman Dies in Tárcoles Car Crash

U.S. Sex Offender Extradited from Costa Rica Captured in Florida


July 26, 2016

Costa Ricans Seek Solutions to Crocodile-Human Encounters

Crocodile Tarcoles River Costa Rica

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

Living on a Fixed Income in Tamarindo Beach, Costa Rica