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Screenshot of MissTravel.com
February 5, 2016

A young woman from the United States spent most of 2015 traveling to several exotic destinations around the world, and she did not spend any of her own money doing so. Monica Lynn is a 25-year old financial professional from Alabama whose story about going on lavish dates abroad has sparked considerable social media di...

Wikimedia Commons
February 5, 2016

Oral restoration is the most popular procedure attracting dental tourists to Costa Rica, particularly when it comes from a desire to replace missing teeth. Although many dental tourists are driven by aesthetic motivations, this is not their sole impulse; according to the dental professionals at the New Smile Dental G...

New quick-action gesture iPhone 6s
February 5, 2016

SAN JOSÉ, Costa Rica–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Mobile operators today announced a series of new initiatives as part of the WeCare Costa Rica campaign run by the GSMA to provide a safer and more reliable environment for all mobile users. Operators Claro, ICE and Telefónica will work together to fight mobile phone th...

EFE file photo
February 5, 2016

Washington, Feb 4 (EFE).– U.S. President Barack Obama on Thursday announced the “Peace Colombia” plan, a new bilateral accord between Washington and Bogota for which he will ask Congress for some $450 million in the fiscal 2017 budget, substantially more than the $296 million authorized for that count...

Source: Maxam
February 5, 2016

By Maria M. Mur Panama City, Feb 4 (EFE).– The 3,500 blasts that Spain-based multinational Maxam has detonated as part of the Panama Canal’s expansion have been one of the biggest technological challenges for the firm, a leader in staged explosions in mining and public works projects. “It has been a v...

National News

February 4, 2016

Latin America health ministers agree on roadmap to fight Zika

Zika is spread by the Aedes aegyptie mosquito (Wikimedia Commons)

As US primaries approach, The Costa Rica Star welcomes seasoned political reporter

Botched cosmetic procedure sheds light on loopholes in doctor training in Costa Rica

World News

February 5, 2016

US White House to Unveil New, $450 Million Plan Colombia

EFE file photo

Microcephaly’s Connection With Zika: Guilty Until Proven Innocent

Mexican Fishery Workers Rescue Stranded Whale

Business News

February 5, 2016

WeCare Mobile Campaign Launched by Costa Rica Wireless Providers

New quick-action gesture iPhone 6s

Dental Tourism Economics in Costa Rica and Around the World

Scotiabank Completes Citi Acquisition in Costa Rica and Panama

Technology News

February 5, 2016

Panama Canal Expansion Required More than 3,000 Explosions

Source: Maxam

New Satellite Collects Sea Level Data to Monitor Climate Change

Costa Rica Will Address the Universal Access to Broadband Summit

Lifestyle News

February 5, 2016

Replacing Missing Teeth in Costa Rica

Wikimedia Commons

Chapo Guzman Inspires New Latin Pop Hit

The Rolling Stones Are Ready for Big Latin American Tour

Sports News

February 4, 2016

Kobe Bryant Scores 38 to Save Lakers from Infamy

Source: Wikimedia Commons

Costa Rica 0 – Venezuela 1: A Very Ugly Match

Young Messi Fan Living Under Taliban Rule Will Meet His Idol

Political News

February 4, 2016

Sex Video Causes Political Commotion in Costa Rica

Source: Mireya Zamora Facebook

Hello New Hampshire: State gears up for first primary of US election season

As US primaries approach, The Costa Rica Star welcomes seasoned political reporter

Vacations

February 5, 2016

Free Vacations in Costa Rica? Sex May Be Involved

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Active and Romantic Vacations for Couples in Costa Rica

Strong British Pound Makes Costa Rica Travel Attractive

Resorts, Hotels, Villas

February 4, 2016

New Marriott Autograph Collection Hotel in Costa Rica

The Bark Suite at El Mangroove

New, In-Room Tablets at Luxurious Costa Rica Resort

Costa Rica Luxury Hotel Rated Best in the World by TripAdvisor

San Jose, Capital

February 3, 2016

Half a million people in Costa Rica expected to see water rationing up to 12 hours per day

(Archive / Stock)

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

Dutch Tourist Dies of Swine Flu in Costa Rica

Guanacaste

February 2, 2016

US tourist falls ill with Zika virus after vacationing in Costa Rica

Zika is spread by the Aedes aegyptie mosquito (Wikimedia Commons)

Costa Rica is Part of the International Geothermal Showcase

Former Ibogaine Resort Now Offers Healing Vacations in Costa Rica

Manuel Antonio

January 27, 2016

Travel Tips to Costa Rica and Latin America by Diamond Resorts

Source: Diamond Resorts

Lifeguards Will be Posted at Seven Beaches in Costa Rica

Sloth Institute of Costa Rica Celebrates the Holidays

Liberia

January 25, 2016

Sun Country Airlines Offers Cheap Flights to Costa Rica

Wikimedia Commons

Southwest Publishes New, $149 LAX – Costa Rica Flight Schedule

Costa Rica Will Get Four New Wind Farms

Jaco

February 4, 2016

As US primaries approach, The Costa Rica Star welcomes seasoned political reporter

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European Diver Dies from Heart Attack in Jaco Beach, Costa Rica

Dry Season and Strong Surf Take Hold in Jaco Beach, Costa Rica

Tamarindo

January 14, 2016

Tamarindo Beach in Costa Rica Makes the Top 10 Airbnb Wish List

Source:  Airbnb

Residential Architecture Design in Tamarindo Beach, Costa Rica

Registering Your Tamarindo Beach Property in Costa Rica

Real Estate

New Oceanfront Real Estate Project in Costa Rica to Debut in 2017

PuntaBocana.com January 29, 2016

(PRWEB) January 28, 2016 – Architect Abraham Valenzuela of Costa Rica talks about his latest project: To properly describe the grandeur of the landscape and the extraordinary...

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)
3 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)
6 votes, 3.83 avg. rating (79% score)
Sloth

Costa Rica Tourism Video Enters International Competition

September 6, 2015
Costa Rica Tourism Video Enters International Competition
3 votes, 5.00 avg. rating (98% 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)
9 votes, 4.78 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)
10 votes, 4.60 avg. rating (92% 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
11 votes, 4.82 avg. rating (96% score)