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June 30, 2016

A new report by the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) indicates that dental patients from Quebec are increasingly going abroad for treatments, and Costa Rica is one of their facorite destinations. According to CBC health reporter Kate McKenna, the high cost of dental care in the province of Quebec is prompting ma...

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June 30, 2016

Banco Latinoamericano de Comercio Exterior, S.A. (“Bladex” or “the Bank”; NYSE: BLX) announced the recent closing of a US$85 million, three year, syndicated loan facility in favor of Banco BAC San José, S.A. (“BAC San José”), the largest privately-owned bank in Costa Rica. BAC San José is a subsidiary of...

Cartoon by Clay Jones
June 30, 2016

By Britt Nelson Editor’s note: The views expressed by guest columnists are not necessarily those of The Costa Rica Star, its advertisers, or its staff. Terror struck again Tuesday as three suicide bombers fired assault rifles in public areas of the Istanbul, Turkey Ataturk Airport and then blew themselves up leaving ...

Safran Group
June 30, 2016

Safran Identity & Security, the global leader in identity and security, has announced it is expanding its business activities in Central America. The company has acquired the former office location of the Colombian-based Carvajal Group in Costa Rica. For Safran Identity & Security, this new location marks anoth...

Source: IKEA
June 30, 2016

Swedish furniture giant Ikea said Wednesday it was recalling 29 million dressers and chests in the MALM line from the U.S. market after a sixth child was crushed to death when one of the pieces fell on him. The recall also covers 6.6 million drawers sold in Canada, the Consumer Product Safety Commission, or CPSC, said....

National News

June 29, 2016

Interview: Costa Rican Skiing to the 2018 Winter Olympics


Human Traffickers Captured at Both Costa Rican Borders

Turn Off Those Lights! Electricity Hike Is Next

World News

June 30, 2016

Dangerous IKEA Furniture Kills Six U.S. Children; Recall Ordered

Source: IKEA

Don’t Look Back in Anger, But Hurry Up With That Brexit

Terror Attack in Turkey: 36 Killed, More Than 100 Injured

Business News

June 30, 2016

Largest Private Bank in Costa Rica Gets $85 Million Loan

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U.S. Heart Valve Company Hiring In Cartago

Costa Rica Official Chose Canadian Bank to Handle State Funds

Technology News

June 30, 2016

Major Biometric Security Firm Expands to Costa Rica

Safran Group

Happiness is a Wearable Device Powered by Artificial Intelligence

Bartering Goes Digital in Costa Rica

Lifestyle News

June 29, 2016

Mysterious Death of Former Miss Brazil Baffles Police

Source: Facebook

Mariachi Band “Juan Direction” Welcomed Donald Trump to Scotland

Porn Star DJ Sasha Grey Enthralled EDM Fans in Costa Rica

Sports News

June 30, 2016

Rio Olympics: Body Parts Wash Up on Beach Volleyball Site

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Interview: Costa Rican Skiing to the 2018 Winter Olympics

Euro 2016: Wales is the UK’s Last Hope to Stop Brexit

Political News

June 30, 2016

U.S. Elections: ISIS vs. Benghazi

Cartoon by Clay Jones

Experts Investigate 2010 Google Maps Invasion of Costa Rica

Activists Decry Costa Rica Proposal to Protect Silky Sharks


June 26, 2016

Flights from Europe to Costa Rica Increase; So Does Security

Airports with kids

Costa Rica Online Travel Engine Supports Turrialba Volcano Tourism

New From Southwest: $129 Flights to Costa Rica

Resorts, Hotels, Villas

June 27, 2016

Restaurant Chamber Requests Injunction Against Treasury Practices

Excess of Restaurants in San Jose Costa Rica

Costa Rica Beach Resort Will Celebrate International Day of Yoga

Four Seasons Now Offering Vacation Rentals in Costa Rica

San Jose, Capital

June 28, 2016

San Jose, Costa Rica Becoming More Affordable for Expat Workers

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Gay Pride in Costa Rica’s Streets; Same-Sex Benefits Increase

Naked Man Directed Traffic During Rush Hour in Costa Rica


June 29, 2016

Police Officer and Local Dealers Detained in Guanacaste Drug Bust

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IRONMAN Endurance Race Moves to Guanacaste, Costa Rica

Coast Guard Rescues 14 Baby Sharks in Costa Rica

Manuel Antonio

June 19, 2016

Sloth Institute Partners With Toucan Rescue Ranch in Costa Rica


US Tourist Drowns in Costa Rica’s Pacific Coast

U.S. Army Medics Train Costa Rica Coast Guard Officers


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


June 29, 2016

Mosquito Control: Junk Collection in Jacó, Quepos and Parrita

Dengue Mosquito

Legendary Hawaiian Surfer Bruce Irons Will Compete in Costa Rica

Jailbreak Fail: U.S. Sex Offender Tries to Bend Prison Bars in Costa Rica


June 10, 2016

Healthcare Options for Expats in Tamarindo Beach, Costa Rica

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Sports and Recreational Activities for Expats in Tamarindo Beach

Living in Tamarindo Beach, Costa Rica for Less Than $2,000 a Month

Dental Tourism

June 30, 2016
Costa Rica Dental Tourism is Very Attractive for Canadians
A new report by the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) indicates that dental patients from Quebec are increasingly going abroad for treatments, and Costa Rica is one of their facorite destinations. According to CBC health reporter Kate ...