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May 3, 2016

Oliver Meißner, a 30-year old German tourist who checked into a small beachfront in Costa Rica two weeks ago, was found dead in his cabin on Monday morning. According to a recent news report by Alexander Mendez of daily tabloid Diario Extra, hotel staff had seen Mr. Meißner alive for the last time on Saturday night. ...

Source: Saprissa Oficial Twitter
May 2, 2016

David Guzman, a talented midfielder who has previously been called up to play for the National Football Team of Costa Rica, spent Sunday night in jail after a quarrel with an expat fan. According to a news report filed by Gustavo Arias, Steven Oviedo and Daniel Jimenez of national newspaper La Nacion, Mr. Guzman got in...

Source: News.co.,cr archives
May 2, 2016

BOSTON, MA–(Marketwired) – It’s a perfect storm for summer travelers, and it has nothing to do with the weather. A combination of a strong dollar, lower fuel prices and more competition from discount airlines has conspired to create the lowest airfares we’ve seen in the past five years. Cheapfli...

Four Seasons Jet
May 2, 2016

This September, fans of luxury travel will be able to fly to Costa Rica and other hot tourism destinations around the world aboard their own private jet. The Four Seasons Extraordinary Adventures package now includes Costa Rica in the itinerary, and this is how the luxury travel brand describes this special vacation pa...

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May 2, 2016

New York, May 1 (EFE).– Complaints by New Yorkers over the presence of rats in the city have shot up in recent months, according to figures compiled by authorities and published Sunday by the local daily New York Post. Between January and April, a total of 8,335 complaints about rats were phoned in to the free 31...

National News

May 3, 2016

German Tourist Found Dead in Costa Rica Beach Town

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Average Airfare to Costa Rica is Down 31 Percent

Activity Increases at the Turrialba Volcano in Costa Rica

World News

May 2, 2016

New York City is Being Overrun With Rats

Wikimedia Commons

Venezuela Adjusts Clocks to Deal With Power Outages

33 Lions Rescued During Circus Raids in Colombia and Peru

Business News

May 1, 2016

U.S. Marine Transportation Professor Will Teach in Costa Rica

panama canal

A Solid Forecast for Office Space and Commercial Real Estate in Costa Rica

Major Medical Research Organization Expands to Costa Rica

Technology News

April 28, 2016

Former President of Costa Rica Will Keynote Major Tech Conference

Laura Chinchilla

Predicting Volcano Eruptions in Costa Rica

New Gyrocopter is Perfect for Emergency Medical Evacuations

Lifestyle News

April 30, 2016

Fear of Designer Drugs: Argentina Court Bans EDM Clubs

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Now Filming in Cuba: Fast and Furious 8

EDM Festival Organizer May Face Arrest Over Designer Drug Deaths

Sports News

May 2, 2016

Costa Rica Footballer Arrested After Allegedly Assaulting Expat

Source: Saprissa Oficial Twitter

Canadian Airline Donates Football Shoes to Children in Costa Rica

Copa America Centenario TV Schedule for Costa Rica

Political News

May 1, 2016

Hatred and Violence Tarnish the U.S. Elections Process

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Denied: U.S. Aircraft Carrier Cannot Enter Hong Kong Port

Costa Rica Stays on U.S. Intellectual Property Watch List

Vacations

May 2, 2016

Four Seasons Adds Costa Rica to Its Private Jet Destinations

Four Seasons Jet

Yoga, Surfing and Stand Up Paddling Vacations in Costa Rica

Five-Day Girlfriend Vacations Now Available in Costa Rica

Resorts, Hotels, Villas

April 24, 2016

Costa Rica Countryside Retreat Honored by Conde Nast Traveler

Alta Gracia Boutique Hacienda

Summer Family Fun at Four Seasons Resort in Costa Rica

Luxury Surf Resort in Costa Rica Celebrates 5-Year Anniversary

San Jose, Capital

April 27, 2016

Protests Disrupt Airport Operations in Costa Rica

SJO on April 27

Mysterious Death of Canadian Man at Luxury Hotel in Costa Rica

U.S. Expat Allegedly Swindled Strip Club Patrons in Costa Rica

Guanacaste

April 9, 2016

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

Wikimedia Commons

Renewable Energy Careers at EARTH University Costa Rica

Raids, arrests in Costa Rica’s Playas del Coco following mob killing of young man

Manuel Antonio

March 1, 2016

TripAdvisor Honors Costa Rica Family-Friendly Beach Hotel

Manuel Antonio

Orphaned Sloth from Costa Rica Gains BBC Fans

Envision Festival Costa Rica Among the Best in the World

Liberia

May 2, 2016

New Trail Running Event in Liberia, Costa Rica

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Southwest Celebrates Debut of Daily LAX – Costa Rica Flight

Aerospace Firm in Costa Rica Goes 100% Solar

Jaco

April 25, 2016

Jaco Beach is a Great Tropical Destination for Poker Players

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Costa Rica Prepares to Host the World Surfing Games in Jaco Beach

German tourist killed in violent head-on collision in Jaco

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)