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DiCaprio Leonardo DiCaprio Helps Costa Rica Build a Radar Facility Source: Wikimedia Commons New York, NY (PRWEB) October 16, 2014 - The Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation provided $2 million to Oceans 5, an international funders’ collaborative dedicated to stopping overfishing and establishing marine reserves in the world’s five oceans. The funds will support projects creating large protected areas in the Pacific Islands and the Arctic, while also improving fis...
The Specialist: The Costa Rica Job How ‘The Specialist: The Costa Rica Job’ Was Produced Nasty drug cartel members, dirty cops and even terrorists who specialize in manufacturing deadly explosives stand in the way of The Specialist, a retired United States Special Forces operator and former federal agent who is on a daring life-or-death rescue mission to extract a corrupt banker from the hands of kidnappers in Costa Rica.   The Specialist: The Costa Rica Job is a thriller a...
Manuel Antonio You Should Visit Manuel Antonio in Costa Rica (VIDEO) The Manuel Antonio National Park is one of Costa Rica’s best-known coastal attractions. As previously reported by The Costa Rica Star, a visit to Manuel Antonio entails an enjoyable 2.5 hour drive from San Jose on well-paved roads:; upon arrival you will find gorgeous beaches, plenty of nature, security, and:   A ton of wildlife, including monkeys, raccoons, sloths, crabs, iguanas, and ev...
Mel Gibson Once Again, Mel Gibson Lists His Costa Rica Mansion One of the most famous properties in Costa Rica is once again up for sale. Hacienda Dorada is located in Playa Barrigona, one of the vaunted Gold Coast beaches of the province of Guanacaste, and it is owned by Hollywood star Mel Gibson. A cursory search of news reports published by The Costa Rica Star in the last three years indicates that this is not the first time Mr. Gibson is looking for buyer...
deepak 2 Deepak Chopra in Costa Rica Indian-American author, physician and public speaker Deepak Chopra will conduct a conference in Costa Rica at the Centro de Eventos Pedregal in San Antonio of Belen, province of Heredia, on November 24th. Such was the information published by business weekly El Financiero from a wire report released by the Spanish news agency EFE. To this end, event organizer and online ticketing agency eTicket.cr...
Source: Dark Horse Archie Meets Predator in the Jungle of Costa Rica One of the most interesting and unexpected mashups in the history of comic books will unfold in the lush forests of Costa Rica. Archie Andrews, known to comic book lovers worldwide as the one of the best friends any teenager can hope for, will face off against one of the most abominable and fearsome alien beings in the fictional universe. According to a recent press release by Dark Horse Comics, a...
Nicaragua1-225x136 Pack Your Bags: 5 Places Cheaper than Costa Rica Many tourists and expatriate residents in Costa Rica have come to the conclusion that the “Switzerland of the Americas” is called that way not only because of her politically neutral stance or the quiet pastoral scenes in mountain landscapes. Switzerland is known as one of the most expensive places in the world, and Costa Rica can now boast to have that in common with the Swiss Confederation. Than...
El Silencio El Silencio Lodge & Spa in the Cloud Forest of Costa Rica (VIDEO)   Inaugurated in 2008, El Silencio Lodge & Spa is a sixteen-suite natural immersion eco-destination. Embedded in a 500 acre private cloud forest reserve, it is flanked by two national parks in Costa Rica’s central volcanic valley. El Silencio (The Silence) provides an upscale signature experience that was exalted in Andrew Harper's esteemed Hideaway Report in August 2013. El Silencio is...
The Specialist The Specialist: The Costa Rica Job, Excerpt 2 In the 21st century, Costa Rica has become a popular backdrop for fictional thrillers. To this effect, The Costa Rica Star has previously published articles on spy fiction by sci-fi master William Gibson (Spook Country), literary crime novels by the dearly departed Elmore Leonard (Road Dogs), video games by Hideo Kojima (Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker) and by Sony (Syphon Filter), gambling crime f...
30stm 30 Seconds to Mars Landing in Costa Rica Source: Wikimedia Commons Los Angeles alternative rock band Thirty Seconds to Mars will visit Costa Rica for the first time this coming Sunday, Ocotber 5th. This immensely popular musical group has been accumulating awards, significant radio airplay and sold-out tours for more than a decade, and fans in Costa Rica will soon be able to enjoy their live concert in support of their best-selling “...

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