Newest Hard Rock Hotel Heads To Costa Rica

January 19, 2017 | Costa Rica News
Hard Rock International makes waves today as it announces plans to bring the Hard Rock Hotels experience to Costa Rica with the all-inclusive Hard Rock Hotel Papagayo, Costa Rica. Hard Rock, in collaboration with Sunwing Travel Group, is set to open Costa Rica's first Hard Rock Hotel by early 2019. ...read more
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Ara Ayvazyan appointed Armenia’s Ambassador to Costa Rica and Cuba

January 18, 2017 | Costa Rica News
On January 18, Serzh Sargsyan signed a decree to appoint Ara Ayvazyan as Ambassador of Armenia to the Republic of Costa Rica and the Republic of Cuba . ...read more
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Feds decline to give expats a break

January 18, 2017 | Costa Rica News
The U.S. Treasury Department has declined to adopt the same country exemption that would free many expats from burdensome reporting requirements. ...read more
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Sidewalk salesman caters to the sweet tooth

January 18, 2017 | Costa Rica News
Joaquín Jiménez, lifelong resident of San José, has been selling his street treats for about 40 years. With a smile and a wink, he said it is because he likes to talk to people, whether foreigner or Costa Rican. ...read more
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Costa Rica’s Solis: Why We’re in Talks With UAE Investors

January 18, 2017 | Costa Rica News
Costa Rica President Luis Guillermo Solis discusses his talks with UAE investors aimed at raising $1 billion for projects and comments on the state of the Costa Rican economy. He speaks with Bloomberg's Yousef Gamal El-Din and Shery Ahn on "Bloomberg Markets: Middle East." ...read more
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Rivers are going lower and the skies are clear

January 17, 2017 | Costa Rica News
The cold front that brought high winds and rain has moved on, and rivers in the northern zone are becoming lower. ...read more
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Costa Rica sues Nicaragua over alleged territory violation

January 16, 2017 | Costa Rica News
Costa Rica's government said on Monday it has filed a complaint against Nicaragua at the International Court of Justice for establishing a military post on its territory, heightening the risk of renewed tensions between the two nations. Costa Rican foreign minister Manuel Gonzalez said Nicaragua had occupied a beach on Isla Calero in northeastern Costa Rica in November 2016, a virtually uninhabited area where both countries have a historic border
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Santa Cruz County Womena s March group readies for weekend

January 16, 2017 | Costa Rica News
Women, and a few men, participating in Womens March events in Santa Cruz and Washington, D.C. pack a room at Louden Nelson Community Center for a civil rights and nonviolence training led by Jane Weed-Pomerantz, at right, Thursday night. SANTA CRUZ >> More than 120 women and a few men took a moment to breathe in and quietly exhale in unison. ...read more
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Four Retirement Destinations With the Worlds Best Healthcare?InternationalLiving.com

January 16, 2017 | Costa Rica News
One of the main concerns of anyone looking to retire overseas is the quality of healthcare. Is it possible to get medical treatment as good as what's available in the U.S. and Canada? The answer in many places is?a resounding yes. ...read more
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Costa Rica to use digital dividend spectrum for mobile broadband

January 16, 2017 | Costa Rica News
The Costa Rican government is planning to allocate 100MHz of 700MHz-band spectrum freed up from the introduction of digital TV - the so-called 'digital dividend' - for mobile broadband services, but will not be able to tender the airwaves until mid-2018 at the earliest. In an interview with El Financiero, Deputy Minister of Telecommunications Edwin Estrada explained that the migration from analogue to digital TV is expected to be completed by the
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