Haley: Nicaragua Risks Becoming Another Venezuela or Syria

September 5, 2018 | Costa Rica News
U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley addresses the U.N. Security Council at U.N. headquarters in New York, March 12, 2018. She said on Sept. ...read more
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Farrah Abraham flashes tan lines while totally nude during cheeky photo shoot in Costa Rica

September 5, 2018 | Costa Rica News
The 27-year-old took Costa Rica's famous slogan Pura Vida, which means pure life, very literally over the weekend and hit the country's sandy beach in her purest form ... totally nude. Farrah flashed some tan lines while in the buff for the racy photo shoot in new photos that were released on Wednesday. ...read more
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The Costa Rican Immigration Office reduces by 60% the delivery time of residency cards

September 5, 2018 | Costa Rica News
For the first time, the Immigration Office reduced the times for the initial delivery and renewals of residency cards, better known as Immigration Identity Document for Foreigners . Foreigners who have a migratory status approved for the first time or who renew their DIMEX at the Immigration central or regional offices, Banco de Costa Rica agencies or select Costa Rica post offices, will receive their document in nine business days from the day i
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San Jose, Costa Rica

September 4, 2018 | Costa Rica News
Once I arrived torrential rains came down, so I ducked into a little bistro nearby, Ollio Bar, and had BBQ chicken and blackberry juice for lunch. National Theater of Costa Rica was impressive, so I decided to have a coffee and hang out for a while. ...read more
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Sutel greenlights Tigo acquisitions

September 3, 2018 | Costa Rica News
Sector watchdog the Superintendency of Telecommunications has approved the takeover of regional cablecos Cable Television Doble - which operates under the Cable Max brand - and Cable Zarcero by Tigo Costa Rica, El Financiero reports. In its decision, Sutel noted that acquisitions would not 'produce adverse results for end users'. ...read more
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Angry response to Nicaraguans stuns Costa Rica

September 3, 2018 | Costa Rica News
In a tree-shaded downtown plaza, in Central America's most peaceful nation, few could have predicted the angry mob. Hundreds of men dressed in red shirts and jerseys marched into La Merced park carrying knives, baseball bats and glass bottles stuffed with gasoline-soaked rags. ...read more
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Costa Rica should actively participate in Belt and Road Initiative, says expert

September 3, 2018 | Costa Rica News
Costa Rica should take an active part in the China-proposed Belt and Road Initiative, and strive to boost ties with China, said political observer and China expert Sergio Rivero. China's Belt and Road Initiative is gaining traction in Latin America, he said, adding that the Costa Rican government should take advantage of China's impetus in developing infrastructure and promoting international trade. ...read more
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Public invited to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month at Normal Park

August 31, 2018 | Costa Rica News
The public is invited to a celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month which will be held on Sunday afternoon, Sept. 16 at Normal Park in Merrill from 2-5:30 p.m. Traditional music will be performed in the Gazebo by the Mariachis "Nuevo Amanecer." ...read more
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‘Never advised:’ Manitoba premier penalized for unpaid back taxes in Costa Rica

August 31, 2018 | Costa Rica News
Pallister said he failed to update the evaluation of his property as required by Costa Rica law, which meant he didn't pay a national tax on luxury homes. "The valuations were supposed to have been, in hindsight, done every three years and you're responsible for doing them," Pallister told The Canadian Press on Friday. ...read more
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‘Never advised’: Manitoba premier penalized for unpaid back taxes in Costa Rica

August 31, 2018 | Costa Rica News
Pallister said he failed to update the evaluation of his property as required by Costa Rica law, which meant he didn't pay a national tax on luxury homes. "The valuations were supposed to have been, in hindsight, done every three years and you're responsible for doing them," Pallister told The Canadian Press on Friday. ...read more
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