ICE lines up fibre expansion

March 5, 2018 | Costa Rica News
The first cantons to be covered by the network will be San Ramon, Palmares and Atenas, the operator announced in a press release, and will be followed soon afterwards by Nicoya, Liberia, Golfito, Palmar Norte, Buenos Aires and Playas del Coco. Once the systems are live, customers in the aforementioned areas will have access to download speeds of up to 100Mbps. ...read more
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Report: Joseph Mora to sign with D.C. United

March 4, 2018 | Costa Rica News
The rumors linking D.C. United with Saprissa left back Joseph Mora are not going away. An earlier report that said that the 25-year-old Costa Rica n had United's interest, and now comes a new report claiming that Mora has agreed to a deal with United. ...read more
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Costa Rican couple desperate to reunite with dogs stranded in Edmonton

March 3, 2018 | Costa Rica News
Gordo the Chihuahua mix nervously yaps and paces around an exercise yard. Nearby is Shadow, a Husky mix. ...read more
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John Krasinski once saved a drowning woman’s life: It ‘changed my life completely”

March 2, 2018 | Costa Rica News
John Krasinski officially became an action hero when he signed on to play a globetrotting C.I.A. agent in Jack Ryan , but it turns out The Office star was saving lives around the world before he became famous. In a wide-ranging interview with Playboy , Krasinski opened up to the magazine about saving a woman's life while he was living in Costa Rica as a teenager - a story he said he's never shared publicly. ...read more
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Chinese firm to help Costa Rica expand key highway

March 2, 2018 | Costa Rica News
A Chinese construction firm is set to help Costa Rica expand an artery highway to improve its transport capacity and efficiency, and spur local economy in general. Financing from the Chinese government is helping fund the modernization of the route 32, connecting the capital San Jose with the Caribbean town of Puerto Limon, where two port terminals, Limon and Moin, together handle as much as 80 percent of all Costa Rican imports, and exports to t
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Costa Rica: Labor Procedure Reform Law Makes Sweeping Changes to Labor Code

March 1, 2018 | Costa Rica News
On July 25, 2017, Costa Rica's Labor Procedure Reform Law No. 9343 became effective. ...read more
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Warming oceans threaten Costa Rica’s biodiversity and tourism industry

February 28, 2018 | Costa Rica News
Local economies highly dependent on eco-tourism face increasing uncertainty with climate change. Scientists and locals are pushing for sustainable tourism practices to limit damage to reserves and ensure a steady income. ...read more
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Liev Schreiber and Taylor Neisen on vacation with his sons

February 26, 2018 | Costa Rica News
She's part of the family now! Liev Schreiber, 50, takes bikini-clad beauty queen Taylor Neisen, 26, on vacation in Costa Rica with his two sons And the duo looked like they were getting along swimmingly Monday while spotted vacationing on the beaches of San Jose, Costa Rica with Liev's sons Sasha and Sam. The former Miss South Dakota, 26, happily displayed her toned tummy and perky backside donning a blue bikini with crochet details as she and th
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Costa Rica is a model for the rest of the world

February 25, 2018 | Costa Rica News
Costa Rica is a small Central American country wedged between Panama, to the south, and Nicaragua, to the north. This country has fascinated people around the world for its progressive policies, high literacy rate, and a knack for conservation. ...read more
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Caribbean to conclude negotiations on environmental matters

February 25, 2018 | Costa Rica News
The Economic Commission for Latin American and the Caribbean says government delegates from countries that are negotiating a regional agreement regarding access to environmental information, participation and justice will meet in San Jose, Costa Rica, to conclude the negotiations on this legal instrument, the first of its kind in the region. ECLAC said the Ninth Meeting of the Negotiating Committee of the Regional Agreement on Principle 10 will t
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