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President Arias Sees Chile as Rode Model for Costa Rica.
Surprised by Chile's fast development, that's how President Oscar Arias finished his official visit to this country. "There's a lot to ...Read More
Costa Rica Internet – Lagging behind on Advanced Internet.
A research done by the Advisory Commission of High Technology (Caatec), sponsored by Cisco and the National Council of Competitively, ...Read More
Land Mines in Nicaragua & Costa Rica – November 2006
When the US backed Contras were fighting against the Sandinistas in Nicaragua, an estimated 500,000 land mines were dropped in the Northern ...Read More
Costa Rica Land Mine Victims Living in Serious Poverty in Cuidad Quesada, San Carlos.
Nicaraguan rebel groups like the Sandinistas planted the land mines in the 80's between Peñas Blancas and Cuenca of Sarapiqui. These mines ...Read More
Costa Rica Tourism for the handicapped
Under the motto "Tourism for everyone," the Chamber of Tourism of Turrialba, in the province of Cartago, aims at adapting its tourist ...Read More
Costa Rica Construction – Costs to build houses grow faster.
Randall Murillo, executive director for the Costa Rica Chamber of Construction says that the rise is caused by the rise in prices of ...Read More
Costa Rica’s New Highway to San Ramon – Half the land needed yet to be expropriated
In a recent report the Comptroller's office warned that the delay in expropriations could paralyze the advance of the project, bringing ...Read More
Costa Rica Climbs Three Positions in Global Competitiveness Ranking – USA tumbles to #6
Costa Rica climbed from 56 to 53 in the last year, only Chile surpasses it in the Central and Latin American region The USA tumbled to ...Read More
Costa Ricas’ New Property Tax Proposal – The government wants a new system. (September 2006)
In Costa Rica, a lot of people have been manipulating the values of their properties in order to try and save on transfer and property ...Read More
Costa Rica Crocodile Attacks 16 Year Old Surfer in Parrita
The authorities warn tourists and surfers about the dangers. Yesterday a large crocodile bit the left-leg and foot of a 16 year old Costa ...Read More