I arrived in Costa Rica a long time ago and having lived in ten countries on three continents, even with the increased cost of living we’ve seen over the past decade, I KNOW that I could not have the same quality of life anywhere in the UK or the USA that we enjoy here living in Costa Rica.
Living in Costa Rica
Applying For A New US Passport? With this new proposed form, submit a birth certificate like Obama’s and you won’t get a new passport!
If you're adopted, were born at home with a midwife or can't remember every single job you have ever had and can't write down the addresses ...Read More
World Bank Economic Advisor Shahid Yusuf Speaks on Costa Rican Competitiveness
But infrastructure needs to grow, particularly in comparison to a country like Malaysia. Costa Rica can count large multinationals as ...Read More
IBM To Invest US$300 million in Costa Rica Creating 1,000+ New Jobs
The announcement was made by President Laura Chinchilla, who called the IBM initiative as "the most significant foreign investment in Costa ...Read More
US$619 Penalty For Using A Cellphone While Driving
Having made a zillion telephone calls per day whilst working on Wall Street I don't actually like using the telephone any more and it's no ...Read More
How A Kidnapper Chooses His Victim.
I was startled to read that in 2010 the United States was ranked sixth in the world for "kidnapping-for-ransom" crimes according to the ...Read More
Paragon Properties of Costa Rica – Third Amended Class Action Complaint Filed June 2011
This lawsuit arises from a massive land fraud orchestrated by a number of individuals and the entities they controlled. The exact details ...Read More
Who Are The Most Common Kidnappers of Gringos in Costa Rica? The answer may surprise you.
"The kidnapping situation in the Central American countries Nicaragua, El Salvador, Honduras and Guatemala is relatively quiet, albeit that ...Read More
Comparing Costa Rica Real Estate Prices and Global Property Prices.
In some areas - especially along the Pacific coast which experienced the most stratospheric price increases during the boom - real estate ...Read More
Bank of America in Costa Rica – “Endless Opportunities.”
In a large, English language newspaper advertisement in La Nacion where the Bank of America logo is positioned inside what appears to be a ...Read More
Costa Rica Banks Closing Your Account Without Notice
Getting back to Costa Rica, in the last few weeks one major bank beginning with the letters C-I-T-I has closed hundreds of accounts because ...Read More