Sea Turtles: Survivors of Millennia

February 24, 2018 | Latest News
In Costa Rica, thanks to its magnificent coasts of the Pacific Ocean and the Caribbean Sea, you can observe 5 of the 7 species of sea turtles that inhabit the world: the Lora, Baula, Carey, Verde and Cabezona tortoises. This represents an enormous privilege at the level of biological diversity for the ... ...read more
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Pastor has faith he can unseat Maduro in Venezuela poll

February 24, 2018 | Latest News
Bertucci believes he can emulate anti-gay marriage pastor Fabricio Alvarado, who will contest a run-off vote for the presidency of Costa Rica on April 1. "If I didn't believe it, I wouldn't be here. I can be the next president of this country," he said. "People want change, a leader with values, because politics ... ...read more
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'NFF killing women football silently'

February 23, 2018 | Latest News
Four years ago, the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) placed the national female U-17 team, The Flamingos, under the care of coach Bala Nikyu in the build up to the FIFA World Cup at Costa Rica 2014. At that championship, the Nigerians wobbled and fumbled to the quarterfinal, where they were ... ...read more
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Hot Country, Cold Beer

February 23, 2018 | Latest News
Costa Rica is fertile land for beer. Two household names dominate the scene: Pilsen and Imperial. Both Rubia and Aguila have a loyal fan base, but if you want to go off the beaten track, there are about a hundred different craft (artisanal) beers to choose from. And if your taste buds favor major world ... ...read more
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Surgery to Separate Siamese Twins in Costa Rica Goes on 14 Hours and Counting

February 23, 2018 | Latest News
Two surgical teams are taking part in the complex surgery that involves separating Costa Rican siemese twins Ezequiel and Samuel, born in 2015 and who are joined at the head. The babies were taken into the surgery room at 7:30 a.m. Friday, February 23 and almost 11 hours later the surgery was still ... ...read more
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9 Benefits of Savings Accounts

February 23, 2018 | Latest News
In Costa Rica, you can easily access your money from your bank, whenever the need arises. However, banks or financial institutions may limit the number of withdrawals you can make from your savings account each month and they may charge an additional fee if you do not maintain a certain average ... ...read more
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How Dubai is building bridges and partnerships in Latin America

February 23, 2018 | Latest News
Buamim says: “Brazil, Mexico and Peru already enjoy strong economic ties with Dubai, while other countries such as Argentina, Colombia, Panama, Costa Rica and Paraguay have been identified as target markets where we aim to expand the scope of bilateral trade and investment in the future.”. ...read more
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Former Island hockey player dies suddenly in Costa Rica

February 23, 2018 | Latest News
The family of a former Vancouver Island athlete is in mourning after a sudden accident claimed his life. Ray Guze was a longtime lacrosse and hockey player who died suddenly while travelling in Costa Rica. A celebration of his life will be held March 11 in Vernon. Guze played in the BC Hockey League ... ...read more
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Former Island hockey player dies suddenly in Costa Rica

February 23, 2018 | Costa Rica Travel News
The family of a former Vancouver Island athlete is in mourning after a sudden accident claimed his life. Ray Guze was a longtime lacrosse and hockey player who died suddenly while travelling in Costa Rica. A celebration of his life will be held March 11 in Vernon. Guze played in the BC Hockey League ... ...read more
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Reusable bags and no elephants: travel the world without trashing it

February 23, 2018 | Costa Rica Travel News
Costa Rica, for example, has 1.1m hectares of natural reserves and a 93% reliance on renewable energy. Cambodia, on the other hand, has one of the world's worst deforestation rates and wildlife poaching is rife. Check Yale and Columbia universities' environmental performance index before deciding ... ...read more
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