ICE details expansion plans in Central America

February 23, 2018 | Latest News
The telco is also considering entering the Mexican market - where it claims it has already got a solid offer from a potential partner – as well as Panama and Guatemala. “We intend to reach the countries that are similar to Costa Rica, but without rejecting other regions, like the Caribbean,” added Parlemo. ...read more
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Costa Rican Company Develops Innovative Software For Fraud Detection

February 22, 2018 | Latest News
Costa Rican company SmartSoft developed with the support of the Propyme Fund, the software “Dynamic Behavior Patterns” which detects and prevents fraud and money laundering and helps national and international financial institutions increase their security and protect their clients' resources. ...read more
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Presence of Mara Salvatrucha Gang Members Increases In Costa Rica

February 22, 2018 | Latest News
On February 20 a native from El Salvador was captured as a suspect of a robbery, he is allegedly a member of a “mara” (gang). From only 3 cases associated with maras in 2016 the number increased to 16 in 2017, according to official data by the Migratory Police. The members of the gangs have been ... ...read more
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Presence of Central America Gang Members Increases In Costa Rica

February 22, 2018 | Latest News
On February 20 a native from El Salvador was captured as a suspect of a robbery, he is allegedly a member of a “mara” (gang); from only 3 cases associated with maras in 2016 the number went to 16 in 2017, according to official data by the Migratory Police. The members of the gangs have been ... ...read more
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Horwath: Hospital overcrowding continues to hurt patients

February 22, 2018 | Latest News
Horwath talked about Hamilton couple David and Kristen Ronald, who spent six days stuck in a Costa Rican hospital because, they were told, there were no hospital beds available in Ontario to transfer David Ronald home to after a terrible accident. As a result, David had to have a second surgery ... ...read more
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One Costa Rican Beach Among Top 25 Beaches in the World

February 22, 2018 | Latest News
TripAdvisor, the travel planning and booking site revealed its Travellers' Choice ranking of Top 25 beaches in the world, and this year this listing includes a beach in the Caribbean coast of Costa Rica, the beautiful and peaceful Punta Uva. Created in 2002, the Travellers' Choice Awards are based on ... ...read more
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Planet Hollywood all-inclusive coming to Costa Rica

February 22, 2018 | Costa Rica Travel News
Planet Hollywood will brand its first all-inclusive resort this fall through a franchise agreement with Sunwing Travel Group. The Planet Hollywood Beach Resort Costa Rica will be located on the Papagayo Peninsula, on Costa Rica's northwest coast. Sunwing will also be the franchisor for the Planet ... ...read more
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Planet Hollywood all-inclusive coming to Costa Rica

February 22, 2018 | Latest News
Planet Hollywood will brand its first all-inclusive resort this fall through a franchise agreement with Sunwing Travel Group. The Planet Hollywood Beach Resort Costa Rica will be located on the Papagayo Peninsula, on Costa Rica's northwest coast. Sunwing will also be the franchisor for the Planet ... ...read more
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Premier event for adults 50 and over

February 22, 2018 | Costa Rica Travel News
The Travel Festival will feature destinations, cruise lines, hotels, casino resorts, tours, airlines, attractions and experiences and much more from exhibitors like The Big Island Of Hawai'i, Costa Rica, Discover Klamath, Prestige Travel, Bluegreen Vacations, Enchanted Memories Travel, Laughlin and the ... ...read more
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Is Arming Teachers a Solution for Student Protection

February 22, 2018 | Latest News
About the Author Britt Nelson relocated to Costa Rica in 2011 from Florida, where he served as news editor for the Palatka Daily News, a newspaper owned by the New York Times Regional Newspaper Group (NYT-RNG) for 20 years. Nelson served the NYT-RNG for 18 years in Tennessee, Kentucky, ... ...read more
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