Although the numbers of sailfish caught were disappointingly low this year, anglers crushed all existing marlin catch records from previous tournaments.
(Courtesy of Will Briegel)
The Lucas Oil 2017 Offshore World Championship billfish tournament concluded Thursday in Quepos with two Brazilian teams finishing in top positions.
Archaeologists say the petroglyphs depict a hummingbird — a symbol of fertility— and the rivers near the site where they found the rock.
Archaeologists unearthed and moved the rock for conservation and study with the help of experts from the National Museum.
Sales abroad of agricultural products represented 27 percent of Costa Rica’s exports during the first quarter of this year.
Exports of services in 2016 also grew by 11 percent over 2015, the Foreign Trade Ministry and the Foreign Trade Promotion Office reported.
San José Mayor Johnny Araya Monge explained the reasons for his return to the PLN at an April 26 event attended by party leaders on including presidential candidate Antonio Álvarez Desanti, to Araya’s right.
(Via Johnny Araya’s Facebook)
PLN’s presidential candidate Antonio Álvarez Desanti welcomed Araya back and said he will be an important part of his campaign.
Identify the security features: (1) The red security band. (2) The signatures of the BCCR’s new president and new manager. (3) Update from A to B in the bill’s serial number. (4) Date of approval of the changes: Sept. 12, 2012.
(Via the Central Bank)
The BCCR is asking people to “touch, watch and turn” the bills to look for the security measures that show a bill is not a counterfeit.
Only 25.8 percent of companies in the industrial sector are considering to hire more employees this year.
(Courtesy of Panifresh for illustrative purposes)
Industrial entrepreneurs consider the country’s high electricity tariffs as the main factor affecting their companies’ competitiveness, as well as costs of social security, high fuel prices, bad road infrastructure, unfair competition from informal businesses, and high taxes.
High-flying action at Lucas Oil Offshore World Championship tournament.
(Courtesy of Pat Ford)
The 2017 Lucas Oil Offshore World Championship billfish tournament got underway Monday with 50 teams from 29 countries competing for the honor of top angling team in the world.
Venezuelan lawmaker Dinorah Figuera responds on Apr. 24 to questions at a press conference at the Legislative Assembly in San José, accompanied by Costa Rican lawmakers from five parties.
(Via Asamblea Legislativa)
Broad Front Party lawmaker Ligia Fallas responded to the Venezuelan lawmaker, saying many Ticos eat from the garbage too.
President Luis Guillermo Solís and First Lady Mercedes Peñas visited shops and other tourism businesses in the Poás area on April 23.
(Via President Luis Guillermo Solís’ Facebook)
An explosion on Saturday night hurled incandescent rocks and gases that damaged a Poás National Park’s office and also solar panels, a tower and a webcam from OVSICORI.
Costa Rican surfer Noe Mar McGonagle at the Martinique Surf Pro 2017.
The Tico Times speaks with the surfer one observer says will “only become more dangerous.”