The Costa Rican Central Bank recently won new powers to curb short-term investments it believes could threaten the national economy.
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The price of the US dollar has shown a slight increase over the last 7 days, according to Central Bank of Costa Rica data. The price of the US dollar has remained stable since the Central Bank announced a series of measures. These measures were necessary to curb an abrupt rise. Experts have called the […]
Even before a pending resolution by the courts comes to a resolution, the University of Costa Rica (UCR) has decided to a change of plans and protect some trees. The new dentistry building project obliged the UCR to cut 30 more trees besides another 90 that were removed the previous year. The Sala IV has […]
More than 2 million pilgrims are expected to walk the 22 kilometers between San José and the colonial capital of Cartago to honor “La Negrita,” Costa Rica’s patron saint. The pilgrimage ends Aug. 2 with a service at the Basílica Nuestra Señora de los Ángeles.
Ticos ready to visit La Negrita and thank her for miracles performed.
Real Madrid’s Costa Rican goalkeeper Keylor Navas (L) vies with Atletico Madrid’s Uruguayan defender Diego Godin during the UEFA Champions League semi final second leg football match. Though Real Madrid lost 2-1, it beat Atlético 4-2 on aggregate to advance to the Champions League final.
Costa Rican footballer Keylor Navas will be advancing to a second straight Champions League final after Real Madrid’s 4-2 win on aggregate over city rival Atlético Madrid in the semifinals.
The arrest of five Costa Ricans and one Ecuadorian off Costa Rica’s Pacific coast has led to some strange events.
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The men caught aboard a ship with over a ton of cocaine said U.S. officials took them to Guantanamo Bay in Cuba while torturing them for a week.
Eduardo Li of Costa Rica, leaves the Court of the Eastern District in Brooklyn, New York following a preliminary hearing in the FIFA scandal last year. FIFA announced Friday that Li, the ex-president of the Costa Rican Football Federation, will be suspended for life for his involvement in the racketeering scheme.
A FIFA panel decided Friday to ban Eduardo Li for life for his role in the widespread bribery and corruption scandal.
The Costa Rican Coast Guard came to the aid of a U.S. family of four Thursday on the Pacific Ocean when their kayak went adrift.
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A family of four from the U.S. was rescued while adrift in the sea on their kayak in the Pacific Ocean near Playa Flamingo.
For illustrative purposes only. A crocodile was reportedly suffocated during an annual Guanacaste tradition called “La Lagarteada” this weekend.
A traditional Good Friday celebration resulted in the death of a crocodile in a Guanacaste town.
A child carries a cross at Nicoya’s Good Friday procession, April 14, 2017.
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Despite the approximately 35°C heat in Nicoya this Good Friday, the Nicoyan people dressed up and headed to the streets to recreate the Via Crucis.
Costa Rican police say a Limón judge was wrong to free four men caught aboard a ship with one ton of marijuana Wednesday.
Even though police said the men were throwing drugs off the boat and into the sea at the sight of officers, they were allowed to walk free after a ruling from a Limón judge.