The selling price of the dollar at the country’s banks on Thursday fell ₡4 from ₡598.49 to ₡594.47. The average purchase price closed at ₡581.71.
President Luis Guillermo Solís on Thursday ruled out meeting with Central Bank officials to intervene in their dollar exchange rate policies.
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.
Dean Hinton died at his home in Escazú after a long and distinguished diplomatic career.
According to an official complaint filed March 8, an Israeli investor says Thomas Reeves took $25,000 from him after falsifying licenses and documents.
A boat with three U.S. tourists on it was adrift in the waters near Quepos for hours before being rescued by Costa Rican authorities Tuesday.
The former ‘King of Pavones’ has been denied entry into Costa Rica again, complicating his quest to regain all the beachfront property that was once his in the idyllic hamlet in the country’s southwest corner.
Allen Dickinson retired to Costa Rica 10 years ago. Now with a Tica wife and a job as the editor of ARCR’s El Residente magazine, he says the country has brought a lot of surprises his way.
An attempted robbery on a U.S. tourist ended with townspeople of Manuel Antonio, Quepos surrounding the would-be thieves in a citizen’s arrest.
In late October, 33-year-old U.S. native Brandon Rowlands died in Costa Rica. Shortly beforehand, he had been placed into an early-release program following a two-year prison sentence in La Marina prison in San Carlos for drug possession, his family says. Because he had already been diagnosed with bipolar disorder, his family in New York had […]