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 […]
The Tico Times takes a look inside the bilingual Pan-American School, where U.S. native Patrick Miller talks about new initiatives and community-based efforts to get students more involved.
David Strecker, aka Cuba Dave, will begin trial Wednesday for accusations that he violated Costa Rica’s Sex Tourism Law by “promoting the country as a destination for sexual tourism.”
Costa RIca’s new digital certificates include an alphanumeric security code that allows any interested party to confirm the certificate’s validity.
After two crocodiles were seen in the ocean at Esterillos Este’s recent surf event, organizer Walter Brenes said the government needs to take the appropriate actions to curb croc overpopulation.
As of Oct. 1 workers whose gross monthly income is less than ₡792,000 ($1,417) will be exempt from paying the income tax.
A piece of advice on taxes.
A newly released poll found that expats in Costa Rica are the happiest in the world.
David “Cuba Dave” Strecker is set to finish out a full year in preventive prison for allegations of promoting sex tourism in Costa Rica. He says he was officially charged Thursday for the first time.