Nicaragua’s Momotombo Volcano erupts for first time in 110 years
Volcanoes
677 views
Volcanoes
677 views

Nicaragua’s Momotombo Volcano erupts for first time in 110 years

AFP - December 2, 2015

MANAGUA, Nicaragua -- Nicaragua's Momotombo Volcano erupted Wednesday for the first time in 110 years. The explosion of gases, ash and small quantities of lava was not…

Turrialba Volcano steams
Environment and Wildlife
653 views
Environment and Wildlife
653 views

Turrialba Volcano steams

Zach Dyer - October 14, 2015

Not to be outdone by its cousin to the west, Turrialba Volcano has been steaming -- literally -- after the attention Arenal Volcano got for releasing smoke-like…

Unlicensed guides are risking tourists’ lives by taking them too close to Costa Rica’s active volcanoes
Environment and Wildlife
1617 views1
Environment and Wildlife
1617 views1

Unlicensed guides are risking tourists’ lives by taking them too close to Costa Rica’s active volcanoes

L. Arias - December 9, 2014

Active volcanoes are some of Costa Rica’s main attractions for both local and foreign tourists, but some unlicensed guides in the country’s northeastern region are risking travelers' lives by…

TIMELINE: A recent volcanic history of Costa Rica
Environment and Wildlife
1027 views
Environment and Wildlife
1027 views

TIMELINE: A recent volcanic history of Costa Rica

The Tico Times - November 7, 2014

Kalambu combines a waterpark with thermal pools
Business
1209 views
Business
1209 views

Kalambu combines a waterpark with thermal pools

Robert Isenberg - September 26, 2014

When we picture waterparks, we think of shining afternoons – days so bright and hot that the water ripples with sunlight. Children splash with élan, parents soak…

Following recent crime wave, Solís announces new investment in San Carlos police force
Crime
680 views
Crime
680 views

Following recent crime wave, Solís announces new investment in San Carlos police force

Zach Dyer - September 8, 2014

President Luis Guillermo Solís and Public Security Minister Celso Gamboa traveled to San Carlos, Alajuela, on Monday, to announce an investment of more than ₡205 million ($383,000) in…

National Police announce operation to combat crime wave in Costa Rica’s Northern Zone
Business
715 views2
Business
715 views2

National Police announce operation to combat crime wave in Costa Rica’s Northern Zone

L. Arias - September 4, 2014

Responding to pressure from residents in Costa Rica's Northern Zone, who say they increasingly have become targets for assaults and robberies, the Public Security Ministry announced Thursday that it had conducted…

With no police station, Nuevo Arenal is a target for criminals, say residents
Crime
771 views1
Crime
771 views1

With no police station, Nuevo Arenal is a target for criminals, say residents

Fabiola Pomareda - September 3, 2014

Residents and business owners in Nuevo Arenal, a town in north-central Costa Rica near the Arenal Volcano, are demanding a greater police presence after a spike in…

For family in the rain, Arenal Springs to the rescue
Expat Living
771 views1
Expat Living
771 views1

For family in the rain, Arenal Springs to the rescue

Jonathan Harris - August 16, 2014

It is The Tico Times' policy to conduct reviews anonymously. If we have reviewed your establishment and you disagree with our assessment, you are welcome to comment…

Crime
526 views4

Suspects in alleged rape of US tourist released

Zach Dyer - July 16, 2014

Four suspects arrested Tuesday for the alleged rape of a U.S. university student from Wisconsin have been released, according to the Prosecutor’s Office. The Prosecutor’s Office in…