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Top 5 Songs about Costa Rica in English (That almost get it right)

There are a lot of Songs out there about Costa Rica so with the help of our readership we narrowed in down to the Top 5 English Language Songs about Costa Rica and assessed them for accuracy. They aren't all good but they are...

Pope Francis learns about this Costarican Tradition the hard way

By N. Camino Today Pope Francisco got a hard lesson in "Tico Time" from Costa Rica president Luis Guillermo Solis as he patiently awaited the presidents arrival for a scheduled meeting. The problem, as Solis explained, stemmed from a misunderstanding between the Vatican and the...

Ministry of Agriculture reveals results of study on ash covered produce

The fruit and vegetables harvested in areas close to Turrialba Volcano are safe to eat if properly washed according the Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock yesterday after reviewing the results of an analysis by the University of Costa Rica(UCR). The analysis was made after concerns...

The Top 5 Tico Dishes According To Gringos

By Ben Eatin With so many unfamiliar items on the menu, deciding what to order in a foreign country can be hard and Costa Rica is no exception. We asked one hundred Gringos what their favorite traditional Costa Rican dishes were and this is what...

The 5 Most Ridiculous Things Happening in Costa Rica Right Now (5/26)

By K. Medice   Sometimes the news reads like it was written on broken typewriters by an army of methed up monkeys in a dark room. No sensible person could ever be expected to keep up with all the garbage headlines without wanting to fling themselves...

Tico turns Ash into Cash using this simple method…

By Ashly Sellers   Thanks to a entrepreneurial Tico in Cartago Ebay users now have a chance to bid on some authentic volcanic ash from the recent Turrialba Volcano eruptions. Current bidding is up to $15 and there are 25 days left to bid. Dont worry...

5 Most Ridiculous Portrayals of Costa Rica in Pop-Culture

By P. Porte Hollywood loves to film movies set in exotic locations, and Costa Rica's remarkable nature makes for a stunning backdrop no matter what type of movie they are filming. We know that movie writers and directors aren't exactly cultural or geographical experts but...

Eight Costa Rican Police officers arrested for doing this to home owners….

    by C. Claro Eight Costa Rica Police Officials detained by the OIJ today in 17 different sting operations under suspicion of breaking and entering.   The operations were carried out by the “Seccion de Robos y Hurtos” of the OIJ. According to investigators the detained officials were...

Crime is up and thousands of prisoners are being released while lawmakers do this to local police….

Costa Rica's Fuerza Publica to receive a 15% pay cut.... By Seth Renfield It turns out there might be some correlation between the rise in crime rates and the high salaries of the local police force (sarcasm). It's for that reason local lawmakers have decided to ...

Top 5 Smartphone Apps for gringos in Costa Rica

It is a fact that Smartphones are have changed the way we live and travel. For that reason we asked some experienced expats living in Costa Rica which Smartphone Apps they couldn't live without and this is what they told us.... #5. Costa Rica Travel...