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Monday, October 15, 2018
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Nosy Neighbor Narcs Out Green-thumbed Grandpa

  Yesterday the Municipal Police of Escazu received a phone call from a nosy neighbor in the area of Calle Lajas regarding the existence of a possible Marijuana growing operation inside a house owned by an elderly Gringo with the last name Pearson. The police,...

Train Service Suspended Due to Employee Strike

  This morning Incofer (Institutuo Costarricense de Ferrocarriles) announced that they will be taking the day off to complain instead of getting people from Point A to Point B. The strike involves a recent change in administration that has left many long time employees without...

3 Viral Lies that are Killing Costa Rica’s Credibility

Although there are hundreds, if not thousands of good reasons to travel to Costa Rica, sometimes it seems like all the info available online is made up of half truths, over the top claims and marketing malarkey who's sole purpose is to get you...

How to Successfully Resist Arrest in Costa Rica (Video)

If the police ever attempts to detain you in Costa Rica apparently the trick is to just keep going and eventually they will give up.

Taxi Drivers Tag Team Transito in San Pedro

  According to Juan Andrede, director of the Fuerza Publica, a police officer got the crap beat out of him near the Hispanidad Roundabout in front of Mall San Pedro in the early hours of this morning's UBER Protest. His injuries included multiple cuts and...

UBER FAIL: Ticos Arrive to Work Early in Record Numbers

Although whether we were getting trolled by the Fuerza Roja all along or the Transit Police did an amazing job this morning has yet to be determined, the fact of the matter is that for many drivers, this morning's commute was exceptionally painless. In...

Three Strikes in One Week (Strike Week Survivors Checklist Included)

  MONDAY 8/8/2016 Thousands of workers from the terrible internet provider ICE will be taking to the street today in protest of recent layoffs. The protest will take place at 10:30 A.M. where angry employees will march towards the Casa Presidencial where they are expected to...

Top 13 Reasons to get a Stupid “Pura Vida” Tattoo

Tattoos, like the reasons people get them, are generally bad; and the cultural appropriation of phrases like "Pura Vida" by pasty skinned white-folk are no exception. In an effort to save a few Gringos from making the same mistakes as some of the idiot...

The 5 REAL reasons MANY Ticos walked the Romeria this year

For you Gringos who just got off the boat, Costa Rica’s “Romeria” is a religious pilgrimage that Ticos make to Cartago on the 2nd of August each year where hundreds of thousands of Ticos travel by foot to the Basilica in order to make...