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US President Barack Obama waves while boarding Air Force One on May 4, 2013 before departing from Juan Santamaria International Airport in Alajuela, 22 km northwest of San Jose, on May 4, 2013. Comment?
Costa Rica will host U.S. President Obama on Friday, May 3rd as he meets with Central American leaders to discuss stronger economic ties. Comment?
April 16th, 2013 San Carlos has just become the 56th canton in Costa Rica to declare that genetically modified crops will not be allowed in their canton. Comment?
April 16th, 2013 The Judicial Investigation Organization recovered only 12.8% of all the vehicles that were stolen in 2011 and 2012, and does not have a figure for how many people were arrested for the crime, according to information provided to local media by the Crime Analysis Unit of the Judiciary. Comment?
April 12th, 2013 Protests and unrest marred yesterday's celebration of national hero, Juan Santamaria, known locally as Dia de Juan Santamaria, celebrated in Santamaria's hometown of Alajuela. Comment?
April 10th, 2013 The U.S. Embassy in San Jose, including the consular section, will be closed tomorrow for Dia de Juan Santamaria. Comment?
Costa Rica is the focus of a United States Embassy update due to the recent robberies at several secluded vacation spots. Comment?
March 22nd, 2013 The surprise downpours of rain that fell yesterday in various parts of Heredia, Alajuela, San Jose, Santa Ana and other parts of the country could be repeated this afternoon and for several days, according to the National Meteorological Institute . Comment?
Starbucks Corp. bought a coffee farm next to Poas Volcano in the province of Alajuela to expand the company's grower-support program and allow the coffee-shop operator to purchase more coffee beans grown in an ethical fashion. Comment?
March 20th, 2013 After months of protests, lectures, and meetings throughout the country by different groups of activists opposed to genetically modified crops, 51 cantons have so far declared themselves to be GMO-free zones. Comment?
February 1st, 2013 Yendry Arce, who is seven months pregnant, was hungry and decided to park her car to go to the soda "Jireh," located between avenues 20 and 22 and 7th street in San Jose, on the west side of the Ministry of Public Works and Transportation . Comment?
Jan. 23--Travel and tourism website TripAdvisor.com released its ranking of the 25 best hotels in Central America, and 16 are located in Costa Rica. Comment?
January 9th, 2013 The Directorate of Road Safety Education of the Ministry of Public Works and Transport reported that available to users with a new opening hours from Wednesday January 9. The new hours are 8:00 am to 6:00 pm The Ministry of Public Works and Transportation has announced extended hours for those needing to obtain or renew their ... (more) Comment?
Judging from a news story in the national paper La Nacion , it is easy to tell which areas will get the most attention from the three National Liberation Party candidates for presidential nomination. Comment?
Colombian cyclist Oscar Sanchez took the lead Sunday in the 48th edition of the Costa Rica Tour, clocking the fastest time in the seventh leg of the 12-stage competition. Comment?
San Jose Mayor Johnny Araya and ex-Presidency Minister Rodrigo Arias were in full cry during the weekend, both National Liberation Party primary candidates for the presidential nomination. Comment?
After five months, the giant crater that opened up in July and had to be bridged by temporary portable structures is finally fixed. Comment?