Costa Rica News – Deputies are making some changes regarding Golfito. A debate is going on regarding an amendment to the law of the Board of Regional Development of the Southern Zone (Judesur) that lowers the flat tax on products from the Free Trade Warehouse. It was unanimously accepted that there would be a tax rebate

Costa Rica Entertainment – A former Coast Guard patrol boat has now been renovated to serve as a museum and educational center for the local marine ecosystems. The patrol boat was functional for over 20 years and was decommissioned for this new use. The interior of the boat has been refitted and decorated by the artist…
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Costa Rica News – Thanks to the constant action of her parents, Genesis, a little girl from Golfito, Costa Rica, may be able to receive a Liver transplant from a living donor outside of Costa Rica. For months now, Alexander Romero and Dunia Rodriguez awaited a solution to their daughter’s condition, which has already been declared…
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Costa Rica News – The government of Ecuador officially apologized to Costa Rica for making a group of 40 Ecuadorian tourists believe they were in Costa Rica when actually they were still in Ecuador. They promoted this lie using stamps, badges and signs. They even went as far as to create fictitious immigration documents, transit…
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Costa Rica News – In the past 20 years, amphibian species around the world have experienced rapid decline due to climate change, disease, invasive species, habitat loss and degradation. Populations have decreased by approximately 40 percent with nearly 200 species thought to have gone extinct since 1980. However, despite these discouraging statistics, new research efforts…
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On Friday evening, traffic jams near major shopping centers located within the Greater San Jose Metropolitan Area (Spanish acronym: GAM) served as a reminder to drivers in Costa Rica that Black November is now in full effect ahead of Black Friday. Exacerbating the situation was the fact that mid-month payment for most workers took place this Friday, and some employers chose to pay aguinaldo (13th month) bonuses before December. Heavy traffic congestion was seen around Wal-Mart stores and shopping malls as eager shoppers seemed to shrug off current economic conditions in Costa Rica. This year marks the second celebration of…
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Costa Rica Bachelor Party Fishing Trip Costa Rica is home to some of the best sports fishing in the world. The crystal blue waters of the Pacific Ocean offer serious anglers a full scope of catching opportunities. The Caribbean side and northern regions of Costa Rica are well-known for their large Tarpon and Snook, while…
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Costa Rica Travel News – Developers of Golfito Marina Village & Resort, Costa Rica’s newest world-class yachting, sport fishing, eco-tourism destination and luxury resort property have announced construction is officially underway. The long-awaited project offers a unique location previously inaccessible to travellers seeking luxury accommodations in a truly untapped travel destination. Called “the most biologically…
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Costa Rica News - Golfito Marina Village & Resort, Costa Rica’s newest resort catering to superyachts, is scheduled to break ground in June. Hacienda El Dorado, the development team behind the venture, is focused on the town of Golfito, where the economy has lagged since the Chiquita Banana Co. closed its Costa Rica-based operations in 1985….
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Costa Rica News & Events - The young athletes looked amazing at the opening of the XXXIII National Games 2013. The event was originally scheduled for January, but because of delays, it started on March 1st and will be going on until March 16th, throughout the country. The athletes are in Guanacaste, for this first week….
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