El día sábado 2 de Diciembre del 2017 en el Malecón de Quepos se realizará la primera Feria de Emprendedores del cantón de Quepos. Esta fue una iniciativa que se hizo realidad gracias a las gestiones iniciales del emprendedor Cornelio Mesén principalmente, la valiosa colaboración de la Municipalidad de Quepos que aprobó el permiso,…

Costa Rica Travel – Today, Costa Rica is one of the most frequented Central American countries. It has become the go-to location for expats and retirees thanks to cheap living, friendly locals and amazing beaches. However, this was not always the case and before touring Costa Rica became mainstream, most areas that lay outside the Central

Costa Rica Living – On Espadilla Beach on Costa Rica’s Pacific Coast, children who look as if they just celebrated their fourth birthdays teach us to body- surf in waves twice their height. At sundown, everyone on the beach cheers the sunset, and a dozen teenage boys claim enough space to play soccer in the sand.

The real cost of borrowing money with credit cards in Costa Rica runs about 40 to 50 percent for the majority of cardholders. Despite the seemingly usurious interest rates, the use of credit cards in our country, which is besieged by rising inflation and looming unemployment, has grown about 7.3 percent since last year. According to a news report filed by Fabio Parreaguirre of business news daily La Republica, 72 percent of credit cards issued in Costa Rica have real interest rates higher than 40 percent, and quite a few boast a 50 percent cost of lending. To this effect,…
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Costa Rica News – One morning in January Carlos Luis Aguirre Venegas and Juan Francisco, brothers, set out for a four day trip, without thinking they were about to have the worst encounter of their lives. It turns out that their boat had faced engine trouble and the currents dragged them to Mexican waters. Being…
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Quepos, Costa Rica (PRWEB) February 09, 2015 – With its fertile soil and abundance in fishing opportunities, Manuel Antonio in Costa Rica has a been a place of settlement long before it became a place for visitors seeking tropical adventure, wildlife, and beach relaxation. The Quepoa indigenous tribe, whose settlement dates back to 950-900 years ago, are perhaps the most prominent of the area’s historical settlements. For this reason, this month a bill was unanimously passed to rename Manuel Antonio’s canton (county) of Aguirre to Quepos. Tulemar Resorts, which offers a variety of ocean view bungalows and large private vacation…
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Costa Rica News – Three people were freed Thursday night by a judge in the ******** Court of Aguirre, Puntarenas. The three had been held on charges of money laundering during their time as employees of BAC San José in Quepos. They were suspected of legitimizing around $200,000. Someone wanted to change dollars of illicit origin…
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Costa Rica News – One of the biggest tourist destinations in Costa Rica is under threat of being shut down for not obeying the law.  There is no doubt that this national treasure will get itself in compliance. The Costa Rican law 7600 establishes that all national parks should be accessible to people with disabilities….
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Costa Rica News - ICT, Costa Rica’s Tourism Institute, officially presented nine new “Blue Flags” in the canton of Aguirre. The presentation happened yesterday, by Pedro Gonzalez, the regional ICT director. These blue flags represent an ecological program designed to get communities interested in taking care of their beaches. Aguirre was the only canton to score…
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Costa Rica News – Seems that tensions continue to remain high between Costa Rica and Nicaragua. However, not everyone is getting caught up in what is turning into a personal vendetta between Chinchilla and Ortega’s administrations. Businessmen in Nicaragua are refusing to raise the tariff on Costa Rican products. The Ortega government intended to use…
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