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Costa Rica leads democratic development index in Latin America

Costa Rica leads democratic development index in Latin America

November 20th, 2012 (InsideCostaRica.com) Costa Rica has replaced Chile as the country with the highest level of “democratic development” in Latin America, according to the 2012 Latin American Democratic Development…

Hotels, tourism operators offering “Black Friday” deals

Hotels, tourism operators offering “Black Friday” deals

November 20th, 2012 (InsideCostaRica.com) This year, “Black Friday” deals won’t only be found in shopping malls.  For the first time, tourism operators are getting in on the shopping frenzy, which…

Costa Rica motorcyclists to protest tomorrow

Costa Rica motorcyclists to protest tomorrow

November 20th, 2012 (InsideCostaRica.com) On Wednesday, at 11:00 am, groups of motorcyclists will protest in the streets of San Jose against the increase in the “Marchamo” (annual vehicle tax) and…

Low pressure system in Costa Rica to continue, bring lower temperatures

Low pressure system in Costa Rica to continue, bring lower temperatures

November 20th, 2012 (InsideCostaRica.com) The National Meteorological Institute (IMN) said that the low pressure system that has affected Costa Rica in recent days will continue this week, and temperatures could…

Court awaits Chinchilla’s arrival, demands President reinstate Cruz

November 20th, 2012 (InsideCostaRica.com) Magistrates are awaiting the return of President Laura Chinchilla, and are requesting a meeting with the President when she gets off the plane that is bringing…

Fishman resigns from position as chief of PUSC

Fishman resigns from position as chief of PUSC

November 20th, 2012 (InsideCostaRica.com) Legislator Luis Fishman resigned his leadership yesterday afternoon of the “Partido Unidad Social Cristiana” (Social Christian Party, PUSC in Spanish).   Fishman said that his decision…

How Sara grew her own forest in Costa Rica

How Sara grew her own forest in Costa Rica

By Jason Holland, International Living November 20th, 2012 — At 6,000 feet, Costa Rica’s tropical climate has given way to cool. Temperatures are generally in the 60s F year-round, 50…