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Costa Rica saw most seismic activity in past 62 years during 2012

Costa Rica saw most seismic activity in past 62 years during 2012

December 31st, 2012 (InsideCostaRica.com) According to the Costa Rican Volcanology and Seismology Observatory (OVSICORI), after the magnitude 7.6 earthquake which occurred on September 5th, 2012, the country registered the highest…

Old 5,000 and 10,000 colon bills no longer accepted as of tomorrow

Old 5,000 and 10,000 colon bills no longer accepted as of tomorrow

December 31st, 2012 (InsideCostaRica.com) As announced by the Central Bank earlier this year, the older 5,000 colon and 10,000 colon banknotes from the previous family of bills will lose their…

Costa Rican Authorities confiscated 15.5 tons of cocaine in 2012

Costa Rican Authorities confiscated 15.5 tons of cocaine in 2012

December 31st, 2012 (InsideCostaRica.com) According to information from the Ministry of Public Security, Costa Rican authorities confiscated 15 tons and 531 kilograms of cocaine in 2012.   In 2012, the…

Costa Rica rings in 2013 with…rate hikes

December 31st, 2012 (InsideCostaRica.com) After all the celebration and parties, it is important to be prepared for the amount of rate increases that will welcome the New Year.   For…