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Retirees should be aware that January is all up hill, especially for Costa Ricans

In Spanish the term cuesta arriba literally means to go up hill and figuratively the term refers to an “uphill battle.” In other Spanish speaking countries it is defined as…

Forensic doctor rules out suicide in Bender case

Forensic doctor rules out suicide in Bender case

Editor’s note: This story is continuing coverage of the murder trial of Anne Maxin Patton.  If you are unfamiliar with the case, you may want to read this story first. …

Clinic performing cosmetic surgeries without a license

Clinic performing cosmetic surgeries without a license

January 17th, 2013 (InsideCostaRica.com) Daisy Corrales, Minister of Health, stated that the Lindora Cosmetic Center in Santa Ana, where former model Cristina Garcia reported that her buttocks had been deformed…

CCSS reports 6 cases of skin cancer per day, warns residents of risk

CCSS reports 6 cases of skin cancer per day, warns residents of risk

January 17th, 2013 (InsideCostaRica.com) The Costa Rican Social Security System (CCSS or “Caja”) is reminding residents of the danger of skin cancer, and advising the public to take preventive measures,…

American woman dies at Playa Avellanas

American woman dies at Playa Avellanas

January 17th, 2013 (InsideCostaRica.com) 72-year old U.S. citizen, Dorothy Paradis arrived in Costa Rica on Monday, along with her husband. They came to Costa Rica to enjoy the beautiful beaches…

Tourism Institute to spend $17 million on marketing in 2013

Tourism Institute to spend $17 million on marketing in 2013

January 17th, 2013 (InsideCostaRica.com) The Costa Rican Tourism Institute (ICT) will spend $ 17 million on marketing in order to promote Costa Rica’s tourism industry this year, an increase from…