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Authorities confiscate nearly a ton of cocaine

Authorities confiscate nearly a ton of cocaine

January 25th, 2013 (InsideCostaRica.com) Costa Rican authorities seized 400 kilos of cocaine in a vehicle on Wednesday, and at least 500 kilos more in a boat yesterday, in two separate…

Tourist Police to receive CRC 350 million for more equipment, training

Tourist Police to receive CRC 350 million for more equipment, training

January 25th, 2013 (InsideCostaRica.com) The Ministry of Public Security and the Costa Rican Tourism Institute (ICT) renewed a cooperation agreement for five years, which aims to further equip the Tourist…

Government to promote “green,” electric taxis as part of initiative

January 25th, 2013 (InsideCostaRica.com) The Costa Rican government is launching what it calls its “Green Taxis” initiative, under which at least 200 taxi drivers may get the chance to swap…

Walmart in Tibas to open today

Walmart in Tibas to open today

January 25th, 2013 (InsideCostaRica.com) Walmart will open its eighth store in Costa Rica today, located in front of the “Pops” ice cream store in Tibas.   The company sent an…

3.5-magnitude quake rattles Cartago early this morning after 5.2 Orotina quake yesterday

3.5-magnitude quake rattles Cartago early this morning after 5.2 Orotina quake yesterday

January 25th, 2013 (InsideCostaRica.com) An earthquake measuring 3.5 magnitude with its epicenter at Guarco de Cartago was felt this morning at 12:40 am.   The Volcanological and Seismological Observatory of…

1,412 Billfish in three days!

1,412 Billfish in three days!

A Fish out of Water Friday, January 25th, 2013 For the past month, sportfishing off Costa Rica’s Central and South Pacific coasts has been excellent, the Central Pacific being nothing…