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INTERNATIONAL: North Korea carries out its biggest nuclear test yet

INTERNATIONAL: North Korea carries out its biggest nuclear test yet

February 12th, 2013 (InsideCostaRica.com) North Korea has carried out its third and most powerful nuclear test to date in the early morning hours Tuesday, and said that “even stronger” actions…

Person of interest in custody after triple murder in La Fortuna

February 12th, 2013 (InsideCostaRica.com)  Officials of the Judicial Investigation Organization (OIJ) detained a man yesterday afternoon in downtown La Fortuna in San Carlos, who OIJ officials say is “important to…

Chinchilla says Pope Benedict XVI resignation was act of “humility and selflessness”

Chinchilla says Pope Benedict XVI resignation was act of “humility and selflessness”

February 12th, 2013 (InsideCostaRica.com) In a surprise announcement, Pope Benedict XVI said on Monday that he would resign at the end of the month, after only holding the papacy for…

7 new hotels to add 1,309 rooms over next 24 months

7 new hotels to add 1,309 rooms over next 24 months

February 12th, 2013 (InsideCostaRica.com) According to the Costa Rican Tourism Institute (ICT), seven hotel projects currently under construction would increase the number of hotel rooms available in Costa Rica by…

After 5 deaths in 2012, no cases of swine flu so far this year

After 5 deaths in 2012, no cases of swine flu so far this year

February 12th, 2013 (InsideCostaRica.com) Costa Rica’s Health Ministry reported that the country closed last year with 49 cases of H1N1 influenza, which has come to become known as “swine flu,”…