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Nicaraguan remittances from Costa Rica total $282 million per year

September 1st, 2014 (InsideCostaRica.com) A recent study by the Costa Rican government reveals that Nicaraguans living in Costa Rica send $282 million in remittances per year to their native country.…

5.2 earthquake rattled Costa Rica’s southern zone

5.2 earthquake rattled Costa Rica’s southern zone

September 1st, 2014 (InsideCostaRica.com) An earthquake measuring 5.2 magnitude on the Richter scale struck 44 kilometers south of Dominical at 4:10 a.m. on Sunday morning.   Strong shaking was reported…

Raid on Heredia home yields large weapons cache, marijuana

Raid on Heredia home yields large weapons cache, marijuana

September 1st, 2014 (InsideCostaRica.com) A Friday raid on a home in Heredia yielded a large cache of military-grade weaponry as well as a small marijuana nursery.   Authorities discovered a…

Those with expired tourist visas will be deported, not fined, official says

September 1st, 2014 (InsideCostaRica.com) Fines that came into effect today for those who overstay their visas in Costa Rica will apply only to those with work or residency visas, an…

Solis presents gloomy 100 days report focused on corruption

August 29th, 2014 (InsideCostaRica.com) President Luis Guillermo Solis presented his “first 100 days” report to an audience of about 1,000 invited guests yesterday evening, in which he painted a dark…

Pregnant woman stabbed for cell phone in Escazu

August 29th, 2014 (InsideCostaRica.com) A 20-year-old woman identified by the last names Vargas Solis was stabbed in the chest on Wednesday evening in Escazu when assailants tried to steal her…

Starving horses illegally smuggled from Nicaragua had to be euthanized

Starving horses illegally smuggled from Nicaragua had to be euthanized

  August 29th, 2014 (InsideCostaRica.com) A total of 62 starving horses and four mules that were discovered on a farm in San Carlos which were illegally smuggled from Nicaragua had…

In first 100 days, just 11.2% believe Solís government is doing good job on economy

August 28th, 2014 (InsideCostaRica.com) The latest consumer confidence report by the School of Statistics at the University of Costa Rica shows that just 11.2% believe the new government of Luis…

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