How are we going to trust the politicians?
It's a question that Costa Ricans are not used to asking. It is somehow fitting that Costa Rican president, Abel
Pacheco, is also a psychiatrist.
Insidecostarica.com (ICR)began as weekly publication way back in
November of 2002, that had a few readers, mostly my friends. With
support of Michael, Bari and George, it began publishing every Sunday.
Private Banks. Why do we use them and how should we be
Virtually all of us who live in Costa Rica
need to have a bank account. Our choice is to open an account at one of
the state banks, Banco Nacional, Banco de Costa Rica and Banco Popular
or one of the many private banks.
The Facts About Child Sex Tourism
The commercial sexual exploitation of
children affects millions of children each year, in countries on every
continent. One form of this exploitation is the growing phenomenon of
Child Sex Tourism (CST). Persons who travel from their own country to a
foreign country to engage in a commercial sex act with a child commit
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You know, there used to be this concept called "common
Telemarketers didn't call you on the phone during dinner; television
advertisers didn't air constipation or diarrhea commercials during
dinner hours; car dealership radio ads didn't scream at you;
sexually-oriented e-mail didn't get thrown in your inbox without your
knowledge or consent; and Internet search engines didn't try to hijack
your PC in some bizarre attempt to get your business.
Letter From Enrique?
Following is a re-print of the letter received by insidecostarica.com on January 21, 2004.
So, where's Enrique?
There are many rumours floating around - Nicaragua, Romania, some far off remote
island, basking in the sun and of course, right here, in Costa Rica.
don't give two hoots what our competition is talking about us behind our backs.
Hey, we are the small publication that grew. And, like the 'eveready' bunny, we
keep on going.