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The exception that is Costa Rica

In the ongoing U.S. debate about immigration, the Central American countries of Honduras, El Salvador and Guatemala are mainly in the news because many of those crossing our border from Mexico are from these nations. Why isn’t Costa Rica experiencing a similar mass exodus?


Jennifer Eliezer (Wheelock’18) Wins Fulbright Award, Will Teach in Costa Rica

Jennifer Eliezer (COM‘14 , Wheelock‘18) has been named the recipient of a Fulbright Foreign Scholarship. She will be putting her Master of Education in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages to use as an English Teaching Assistant. Jennifer hopes to teach students using Culturally Relevant


Corruption in School Construction in Costa Rica

The Minister of Education, Edgar Mora, stated that he suspects corruption schemes related to school construction. He has found irregularities in the office that plans and maintains the construction of schools in Costa Rica.


Cal Thomas: Costa Rica experiencing its own immigration challenge

LIBERIA, Costa Rica — In the ongoing U.S. debate about immigration, the Central American countries of Honduras, Nicaragua and Guatemala are mainly in the news because many of those crossing our border from Mexico are from these nations. Why isn’t Costa Rica experiencing a similar mass exodus?


Dukes and Steinwinder exchange wedding vows August 23 in Costa Rica

Kelly Elizabeth Dukes and Andrew Jefferson Steinwinder were united in holy matrimony during a sunset service August 23, at Playa Conchal, Costa Rica. With the Pacific Ocean as a backdrop, the ceremony was performed under an altar of natural wood draped with blush organza. Arrangements consisting of


Improvements to Costa Rica’s Manuel Antonio National Park

There have been positive changes in Manuel Antonio recently allowing for an increase in the daily limit of visitors to the national park. It is already the most visited national park in the country.


Costa Rica Treehouse in Santa Teresa

Coastal Real Estate and Pool Project in Costa Rica, Central America – design by Olson Kundig, architects. Costa Rica Treehouse is inspired by the jungle of this densely forested site on the Pacific Coast of Costa Rica. Built entirely of teak wood harvested on-site, the retreat engages with the jungl


New Costa Rica Shipping Port Barely Staying Afloat

Japdeva is analyzing the possibility of expanding the Moín dock as a means to bring in more business since it is in full financial crisis. The original master plan stated that the berth should have been in operation since 2015 but it still has yet to be tendered.


From Witches Rock, Costa Rica To Waco, Texas

Witches Rock, Costa Rica is known for its stunning natural beauty and shapely, rippable beachbreak peaks. The BSR Surf Ranch in Waco, Texas, is known for its predictably consistent man-made wedge peaks a few hundred miles from the nearest ocean. 17-year-old Belgian-born Dean Vandewalle is known for,


Costa Rica's 'Crocodile Bridge' is an unlikely tourist attraction

Puntarenas Province, Costa Rica (CNN) — Along the busy main highway between the capital of San Jose and the surfer-friendly beach town of Jaco is Costa Rica's most unusual tourist attraction.


Searching for the world's last remaining sawfish

Mario Espinoza has dedicated years of his life to saving a fish he has yet to see for himself in Costa Rica’s waters. It’s not for lack of trying. Every single month, the University of Costa Rica marine scientist and his team drive to the edges of one of the largest mangroves in the world, where the


Who Was the Best Costa Rican Runner in the Boston Marathon?

Amateur athlete Sebastián Castro trained over 140 km per week to become the best tico in the Boston Marathon. He loves the sport so much that he founded the Umbali Running team.


The Best Costa Rica Surf Camps for Every Type of Surfer

Warm water, year-round waves, and Costa Rica’s relaxed “pura vida” spirit have made this Central American country one of the most popular surf destinations in the world. As Costa Rica’s surf scene has exploded in the past 20 years, so have the number of surf camps catering to all levels of surfers,


The Costa Rica Connection: Full Moon Farm Represents on the International Stage

While Woodge Fulton is crushing it overseas this spring, training and competing in Germany with her five-star mount Captain Jack whilst on the waitlist for Badminton, her family at Full Moon Farm is enjoying their own international adventures.


Gold Cup groups are announced as the US readies to defend its title

With the venues set and groups announced, the 2019 Gold Cup is ready to kick off this summer with a tournament finale scheduled to be held at July 7 at Chicago’s Soldier Field. This year’s tournament will be held in the United States as usual with Costa Rica and Jamaica each hosting two matches.


2019 Gold Cup draw results: USMNT lands Panama in Group D, Mexico paired with Canada in Group A

The 2019 Gold Cup draw took place on Wednesday as 12 teams were placed into four groups containing the United States, Mexico, Honduras and Costa Rica. The six countries that qualified due to participating in the hexagonal for 2018 World Cup qualifying (the four aforementioned plus Panama and Trinida


Costa Rican Cyclist Dies During Race

Fans and loved ones of Costa Rican cyclist Mariano Saborío are saddened by the tragic news that he died due to a heart problem. The heart trouble started while he was competing in a mountain biking event in the Canary Islands, Panama.


Las Robertas On Representing Costa Rica At Coachella, Their Love Of Tame Impala & More

On Fri. April 12, psych-rock group Las Robertas brought their dreamy sound to Coachella for the first time, making history as they first-ever act from Costa Rica to play the fest.


Marlin and Sailfish Action off Quepos, Costa Rica

Perched on a narrow strip of rugged Pacific coast, snugged between the mountains and the sea, Quepos, Costa Rica, has always produced great fishing, not to mention generations of top-flight Costa Rican captains and mates. And with the world-class Marina Pez Vela fully online, Quepos is poised to tak


KLM Flights to Costa Rica Starting October 29

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines will, starting October 29, offer four weekly flights connecting Amsterdam with the Daniel Oduber International Airport (LIR) in Liberia, Guanacaste. The service includes a two-hour intermediate stop at the Juan Santamaría International (SJO) airport in San Jose.