Professors Say Global Warming Isn't Killing Frogs — Scientists Are

February 20, 2018 | Latest News
How did this fungus get to the cloud forests of Costa Rica? On the boots of herpetologists, of course. In other words, the very scientists blaming global warming, and getting money for blaming global warming, were themselves killing the frogs — inadvertently. Harpending and Cochran also point out that ... ...read more
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Increase In Passenger Arrivals Saturates San Jose Airport

February 20, 2018 | Latest News
The hundreds of tourists arriving at Costa Rica's main international airport, the Juan Santamaria (SJO), in San Jose eager to discover the beauties of the country, must first endure the huge lines when getting off the plane. Waiting in line at immigration. Photo S. Fitzgerald Haney Twitter. Within minutes of ... ...read more
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The Puntarenas Cow Stare Down!

February 20, 2018 | Latest News
During my current visit to the Nicoya Peninsula, this cow in Playa Tambor was very vigilant of my presence. She followed my every move, got the stare down, as I snapped the photos. Later in the morning, got a visit to my hotel/cabina. Advertisement. Relieved the visit was for a sip of water. Thought the ... ...read more
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Why is FC Motagua's CONCACAF Champions League match vs. Club Tijuana taking place in Texas?

February 20, 2018 | Latest News
There are plenty of places that make sense for a Honduran team to host a CONCACAF Champions League match when it can't do so in its home country. Olimpia is taking the short flight to Costa Rica's national stadium. Motagua, on the other hand, started its trip to Edinburg, Texas, on Monday ahead of ... ...read more
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Everyone Is Raving About Coffee in Beauty Products, So I Investigated

February 20, 2018 | Latest News
So, when I got the opportunity to travel to Costa Rica — glorious land of aromatic coffee and grinning sloths — with the specific goal of learning about coffee production, I couldn't pounce on that plane ticket fast enough. My destination was Vista Celestial, an award-winning boutique hotel with views ... ...read more
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Commerce presents US steel import tariff, quota options

February 20, 2018 | Latest News
A tariff of at least 53% on all steel imports from 12 countries -- Brazil, China, Costa Rica, Egypt, India, Malaysia, Republic of Korea, Russia, South Africa, Thailand, Turkey and Vietnam -- with a quota by product on steel imports from all other countries equal to 100% of their 2017 exports to the US. ...read more
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Section 232 options ripple through US scrap market

February 20, 2018 | Latest News
Of those 12, eight were among the top 15 destinations for US ferrous scrap in 2017. The 12 countries listed for the potential tariff under one of the Section 232 recommendations were Brazil, China, Costa Rica, Egypt, India, Malaysia, Republic of Korea, Russia, South Africa, Thailand, Turkey and Vietnam. ...read more
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Watching The Stars In Costa Rica

February 20, 2018 | Latest News
In Costa Rica the Foundation of the National Center for Science and Technology (CEINTEC), since 1988 promotes and contributes to the development of a scientific and technological culture, empowering people with equity. Its purpose is to stimulate curiosity; provide the population with basic tools and ... ...read more
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For CONCACAF and UEFA, it's a Champions League day

February 20, 2018 | Latest News
On Wednesday, FC Dallas will visit Panama's Tauro (8 p.m., univisiondeportes.com), while on Thursday, the Seattle Sounders will travel to Salvadoran side Santa Tecla (10 p.m., univisiondeportes.com) and the New York Red Bulls will face Olimpia in a match moved to San Jose, Costa, Rica, because of ... ...read more
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Kitchener mother still waiting for answers in son's death in Costa Rica

February 20, 2018 | Latest News
The belongings of a Kitchener man who died while vacationing in Costa Rica have been returned to his family, four months after he was found dead and in handcuffs on the floor of his hotel suite. But his mother says they are still fighting for answers in his sudden death. All that's known about 42-year-old ... ...read more
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