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CultureLivingOMAVAD

We interviewed Irina Just one of our friends and member of the expat community in Costa Rica. During the interview, she told us about her desire to create a trust for her father Wilhelm Loth’s art who was a renowned artist in Germany. She is interested in donating her collection

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insurance in costa rica
CCSSInsuranceLivingMarchamo

Back in October of 1924, the National Insurance Company (INS) was created. They operated as a monopoly until 2010 when the insurance market was opened to allow for competition. As a result, the government created SUGESE, the entity in charge of regulating and supervising the insurance industry in Costa Rica.

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BusinessGovernmentLiving

On Wednesday, July 29, 2020, the Costa Rican government announced the following measures to control the spread of COVID-19 for the month of August, aiming to flatten the contagion curve of COVID-19 in the country. Cantons on yellow alert will continue with phase three of reopening. Cantons on orange alert
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driving during covid costa rica
ImmigrationLiving

It has been challenging to keep up with all the rules pertaining to driver’s licenses and driving restrictions during COVID. The rules are constantly changing, and it seems that not even the Police knows what is going on. So perhaps a little summary of the frequently asked questions we have

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barra del colorado costa rica
LivingTourismTravel

Process of more than eight years for the creation of this new protected area, constitutes a historical milestone in terms of governance, climate change and marine spatial planning. “It marks a before and after in the way the country decides to manage its marine-coastal resources. It is an example of the

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lexitico chiquita
CultureLexi-ticoLiving

CHIQUITO/CHIQUITA (tʃi-ki-to/tʃi-ki-ta) “Chiquito” and “chiquita” are, respectively, the male and female diminutive forms of “chico/chica”. If you look up these two words in a Spanish dictionary, you will notice that “chiquito/chiquita” are adjectives used to describe one object/person or compare two or more objects or persons that are smaller/shorter in

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lexitico trafico
CultureLexi-ticoLiving

Tráfico is an interesting word, a noun to be exact. It may be construed as such dissimilar things as: “the act of trafficking”, “the circulation of vehicles”, “the movement or transit of people or goods”, or “the act of smuggling and dealing illegal substances”, amongst other things. So, there is

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GovernmentLivingMarchamoUncategorized

COSEVI has granted a moratorium of one month for vehicle owners whose inspection is due between May and June. This is applicable to vehicles with plates ending in 5 and 6. Thus, those who have to go in May will have time until June and those who have to go

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2020 - 05 - 22 - Back to Surfing-
LivingTravel

As part of the reopening of sports activities after the suspension by Covid-19, the Minister of Sport has approved a total of 11 guides for sports federations to comply with sanitary training provisions and one for competition for high-performance athletes. The Minister of Sport, Hernán Solano Venegas, stated that some

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Moving your residency forward during the Pandemic
ImmigrationLivingResidency

Let’s talk about life in Costa Rica. In the last few weeks, it’s possible that you might heard some important news pertaining to the COVID-19 situation in this small Latin American country, however, if you have not, let me break the internet for you. On March 6th, Costa Rica had

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