The most successful Costa Rican athlete in history was born in Nicaragua in 1972. Claudia María Poll Ahrens, is the daughter of German immigrants, who decided to move their family to Costa Rica in 1979, after political tensions were rising and an earthquake shook Managua.
This is not a story about the abolition of the army, rather, it is a review about some of the commentary around it.
I am a curious person, and sometimes (maybe more than sometimes) I get curious about the type of thoughts people have. I wonder
If you post this question to expats on FB, you will get many conflicting answers. This can be very frustrating. Who is right and who is wrong? Don’t despair! There is a simple answer to cut through the confusion.
The multiple answers vary by airline and
What is a DIMEX?
In the simplest terms, DIMEX is the ID card that the Costa Rican government issues to foreigners. The acronym stands for Documento de Identidad Migratorio para Extranjeros, or Immigration Identity Document for Foreigners. A DIMEX is issued for Permanent and Temporary Residents
In the early 20th century, borders narrowed and the export of exotic agricultural products from tropical lands became a multi-million-dollar business for North American corporations such as the United Fruit Company (UFCO).
The history of the Banana Republics began with the introduction of bananas to the
In the last few weeks, Chaves Robles administration has signed the Regulations of the Law on Cannabis for Medicinal and Therapeutic Use and sent to the Legislative Assembly, the Cannabis Control and Regulation Bill so that recreational use is legal and possible in Costa Rica.
Even though the Costa Rican Jewish community is relatively small (approximately 4,000 people) is a very active one, with a a museum, synagogue, its own cemetery, the Dr. Jaim Weizman Institute, an Israelite Zionist Center, community centers and kosher establishments.
The community is Orthodox, however there
Everything you need to know about the latest news to renew, duplicate or get your DIMEX for the first time.
On September 28th, the Ministry of Government and Police; and the Immigration Department (DGME), through resolution N° DJUR-0144-09-2022-LSS, stated that the administrative measures related to the
The first Latin American astronaut selected to go into space, is a Costa Rican-born physicist. Franklin Ramón Chang-Díaz was born in a multicultural household in San José on April 5, 1950. He is one of six children of a Chinese father and a Costa Rican
The "Solidarity Tax" (also known as "Tax on luxury houses") was formally established in Costa Rica, through law no. 8683 on November 19th, 2008. Such tax falls back onto the value of the properties that are destined for housing purposes, whether the properties are regularly