Daily Archives: Jul 2, 2013

Southern Zone of Costa Rica is a time bomb

Attorney General of the Republic, Jorge Chavarria says that the Southern Zone Costa Rica is a “time bomb”, due to the presence of several drug cartels vying for control of a strategic area in the fight against international drug trafficking. … Continue reading

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Nicaragua says Costa Rica has no “moral authority” to consult on canal

A newspaper in Nicaragua has reported the statements of an Nicaraguan environmental advocate who said that Costa Rica lacks any moral authority to consult on the canal project. At issue is pollution from pesticides and sediment dumped into the river … Continue reading

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Deputy Director of DIS donated 400,000 colones for driving while intoxicated

Jorge Luis Torres Carrillo, Deputy Director of the Intelligence and Security Police (DIS), has made the 400,000 colones donation ($813) to the Children’s Hospital as required by an agreement reached with the Court of Flagrancy in Goicoechea. Torres was arrested … Continue reading

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Buying tickets for match against the United States became an ordeal

A total of 28,000 tickets offered for the upcoming playoff soccer match between the United Stats and Costa Rica sold out in just four hours. Customers lined up of hours before outlets opened in order to get a chance to … Continue reading

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Waiters report continuous disrespect for service charge at restaurants

A union that represents workers (ANEP) is reporting that various owners of restaurants and bars continue to disregard the 10 percent service charge due workers, despite clear regulations. Changes were made because legal doubts suggested that service charge should be … Continue reading

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