Daily Archives: Jul 3, 2013

Dengue strikes in favorite destinations for vacationers

Visitors to coastal area in Costa Rica are being warned of major outbreaks of dengue along the Pacific coast of Costa Rica. The Ministry of Health has issued a two week alert for a list of places, which include Orotina, … Continue reading

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MEP seeks to curb child abuse in Talamanca

Ministry of Public Education (MEP) is sending inspectors to Talamanca, Limon in an effort to prevent more cases of sexual abuse of minors by teachers. Inhabitants of the area are not used to report crimes such as sexual abuse and … Continue reading

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Singer Mary McBride will offer free concert at Cenac

U.S. singer Mary McBride give a free concert in the amphitheater of the National Cultural Centre (CENAC) in San José on July 3rd and 4th. McBride participates in many social activities, and performs in health centers, shelters, orphanages, prisons, and … Continue reading

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Dall’anese returns to the country as appellate judge

After a controversial departure from the International Commission against Impunity in Guatemala (CICIG), Francisco Dall’Anese will return to Costa Rica as an appellate judge in Goicoechea. Dall’anese, a former prosecutor will assume the permanent position in the judiciary on September … Continue reading

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Family businesses get little support from state

A chamber of commerce that represents family businesses (CACEF) has denounced the government for failing to support them as part of efforts to encourage entrepreneurship. The group is calling for social policy and programs to assist with financing and technical … Continue reading

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