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Patience and freedom of speech in Costa Rica

Patience and freedom of speech in Costa Rica

I’m pretty sure it was a Tico who came up with “Patience is the mother of all virtues”. Do you have any patience at all? If you plan to move to Costa Rica, I hope you have patience. Lots of patience. In my first years of living in Costa Rica, I was always surprised that […]

10 Guidelines for not being an abusive buyer

10 Guidelines for not being an abusive buyer of Costa Rica real estate

Once in a while, we have an abusive buyer. You didn’t know they exist? Becky Clower of Blue Water Properties in Tamarindo wrote an article for We Love Costa Rica “how not to treat your realtor”. For some time, I have been thinking about writing a blog about an abusive buyer of Costa Rica real […]

the highest life satisfaction in the world

Costa Ricans report the highest life satisfaction in the world

Did you know that Costa Ricans report the highest life satisfaction worldwide? Costa Rica scored #1 out of 140 nations in 2009 and 2012. The Happy Planet Index is a measure that shows the ecological efficiency with which human well-being is delivered around the world. It is the first-ever index to combine environmental impact with […]

Costa Rica Turtles nest in Ostional Beach

Costa Rica Turtles nest in Ostional Beach

Estimated Reading Time: 4 Minutes More than 680,000 turtles or Atlantic Ridley (Lepidochelys olivacea) have nested in 2010 on Ostional beach. This beach is located 65 miles from downtown Santa Cruz de Guanacaste. This was confirmed with Laura Brenes, manager of the protected area. On January 16 000 animals arrived and in February 9000. In […]

Toro 3 Hidro-electric Proyect

Toro 3 Hidro-electric Proyect promoted by ICE, BCR and Jasec

Estimated Reading Time: 2 Minutes Toro 3 Hydro-electric Project promoted by ICE, BCR, and Jasec. The Banco de Costa Rica (BCR), the Instituto Costarricense de Electricidad (ICE), and the Administrative Board of Cartago Electric Service (JASEC) signed a trust agreement, reported yesterday by these entities. This agreement is to build the Toro 3 hydroelectric project. […]