Costa Rica

A Latin American country located in the Central American region. It is an incomparable country that perfectly blends beauty, nature, diversity and culture in the same place. This old country offers unique historical and political characteristics. Tourism in Costa Rica is one of the most important factors that contribute to Costa Rica’s economy.

  • National Day: September 15th, 1821
  • Best know tourist spot: Poas Volcano National Park
  • Traditional dance: Punto guanacasteco
  • A dish you cannot miss: Gallo pinto (consist of rice and black beans)
  • National alcoholic drink: Guaro
  • Architectural hostpot in the Capital: Democracy Plaza
  • Famous people: Francisco Amighetti, Juan Santamaria, Carmen Lyra, Oscar Arias Sanchez
  • Famous soccer teams: Saprissa, Liga Deportiva Alajuelense

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News About Costa Rica

Construction of Panama-Costa Rica bridge to start in June

Construction of the $15 million border bridge over the Sixaola River linking Panama and Costa Rica is expected to start in June, the Panamanian Economy and Finance Ministry said. Bidding for the project is scheduled to take place in April, Omar Gomez, director of the ministry’s

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Copa America Centenario 101 – All you need to know about Copa America Centenario

The brightest stars in world soccer are headed to the US next summer, and they’ll be playing for keeps. The US will host the Copa America Centenario in June 2016, with 10 South American national teams joined by six CONCACAF countries – including the United States and Mexico

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Costa Rica’s fossil-fuel free electricity use wins praise from leading experts

Country’s environment minister is not a ‘career politician’ but an academic who knows the field By Jess Staufenberg Costa Rica’s emerging status as a green energy leader has won renewed praise from experts discussing the country’s 99 per cent fossil-free

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