Daily Archives: March 1, 2017

Kansas cattle breeders to visit in April

Kansas ranchers and genetics technicians are coming to Costa Rice to explore beefing up the livestock here. The  Kansas Department of Agriculture is organizing what it calls a genetic trade mission to Costa Rica April 23 to 27 to increase … Continue reading

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Potted pot turns up in two Escazú cases

Fuerza Pública officers in Escazú found two separate cases of residents growing marijuana, and the discoveries Monday were by accident. In one case in Bello Horizonte de San Antonio officers responded to a domestic violence complaint. When they arrived, the … Continue reading

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Patrol boat crews fish out U.S. tourist dumped in Pacific

A man identified as a U.S. tourist got in trouble Monday in the north Pacific, according to the Servicio Nacional de  Guardacostas. The man, subsequently identified as David Lewis, 61, was dumped into the ocean when a wave overturned his … Continue reading

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Government agrees with truck drivers to limit foreign competition

The government said Tuesday it had reached an agreement with unhappy tractor-trailer drivers, and that efforts would be made to change laws. The statement from Casa Presidencial said that a change would be sought in a customs agency rule to … Continue reading

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Some tourists are taking the hard route to have fun at Arenal

Visitors to La Fortuna and the Arenal volcano have several options. Among them are: 1. Wallow in a hot pool or tub occasionally paddling up to a swim-in bar for a refill for one of those drinks with the little … Continue reading

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Ex-officer questions transito management

Dear A.M. Costa Rica: Occasionally I read articles about the lack of traffic police in this country.  The answer to the problem is to employ more which seems to be the the solution to everything here. While additional officers would … Continue reading

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Judge bars only a reporter from court session on land

A judge barred a reporter from a court session Tuesday that was held on disputed property near Los Sueños close to Playa Herredura. The judge, Yeison Darío Rodríguez Fernández, permitted other persons not directly related to the case to attend. … Continue reading

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First there was Kivú, and now nine Bengal tigers

Expats in Guanacaste may soon have nine Bengal tigers as neighbors. La Ponderosa Adventure Park is reported ready to host the nine big cats now at a Mexican circus. But conservation officials appear ready to fight the idea. The 10-year-old … Continue reading

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