Costa Rica Real Estate News from 2Casa Realty

The Tico Times Offers Internships.

The Tico Times offers four-month internships for aspiring journalists and photographers with relevant education and experience. Interns have the opportunity to learn the ropes in a newsroom, gain valuable hands-on experience and clips, and live and work in Costa Rica. The positions pay a stipend of $200 a month.

Hotels Report a Decrease in Year-end Occupancy!

Only 39 percent of Costa Rica’s hotels had more guests in 2012 than the previous year.

Will the Dollar Be Floated in Costa Rica?

Aldesa discusses the possible directions that the monetary policy of the Central Bank of Costa Rica could take, while the influx of speculative capital accelerates.

How Tourism Suffers From Lack of Infrastructure

In the 2010-2011 season the number of cruise ships that docked at the port of Limon fell by 41% compared to the 2011-2012 season.

190,000 Motorists Failed to Pay Marchamo on Time. Fine for Paying Late is ₡47,000 ($94).

The deadline to pay the year-end auto registration fee and obligatory insurance known as the “marchamo” ended Monday at midnight, and some 190,000 drivers failed to pay on time, according to the National Insurance Institute (INS).

Proyectan Construir Un Nuevo Aeropuerto En Limón

El actual aeropuerto en la costa del Caribe de Costa Rica se inunda con facilidad y carece de las condiciones necesarias como terminal internacional.

United Airlines to Fly Non-stop Between Chicago and Costa Rica

The airline also plans to launch a Washington-San José flight in coming days. United Airlines announced plans Wednesday to begin new non-stop service on several international and domestic routes in the spring, including weekly year-round service between Chicago’s O'Hare International Airport and San José, Costa Rica, scheduled to begin April 13.

Exceptional Geotourism Website for Central America

Go Blue Central America is an interactive map to share with the rest of the world authenticity of the marine and coastal areas of Central America.

State Wind Energy is Three Times More Expensive

In the tender for energy from clean sources convened in Costa Rica, private wind generators offered a kilowatt hour at $0.0830.

Apple Confirma Que IPhone 5 Estará En Costa Rica El 14 Diciembre.

Quienes estén esperando adquirir el iPhone 5, deberán reservar espacio en su agenda el 14 diciembre para ir a hacer la tradicional fila en las agencias de las compañías telefónicas.