This Week in Costa Rica

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This Week in Costa Rica is a weekly, online radio program and podcast by US expat, Dan Stevens

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Do You Have to Lie, Cheat & Steal To Make Money in Costa Rica?

This Week in Costa Rica will feature each week a news portion in which Dan and Rico (qCostaRica) will talk about the happenings in and around the land of "Pura Vida". With over 30 years of living in Costa Rica between the two it give a unique insight into life in CR.

Rico from QCostaRica and Dan start by talking about rainy season in Costa Rica and then address various topics in Costa Rica including:

1.  Turrialba Volcano Activity in Costa Rica
2. Buying Ash From the Turrialba Volcano
3. Cody Dial's Remains Found in Costa Rica
4. Zika and Microcephaly in Costa Rica
5. The Zika Virus in Jaco Beach Costa Rica
6. Lack of Traffic Police in Costa Rica
7. New Banking Rules for Wire Transfers

Then Dan and Rico talk about lying, cheating and stealing in Costa Rica.  They go back and forth with the topic and discuss if it is necessary to make money in business in the country.

For more information about this program, or to become a guest or sponsor, please write in at info@thisweekincostrica.com. Thanks for the support of our wonderful sponsors; Robert Clark InsuranceAnti-Aging and Wellness Clinic, and Outlier Legal Services

Erupting Volcanoes & Taxes; Just Another Week in Costa Rica

This Week in Costa Rica will feature each week a news portion in which Dan and Rico (qCostaRica) will talk about the happenings in and around the land of “Pura Vida”. With over 30 years of living in Costa Rica between the two it give a unique insight into life in CR.

Rico from QCostaRica joins us to address various topics going on in and around Costa Rica, including the Turrialba Volcano eruption last week.

1. Eruption of the TurrialbaVolcano

2. Taxes on Electricity in Costa Rica

3. Costa Rica No Longer a Tax Haven

4. Marrying a Minor in Costa Rica

This is followed by our Property of the Week, your chance to own your own business in Costa Rica, a beach front bar & restaurant on the Pacific Ocean

For more information about this program, or to become a guest or sponsor, please write in at info@thisweekincostrica.com. Thanks for the support of our wonderful sponsors; Robert Clark InsuranceAnti-Aging and Wellness Clinic, and Outlier Legal Services.

Achmat Hasiem - Great White Shark Attack Survivor

This Week in Costa Rica will feature each week a news portion in which Dan and Rico (qCostaRica) will talk about the happenings in and around the land of "Pura Vida". With over 30 years of living in Costa Rica between the two it give a unique insight into life in CR.

This week Rico and Dan discuss about various topics and news in Costa Rica.

Topics Include:

1. Adjusting to Daylight Savings Time in Costa Rica

2. The Turrialba Volcano Eruption 

3. Children Killed Due to a Fire Caused by Playing with Matches

4. Jairo Mora Trial Trial Update & Witness Protection in CR

5. Expansion of the Toll Road (Route 27) between San Jose and the Pacific Coast

6. Things you wish you had shipped or brought to Costa Rica

This is followed by an interview with Achmat Hassiem who is a great white shark attack survivor that now uses his voice for shark conservation & other environmental issues. Hear about what he experienced that fateful day when he lost his leg and how he has used what some would see as a disability to become someone that motivates and inspires anyone that has the pleasure of meeting him.

From Nov. 4-9, Achmat attended the Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals (CMS) in Quito, Ecuador where it was agreed upon to put into action plans to protect various species of sharks.

For more information about this program, or to become a guest or sponsor, please write in at info@thisweekincostrica.com. Thanks for the support of our wonderful sponsors; Robert Clark InsuranceAnti-Aging and Wellness Clinic, and Outlier Legal Services.

This Week in Costa Rica is provided “as is” without any representations or warranties, expressed or implied.  This Week in Costa Rica is produced by Podfly Productions, LLC and broadcast with permission by the Overseas Radio Network.