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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Getting Your Christmas Gifts Into Costa Rica Without Taxes

Costa Rica News - 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.

After a brief talk about their weekends and things to do in San Jose, Costa Rica and Dan's trip to Texas , Rico from QCostaRica and Dan address various topics going on in and around Costa Rica:

1. Costa Rica Taxes on Black Friday Purchases
2. Funny Pothole Sign in Costa Rica
3. Poor Infrastructure in Costa Rica
4. No Traffic Cops Needed for Minor Accidents in Costa Rica
5. Not Paying Tolls in Costa Rica
6. First Same Sex Marriage in Costa Rica
7. 80 Year Old Man Divorces Woman 29 Years Younger
8. English in Costa Rica
9. Recope's End of Year Christmas Party

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.

Not Even Snow Can Shut Down Costa Rica for the Holidays

Costa Rica News - 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.

After a brief talk about their weekends and things to do in San Jose, Costa Rica , Rico from QCostaRica and Dan address various topics going on in and around Costa Rica:

1. Strike Threatens to Shut Down Costa Rica
2. BCR Manager Getting Paid Over $19,000 a Month to Stay Home
3. BCR Drops Over 250 Jobs
4. Businesses That Avoid Taxes in Costa Rica
5. Man Video'ing Up Women's Skirts Avoids Blame
6. Cuba Dave Has His Day in Court
7. Dog Poop Fine in Costa Rica
8. Snow in Costa Rica This Christmas

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.

Grinch'ing Through the Costa Rican Holidays

This Week in Costa Rica will feature each week a news portion in which Dan and Rico (qCostaRicawill 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 and Dan get together one last time before the New Year begins to talk about the holiday season in Costa Rica and various other topics. They do their best to spread holiday cheer but end up becoming Grinches.

Topics talked about on the show:

1. Costa Rica holiday tradition of tamales
2. Insurance for the Costa Rican "Bullfighters"
3. Costa Rica Christmas Bonuses (Aguinaldo)
4. Packed Border Crossings of Costa Rica for the Holidays
5. Illegal Border Crossings in Panama

After a quick break Rico & Dan come back to address some health issues and other topics in Costa Rica:

1. Is the Tap Water in Costa Rica drinkable?
2. Immunization again Dengue?
3. Euthanasia in Costa Rica for the Terminally Ill
4. Denying Entry into Hospital for Man in Cardiac Arrest 
5. Bird Repellent at the San Jose Airport

 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.

Living & Retiring in Costa Rica; Jen Beck Seymour, "The Costa Rica Chica"

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 take on some hard hitting topics in Costa Rica including:

Topics Include:

1. The Morning After Pill & Sex Education 

2. The Increasing Cost of Living in Costa Rica 

3. Apple iPhone Frenzy

4. The New Traffic Law that Allows Moving Of Your Vehicle After an Accident

4. Paying Your 2015 Marchamo & Costs

5. Christmas Traditions & Bullfights in Costa Rica  

This is followed by an interview with Jen Beck Seymour, "The Costa Rica Chica" who in 2013 left her cubical job in Dallas, packed her bags and her husband and headed south to Costa Rica. She and Dan talk about her new life in Costa Rica and what it takes to find your own "Pura Vida" lifestyle.  

Jen is the author of "Costa Rica Chica". This biographical book offers insight into what it takes to relocate to Costa Rica and what to expect if you decide to try life in the country.  A great read about living and retiring in Costa Rica. You can also check out Jen's Blog Here. Jen is also a contributor to QCosta Rica.

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.

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