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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Does Costa Rica Want Gringos (Expats) in the Country?

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 the weather in Costa Rica and then address various topics in Costa Rica including:

1.  Air Canada Flights to Costa Rica
2. Waking Up With a Toucan in Her Bed in Costa Rica
3. Costa Rica's Play in the Copa America
4. Wasting Water in Costa Rica
5. Recope & It's Employee Benefits in the Price of Gasoline
6. Costa Rica's Proposed Global Income Tax

Then Dan and Rico talk about the fact that it is getting more and more difficult to gain residency and live in Costa Rica.  Yes there are rules in every country but Costa Rica is making it more unattractive to come live within its borders. Cost of living, difficulty to gain residency and the house of cards that Costa Rica is built upon. What is the future of 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

Uber Not Celebrating Costa Rican Independence

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 Independence Day in Costa Rica, Rico from QCostaRica and Dan address various topics going on in and around Costa Rica:

1. Uber Acting Illegally in Costa Rica
2. Uber Drivers Paying Income Taxes in Costa Rica
3. Gas Prices Dropping in Costa Rica
4. Inhibiting Turtle Nesting in Costa Rica
5. El Nino and Snake Bites
6. Syrian Refugees Not Coming to Costa 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.

Costa Rica Relocation 101; What to Bring to CR? Container and Vehicle Shipping

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.

Dan and Rico hit some hot topics that need to be brought out and discussed on a national level as well as share a few laughs. Some of the topics covered are:

1. Cost of the new ICT Tourism Video "Save the Americans"
2. USA and Cuba New Relations - Effect on Costa Rica
3. River Pollution Costa Rica
4. ICE High Electricity Costs in Costa Rica
5. China Buying Costa Rica
6. Funny Costa Rica Stories (Lottery Winner & Maikol Yordan)

This is followed by an interview with Tony Green from Shipping Costa Rica who will talk to use about shipping and relocating your life and belongings to the land of "Pura Vida". What should you bring? What are vehicle taxes? What size container? All these questions are answered

 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.