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

Learning First Hand How to Do Business in Costa Rica

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 personal items including Rico working transportation for foreign diplomats, Rico from QCostaRica and Dan address various topics going on in and around Costa Rica:

1. Uber's Entrance into Costa Rica
2. Uber Pissing Off MOPT
3. Confiscation of Uber Vehicles
4. ICE's Financial Books

Then Dan and Rico talk about doing business in Costa Rica and how they can relate to what Uber is going through.

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.

How Business Has Changed in Costa Rica Over the Past 20 Years

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 as we begin or recovery from Semana Santa in Costa Rica:

1. Drunk Driving During Easter Week in Costa Rica
2. Rocking Chair Trailer Costa Rica
3. Corruption in Costa Rica
4. Use of Drones in Costa Rica & New Regulations 

This is followed by Dan and Rico talking about what it is like doing business in Costa Rica and how it has changed over the past 20 years. Trying to answer the question "Why is it so hard to do business in Costa Rica?".

Finally we have our Property of the Week, a horse ranch just outside of Jaco on the Central Pacific of 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.

Learning How To Do Business 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 CostaRica 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 a look at changes at the Costa Rica airports:

1. Costa Rica’s Departure Tax Included in Flight Costs
2. Currency Exchange at the Costa Rica Airport
3. Recope Retirement Benefits
4. ICE Using All “Green” Power
5. Florida Bebidas Recycling Program in Costa Rica
6. Mac and Cheese Recall at Pricesmart 

This is followed by Dan and Rico talking about doing business in Costa Rica and what they have both learned from their experiences. 

Finally we have our Property of the Week, a 4 story ocean view home overlooking Jaco and 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.

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