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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Costa Rica's Jungle Jam 2017 in Jaco Beach; An Interview With Founder Eric Freitas

Costa Rica News - This Week in Costa Rica is back after a long time off. I needed to return to the USA to spend time with my father who is ill. But the show must go on from wherever we are in the world.

For the return episode of "This Week in Costa Rica" we have the pleasure of talking about the Jungle Jam festival which has become a yearly anticipated event in the beach town of Jaco.

Ee are happy to welcome Eric Freitas who is the owner and founder of the Jungle Jam music festival in Jaco.  He will give us an in depth look at the story about Jungle Jam and what we are going to expect from this year Jungle Jam festival.

For ticket and more information about this years festival you can visit the Jungle Jam website at JungleJam.com

Ready for Some Laughs? Comedy Abroad is Coming to 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 life in Costa Rica, what to expect, trying to make money in the country, the "pura vida" lifestyle,and how much it has changed over the past 20 years. It is a fun back and forth talking about their experiences in the country from the time they touched down.

Dan interviews Jon Selig about Comedy Abroad which produces stand-up comedy fundraisers in cool destinations. He'll be joined by 3 other stand-up comics to perform a 10 show tour to benefit 4 grassroots nonprofits. Comedy Abroad has been a weekly Montreal showcase since 2012.Comedy Abroad has been a weekly Montreal showcase since 2012.

For More information about Comedy Abroad Use the links below.

Website info: ComedyAbroad.com

Tour dates: ComedyAbroad.com/CRFeb16

Comic bios & videos for the Comedy Abroad tour can be found here.

Comedy Abroad wants to come back.  They want to work with registered nonprofits.  Contact them for booking at: info@comedyabroad.com

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.

2015 Costa Rica Reflections

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 address various topics going on in and around Costa Rica during this holiday season:

1. Cuban Refugee Crisis Coming to a Head
2. Costa Rica Leaving the SICA Conference
3. 1,000,000th American Tourist in 2015
4. Dengue & Other Mosquito born Viruses
5. Santa Cruz Guanacaste Most Dengue for 2015
6. Bullfighting Insurance in Costa Rica

Finally Dan and Rico wrap up the show reflecting on 2015 and foreshadowing what is to come in 2016.

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.

The Dark Side of Costa Rica; Sex Tourism in the Land of "Pura Vida"

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.

Rico from QCostaRica and Dan address various topics going on in and around Costa Rica to start off the show:

1. Black Friday in Costa Rica
2. The Ice Rink Almost Being the La Sabana Lake
3. A Bank for Women in Costa Rica
4. Delays at the Moin Terminal in Limon
5. Consequences for Not Paying Your Taxes in Costa Rica

Then we are going to hit a topic that is normally left unspoken in Costa Rica, Sex Tourism. With topics like the legality of prostitution, freedom of speech, and why this is in Costa Rica to stay.

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.

Chasing the Costa Rican "American Dream"

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.

Dan and Rico start this show by talking about why expats come to Costa Rica to pursue a new life and Costa Ricans are headed north.

Then Rico from QCostaRica and Dan address various topics going on in and around Costa Rica:

1. Cuban Refugee Crisis Continues in Costa Rica
2. Syrian with False Passport Enters Costa Rica
3. Tightening of Immigration Controls in Costa Rica
4. Death of Gerardo Cruz
5. MOPT Hiring ICE to Do It's Job
6. Poor Reviews for SnowFun Park
7. Ice Skating 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.

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