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

Would You Rather Drive Hell or 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 how to get through the ups and downs of life in Costa Rica and then address various topics in Costa Rica including:

1.  People Disappearing without a Trace in Costa Rica
2. Liberty Reserve Owner Sentenced to 20 Years
3. La Riviera Money Laundering in Costa Rica
4. Costa Rica's "Dry Canal" 
5. The Nicoya Blue Zone in Costa Rica
6. Minor Accident Protocol in Costa Rica

Then Dan and Rico talk about driving in Costa Rica and how you must always be on your toes and use defensive driving methods.  Driving can be hell on the roads 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

Crossing the Border & Adjusting to Life 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 the weather in Costa Rica and then address various topics in Costa Rica including:

1.  The Immigrant Crisis at the Costa Rican Border
2. Sex Workers Being Under Bid by the Cuban Immigrants
3. Beginning of Rainy Season in Costa Rica
4. Video of Costa Rican Woman on Top of Moving Car
5. Video of the Pura Vida Princess Sinking
6. Tigo Play, Costa Rica's Netflix
7. Costa Rica Driving and Myths and Facts About Getting a Ticket

Then Dan and Rico talk about adjusting to life in Costa Rica. The attitude and things you must change in order to try to live in the land of Pura Vida.

 

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

Video Taping a Yuca on Juan Santamaria Day 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 Juan Santamaria Day is in Costa Rica and then address various topics in Costa Rica including:

1. Paul Chaplet's Journey at The Masters
2. "The Yuca Scandal" in Costa Rica
3. Train Wreck in Costa Rica
4. Jealousy & the Murder/Suicide Costa Rica Online Romance
5. Southwest Airlines Flights from LAX to Costa Rica
6. Costa Rica to Recognize Stateless People
7. Costa Rica to Limit Age on Vehicle Imports
8. Costa Rica Road Rage

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

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.

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