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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Is Costa Rica Safe?

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

  1. The Guanacaste Massacre in Costa Rica
  2. The Justice System in Costa Rica Versus Nicaragua
  3. Child Molester Deported from Costa Rica
  4. Costa Rica's Most Wanted
  5. The Flat Tire Scam in Costa Rica

Finally Dan and Rico wrap up the show by talking about the safety of Costa Rica and not leaving your brain and common sense at the airport when you arrive.

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.

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.

Bikinis & Boardwalks Costa Rica Style

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. Poor English Proficiency in Costa Rica

2. Firing an Employee in Costa Rica

3. Negative Employment Outlook for 2015 in Costa Rica

4. Riteve (Costa Rica Vehicle Inspection) Denied Cost Increase

4. Warnings for Tourists During the Holiday Season; Pickpockets & Blockades 

This is followed by an interview with David Karr, He & Dan talk about the Travel Channel's Bikinis & Boardwalks series coming and filming in Jaco. Then the vacation rental market on the Central Pacific Coast is discussed and David gives his insight into changes/forecasts in this market.

David has his fingers on the pulse of the Central Pacific being that he is the mind behind the website Visit Jaco Costa Rica. David also is the owner and operator of David Karr Properties, that deals with real estate sales and vacation rentals. 

 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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