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

Where To Visit on Vacation 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 a few random personal topics and then address various topics in Costa Rica including:

1.  Indigenous Zika Cases in Costa Rica
2. "Preventative Emergency" for Zika in Costa Rica
3. Costa Rica's Recope Has Bad 2015
4. Oscar Arias 3rd Term
5. What s Donald Trump Presidency Means to Costa Rica

Finally Dan and Rico wrap up the show by talking about their favorites places to visit in Costa Rica and places you should not miss when vacationing 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.

Should you Be Scared of the Zika Virus 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 elections in the USA and then address various topics in Costa Rica including:

1. Uber in Costa Rica
2. Uber's New Call Center for Excellence in Costa Rica
3. Uber versus Taxis Costa Rica
4. New RECOPE logo
5. Boat Captain Being Held Responsible for Boat Accident Deaths
6. New Jairo Mora Trial in Costa Rica

Finally Dan and Rico wrap up the show by talking about the zika virus. What to know about it and how Costa Rica is trying to prepare for it.

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.

Blood Moons & Dating 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.

Dan and Rico start this show by talking about dating in Costa Rica and the differences between the gringo culture and Costa Rican culture in terms to relationships.

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

1. Blood Moon Lunar Total Eclipse
2. Protest Against Recope in Costa Rica
3. ICE Increasing Electricity Rates in Costa Rica
4. Costa Rica Finally Protecting the Sea Turtles
5. Carbon Neutrality Goal in Costa Rica
6. The Pope Mentioning 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.

The Mystery of the Ryan Piercy (ARCR) Disappearance

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, including the mystery revolving around the disappearance of ARCR's Ryen Piercy. The topics covered are:

1. The Disappearance of Ryan Piercy from ARCR - Recorded Before He Came Home

2. Bi-Lingual Employment in Costa Rica

3. Ministry of Finance Misuse of Funds

4. Costa Rica Congress Building Without Permits

5. Recope Abuses in Costa Rica

6. New Shopping Center on Paseo Colon

7. Enterprise Rent A Car Investment in Costa Rica

This is followed by our Property of the Week, a modern oceanfront condo on the North end of Jaco beach.

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.