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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Animal Cruelty in Costa Rica & Shipping Your Pet Home

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 have a dialog the 2016 US presidential election and corruption in government.

The first topi covered is the recent bill that has gone through the first step of approval to instate fines for animal cruelty in Costa Rica.

Will it pass? Will it work? How will it be implemented?

Rico & Dan talk about scenarios where they have encountered animal cruelty to dogs and other pets in the country.

Dan then talks and explains the process of shipping your pet home from Costa Rica, in this case a dog that needed to go into cargo.

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

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

Sex, Murder, Outerspace & 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 Dan's trip to the USA and House of Cards and then address various topics in Costa Rica including:

1. Girl Offered Job for Sexual Favors
2. Zona Roja in San Jose, Costa Rica
3. Doctor Murders Girl Pregnant with His Baby
4. Gas Price Increase in Costa Rica
5. Students Visiting NASA
6. Costa Rica Helping Get to Mars
7. Bridge From Costa Rica to Panama

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

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.

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.