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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Getting Your Christmas Gifts Into Costa Rica Without Taxes

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.

After a brief talk about their weekends and things to do in San Jose, Costa Rica and Dan's trip to Texas , Rico from QCostaRica and Dan address various topics going on in and around Costa Rica:

1. Costa Rica Taxes on Black Friday Purchases
2. Funny Pothole Sign in Costa Rica
3. Poor Infrastructure in Costa Rica
4. No Traffic Cops Needed for Minor Accidents in Costa Rica
5. Not Paying Tolls in Costa Rica
6. First Same Sex Marriage in Costa Rica
7. 80 Year Old Man Divorces Woman 29 Years Younger
8. English in Costa Rica
9. Recope's End of Year Christmas Party

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.

Costa Rica Relocation 101; What to Bring to CR? Container and Vehicle Shipping

This Week in Costa Rica will feature each week a news portion in which Dan and Rico (qCostaRicawill 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 hit some hot topics that need to be brought out and discussed on a national level as well as share a few laughs. Some of the topics covered are:

1. Cost of the new ICT Tourism Video "Save the Americans"
2. USA and Cuba New Relations - Effect on Costa Rica
3. River Pollution Costa Rica
4. ICE High Electricity Costs in Costa Rica
5. China Buying Costa Rica
6. Funny Costa Rica Stories (Lottery Winner & Maikol Yordan)

This is followed by an interview with Tony Green from Shipping Costa Rica who will talk to use about shipping and relocating your life and belongings to the land of "Pura Vida". What should you bring? What are vehicle taxes? What size container? All these questions are answered

 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.

Achmat Hasiem - Great White Shark Attack Survivor

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 discuss about various topics and news in Costa Rica.

Topics Include:

1. Adjusting to Daylight Savings Time in Costa Rica

2. The Turrialba Volcano Eruption 

3. Children Killed Due to a Fire Caused by Playing with Matches

4. Jairo Mora Trial Trial Update & Witness Protection in CR

5. Expansion of the Toll Road (Route 27) between San Jose and the Pacific Coast

6. Things you wish you had shipped or brought to Costa Rica

This is followed by an interview with Achmat Hassiem who is a great white shark attack survivor that now uses his voice for shark conservation & other environmental issues. Hear about what he experienced that fateful day when he lost his leg and how he has used what some would see as a disability to become someone that motivates and inspires anyone that has the pleasure of meeting him.

From Nov. 4-9, Achmat attended the Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals (CMS) in Quito, Ecuador where it was agreed upon to put into action plans to protect various species of sharks.

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.