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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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Costa Rica's Jungle Jam 2017 in Jaco Beach; An Interview With Founder Eric Freitas

Costa Rica News - This Week in Costa Rica is back after a long time off. I needed to return to the USA to spend time with my father who is ill. But the show must go on from wherever we are in the world.

For the return episode of "This Week in Costa Rica" we have the pleasure of talking about the Jungle Jam festival which has become a yearly anticipated event in the beach town of Jaco.

Ee are happy to welcome Eric Freitas who is the owner and founder of the Jungle Jam music festival in Jaco.  He will give us an in depth look at the story about Jungle Jam and what we are going to expect from this year Jungle Jam festival.

For ticket and more information about this years festival you can visit the Jungle Jam website at JungleJam.com

Do You Have to Lie, Cheat & Steal To Make Money 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 rainy season in Costa Rica and then address various topics in Costa Rica including:

1.  Turrialba Volcano Activity in Costa Rica
2. Buying Ash From the Turrialba Volcano
3. Cody Dial's Remains Found in Costa Rica
4. Zika and Microcephaly in Costa Rica
5. The Zika Virus in Jaco Beach Costa Rica
6. Lack of Traffic Police in Costa Rica
7. New Banking Rules for Wire Transfers

Then Dan and Rico talk about lying, cheating and stealing in Costa Rica.  They go back and forth with the topic and discuss if it is necessary to make money in business in 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

Costa Rica, The Panama Papers & Donald Trump

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 their Semana Santa (Easter Holiday) and then address various topics in Costa Rica including:

1. What are The Panama Papers?
2. Costa Rica's Ties to The Panama Papers
3. Hacker Rigging Elections in Costa Rica
4. The End of The Jairo Mora Case in Costa Rica
5. A Sea Turtle Dragged Behind a Car in Costa Rica
6. Will the Election (Donald Trump/Hillary Clinton) Have An Effect on Costa Rica Immigration

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

Semana Santa, Sportsbook Money Laundering & Car Accidents 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 his car accident last week and then address various topics in Costa Rica including:

1. 5Dimes Sportsbook Money Laundering
2. Amazon Gift Card Money Laundering
3. Obituary Leads to Sportsbook Owner
4. Uber Scared Out of Job Fair in Costa Rica
5. Semana Santa Prohibition in Costa Rica
6. Homemade Signs for Brasilito Beach in Costa Rica

Finally Dan and Rico wrap up the show by talking about things to do during Semana Santa in Costa Rica, Processions, Fireworks, Bullfights and Beaches.

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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