Costa Rica Newsletter - The Paradise Post

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January 2017 Issue of the Paradise Post - Here's the January 2017 issue of the Paradise Post, with stories about new development in the Golfo Dulce, new international airline carriers into San Jose, about the domestic airlines of Costa Rica, the Carumbola (star fruit), Our new drone and much more. 

October 2016 Issue of the Paradise Post - Here's the October 2016 issue of the Paradise Post, with stories about health, banking, drones, our new video link, meet our new neighbors and more.

January 2016 Issue of th Paradise Post

Read about Updates from the Osa, How Costa Rica Ranks High for Good Health
Chip Credit Cards Mandatory, U.S. Costa Rican Conservation Partnership Strengthened, Osa is a Whale Nursery, Tax Tips for Expats, Designing A Rental Compound, Meet Our New Neighbors and about a Featured Home in our development

October 2015 Issue of the Paradise Post

Read about the Ojochal Community Food Bank, the increase in hybrid car sales, the Corcavado National Park, Expat compromises required to make it in Costa Rica, Getting off the beaten track, Meet Richard Owens, our Featured Home column, Investors Corner, and Introducing Menta Y Limon, a new restaurant in Ojochal

October 2014 Issue of the Paradise Post

Read about the flights and service to Costa Rica, new trade agreements, the new ambassador to the US, recent drug seizures and the new airplane seized from drug dealers now being used for interdiction, Costa Rica's ranking as a top tourist destination, new neighbors in our community, our new townhouses available, local news and happenings and more

July 2014 issue of the Paradise Post

Read about the Costa Rica's designation as a top tourist destination, the new Ambassador to Costa Rica, Costa Rica tops safety list, changes in the cost of health insurance for expats, the loss of jobs in Costa Rica, the implementation of FATCA and compliance statistics, new trade agreements for Costa Rica, the new President in Costa Rica, new neighbors and more

April 2014 Issue of the Paradise Post

Read about the new President Elect in Costa Rica, Costa Rica's Toughness on Drugs, our New Phase Released, Russian Visa No Longer Required, Bringing Pets to Costa Rica, Social Progress Index, the Pacific Alliance, Book Donations to the School, Missing Patrick Langille, New Traffic Fines and more...

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Read about Golf in Costa Rica, Risk of Social Unrest, Development in the South, Doing Business in Costa Rica, the Baxter Bowling Alley Update, Corruption in Costa Rica (Least Corrupt in the region), Tourism Figuure Increases, 4G in Costa Rica, The White-Lipped Peccary, a Toad back from the brink of extinction and more... 

Click Here for the October 2013 Issue of the Paradise Post

Read about Cell Phones in Costa Rica, Increasing Passenger Arrivals, World Energy Council Results, Costa Rica Sells Forestry Credits (carbon credits), Business women in CR, Meet Our New Neighbors, Costa Rica: A Top Honeymoon Destination, The Bats of Costa Rica, Costa Rica Closing Zoos, More New Species Identified, Election Season Starts, Drivers of Exports, FDI Increases, Human Capital Report, News from Pacific Lots Gary & Sabra Visit Ojochal and more... 

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Read about Costa Rica on HGTV's House Hunters International, New Flights to Costa Rica, The Taste of Ojochal, Costa Rica's placement in the Innovation Index Worldwide, New Trade Agreements, New Tax Cuts on Hybrid vehicles, Health Insurance Options in Costa Rica, Age Discrimination in the Health Insurance Industry, Costa Rica gets 8 out of 10 of the top beaches in Central America according to Trip Advisor Readers, Surviving Rip Currents, The First Female in the Supreme Court in Costa Rica, New Neighbors, The Festival of "La Negrita", Humback Whales, archeologists find a luxury pre Columbian Development in the Southern Pacific region, Americans giving up their citizenship and more ... 

Click Here for the April 2013 Issue of the Paradise Post

Read about Costa Rica as a top tourist destination, new flight options from Los Angeles and other cities, social progress index rankings, Fitch rankings affirmed, new insurance options, Semana Santa, Costa Rica and Canada's new organic agreement, national debt rankings, new neighbors and more... 

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Read about increases in construction, doing business in Costa Rica, a decrease in violence against women, Costa Rica as a top destination for outsourcing, Using a self directed IRA to buy property, New flights to Costa Rica, The HIRE Act and foreign asset reporting requirements for Americans, the new highschool in the area, our new neighbors, increasing tourism and more....

Click Here for the October 2012 Issue of the Paradise Post

Read about our new Land/Home packages, street signs in Costa Rica, a new ban on recreational hunting, changing tax laws, new digital cable offerings, Starbucks in Costa Rica, home insurance options, the recent 7.6 earthquake, meet our new neighbors and more... 

Click Here for the July 2012 Issue of the Paradise Post

Read about the Safety in Costa Rica, that Costa Rica is still the happiest place on earth (according to the Happiness Index Profile), Costa Rica is the best place in the region for raising children, Meet our new neighbors, Bowling in the rain forest, GDP growth in Costa Rica and economic news, a comparison of areas and developments in Costa Rica, pavement coming to Ojochal, Chontales updates and more

Click Here for the Paradise Post April 2012 Issue

Read about Costa Rica's new tax reforms, the top 5 companies in Costa Rica, IRS tax changes and implications of FATCA, the Rio Tico Safari Lodge, the Great Green Macaw Release (part II), Costa Rica's environmental performance, Standard and Poor's rating, health tourism expansion, a new ecosystem discovered and much more.

Click Here for the Paradise Post January, 2012 Issue

Read about Costa Rica becoming Measles and Rubella free, stingless bees, 2011 tourism update, new neighbors, the new Roadhouse 169 bar and grill, a Great Green Macaw Release, the 2011 Democracy Index, Global Peace Index report, Costa Rica's country brand, corruption and more.....

Click Here for the Paradise Post October 2011 Issue

Read about a new hydro-electric plant in Costa Rica, airport upgrades in both San Jose and Liberia, the new southern zone international airport updates, a new waste to energy plant, new IRS rules effecting expats, news from Ojochal, new neighbors and more....

Click Here for the Paradise Post July 2011 Issue

Read about the first Costa Rican in the Tour de France, the OECD's tax haven black list update, Costa Rica's global peace ranking, Netflix in Costa Rica, Costa Rican bond index, Lankester Gardens collection of Orchids and Bromeliads, Landscape expert Christian Castro, new neighbors, internet for everyone program and more.....

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Read about the new stadium in Costa Rica, The Fitch upgrades, the world economic forum and Costa Rica, another expansion of the San Jose airport, airport awards, telecom updates and options, new neighbors, the books for all program and more...

Click Here for the Paradise Post January 2011

Read about Costa Rica's tourism updates, economic freedom, decrease in crime, schooling options, improvements to the business environment, banana labeling, the dispute between Nicaragua and Costa Rica over the San Juan river, teaching English and more....   

Click Here for the Paradise Post October 2010

Read about updates on the new international airport for the southern region, Moody's Upgrade for Costa Rica, Laura Chinchilla a Top 10 Female Leader, Economic Growth Predictions Restaurant Review:  Madras Restaurant, New Neighbors Debt-for-Nature Swap Leaf Cutter Ants, Purchasing Property in Costa Rica, Typical Closing Costs, New Building in Chontales and more....

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Read about the plan for new street signs in San Jose, learn about the process for starting a foreign owned business and how Costa Rica ranks within Latin America, hear about no longer having to drive through the Tortuga River, learn about the butterflies and new species of Costa Rica and more....

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Read about Costa Rica's first female President, Costa Rica's EPI and Wellbeing rankings, hear from a local business owner, read about recent immigration changes, learn about a group protecting Costa Ballena's turtles, find out why you should buy your property through a Corporation, and more....

Click Here for Paradise Post January 10

Read about the upcoming Presidential elections, find out how to move your "stuff" to Costa  Rica,   learn about the hummingbirds of Costa Rica, see how the country has changed over the past 20 years, find out what's going on with the new Caldera highway to the coast, and more....

Click Here for Paradise Post October 09

Find out about Costa Rica's new immigration laws, here about Costa Rica's foreign investment and competitiveness ranking, discover the volcanoes of this country and learn about the resplendent quetzal, meet new neighbors, and more....

Click Here for Paradise Post July 09

Discover how Costa Rica was named the happiest place on earth, get an update on the road from Quepos, learn about how the country's use of renewable energy, meet new neighbors,  hear about Costa Rican beer, medical tourism, and more....

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Find out how Costa Rica ranks politically, read about our new community library, learn about using your IRA for foreign investments, meet new neighbors, learn about Costa Rican bullfights, coffee and ox carts and more....

Click Here for Paradise Post January 09

Find out how pure our water is, read about our new Indonesian Restaurant (Ylang Ylang), learn about the quality of health care in Costa Rica, discover the Terraba Sierpe National Wetlands and the American Crocodile, and more....

Click Here for Paradise Post October 08

Hear from the US Ambassador, find out how democratic Costa Rica is, learn how easy it is to bring your pets into Costa Rica, information on Marino Ballena National Park, discover the Hawksbill and Olive Ridley turtles, meet neighbors, and more....

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Find out about what's happening with insurance, read our reviews of 2 new eating places, learn about Howler monkeys and parrots, find out about palm oil production, finance options available, meet new neighbors, and more....

Click Here for Paradise Post April 08

Read a letter from the Mayor, we review the Restaurante Tilapias, find out about updates on the road and the telecom situation, discover the beaches of Costa Ballena, learn about the Hammerhead shark, meet new neighbors, and more....

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Hear the newest tourism figures, read a review of Citrus Restaurant, find out about the Costa Ballena Women's Club, see what new species have been recently discovered,  learn about the Tres Rios recycling program, meet new neighbors, and more....

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Read about the status of women in politics, see how Costa Rica rates on the Happy Planet Index, Discover Cano Island, learn about the Mennonites in our area, get details on the unusual Costa Rican frogs, meet new neighbors, and more....

Click Here for Paradise Post July 07

Find out which airlines fly to Costa Rica, read about the Yale Environmental Index report, discover Oro Verde and the Scarlett Macaw, read a review of Maracatu restaurant, find out how to make ceviche (a Costa Rican staple), meet new neighbors, and more....

Click Here for Paradise Post April 07

Here how Costa Rica is aiming to be the first Carbon Neutral country, discover Hacienda Baru and the unusual sloth, read a review of the restaurant Exotica, find out about an artificial thatch product, get an update on the new Osa airport, and more....