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Guanacaste, Costa Rica by Joseph Emanuelli

Real information and stories from Guanacaste , Costa Rica. Presneted by a long time expat living and working in Costa Rica

May 2013 - Posts

Costa Rica Joins Pacific Alliance Trade Bloc
As of Thursday (May 23, 2013) Costa Rica has received its approval to join the Pacific Alliance trade bloc that includes Chile, Colombia, Peru and Mexico. Costa Rica was voted in by all of the Pacific Alliance members, who in total represent 36 percent Read More...
Is Dental Care in Guanacaste as good as all the hype about dental tourism!!
Well last week I woke up with a bit of a tooth ache, I haven’t had one of these in years. Being a bit hard headed, I thought it would just pass. Well stupid me, it did not. My normal dentist only works Tuesdays and Thursdays and I needed it to be Read More...
A Reality Check on Real Estate In the US
I was searching the Net today and came across this article that I thought I would share with those that read my blog. I have been asked many times in the last 6 months or so “has the market improved in Costa Rica and specifically in the Guanacaste Read More...
The First Real “Measurable” Rain in Playa Hermosa, Guanacaste for 2013
Over the past few weeks you could tell the transition from dry to green season was upon us. The humidity was starting to build and the days were getting really hot. I know my plants have all been waiting for a mother nature watering verses what I do for Read More...
Get 20 points in Traffic Violations and Lose your Costa Rica License for 1 year
A new system of points for wayward motorists went into effect this past Friday, six months after the new and hotly debated traffic law finally went into effect. Now drivers can lose their license with 20 points instead of the 50 that was under the previous Read More...