All nationalities have stereotypes about them. We generalize about everyone. But how do others generalize about Costa Ricans? How do Costa Ricans generalize about themselves?… Read More »Costa Rica Stereotypes: An Outrageous Generalization
James Dyde is a cranky, opinionated, British immigrant to Costa Rica. He is a mild social media troll, who enjoys teasing miserable haters and optimistic unicorn-lovers alike. To know him is to love him. Or not. He lives in Escazu, Costa Rica.
The topic of residency in Costa Rica and visa runs continues to engage people on social media. Here James Dyde pushes back against the idea… Read More »Should Residency In Costa Rica Be Made Even Easier?
As the Ocaso Underground Festival gets underway today in Tamarindo, Costa Rica, we welcome the return for the third year of one of dance music’s… Read More »Costa Rica Welcomes The Return Of The Ocaso Festival To Tamarindo
Join us at www.centralamerica.com as we look back over the past year in Central America in pictures and check out our top ten most popular… Read More »Our Top Ten Most Popular Instagram Photos Of 2018
At the beginning of 2018 we published our first article of the year called “What’s Going To Happen In Central America In 2018?” So… what… Read More »2018: The Central America Review Of The Year
As Nicaragua celebrates her independence this weekend, we look at how much there is to actually celebrate, given the current crisis. We also look at the… Read More »The Ethics Of Traveling To Nicaragua: Should I Go?
A general strike starts today in Costa Rica as unions fight proposed measures by the government to haul the country back from the economic abyss.… Read More »Costa Rica’s “Indefinite Strike” Gets Underway
Costa Ricans and Nicaraguans marched in solidarity through the center of San Jose on Saturday to oppose and counteract the violence against Nicaraguan refugees carried… Read More »Costa Ricans, Nicaraguans, And Others March For Peace And Solidarity
I’ll go right out on a limb and say this. Costa Rica is a xenophobic country and I have a serious issue with that. It’s… Read More »How Big An Issue Is Xenophobia In Costa Rica?
Happy July 19, Nicaragua! Yep, it’s here at last – July 19, the 39th anniversary of the Sandinistas entering Managua in 1979, marking the true… Read More »Happy July 19, Nicaragua! Some Notes On Today’s “Celebration”