The 5 Most Beautiful Butterfly You Can Admire on the Costa Rican Pacific Coast

There are butterflies everywhere in Costa Rica. This abundance and diversity bring extra life and beauty to the country’s forests and gardens. And Guanacaste is no exception. That’s why you won’t certainly be disappointed when you’ll visit our beach towns! Butterflies and moths are essential to plants because of their role as flower pollinators. The National

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Costa Rica Mandatory Shareholders Registry and What Owners Need to Know

As you know, with the approval of law #9416 and its regulations, you must proceed with the mandatory disclosure for corporations and legal entities, submitting the requested records to the Central Bank of Costa Rica (BCCR). Scheduled of submission deadlines for the corporations for this first submission: To obtain a digital signature card, “firma digital”, interested parties must make an appointment at

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The New Law About the Corporate Shareholders Registration

Text translated, adapted for English, and taken from the Costa Rican national newspaper La Republica. This article was published on Monday, December 10th, 2018. It was written by Costa Rican lawyer Douglas Soto. For the original Spanish version follow this link: https://www.larepublica.net/noticia/registro-de-transparencia-o-beneficiarios-finales As a mechanism to provide the State with more tools to combat tax

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2018 Costa Rican Tax Update

The 2018 Elections As you may or may not have known this past April the Costa Rican legislature had to take an important decision at their government elections; whether they took the right or wrong decision is up to them and it won’t be the topic of this blog. On the contrary, what will be

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The Blue Zones

The world gives us many intriguing sparks to analyze and enrich our knowledge. The animals, plants, minerals, and every single natural event draw our attention and our natural curiosity. We humans have secrets and many of them still do not have an answer. The Blue Zone is a modern concept forged by two academics Gianni

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Costa Rican World Heritage Sites

Among the amazing things our world has to offer, the World Heritage Sites are the most important and unique masterpieces our cultures and nature give us. I’m sure most of you know what I’m talking about, but just to be clear, all these sites have been selected by the UNESCO on the basis of having

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Driving in Costa Rica

This blog is for entertainment and your information! No matter what country you come from in the “first world’ you haven’t experienced the type of driving they do in Costa Rica. Let’s start with the ‘normal’ rules. If you are driving in the city here there are stop lights. They are more or less used

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