Wildcats of Costa Rica

When you think about Costa Rica and its wildlife, most of the tourists think about the colorful Mariposarios (Butterfly Houses) or worldwide known bird watching; but there is another species of animal that deserves to be known: the wildcats of Costa Rica. I don’t know about you, but the idea of a tiny country, measuring

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Costarican Words You Need to Know

Whether you are coming for vacation or you are considering living here part or full time, knowing some Costarican Words, especially the ones that are used often, will help make your trip easier, and funnier! Even though the official language of Costa Rica is Spanish, Costa Rican folks have been known to have a flourish

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5 Interesting Facts About Costa Rica

Costa Rica is known for its exquisite beaches, wondrous volcanoes, and unique biodiversity. But there is much more! Costa Rica is a cultural destination of note, meaning there are loads of things about it that are absolutely mind-blowing. These are our top Costa Rican interesting facts. 1- Costa Rica is home to more than 5% of

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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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