One hundred central government institutions are ready to begin shopping through the Mer-link e-procurement platform in the next three months, after signing an agreement between the Ministry of Finance and the Instituto Costarricense de Electricidad (ICE). Digital Government program director, Alicia Avendaño, said the public procurement system Mer-link with the participation of 67 institutional buyers […]
Baiting of the Bulls in Zapote
Bull baiting in Costa Rica begins on Christmas Day with the opening of the national festival in Zapote. The sport, which requires grown men to risk life and limb while taunting livestock is part of the rural traditions of Latin America. In Costa Rica, none of the bulls are killed, so the activity is considered […]
OIJ arrests three for attacks on bank customers
Judicial agents arrested three people in three raids in Desamparados and Barrio Mexico, as suspected members of a band that has robbed nine bank customers for 20 million colones ($40,567). In each case two of the men would case the inside of the bank and phone the other in order to identify the victim. In […]
Debi Nova launches four songs in her production: One day at a time
Costa Rican Singer-songwriter Debi Nova has unveiled four new songs on the extended play (EP) titled, One day at a time. The four pieces became available in the iTunes store on Tuesday, and are produced by “Cachorro” López. More Music from Debi Nova
EDITUS performs Jingle Bells at Children’s Museum
The violin and vocal duet was performed at the Children’s Museum for the 2015 Festival of Light on Saturday. Done to the tune of Jingle Bells, the lyrics in Spanish do not match the original.
Teletica streams full video of Festival of Light
If you missed the Festival of Light in San Jose on Saturday you can still see all the colorful floats and personalities in the full video by Teletica. The video is 4 hours and 20 minutes and includes all the original programming, including commercials.