The Ministerio de Hacienda Sets Vehicle Tax for Next year

Good news for some vehicle owners in Costa Rica.  The Ministerio de Hacienda said Monday that the tax on 1,123,306 vehicles will be reduced for the year 2017.  The reduction in vehicle tax will still bring an estimated ¢154 billion colones from 2.14 million vehicles. Those who have been living in Costa Rica for over

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Costa Rica is the 33rd Most Peaceful Country in the World

A recent study conducted by the Institute for Economics and Peace(IEP) ranked 163 countries to determine the most peaceful countries in the world.  The 2016 Global Peace Index is the 10th one they have published and from this year’s study, which is based on 23 parameters, found that the world is becoming more divided when

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U Properties Costa Rica Receives Best All around Business Award

UPropertiesCR.com has just received the “Best All around Business in Costa Rica” award from CostaRicaAhorro.com which is a website that reviews businesses in Costa Rica.  We won this award because our company received so many positive reviews for our real estate service in Costa Rica. U Properties Costa Rica was chosen because it not only

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Costa Rica Honors Park Day with a New Stamp

Not many people in Costa Rica know that every 24th of August is the Day of National Parks where people celebrate the natural beauty of this small and peaceful Central American country.  All of the parks as well as numerous protected areas celebrated this day with activities, games and learning workshops.  Everywhere else around the

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Celebrating the Annexation of the Partido de Nicoya

This coming Monday, is the national and traditional celebration of the Annexation of the Partido de Nicoya where Ticos(Costa Ricans) will commemorate the 192nd anniversary of when the Partido de Nicoya, better known as Guanacaste became a part of Costa Rica. To celebrate this occasion, there will be festivals all throughout Costa Rica starting Saturday

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