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  • Auction Sale of U.S. government property (State Department)

    Auction Sale of U.S. government property

    Auction Sale of U.S. government property will start on April 20, at 08:00 A.M., and close on April 28, at 04:00 P.M. We have a wide selection of items including vehicles, residential furniture...

  • Artist Roland Hockett is in Costa Rica to work on his sculpture, which for years stood in San Jose’s Parque 9-11 (State Department)

    U.S. Artist Revives Statue Honoring Victims of the 9-11 Attacks

    A statue commemorating the victims of the deadly terror attacks of September 11th, 2001 is getting restored for the second time. Artist Roland Hockett is in Costa Rica to work on his sculpture...

  • Costa Rica Presidential Elections

    Costa Rica Presidential Elections

    Statement by Secretary Kerry on the Costa Rica Presidential Elections

  • A group of 4 people(State Department)

    Play Ball!

    With the Major League Baseball season about to get underway, what better time for the Embassy to visit the company that makes all the baseballs used by the league? Rawlings factory in Turrialba...

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    Intellectual Property at the Border

    The World Customs Organization, in partnership with agencies of the United States government, opened up a 8-day intensive regional training program in Costa Rica ...


Embassy News

  • Scholarships to Study English (State Department)
    Scholarships to Study English

    Their willingness to achieve and learn earned 86 students from San Isidro del General grants for a full two-year program to study English through the U.S. Government’s Access Microscholarships... 

  • In pursuit of more opportunities for educational exchanges (State Department)
    Opportunities for educational exchanges

    On March 18th, Costa Rica hosted the conference New Opportunities for Mobility and International Education which brought together public and private universities in Central American ... 

  • Two motorcycles(State Department)
    Support for the La Reforma Penitentiary

    New tents and motorcycles will help enhance the safety for staff, visitors and inmates of the La Reforma prison, thanks to a donation by the United States.. 

  • Humans Rights Report 2013 (State Department)
    Costa Rica: Executive Summary

    Costa Rica is a constitutional, multi-party republic governed by a president and a unicameral legislative assembly directly elected in multi-party elections every four years... 

  • Education for prosperity(State Department)
    Innovation Grant Competition Begins

    Open to ALL Higher Education Institutions in the Western Hemisphere - Focus on Increasing Study Abroad Partnerships for innovation, collaboration and language skills 

  • Chargé d’ Affairs Gonzalo Gallegos (Courtesy of the British Embassy in San Jose)
    Tackling Contraband and Counterfeit...

    Chargé d’ Affairs Gonzalo Gallegos Remarks: Tackling Contraband and Counterfeit Trade Workshop 

  • Seven Outstanding Students to Study in the United States(State Department)
    Outstanding Students to Study in the US

    Thanks to their academic achievements, leadership, and English language ability, seven students from Costa Rica’s Science High Schools will travel August to spend a year studying...