Gloria Yeatman

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Apr 01 2010

Happy Anniversary to Us!

  Today, April 1, 2010, is a big day for us.  One year ago today we moved to Costa Rica full time.  The year has gone by quickly, and has been so full of marvelous surprises.  We have met many wonderful people – both Expats and Ticos (Costa Ricans) – and count many of them …

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Mar 21 2010

Residency Categories Under the New Law

The new immigration law, in effect as of March 1, 2010,  changed many of the requirements regarding applying for residency in Costa Rica.  Thanks to our friends at Residency in Costa Rica, we bring you the following summary of the new law. Residency in Costa Rica will be happy to assist you with the preparation, …

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Mar 14 2010

INS Medical Insurance

        The Community Action Alliance Costa Rica recently hosted a seminar featuring a representative agent for INS, the Country’s optional national insurance provider.  If you would like to read the seminar summary and see a scan of the INS medical insurance brochure which was given out that afternoon, visit the Private Health …

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Mar 14 2010

What’s the “Caja?”

The Caja is Costa Rica’s public health care system. The full name is the Caja Costarricense de Seguro Social (CCSS). We were able to join the Caja after being in-country for 21 days.  We had already submitted all of our residency paperwork and had the signed form which verified that fact.  We joined in our …

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Feb 27 2010

Costa Rica Wants to Attract Baby Boomers

Country Strengthens Services to Attract Foreign Retirees Costa Rica claims that in the coming year, 10,000 foreign retirees will make the country their new home and generate income of an estimated $340 million annually.  This amount would be received by the country in the form of house payments, food, medicine and recreation, but also for …

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Feb 27 2010

Baby Boomers a National Priority

Costa Rica Declares Baby Boomers To Be A National Priority Written by Attorney Roger Petersen – February 2010 The President of Costa Rica, Oscar Arias is expected to sign an Executive Decree which will make the attraction of foreign retirees to Costa Rica a National Priority. By implementing this policy the government can then provide …

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Feb 12 2010

Our Services – Transportation

Airport Transportation To and from San Ramon or the greater Western Central Valley area  (Grecia, Sarchi, Naranjo, Palmares). Cost: $50.00 one way from downtown San Ramon.  Ask for our price to or from from other areas.     Personal Driver Instead of renting a car, sit back and enjoy the ride. We can take you …

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Feb 12 2010

Relax and Rejuvenate at the Hot Springs

Living in the Culture Day Trip: Relax and Rejuvenate at the Hot Springs Go where the Ticos go to spend a day at a hot springs (photos).  Termales del Bosque is a Costa Rican ecological retreat of exceptional beauty and natural attractions.  You can walk the trails through the forest, enjoy the natural aromatic sauna, …

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Feb 12 2010

Spend a Day at the Beach

Living in the Culture Day Trip: Spend a Day at the Beach   Enjoy a relaxing day at Playa Dona Ana, a small park and beach popular with Tico families, complete with monkeys and iguanas in the trees.  In this beautiful tropical setting you can feed bananas to the monkeys, swim, sunbathe, walk the dark …

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Jan 23 2010

Kitties in Costa Rica Videos

Tori, the Jungle Cat Create your own video slideshow at animoto.com. Tori & Rica Create your own video slideshow at animoto.com. Rica Create your own video slideshow at animoto.com.

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