Well, if things can’t get worse they are!! Last week when I got a case of beer the price had gone up 300 colonies, today it has gone up 1,000 colonies. That is almost $27/case of beer (about $1.10/bottle). Those are prices that you should be paying for fine hand crafted brew, not your run of the mill swill. So it looks like Panama ($10/case for American beer) is the only place from now on to buy beer around here without losing your shirt and socks! I am not sure how Ticos (or anyone else) can pay these prices.
The price of everything changes from week to week and it is usually in the up direction and not down. It is becoming more and more expensive to live here.