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"Rico" is the crazy mind behind the Q media websites, a series of online magazines where everything is Q! Rico brings his special kind of savvy to online marketing. His websites are engaging, provocative, informative and sometimes off the wall, where you either like or you leave it. The same goes for him, like him or leave him.There is no middle ground. No compromises, only a passion for presenting reality as he sees it!

Teatro Nacional (Costa Rica’s National Theater) Celebrates 120th Anniversary

This week the Teatro Nacional de Costa Rica (TNCR) - National Theater -  in downtown San Jose, on...

Drug Traffickers Move At Least ¢800 Million A Year In The Prisons

The fact that 87% of the criminal population in the country has had contact with illegal drugs, causes...

Guatemala Mayor ‘Tres Kiebres’: The Art of Being ‘3 Times Broken’

(InsightCrime) The atmosphere was light, almost jovial, as Ipala's Mayor Esduin Javier turned to the next item on...

Christmas Arriving In November in Costa Rica: Gas Price Drop On The Way

Christmas is arriving early in Costa Rica this year, a reduction in gasoline prices that will take effect...

Costa Rica Cruise Season Expectations

  For the 2017-2018 cruise ship season, the Caribbean port town of Limon expects the arrival of 240,000 tourists...

Two Teens Murder Foreigners In Orotina

This past week there has been a rash of homicides, most of what authorities believe "a settling of...

October 12, 1987: Oscar Arias Peace-Broker in Central America

1987 - Costa Rican President Oscar Arias Sanchez (1986 - 1990 and 2006 - 2010) received the Nobel...

New Nokia Phones Arrive in Costa Rica With Android As Their ‘Ace Up The Sleeve’

While many are waiting on the iPhone 8 and others on the iPhone X, three new phones from...

Red Cross Calls On People To Keep Donating

The Cruz Roja (Costa Rican Red Cross) thanked donors for their support to those in need, affected by...

This Is the World’s Biggest Restaurant Chain (Psst: It’s not McDonald’s!)

In 1965, 17-year-old Fred DeLuca borrowed $1,000 from Peter Buck to form Pete's Super Submarines. Never heard of...

Clogged Storm Sewers Caused Floods In Different Communities of Santa Ana

Many of the flooding problems during the rainy reason is due to clogged storm sewers. Litter accumulating in the...

Swarovski to Open Global Business Service Center in Costa Rica

The crystal jewelry maker and retailer will be setting up a business services center in San José in...

What and How to Sell to China

Tropical fruits and coffee are two of the products with opportunities in a market with great potential for...

Panama In Its First World Cup; USA Eliminated

  Despite the controversial refereeing, Panama came up with the needed win against Costa Rica to qualify for their...

You Too Can Help Those Affected By Nate

You can help all the people affected by tropical storm Nate by visiting the Televisora de Costa Rica...

Repair Of Storm-damaged Aqueducts Will Be Financed With Increases In Water Rates

The repair of the storm-damaged aqueducts will be covered by increases in water rates, announced the Instituto Costarricense...

New Tropical Wave Could Affect The Country This Coming Weekend

The month of October is the worst of the rainy season. Typical forecasts are rain, rain, and more...

Almost One Quarter Of Costa Ricans Admitted To Paying “Chorizo”

The report “People and Corruption: Latin America and the Caribbean” by Transparency International (TI) reveals that one in...

Corruption On The Rise in Latin America and the Caribbean

Corruption is a scourge that hurts ordinary people every day across the Americas. And when they speak out...

Tourists Rescued From Chirripo National Park

A group of 22 tourists who were trapped in the Chirripó National Park, with the highest peak in...

81-Year-Old Man Survives Being Trapped In Mud For Two Days After Nate

An 81-year-old man spent two days buried in mud before being rescued on Saturday. Alfredo Sequeria Ondoy, a...

Costa Rica Hydropower Plant Demonstrates Good Practice In Sustainability

The Reventazón project in Costa Rica, the largest hydropower plant in Central America, has been classed as an example...

ICE Seeking Electricity Rate Increase To Offset Lower Sales And Higher Financing Costs

When sales drop and financing costs go through the roof, in the real world this would mean financial...

Argentina’s Former President Cristina Kirchner Close to Having Assets Seized in Corruption Probe

Former President of Argentina Cristina Fernández de Kirchner is facing new legal complications as she continues to campaign...

Italians Say Stick With Columbus!

October 12 is the 285th day of the year (286th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There...

PURA VIDA IN RUSSIA!

At minute 90+4, a headbutt by Kendall Waston from a center shot by Bryan Ruiz tied the game...

Damages Over Nate Expected To Fuel New Increases In Food Prices

An expected lower supply of vegetables, some fruits, meats and dairy products due to damage caused by Tropical...

MOPT: ‘Damage from Nate On Roads Is of Titanic Proportions’

  "The magnitude of the damage caused by Tropical Storm Nate in the entire road infrastructure of the country...

Nate Leaves 10 Dead, 8 Missing and Severe Damage Across The Country

As the rains across the country dimish and the groundwater recedes, the impact of Tropical Storm Nate are...

Nate Wreaks Havoc From Coast to Coast In Nicaragua

Moving up from Costa Rica, Tropical Storm Nate’s arrival in Nicaragua followed two weeks of near-constant rain that...

Storm Doesn’t Detain World Cup Qualifier. Game On Saturday!

  Good news for futbol (soccer) fans, storm or no storm, nothing will detain Costa Rica's national team from...

Nothing Escaped Nate!

Nothing escaped Nate! Floods, rivers overflowing their banks, houses destroyed, families uprooted, schools closed, roads and bridges damaged...

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Teatro Nacional (Costa Rica’s National Theater) Celebrates 120th Anniversary

This week the Teatro Nacional de Costa Rica (TNCR) - National Theater -  in downtown San Jose, on the south side of the Plaza...

Drug Traffickers Move At Least ¢800 Million A Year In The Prisons

The fact that 87% of the criminal population in the country has had contact with illegal drugs, causes traffickers to see prisons as an...

Costa Rica Tourism Big Business

Costa Rica tourism, foreign travel to the country,  generated US$4 billion dollars in income between July 2016 and June of this year. Expenditures of dollars for...

The Costa Rica Medical Marketplace

By Galya Gerstman - I often joke to outsiders that in Costa Rica, it would appear that traffic regulations are not obligatory, but merely...

Guatemala Mayor ‘Tres Kiebres’: The Art of Being ‘3 Times Broken’

(InsightCrime) The atmosphere was light, almost jovial, as Ipala's Mayor Esduin Javier turned to the next item on the agenda. The issue was what...

Christmas Arriving In November in Costa Rica: Gas Price Drop On The Way

Christmas is arriving early in Costa Rica this year, a reduction in gasoline prices that will take effect next month. On Friday, the Refinadora Costarricense...

Costa Rica Cruise Season Expectations

  For the 2017-2018 cruise ship season, the Caribbean port town of Limon expects the arrival of 240,000 tourists aboard 115 cruise ships. December 30, 2017,...

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Anne Hathaway’s Leaked Personal Pictures Go Viral

American actress Anne Hathaway is the latest celebrity to fall victim to the hackers, who shamelessly filtered the intimate photos of the actress with...

How Will Hurricane Irma Affect Costa Rica?

As Hurricane Irma makes its way through the Caribbean and Floridians ready for Irma's potential landfall, how will it affect Costa Rica? Although Hurricane Irma...

Red Alert Declared For Pacific, Central Valley and Northern Zone

The National Emergencies Commission ( Comisión Nacional de Emergencias - CNE) declared a red alert for the entire Pacific coast, Central Valley and northern...

10 Countries Reputed As The Ultimate Place For Sex Tourism (Guess Who Isn’t?)

QCOSTARICA - Normally, tourists travel abroad to visit famous landmarks, culture or do fun things. Also there is a group of tourists who travel...

Nothing Escaped Nate!

Nothing escaped Nate! Floods, rivers overflowing their banks, houses destroyed, families uprooted, schools closed, roads and bridges damaged or destroyed and farms and plantations...

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