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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!

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...

Tropical Storm Nate Hits Costa Rica Hard: Seven Dead, Thousands In Shelters

Tropical Storm Nate has hit Costa Rica hard, especially in areas of Guanacaste were major roads have become...

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...

What Is Winter Like In Costa Rica?

  While still in the Canadian north, Toronto actually, as winter nears and many start to look south for...

October 12 Holiday Moved To Monday 16th!

October 12 is a holiday in Costa Rica, the date to celebrate "Encuentro de Culturas" (Encounter of Cultures),...

Venezuela, Argentina, and Brazil Are The Least Free Economies in Latin America: Fraser Institute

Venezuela has once again topped the list of the world’s worst economies, beating out 159 countries in 2017. Canada’s...

How ‘Star Trek: Discovery’ warps science

  Cmdr. Michael Burnham (Sonequa Martin-Green) goes on a scientifically implausible spacewalk in Star Trek: Discovery. (Handout) I’ve been alive...

Britt To Invest US$4M in New Building For Its Morpho Travel Retail

Grupo Britt has announced it will invest US$4 million dollars for the construction of an office building for...

Costa Rica’s Central Bank Gets US$1 Billion Credit Line To Strengthen Foreign Reserves

Costa Rica's Central Bank (Banco Central de Costa Rica - BCCR) is getting a billion-dollar boost by way...

San Jose Train Collision Leaves 20 Injured

Trains are not like cars. They don't brake like cars. They shouldn't be driven like a car. Yet,...

Eight Out Of Ten Assaults On Buses Occur At Night

Taking a bus in Costa Rica, for some, can be a scary experience. Drivers making change or sorting...

Can Costa Rica Hotels Charge For Pre-paid Room?

You've booked your Costa Rica tour and paid the travel agent for everything: flight, hotel, ground transportation and...

“MigrantApp” – Smartphone App For Migrants – Being Tested In Central America, Mexico

In San Jose, Costa Rica, on Friday the UN Migration Agency, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) activated...

What You Should Know About Coffee

Costa Rica is a coffee producing country. And despite that coffee drinking is not the same as in...

Smart Billboards Will Be Checking You Out As You Driver

Although we probably won't see this in Costa Rica for some time yet, in the U.S. smart digital...

Tica To Participate In The Miss Curves Universe Model

Ingrid Brenes will be representing Costa Rica in the Miss Curves Universe Model contest in November, in Punta...

American Expat with Photography Exposition in San José

Daily Life in León, Nicaragua is the intriguing title of a photo exposition next month in Barrio Amón...

The Plastic Rice Lie: There Is No Plastic Rice In Costa Rica, Health Assures

There is no "plastic rice" in Costa Rica, the Ministry of Health clarified in a statement responding to...

Costa Rica Foreign Ministry Readies Charter To Repatriate Ticos From Puerto Rico

Forty Costa Ricans are getting ready to leave Puerto Rico following Hurricane Maria thanks to a charter flight...

More Chinese TVs in Costa Rica

In 2016 imports of television sets in Costa Rica totaled US$100 million, and the value imported from China...

Doing Business in Costa Rica Is More Difficult, Study Reveals

Eight out of ten entrepreneurs claim that an excess of formalities and the high costs of formalization are...

Passionate About Video Games? CSS Corp is Offering Jobs For Costa Rica Gamers

With the support of Costa Rican Investment Promotion Agency (CINDE), CSS Corp is offering jobs for gamers who...

Tegra Medical Expands Footprint in Costa Rica

Tegra Medical, the Franklin, MA-based contractor manufacturer of medical devices has expanded its facilities in Costa Rica, with...

INS To Invest US$12 Million In Vehicle Evaluation Centers

The state insurer, the Instituto Nacional de Seguros (INS) says it plans to invest just over US$12 million...

Corret Income Tax for Foreigners Investing in Costa Rica Stock Market Is 8%

Since September 25, foreigners who acquire securities from the local stock market will have to pay 8% tax...

Manitoba’s NDP Raffle Off Chance To Live Like Premier Brian Pallister in Costa Rica

A Canadian political party is raffling off a vacation to Costa Rica, as part of a party fundraiser...

How to Store Bananas So They Don’t Turn Black

Costa Rica bananas are the best. I've tried the others: from Colombia, Ecuador, Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua. But...

Shopping Malls Vs. Shopping Online In Costa Rica

A growing trend in online shopping is forcing mall operators in Costa Rica to rethink their business models...

Alvarez Desanti Proposes To Prohibit Import Of Fossil Fueled Vehicles Starting In 2035

As the 2018 presidential election campaigns start to roll out, one of the candidates proposes to prohibit the...

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Red Alert Declared For Pacific, Central Valley and Northern Zone

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Nothing Escaped Nate!

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