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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!

Lots of Rain and Cool, Landslides and Flooding

September and October are the months for the worst of the rainy season, where the rains are intense...

“Pop”, Major League Baseballs Made In Costa Rica

While in Toronto (Canada) this week, I got a chance to a see Blue Jays baseball game on...

Why Wendy’s Serves Fast Food’s Only Baked Potato

Perhaps it was the squared patty of fresh, never frozen meat or the focus on baked potato rather...

Can You Imagine A Costa Rica Without All Those 0’s In Its Money?

The new to Costa Rica are often bewildered by all those zeros following the numbers 1 to 9...

Costa Rica Organ Trafficking Trial Links Illicit Transplant Network to Ukraine

(Insightcrime) New details have emerged regarding the inner workings of a sophisticated organ trafficking network with international ties...

iPhone 8 In Costa Rica On Monday

If you have been waiting to update from your current phone to the iPhone 8 or iPhone 8...

Solis Meets With Canada’s PM To Discuss Visas For Costa Ricans Among Other Topics

In the United States, among other world leaders, to address the United Nations General Assembly this week, on...

Avenida 2 To Have Exclusive Bus Lanes On Friday

In an effort to find ways to curb the traffic congestion nightmare lived daily in San Jose, the...

Australia prime minister says 50 refugees will soon go to U.S.

Repeatedly expressing his disdain for the agreement struck under the Obama administration, which would see the U.S. accept...

Michigan Man To Climb Costa Rica’s Cerro Chirripó

(Tctimescom) Andrew Hudgins decided when things started to go downhill in his life, that he would begin an...

President Solis Criticizes United States Maintaining Embargo Against Cuba

In an energetic speech at the United Nations General Assembly, Costa Rica President Luis Guillermo Solis criticized the...

Maduro’s Rabbit Plan Won’t Save Venezuelans from Going Hungry

(FEE.org) President Nicolas Maduro wants Venezuelans to breed rabbits to solve the economic disaster he and his predecessor...

Nicaragua Claims No ‘Cartel’ Presence, But Past Cases Tell a Different Story

Authorities in Nicaragua are trumpeting their counternarcotics efforts, which they say have kept "cartels" out of the country....

7.1 Quake Kills And Crumbles Buildings in Mexico

(AP) — A magnitude 7.1 earthquake stunned central Mexico on Tuesday, killing at least 104 people as buildings...

Assets of Dissolved Corporations Are Not Lost

A common practice by many foreigners (and Costa Ricans alike) is to hold property, ie, a vehicle or...

China’s FM Talks Up Trade on Costa Rica visit

(AFP) Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi kept his focus on building trade and investment ties with Central America...

Man Falls To His Death On Trip To Celebrate His 65th Birthday in Costa Rica

Celebrating his 65th in Costa Rica, John Anderson plummeted 30 meters (100ft) to his death while rappelling from...

Radioactive Revolution: Improving Costa Rican Food Safety With Nuclear Technology

Nuclear technologies reach far further than most realize. While nuclear power hogs most of the headlines, nuclear technologies...

Compare The United Stares Or Canada To Costa Rica

If you were not born in the country you were, what would your life be like? Would you...

Family Struggles For Extradition Of Condemned Tico In The United States

"She is almost 90. Her health is failing, all she is asks is for my brother (Gonzalo Gutiérrez),"...

Abuse Of Sugary Drinks Cause of 197 Deaths Annually in Costa Rica

The amount of sugared drinks consumed in Costa Rica is on the increase. Either for lack of time,...

Ruta 27 To Be Closed During Heavy Downpours

To avoid the dangers of flooding and falling rocks, in the event of heavy downpours, the Ruts 27...

Impressive The Waterfall That Flowed Onto The Ruta 27

The torrential downpours of Saturday afternoon practically countrywide was the product of tropical wave number 40, says the...

How To Be A Socially Conscious Traveler

Advocates for ethical travel don’t want tourists to stop having fun, they just want them to think about...

Amid Elite Crime Scandals, Central America Continues Anti-Gang Focus

QCostarica via InsightCrime - Authorities in Central America have arrested hundreds of suspected gang members in recent days...

US Threatens to Brand Colombia Not Compliant on Anti-Drug Efforts

TODAY COLOMBIA via Insightcrime.org - In an annual designation of major drug trafficking and producing nations, US President...

iOS 11 Is Coming. New Features Rock!

(Q TECH) You don't have to buy a new iPhone or iPad to get new features. On Tuesday,...

Chinese Cement Scandal Monopolizes President’s Independence Speech In Cartago

Costa Rica President Luis Guillermo Solis can't seem to get out of the mix of the cement scandal...

Students Marched In “Defense” of Funding For Higher Education

Students from the Universidad de Costa Rica (UCR) and Universidad Nacional (UNA) two state universities - held a...

Over 70% of Cuba’s Power Restored After Hurricane Irma

(TODAY CUBA) Over 70 percent of Cuba’s electrical power has been restored in the wake of Hurricane Irma,...

Painting The Independence

September is Independence month, each 15th of the year Costa Rica celebrating its Independence Day from Spain back...

Venezuela Asylum Requests Soar in Costa Rica, Panama, Mexico

The number of Venezuelans seeking asylum in Costa Rica,  Panama and Mexico has jumped dramatically because of the...

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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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