Home Authors Posts by Rico

Rico

Rico
11102 POSTS 0 COMMENTS
"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!

Medical Device Companies Give Life To A New Consortium In Costa Rica

It is estimated that this year the exports of medical devices - mainly industrial export from Costa Rica...

Hacienda (Taxation) Confirms Internet Purchases Of Up To US$500 Are Tax Exempt

The Ministerio de Hacienda (Ministry of Finance) confirmed, through a statement issued today (November 23, 2017), that any...

Word Of The Day: “Cuneteado”

Lack of guardrails or other barriers to prevent a vehicle going off the road, many end up in...

Can The Traffic Police Force You To Get Out Of Your Vehicle?

Wednesday morning in Alajuela, apparently a driver was demanded to get out of his vehicle by officials of...

Costa Rica Strong Increase in the Financial Deficit

The financial deficit up to October 2017 reached 4.6% of GDP, above the 3.9% registered in October 2016,...

The Same Old BS Protectionist Measures

In Costa Rica, a bill is being analyzed that would oblige industrialists to contribute to the Corporación Arrocera...

‘Coco’: A Latino-themed movie that gets it right

Q MAGAZINE - From featuring an all-Latino cast, to using popular Mexican sayings like "no manches," (you've got...

October is Mexico’s bloodiest month on record

With an average of 69 killings per day, 2017 looks set to be Mexico's most violent year, and...

Costa Rica Exceeds 98% Renewable Energy Generation For Third Consecutive Year

Costa Rica has charted another clean energy accolade, so far this year, running on 300 days of 100% ...

Three Families Receive A Quarter Of Government Spending On Rent

Five corporations (Sociedades Anominas or S.A.s'), controlled by three families, receive 24% of the ¢1.589 billion colones that...

Murdered Woman Was Planning To Report Her Husband On Monday For Domestic Violence

  Kattia Vargas Azofeifa, 44,  was tired of the violence and abuse she suffered at the hands of her...

Canadians Win Costa Rica Hockey Tournament

The eight-member Calgary beer league hockey team won Costa Rica's first-ever hockey tournament, defeating the Los Angeles Ruination...

A Government Job In Costa Rica Is Better Than Winning The Lottery

It is said, getting a government job in Costa Rica better than winning the lottery. And here's why. A...

Medical Marijuana In Costa Rica: Government To Charge Up to US$2.5 Million For Concession

The bill that would legalize the production of cannabis for medicinal, industrial and food purposes would allow the...

Free Wi-Fi Access In Public Spaces Project Details Revealed

Costa Rica’s telecommunications regulator, the  Superintendencia de Telecomunicaciones (SUTEL) has announced the details of the national broadband network...

Crackle Coming To Cabletica

Sony Pictures Television Networks announced it has reached an agreement with Costa Rica's Cabletica to launch its Crackle...

Canadians Invited To Soirée at Bar la Perla in Flamingo-Potrero

If you are a Canadian in Costa Rica and have questions about Consular Services or just want to...

Work On The Circunvalacion Cause of The Horrifying Traffic Congestion In San Jose

After more than a week of horrifying traffic congestion in the area of La Uruca due to the...

This Is The Reason Why Costa Ricans Don’t Refrigerate Milk And North Americans Do

Ask for a glass of milk in a Costa Rican home, and your host will most likely pour...

NAFTA Unlikely To Hurt Mexico-U.S. Security Ties, But Election Might

(Reuters) - Mexico’s threats to weaken U.S. narcotics and migration co-operation if NAFTA dies are pure bluster, Mexican...

Bill To Prohibit Sale of Liquor In Mini-supermarkets

The Legislative Comission for Children, Youth and Adolescents (Comisión de Niñez, Juventud y Adolescencia) is evaluating a bill...

FAC Expands Online Card-Processing Services

Payments technology company First Atlantic Commerce  (FAC)  has expanded its online card-processing services across Central America. The Bermudian-based payment...

Costa Rica Decides: Latest Poll

If the presidential elections were held today, who would win? The latest poll reveals no one. The current field...

Family Time (with Multiple Families) in Costa Rica

Traveling thousands of miles from home, with young children, to remote beaches in a foreign country where they...

Critics Calling ‘Justice League’ a Mess

Fueled by his restored faith in humanity and inspired by Superman's selfless act, Bruce Wayne enlists newfound ally...

More Than 1,000 Aftershocks Recorded After Sunday’s Earthquake In jaco

The Observatorio Vulcanológico y Sismológico de Costa Rica (OVSICORI) says it has registered today more than 1,000 aftershocks,...

Tipping Points Over Crossed: Emergency in New Delhi

The following is a post on Facebook by Costa Rica Ambassador to India, Marieal Cruz Alavarez, appointed to...

World Cup 2018: Could Costa Rica Win It?

World Cup qualifying has ended and we now know all 32 teams who will compete at next June's...

Costa Rica To Reveal Secrests of It’s “Blue Zone”

Costa Rica will reveal the secrets of living a long and healthy life at the World Meeting of...

Video of Cuban Regime Arresting Activists for Protesting Goes Viral

A video has gone viral showing a Cuban citizen being carried away by the law enforcement of Raúl...

Half Of Travel Destinations Preferred By Ticos Are In The United States

When Costa Ricans (Ticos) search the web for travel, half of the destinations they prefer are in the...

Waze SOS To Assist In Accidents And Mechanical Problems

It would be great if WAZE had an SOS function if you feel sick while driving, are involved...

LATEST

Opened In Costa Rica First Clothing Store Accepting Bitcoins

On Thursday, December 14, the first clothing store that will accept bitcoins opened in Costa Rica. Felipe Kirsch, representative of the Brazilian UV.Line franchise in...

Costa Rica Stock Market Activity Shrinking

The failure of the Central Government's latest effort sell bonds on the local financial market leads analysts to believe stock market activity in the...

The psychology of Christmas shopping

Many people see marketing as a form of manipulation, particularly around Christmas and the other retail bonanzas: Easter, Valentine’s Day, Mothers’ Day and Fathers’...

Central America Builds Interconnected Clean Energy Corridor

(IPS) Countries in Central America are working to strengthen their regional electricity infrastructure to boost their exchange of electricity generated from renewable sources, which...

Festival of Lights Saturday, Dec. 16 At 6:00 pm

The annual "Festival de la Luz" (Festival of Lights) takes place Saturday, December 16, 2018, starting at 8:00 pm in La Sabana Park, San...

Homer Takes Marge To Poas, Canopies La Fortuna With Bart

Though the Poas Volcano is closed to regular tourists, the national park was open to Homer and Marge Simpson. "Homer read the recommendations sent him...

Volaris Costa Rica confirms new flights to Los Angeles, New York and Washington

The low-cost airline Volaris Costa Rica confirmed the opening of new routes between San Jose (SJO) and Los Angeles (LAX), New York (JFK) and...

TRENDING / POPULAR

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...

American Tourist Dies In Isla del Coco Shark Attack

The National Coast Guard Service of the Ministry of Public Security (Servicio Nacional de Guardacostas, del Ministerio de Seguridad Pública) confirmed the death of...

Female Tiger Shark Attacked American Tourist Who Died in Isla del Coco

The survivor of the shark attack in the Isla del Coco on Thursday, the 26-year-old diving guide identified by his last name Jimenez, said...

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...

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...

RANDOM