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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!

New Email Newsletter Promises Expats Deals and Advice

Reach506.com was launched over the weekend, with the aim of reaching thousands English speaking expats in Costa Rica...

Rugby Is Becoming A Tica Sport

For members of the Liga Femenina de Rugby (Women's Rugby League) in Costa Rica the idea that the...

Jacó, Costa Rica – Zach Deputy – Jungle Jam

Zach playing at the Backyard beach party that included a Surfing Contest during the 2013 Jungle Jam! This...

State Bank Finances First Private Hospital in Guanacaste

The Banco Popular is continuing its support of the Guanacate region, providing financing for the first private medical...

English No Longer Enough for Call Centres in Costa Rica

In the past, just being fluent in English was enough to qualify the 14,000 workers in the nation's...

Costa Rica Joins The Drug War

Fearing the violence plaguing Mexico and others, Costa Rica welcomes help from the United States in fighting the...

Private Clinics Often Move Their Dead Patients To State Clinics To Avoid Responsibility

According to families and corroborated by owners private ambulance services, several private clinics in Costa Rica are transferring...

Oscar Arias To Promote Political Dialogue in Paraguay

The head of the Electoral Observation and Political Accompaniment Mission of the Organization of American States (OAS),  the...

La “Prepago” Nominated For Best Foreign Production Airs In Costa Rica Nightly

The successful Colombian telenovela, "La Prepago", has been nominated the best Colombian production abroad,  is aired in Costa...

The “Telenovela” Explained

A telenovela (Spanish: ) is a limited-run serial dramatic programming popular in Latin American television programming. The word...

University Student Calls For Respect of Sexual Diversity

In the video, university student, Maricruz Castillo, posted this video in which she calls for respect of sexual...

In Costa Rica Price Tags and Menus “Must” Include Final Price

- Advertising should be clear as to the final price to the consumer - Prices in other currencies...

Confessions of a Colombian Prostitute

See also: La "Prepago"  Nominated For Best Foreign Production Airs In Costa Rica Nightly  

No Water Today in Santa Ana, Escazú, Alajuelita and Desamparados

The areas west and south of San José will be without water today, as the Instituto Costarricense de...

Los Anonos Bridge Scene Of Smash And Grabs

A warning to female drivers (and all other drivers) in the area of Los Anonos bridge - the...

Expomovil On Hold?

The cars and the booths of Expomovil will stay put at the Centro de Eventos Pedregal while the...

The Problem with Drinking in Costa Rica

Doingcostarica.blogspot.com - Drinking, working and living in Costa Rica just seem to go hand-in-hand...Or maybe it's just me. Here's...

Crime Doesn’t Pay. But it Certainly Costs.

SPECIAL REPORTS/QCOSTARICA -  A series of original studies commissioned by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) quantify the costs...

US Coast Guard Rescues Costa Rica Fisherman

The USCGC Mellon, a High Endurance Cutter homeported in Seattle, Washington, participated in the rescue of a Costa...

Expomovil Organizers Knew Of Potential Closure?

It was a surprise to the many who had arrived at Expomovil this morning and the thousands who...

Humour: The New COSEVI Cameras

This is an idea the COSEVI - the road safety council - is working on: since they cannot...

Used Tire Collection Campaign To Reduce Dengue

The vehicular inspection service, Riteve and the Caja Costarricense del Seguro Social (CCSS), will continue their campaign to...

RECOPE Depots Back To Normal After Thursday’s Strike By Workers

Workers at the Refinadora Costarricense de Petróleo (Recope) - state refinery - were on strike yesterday, shutting down...

EXPOMOVIL CANCELLED Due To Lack Of Building Permits

If you're heading out to Expomóvil today, better make out plans, the car show HAS BEEN CANCELLED. The municipalidad...

Bill Seeks Bus And Truck Exhausts Up Top

A bill introduced by José María Villalta of the Frente Amplio party seeks that all buses and trucks...

The Estadio Nacional: A Proud White Elephant

  Artists like Maná and Alejandro Sanz are two major artists coming to Costa Rica in the coming weeks....

SICA: Mexico’s President Proposes “Free Migration” For The Region

Costa Rica not ready to free borders with its Central American neighbours During the Sistema de Integración Centroamericana (SICA)...

[QTV] San José From Above!

Ever wondered what San José looks like from above? Wonder no more. The video by Costa Rican filmaker Hernán...

Expomovil 2013 Starts Today

Expomovil 2013 kicks off today and to run until March 3, at the Campo Ferial Pedegral in Belén....

RECOPE Workers On Strike Today: Users Not To Be Affected

Workers at the state refinery, the Refinadora Costarricense de Petróleo (RECOPE), will be on strike today in response...

How can China Build a US$7.000 “Good Enough” Car?

Costa Rica's 2013 Fulu FLC5 review by QCostarica.com - China keeps getting better at making cars. One reason:...

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You Can’t Take Pictures of Public Buildings In Costa Rica?

Rico's TICO BULL - Journalist Freddy Serrano writes on social media he was verbally and physically assaulted by a private security guard, by the last...

Interest Payments Stifling Costa Rica’s Public Finances

In Costa Rica, interest payments rose from 1.5% to 1.7% of GDP, and this increase accounts for 32% of the increase in total spending...

Costa Rica Lifts Price Controls In Mobile Telecom Market

The Superintendencia de Telecomunicaciones (Sutel) - Costa Rica's Superintendency of Telecommunications - has declared that the country’s mobile market is now considered competitive following...

Costa Rica Looking To UAE Investments For The Logistics Sector

(Abu Dhabi) Costa Rica is aiming to become a major logistics hub in Central America and Caribbean region with a US$1 billion mega-port project. Jhon...

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 and temperature a few degrees cooler...

Buffalo Farming in Costa Rica

They're big and strong but versatile and gentle. For milk production, they are better than cows or goats because they produce longer during the...

Deadly Earthquake Could Cost Mexico US $10 Billion, One Percent of Its GDP

The September 19 earthquake that hit Mexico could cost the country up to one percent of its Gross Domestic Product, according to an estimate...

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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...

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...

Man Killed In Monday Morning Shootout in Escazu Was Wanted In Canada

Q COSTA RICA - It was 7:20am, two men outside the Mountview private school in Guachipelin de Escazu, dressed in tracksuits are exercising, two...

Argentina: 128-Year-Old Man Claims He’s Hitler

Q JOURNAL - An allegedly 128-year-old man in Salta, Argentina has announced he is in fact former Nazi leader Adolf Hitler, and has spent...

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