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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!

The Rains Finally Arrived!

The rains finally arrived in Costa Rica, breaking a killing drought and feeding the...

Voter Absenteeism May Win 2014 Presidential Elections

In nine months, in February 2014, Costa Ricans will take to the voting booths...

Costa Ricans took to the streets to say no to smoking

Hundreds took to the streets on Sunday to express their stand against smoking. The...

Tobacco 1, Salud 0

The ministry of Health backtracked and declared unfounded the complaint against British American Tobacco,...

Early Morning Quake hits Panama/Costa Rica Border Region

A moderate earthquake with a magnitude of 5.6 on Monday struck the border region...

Costa Rica Back Drop For “After Earth”

This year’s intense, sci-fi blockbuster, After Earth, is a family affair, starring Will and...

[Video] Costa Rica Protests Monsanto

Click here for the report Costa Rica Joined Global Protests Against Monsanto

Costa Rica Joined Global Protests Against Monsanto

Photo courtesy of CRHoy.com With banners, a group of Costa Ricans and foreigners participated in...

Autopista General Cañas Eastbound Closed Nightly

Once again the autopista General Cañas is a headache for drivers. Starting last night...

Resident Plugging Up Manhole Causes Headache For Road Authority

Repairing damage to a road caused by the rains last Friday is proving more...

Government Waste At Work

This is a tale of how the taxpayer's money is well spent (not) by...

Bromoses Cursed To Lose!

Club Sport Cartaginés Deportiva  - known as "Bromosos" - that currently plays in the...

Heredia Triumphs Over Cartago

It came down to penalty shots and with one missed goal kick Cartago's 73...

Sports: Heredia and Cartago Today Have A Date With History

Though I am not a sports fan I do know that tonight is the...

Bilingual Job Fair This Weekend

More than 1.000 jobs are up for grabs this weekend at the Universidad de...

Taxman Goes After Fonseca and Others

It all began on Saturday, May 11, when Casa Presidencial was on her way...

C. difficile Claims Fourth Death

The number of deaths of patients infected with the Clostridium difficile  bacteria at San José's...

Costa Rica’s Data Protection Regulations

Costa Rica’s 2011 data protection law came into force March 5, 2013. While this...

Presidenta Chinchilla All Alone

Editorial - Presidenta Laura Chinchilla Miranda is more and more all alone.  The once...

Costa Rica Now Member of Pacific Alliance

Presidenta Laura Chinchilla (the only woman in the photo) in Cali, Colombia. Costa Rica’s...

QToons: Our Legislators At Work

"We have to improve the Legislature's image" "Let's celebrate Legislator's Day" "But first we have to...

‘Las mañanitas de la Virgen Maria Auxiliadora’

Thousands of Catholic faithfuls celebrated fulfilled the tradition of celebrating María Auxiliadora with an...

Early Morning Raids on Houses of Fonseca and Morales

With a series of raids in the early hours of this morning, Costa Rica...

Costa Rica Has Eight Of Top Ten Beaches in Central America, Trip Advisor

Six of the eight beaches are located in Guanacaste, like the Samara Bay pictured...

Court Sentences Man to Prison for May 1 Riots

One of the protesters who sparked riots in front of the Legislative Assembly on...

Costa Rica: 4G Starts Testing in July

Starting in July, thanks to a pilot program, hundreds of Instituto Costarricense de Electricidad...

Was Morales A DEA Asset?

Curiouser and curiouser. President Laura Chinchilla must feel like Alice in Wonderland. Every time...

Costa Rica Has a Sea Turtle Egg-Poaching Problem

Olive Ridley turtles coming ashore to lay eggs. Adults weight about 100 lbs (45...

Costa Rica: “Better handling of production costs can lead to lower prices”

Productos Agropecuarios VISA exports pineapples to Europe and the US Fresh Plaza - Although Productos...

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Former Miss ‘Monoseada’ In Guatemala

Few men could resist the charms of the former Miss Karina Ramos, who visited Guatemala over the weekend and took the opportunity to play...

Talamanca Man Takes Pride And Cherishes The Coffin His Dear Friend Made For Him

This is the story of two friends looking out of each other. Don Adán López López, better known as Panchito, was sent home (medically...

Man Kills Own Brother Over Alleged Sexual Abuse Of His Woman

A man, 61 years of age, identified by authorities by his surname, Quirós López, was stabbed and killed by his own brother on Monday...

Tickets For May 8 ‘Transfer of Powers’ Now Available

The next government of Costa Rica will celebrate 200 years of our country as a free, sovereign and independent Republic. On May 8, the...

Costa Rica Has A New Map: Includes 36,000 km2 of Maritime Territory Won in Court Against Nicaragua

Costa Rica's Foreign Ministry presented, Monday afternoon, the new map of Costa Rica with the 36,210 square kilometers (km2) of maritime that the country...

Cop and Former Cops Faked Roadside Blocks To Murder Model, Her Boyfriend and Brother

An officer of the Fuerza Publica (national police) in Alajuela and two former policemen faked a roadside police stop to intercept three people who...

Nicaraguans Continues On Edge

Nicaraguans, as they enter the seventh day of protests that have touched every corner of the country, continue on edge. The worst part is...

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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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Marijuana Use Among Youth On The Rise in Costa Rica

COSTA RICA NEWS - A study by the Adolescents’ Clinic at the National Children’s Hospital conducted among 3,373 high school students in the Greater...

U.S. Embassy San José Auction Sale of Government Property

From September 21, at 08:00 A.M. and to September 28, at 04:30 P.M COSTA RICA NEWS -- How to participate: You can register/create a user’s...

Costa Rica’s Innovaplant Exports Millions Of Flowers to Europe and North America

Over 115 million ornamental plants harvested in Costa Rica, such as petunias and chrysanthemums, flower in the spring and summer in Europe, the U.S....

Colombia kidnappings down 92% since 2000, police say

Gen Luis Mendieta (in uniform) was held by the Farc for almost 12 years(TODAY COLOMBIA) Police in Colombia say the number of people kidnapped...

License Plate Changeover Program Now At ‘6’

COSTA RICA NEWS -- The deadline for changing over the old license plates ending in 5 was Friday, October 31, as the Registro Nacional...