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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 to present reality as he sees it!

Sansa Annouces Direct Flights To La Fortuna

Traveling to and from San José and La Fortuna, that includes the tourist area of Arenal and the...

Increase in Crime with Return of Tourists

By Arianna McKinney, Voice of Nosara/QCostarica During the first 15 days of November, the beginning of tourist season, the...

El Aguinaldo is a new concept for retirees

From LiveinCostarica blog/QCostarica It is almost that time of year when employers in Costa Rica have to pay employees...

Dry Air Mass Brings Hot Days All Week

A dry air mass will mean hot and sunny days this week, great for pre-Christmas vacationing at the...

Thousands Took To The Streets on Sunday For a “Tamal”

A Tamal and Christmas go hand in hand in Costa Rica, when thousands gathers on Paseo Colón Sunday...

Costa Rica set to ban hunting for sport

Costa Rica is set to become the first country in Latin America to ban hunting for sport, a...

RACSA Promises Fast Internet in January

RACSA, the subsidiary of the once-telecommunications monopoly ICE, promises ultra-fast Internet communications are coming for their customers next...

Former CONAVI Official Says Presidencia Asked For Secrecy In Construction of Trocha

Miguel Ramirez, an engineer who helped build the trail border road known as "La Trocha", in the northern...

It Doesn’t Pay To Be The First in Costa Rica In Anything

COMMENTARY By and large most Costa Ricans know this too well, it is part of the culture. Foreigners, especially...

Torres A La Tica!

Quick, what is the tallest building in Costa Rica? If you answered the Banco Nacional you were close. At...

Street Protests Pay Off! Motorcyclists Get Reduction

Protesting in the streets, even bein rude and vulgar to fellow citizens, has paid for motorcyclists, with the...

Convergys to hire 3,000 in U.S., Costa Rica

Convergys Corp. will hire 3,000 people in call centers across the United States and in Costa Rica. The U.S....

30 Years Of Recipes Down The Drain: Ex-Pats in Costa Rica Try Cooking Up A New Life

Via Huffington Post/QCostarica Google "Costa Rican restaurant New York City" and what comes up? I'll tell you what: nothing....

Comptroller Files Corruption Charges

Via Fijatevos/QCostarica Thud! That's the sound of the other shoe dropping in the case of the corruption riddled construction...

Drug Cartels Lose Tons of Drugs

Via Fijatevos/QCostarica Foreign drug cartels lost tons of narcotics in a week to police here and in Panamanian waters....

Buying a Used Car in Costa Rica

Buying a used car in Costa Rica is not different than buying a used car anywhere else, an...

Glass Hopper: The Astonishing Transparent Frogs of Costa Rica’s Cloud Forest

QCostarica - They are a breathtaking insight into the complexity of the animal world. The aptly-named glass frog...

Costa Rica Has Its Barrio Chino (Chinatown)

Costa Rica has now joined the list of some 100 countries around the world to have a Chinatown...

Presidenta Signs Internet Freedom Declaration

Costa Rica's presidenta, Laura Chinchilla, has signed the Declaration of Internet Freedom. When signing the declaration, she  said:  The Internet...

Costa Rica Scores More or Less On Corruption Index

Costa Rica ranks 48th in Transparency International’s 2012 Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI) which measures perceived public sector corruption...

Chili’s Times Two. Popular American Eatery Opens Second Location in Costa Rica

Only three months after inaugurating its first restaurant in Escazú, Chili's has just opened its second, this one...

Constitutional Court Rejects Claim of Unconstitutionality Against Marchamo

If you haven't paid the 2013 Marchamo waiting on legislator Luis Fishman and his appeal of unconstitutionality, forget...

Costa Rica’s Milk Market Is Brewing

Florida Bebidas, owners of the country's brewery, adds competition to Costa Rica's milk market (QExclusive) Dos Pinos, once the...

NEW RECORD: Tico Gets A Business License in Three Days!

Olman Arguedas Rojas got his business license (patente) to open a pharmacy on Paseo Colón in San José...

Most Costa Ricans have it all!

By Chris Howard, Live In Costa Rica Blog/QCostarica When I moved to Costa Rica almost 35 years ago to...

Only 571 Costa Ricans Have A Doctorate

The ministro de Ciencia y Tecnología (Minister of Science and Technology), Alejandro Cruz Molina, has called on public...

Smashburger opens in Costa Rica

Smashburger opened its first restaurant in Costa Rica Saturday, the first of 18 franchise locations planned throughout Latin...

Best Time To Visit Costa Rica?

Via Costa Rican Times/QCostarica Costa Rica News - I used to work in a travel agency and I have...

Used Car Evaluation Rises

The recent rise in the Ministry of Finance values of used cars has hit importer, car fleet owners...

It’s Aguinaldo Time!

It's the beginning December and that means only one thing for most Costa Ricans: it's 'aguinaldo' time. On Monday...

Eighteen Documentaries Portray The Corners of The Central Market

San José's Central Market (Spanish: Mercado central) is the largest market of the city of San José, Costa...

Depression Linked With Late Night TV, Computer Use: Study

Sitting in front of a computer or TV screen late into the night or leaving it on when...