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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!

San José – San Ramón Expansion Will Be Only For 2 Kms

The Consejo Nacional de Concesiones (CNC) - National Tender Board - confirms that the expansion of the San...

ARESEP Heavily Criticized For Postponing Gas Price Drop

The  Autoridad Reguladora de los Servicios Públicos (ARESEP) - Regulatory Authority of Public Services - has come under...

14 Municipalities Say NO To Prohibition For Semana Santa

San José among municipalities not applying prohibition for Semana Santa   The list of municipalities not prohibiting the sale of...

2014 U-17 Women’s World Cup Back in Costa Rica

The International Federation of Football Association (FIFA) overturned its decision to take away Costa Rica's status as host...

“Vamos A Turistear” Is Back

"Vamos a Turistear" is back, the program by the tourism institute to draw the attention of national tourists...

Poll: Majority Of Costa Ricans In Favour Of Prohibition

The so-called "prohibition" on the sale of alcohol during Semana Santa (Holy Week) has been around since September...

Government Continues To Pour Money Into La Trocha

La Trocha, the northern border road, has been mired in controversy for all kinds of corruption. And now...

Getting Around Prohibition

Although the year is 2013, and municipalities now have the power to be "dry" or not, for the...

Nicoya Says “No” To Prohibition For Semana Santa

Usually with the arrival of Semana Santa, municipalities across the country take the necessary measures to prohibit the...

Enjoy A Great Cup of Java and More This Weekend In Los Santos

Los Santos is holding its first coffee festival - Festival del Café - this weekend, where you can...

MEP Employee Fired For Alcoholism Must Be Reinstated

Costa Rica's Constitutional Court or Sala IV has ordered the Ministerio de Educación Pública (MEP) to reinstate an...

Gasoline Price Drop PUT ON HOLD!

If you were looking forward to saving a few colones on the price of gasoline, hold on. The ...

New Methods of Money Laundering in Costa Rica

A new method of money laundering coming from drug trafficking is evident in some hotels in Costa Rica,...

ICE Announces 4G For Year End

The current trend in mobile communications to use devices connected to the internet full time is forcing carriers...

Is the iPhone 4G 4G?

It's becoming increasingly common to hear phone makers and mobile phone service providers hype their networks or phones...

UPDATED: Gasoline Price Drop In Effect Saturday. Maybe.

The expected publication of the price drop in La Gaceta did not occur on Tuesday as had been...

License Plate Changeover By Mid Year

The Dirección de Servicios del Registro Nacional announced that the planned license plate changeover will start by the...

All The Way To The Vatican To Give An Invite?

Presidenta Laura Chinchilla is being raked over the coals by CRHoy.com in this Toon. The captions Doña Laura: "Holy Father,...

United States Hits Costa Rica Court Corruption Control

The U.S. State Department strongly criticized the Costa Rican courts' internal corruption controls in its latest International Narcotics...

“You Are A Woman Of Courage”, Pope Tells Costa Rica Presidenta

It was a brief meeting, a few seconds, on Tuesday at the Vatican where the exchange between the...

The Benefits of Eating Like a Local in Costa Rica

Eating like a local is one of the best ways to keep your cost of living low in...

Starbucks Plans To Buy Costa Rica Coffee Farm

The Seattle coffee store chain Starbucks announced it plans to buy its first coffee farm, a nearly 600-acre...

Tigo Announces International Calling Number For Costa Rica

Families and friends separated by distance, can now communicate more easily and at more competitive prices, thanks to...

Everest, Kilimanjaro pop up on Google Maps Street View

Google released a way to visit the tallest of the Seven Summits. The world's biggest mountains are starting...

It’s Vacation Time in Costa Rica. Government Employees Off All Of Semana Santa

In a few days Costa Rica goes into "holiday" mode as Semana Santa rounds the corner. And while...

No Left Turn From Sabana Sur

Starting Wednesday eastbound traffic along the Sabana Sur, the road parallel to the Ruta 27, will no longer...

One In Four Inmates In Costa Rica Appeal For A Bed

One in four inmates who made an appeal since 2009 was to get a bed, this according to...

Costa Rica Central Pacific Top Tourist Destination For Semana Santa

Semana Santa is big for tourism in Costa Rica, both for national and international tourists, as hotel operators...

Panama “Most” Catholic Of Central America

Panama is the Central American country with the most number of Roman Catholics, this according to the latest...

Post In The Road.

A matter of lack of co-ordination, a situation that unfortunately is more common than unsual.  

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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 you a room-temperature glass, the same...

Argentine Submarine Goes Missing for Two Days, Major Search Op Underway

The San Juan submarine, which had left the southern city of Ushuaia for Mar del Plata in Argentina more than 2,880 km (1,800 miles)...

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 and U.S. officials say, with next...

The Hague Court Admits Colombia Countersuit Against Nicaragua

The International Court of Justice (ICJ) at The Hague accepted two countersuits presented by Colombia against Nicaragua, in the framework of the process of...

Ruta 32 Infrastructure Works In Limbo

In Costa Rica, the Solis administration is trying to give the order to begin the construction and extension of 107 kilometers of the ruta...

Eco-tourism in Costa Rica

Nature reserves in rainforests, protection programs for threatened flora and fauna, organically farmed cacao for cocoa production - Costa Rica is known for all...

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 to prohibit the sale of liquor...

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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...

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...

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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