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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!

Presidenta Chinchilla Puts Brakes on San José – San Ramón Concession Road

It was 7:52pm Monday night when Presidenta Laura Chinchilla took to the airwaves, appearing on national television, to...

Presidenta To Address The Nation Tonight at 8pm

The Ministro de Comunicación, Francisco Chacón, confirmed that Presidenta Laura Chinchilla will address the nation on national television...

Presidenta Chinchilla’s Image in “En Picada” Despite Increased Spending in Shoring Up Image

Despite the government spending more and more on communication, the image of Presidenta Laura Chinchilla continues to "plummet"...

Arias Says He Will Not Meet, Hasn’t Spoken or Will Be Speaking To Araya

If you were wondering what all the activity was on Sunday, cars waving flags, people at voting polls...

“Choripeajes” Part of Public Campaign Against Concession

Residents of San Ramón and Palmares found a peculiar structure in the middle of the their parks today,...

Al Gore In Costa Rica To Give Talk To International Students

Former U.S. vice-president, Al Gore, has been in Costa Rica since Friday to offer a talk on sustainable...

Doctor Working with Red Cross Provides Better First Aid in Nosara

By Arianna McKinney, Voice of Nosara Photo by Pinar Istek The Nosara Red Cross now counts on the assistance of...

Decree To Allow Police Use Of Heavy Weapons Dead

The group that filed an objection before the Tribunal Contencioso Administrativo (TCA) - Administrative Court - announced that...

ICE Says NO To Cell Phone Number Portability

The state telecom, the Instituto Costarricense de Electricidad (ICE), has refused to sign the agreement between carriers that...

More Women Turning To Crime in Costa Rica

In recent months, through the lens of security cameras,  evidence of women committing crimes supports the reports by...

San Ramón Road Design “Obsolete”, Says LANAMME

The National Laboratory of Materials and Structural Models of the University of Costa Rica (LANAMME) says that the...

“Laura Se Fué” Website Counts Down Presidenta Chinchilla’s Mandate

Taking the words from the singer NEK, a website was named "Laura Se Fue", offering a count down...

OPINION: Chinchilla In Damage Control Mode?

Pedro Castro's days as Transport Minister appear numbered. His adovcacy of a "ruining" contract, his performance as "representative"...

Abel Pacheco Assures: “The First Contract Was Something Else”

Former President Pacheco says current contract is a "barbarity" The original contract he signed was "something else entirely different" The...

Cases Of Dengue Keeps Increasing

The number of cases of Dengue keeps increasing, with more than 7.000 cases so far this year, and...

RECIPE: a Vegan Macaroon Inspired by Costa Rica

I love me a good macaroon. And I love me some rich raw desserts. But as I write...

Opponents To The San José – San Ramón Concession List Ten Ways To Cancel The Contract

The Foro Occidente and Legislator, Luis Fishman, presented on Thursday 10 possible ways the government can get out...

Costa Rica To Take Out Revenge On US By Playing At The Saprissa

Come September, if Fedefutbol president gets his way, Costa Rica's national soccer teams plans to exact revenge on...

Craft Beer Festival Saturday in Escazú

The 2nd Craft Beer Festival (II Festival de Cerveza Artesanal) will take place Saturday, April 20, at Avenida...

United Airlines Offers Dulles – San José Flights

United Airlines last week began offering non-stop flights from Washington-Dulles International Airport (IAD) to three Central American cities. The...

It Will Be Up To The CFIA, LANAMME And TEC To Analyze The San José-San Ramón Reconstruction

One of the options being discussed by the government is a renegotiation of the concession contract for the...

San José Airport Denies Landing To Medical Helicopter

The manager of the international airport, Juan Santamaría, in San José has come under fire for denying an...

Costa Rica’s Immigration On The Lookout For Companies Hiring Illegal Workers

Costa Rica's immigration service will be keeping a vigilant eye on companies that hire illegals. This after a...

Can’t Risk The Chorizo!

The online news ElPais.cr offers this humorous look at the controversy surrounding our Presidenta, Laura Chinchilla and here...

Security To Be Tight For Obama Visit

A major 24-hour daily police operation is part of the preparations of the Ministry of Security for the...

Obama Visit Will Mean Day Off Work In San José

Obama's Visit To Costa Rica Will Bring Day Off In the Capital The government of Laura Chinchilla plans to...

Only One Legislator Publicly Endores San José – San Ramón Concession

Only one legislator, Fabio Molina, head of the Partido Liberación Nacional (PLN) legislative group, is publicly defending the...

India Raises Concerns Problems Faced By Indian Community In Costa

During her visit to Costa Rica this week, India's Minister of State for commerce and Industry, Daggubati Purandhareswari,...

Costa Rica Soccer Federation Shuns National Stadium For US Game

The Costa Rican Soccer Federation (Fedefutbol) is trying to move it to Saprissa, an old, smaller stadium with...

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2018 Presidential Elections Headed For Second Round

With less than two weeks to the 2018 presidential elections, a run-off election in April is almost guaranteed based on the latest polls that...

Central America fears for US remittances as deportations loom

(AFP) San Isidro, El Salvador: Uncertainty and fear are rising in Central American countries over how many families will manage to get by when...

A New Generation of Central American Filmmakers Are Lighting Up The Screen

Central America was united as one nation for a brief and volatile period in the mid-19th century following independence from Spain, and the Honduran...

Guatemala business leader wanted for graft seeks U.S. asylum

(Reuters) - Former Guatemalan presidential candidate Manuel Baldizon, who is wanted on graft charges, has sought asylum in the United States after he was...

ICE Selects Telia Carrier Backbone To Meet Broadband Demand

Telia Carrier, a subsidiary of Telia Company, has reached an agreement to provide its global fiber backbone to Costa Rica's state-owned telecom, the Instituto...

Good News For Renters, Not So Much For Landlords

  Thanks to a recent law reform, residential rentals in colones cannot rise above the accumulated inflation of the past 12 months. In 2018, the legal...

Court Rules Against Uber and its 83,000 Drivers

Colombia’s Constitutional Court has ruled against Uber with a verdict that affects 83,000 drivers affiliated to the technology platform. The decision follows a similar...

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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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Orotina Airport Would Bring Multiple Business Opportunities

QCOSTARICA - The proposed construction of an international airport in Orotina creates multiple business opportunities, ranging from construction and operation, to expansion of the...

Nicaragua Shows Off Its New Russian Tank

  Photo from ElNuevodiario.com.mi (TODAY NICARAGUA) Nicaragua’s army showed off on Monday its new Russian T-72B1 tank, on the occasion of its upcoming anniversary, after months...

Costa Rica Passes Law In Protection Of Domestic Workers

Costa Rica's legislators have approved, in first vote, a law that would ensure the rights of domestic service employees in the country. The bill was...

Takanakuy: Peru’s Fist Fighting Christmas Tradition

Every December 25th, it's not Santa Claus people in Peru are looking forward to. They're looking forward to Takanakuy, the annual tradition of getting...

Radio Shack Costa Rica Will Continue Despite Possible Closure In The U.S.

QCOSTARICA - While RadioShack in the United States is preparing to shut down the almost-century-old retail chain in a bankruptcy, in Costa Rica the...